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‘We did our best, with no regrets'
Oct 01, 2014
Any kind of sporting match involves, inevitably, two sides of the same coin, bringing together both wins and losses, jubilation and frustration. Winners taste the joy of victory, whereas losers suffer the bitterness of defeat. That’s the way any sporting event goes. However, the ...

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Korea, China forge new friendship
Sep 29, 2014
Park Tae-hwan (center) smiles as he receives a birthday cake from Sun Yang, a rival Chinese swimmer, on September 26, one day before his actual birthday.Star swimmer Park Tae-hwan won two medals on the final day of the swimming competitions at the Incheon Asian Games 2014. At the...

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Archery, baseball teams prove themselves in Incheon
Sep 29, 2014
The Korean archery and baseball teams have proven to be the strongest in their sport at the 17th Asian Games currently underway in Incheon.The men's and women's archery teams together obtained five gold medals out of the eight available. The two teams together also won three silv...

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Future of Asian golf seen at Incheon Games
Sep 29, 2014
Golfers in the women's team competition celebrate their medals on the podium during the 17th Asian Games in Incheon on September 28. Thailand won gold, Korea got silver and the mainland Chinese team came in third place. The four rounds of golf competition at the Asian Games ended...

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Mongolian baseball team: 'We will win next time'
Sep 26, 2014
On September 25, day six of the 2014 Incheon Asian Games, Japan and Mongolia faced off against each other in a baseball preliminary group match at the Munhak Baseball Stadium. Mongolia was defeated, as most baseball fans and sport critics predicted. They lost the game 21-0, but m...

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Incheon Asian Games seen through numbers
Sep 24, 2014
The 2014 Incheon Asian Games have much to do with the numbers three, six and nine.Korea.net would like to take a closer look at the games' 16-day official run, from the opening ceremony on September 19 through to the closing ceremony on October 4, as seen through numbers. 3rd▶ ...

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Smaller countries face challenges in Asian Games
Sep 23, 2014
The 2014 Incheon Asian Games, currently on day four of its 15-day run, are being participated in by more than 9,000 athletes from 45 Asian countries and territories. The athletes from all across Asia are competing in 36 sports and vying for over 1,300 medals. Among them are a num...

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Some sports only available at Asian Games
Sep 23, 2014
Incheon is in a festive mood these days as it hosts the 17th Incheon Asian Games, currently on day four of its 15-day run. A range of sports are making the games even more exciting, as they are non-Olympic events that can only be seen in the Asian Games. Among them are sepakta...

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Asian athletes unite in Incheon, regardless of wins, lo...
Sep 23, 2014
Four days into the Incheon Asian Games 2014, and cheers and shouts of, “Go, Korea!” and “Go, Hong Kong!” echoed across the Yeonhui Cricket Ground in Seo-gu, Incheon, on September 22 as Asia's biggest sporting event continued on its 15-day run. The women’s cricket teams from Korea...

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Sepaktakraw, beach volleyball start off Day 2 of Asian ...
Sep 22, 2014
A range of preliminary and run-off sporting events has been well under way in Incheon, where the 17th Asian Games are currently taking place. On September 20, the second day of the competition, two net sports -- sepaktakraw and beach volleyball -- were showcased. Sepaktakraw, alo...