gnb content footer

home

News Focus

Sports

Sports

Sports RSS RSS

Sports

Groundbreaking ceremony held for Incheon Asian Games ma...
Jul 01, 2011
A groundbreaking ceremony was held on June 28 in Yeonhui-dong, Incheon, for the construction of the main stadium for the Incheon Asian Games in 2014.  Nearly 1,000 people attended the ceremony, including Minister of Culture, Sports and Tourism Choung Byoung-gug, and Incheon’...

Seoul, Busan to support Daegu IAAF World Championships
Jun 23, 2011
Ticket sales for the 2011 Daegu International Association of Athletics Federations (IAAF) World Championships are going well, according to the Organizing Committee for the IAAF World Championships Daegu 2011. The committee reported that as of June 12, more than 270,000 tickets fo...

2011 Seoul World Ssireum Championship kicks off
Jun 23, 2011
(Photo: the previous event of the World Ssireum Federation)The World Ssireum Federation is hosting the "2011 Seoul World Ssireum Championship" from June 22 to 24 at the Seoul Amusement Yard in Jamsil.Sponsored by the Ministry of Culture, Sports and Tourism and Korea Sports P...

Pyeongchang ready for Durban countdown
Jun 21, 2011
Pyeongchang will learn the results of twelve years of preparation to host the 2018 Olympic and Paralympic Winter Games in two weeks time, during the 123rd International Olympic Committee (IOC) general assembly in Durban, South Africa. Pyeongchang’s bid committee remains focused o...

Kim Dong-hyun takes on Carlos Condit in UFC
Jun 17, 2011
Kim Dong-hyun (Photo: Yonhap News)Korean mixed martial artist Kim Dong-hyun will participate in an upcoming Ultimate Fighting Championship match against American mixed martial artist Carlos Condit on July 3 at the MGM Grand Area in Los Angeles, California.  Incorporating ele...

Coins and mascot chosen to promote Daegu IAAF Champions...
Jun 02, 2011
Commemorative coins will be issued to mark the 2011 Daegu International Association of Athletics Federations (IAAF) World Championships, the Organizing Committee for the IAAF World Championships Daegu 2011 announced on May 30.To celebrate the event and raise public interest, the ...

Pyeongchang pitches for support from IOC members
May 19, 2011
(Photo courtesy of Pyeongchang 2018 Olympic and Paralympic Winter Games Bid Committee)Pyeongchang, vying for the third consecutive time to host the Winter Olympic Games, gave a technical briefing on May 18 for the members of the International Olympic Committee (IOC) at the Olympi...

Pyeongchang pitches for support from IOC members
May 19, 2011
(Photo courtesy of Pyeongchang 2018 Olympic and Paralympic Winter Games Bid Committee)Pyeongchang, vying for the third consecutive time to host the Winter Olympic Games, gave a technical briefing on May 18 for the members of the International Olympic Committee (IOC) at the Olympi...

Pyeongchang pitches for support from IOC members
May 19, 2011
(Photo courtesy of Pyeongchang 2018 Olympic and Paralympic Winter Games Bid Committee)Pyeongchang, vying for the third consecutive time to host the Winter Olympic Games, gave a technical briefing on May 18 for the members of the International Olympic Committee (IOC) at the Olympi...

Pyeongchang supporters sing for 2018 Olympic bid
May 17, 2011
On May 14, thousands of supporters gathered at Seoul Plaza to attend the event organized in support of Pyeongchang’s third bid for the Winter Olympic Games (Photo: Yonhap News)On May 14, thousands of Korean citizens and foreign supporters gathered to sing along with a choir in su...