South Korean Jang Ha-na claims maiden LPGA win

South Korean Jang Ha-na claimed her maiden LPGA Tour victory in Florida on Saturday, becoming the second straight player from the country to win on the world's largest female tour. (Yonhap)Jang won the weather-interrupted Coates G...

Mariners' Lee Dae-ho remains 'confident' ahead of preseason competition

He might not have signed the major league deal that he'd earlier envisioned, but South Korean slugger Lee Dae-ho, who recently joined the Seattle Mariners on a minor league contract, said Friday he's seeing the glass half full.The...

'Improving' badminton player eyeing first Olympic medal in Rio

At No. 7 in the women's singles badminton rankings with a slew of international victories, Sung Ji-hyun admits she remains a work in progress.   Sung, however, has been improving at a rate that has the South Korean national team...

Long, winding trip ahead for Vietnamese football club competing in Korea

Vietnamese football side Hanoi T&T must complete a long and winding trip this weekend to South Korea before they will face a local team for a spot at Asia's top club competition, officials here said Thursday.Hanoi T&T will meet Po...

Lee Dae-ho faces uphill battle for regular gig

With a minor league deal with the Seattle Mariners in the bag, here comes the hard part for the South Korean star Lee Dae-ho: landing a regular gig in the big league lineup.Lee has joined the Mariners on a one-year minor league co...

Korean slugger Lee Dae-ho signs minor league deal with Seattle Mariners

After mashing dingers into the seats across South Korea and Japan for over a decade, slugger Lee Dae-ho will now try to win a major league job in the United States.The Seattle Mariners announced Wednesday (local time) they've sign...

PyeongChang now into 'operational phase' two years ahead of Winter Olympics

With about two years to go until the first Winter Olympics in South Korea, the top local organizer said Wednesday the preparation has moved into a new phase.Cho Yang-ho, president of the organizing committee for the 2018 PyeongCha...

Korea to host world‘s top alpine skiers in Olympic test event

South Korea will host some of the world's top alpine skiers at a Winter Olympic test event during the long Lunar New Year weekend, officials said Wednesday.The local organizers of the 2016 International Ski Federation Alpine Skiin...

Korean club Pohang to face Vietnamese side in AFC Champions League playoff

South Korean side Pohang Steelers will battle a Vietnamese team for a spot at Asia's top club football competition.Pohang, representing the first-division K League Classic, will take on Hanoi T&T in the final playoff for the Asian...

K.J. Choi falls short of ending PGA Tour drought

South Korean veteran Choi Kyoung-ju fell short of ending his PGA Tour title drought on Monday in California.Choi, better known by his initials K.J., finished alone in second at the weather-interrupted Farmers Insurance Open at Tor...

Korean Song Young-han edges out world No. 1 Spieth for Asian Tour title

South Korea's Song Young-han edged out world No. 1 Jordan Spieth to capture his first career Asian Tour title in Singapore on Monday.Song shot a 12-under 272 to claim the weather-delayed SMBC Singapore Open at the par-71 Serapong ...

Korean Kim Hyo-joo wins LPGA Tour season opener

South Korean youngster Kim Hyo-joo captured the 2016 LPGA Tour season opener in the Bahamas on Sunday after a nearly flawless final round.Kim won the Pure Silk Bahamas LPGA Classic at 18-under 274, thanks to a final round of seven...

Djokovic thrashes Murray for sixth Aussie Open title

MELBOURNE (AFP) -- World number one Novak Djokovic hammered a misfiring Andy Murray in straight sets to win a record-equalling sixth Australian Open title and strengthen his grip on men's tennis on Sunday.The Serbian world number ...

Korea lose to Japan to fall shy of Asian men's U-23

South Korea dropped to Japan 3-2 Saturday to come up short of the Asian men's under-23 football title in Doha.South Korea blew a 2-0 second-half lead in the final of the the 2016 Asian Football Confederation U-23 Championship, as ...

Host Korea to have one skier at Olympic test event

Host South Korea will have one of its own after all at an upcoming Olympic skiing test event.The Korea Ski Association said Friday that Kim Hyeon-tae will be the lone South Korean at the Feb. 6-7 International Ski Federation (FIS)...