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Incheon Asian Games torch relay crosses country
Aug 22, 2014
The ongoing torch relay for the Incheon Asian Games 2014 is building enthusiasm for the competition as it threads 5,700 kilometers through 17 provinces and cities. The Incheon Asian Games Organizing Committee held a ceremony to combine the flames drawn from Manisan Mountain on Ga...


'Sweat will bring rewards at Incheon AG'
Aug 21, 2014
Korean national wrestlers train hard with sweat at the Korea National Training Center in Taeneung, Seoul, on August 20.A press conference was held at the Korea National Training Center in Taeneung, Seoul, on August 20, 30 days ahead of the Incheon Asian Games 2014. The conference...


Uniforms unveiled for Incheon Asian Games 2014
Aug 20, 2014
With less than a month to go before the Incheon Asian Games 2014, the uniforms to be worn by the staff and officials have recently been made public. The 2014 Incheon Asian Games Organizing Committee (IAGOC) held both a ceremony to introduce the uniforms and a launch ceremony for ...


Taekwondo demonstration team K-Tigers kicks its way to ...
Aug 13, 2014
K-pop dance covers on YouTube are a dime a dozen. With the popularity of K-pop all across the globe, fans who can bust a move are coming up with numerous dance covers and uploading them online. It takes exceptional talent, skill and creativity to attain the most views—and the Kor...


Asian Games torch heads to Incheon from New Delhi
Aug 12, 2014
The torch for the Incheon Asian Games 2014 was lit in New Delhi, India, on August 9 in a lead up to the games in Korea. This is the first time for the Asian Games torch to be delivered from overseas, not from within the host country. New Delhi was the host city of the original As...


46 days to go for Incheon Asian Games
Aug 04, 2014
The eyes and ears of the world's 4.5 billion Asians will focus on Incheon later next month. The city is bustling with final preparations for the upcoming 17th Asian Games. Less than 50 days are left before the games take place in Incheon, from September 19 to October 4. About 13,...


Korea wins world women's junior handball championship
Jul 18, 2014
Arena Fran Galovic stadium in Koprivnica, Croatia, was filled with joy and the horse-riding dance of “Gangnam Style” on July 14. The dancers shouting for joy were members of the Korean women's national handball under-20 team. They were celebrating their victory against Russia in ...


Incheon World Wheelchair Basketball Championship brings...
Jul 09, 2014
One of the biggest sporting events for people with disabilities, the Incheon World Wheelchair Basketball Championship (IWWBC), is taking place in Korea from July 5 to 14. There are 500 athletes from 16 nations participating in the event. The participating countries include the Ne...


Red Devils: 'We'll return in four years'
Jun 27, 2014
Citizens chant, "Korea," in Gwanghwamun Square in central Seoul in support of the national soccer team as it plays against Belgium in the 2014 FIFA World Cup in Brazil, early in the morning of June 27. (photo: Jeon Han) The Korean national soccer team lost 1-0 to Belgium in its f...


Cheers for team Korea fill the country, despite loss
Jun 23, 2014
The Red Devils cheering squad crowds Gwanghwamun Square in central Seoul early in the morning on June 23 to support the national soccer team. The fans gathered in the streets and chanted, "Korea," even though the game between Korea and Algeria didn't start until 4:00 a.m. local t...