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Korean fencers point to success
Oct 28, 2013
It was at the London Olympics that Korea experienced its brightest moment in the sport of fencing as well as its most excruciating setback. Kim Ji-yeon, the 25-year-old Busan native equally popular for her athletic brilliance and movie-star cuteness, gave the country its first fe...


Korean slugger joins MLB’s 20-20 club
Sep 25, 2013
Unstoppable locomotive Choo Shin-soo of the Cincinnati Reds has again showed his prowess. In a home match against the New York Mets on September 23 (Cincinnati time), Choo joined the 20-20 club in home runs and steals with his 20th swipe. The Korean slugger became one of the big ...


World Rowing Championships kicks off in Chungju
Aug 26, 2013
Rowers from around the world begin their strokes with all their energy on Tangeum Lake in Chungju, Chungcheongbuk-do (North Chungcheong Province). Athletes row for the finish line in the 2013 World Rowing Championships on August 25 (photo: Jeon Han).The 2013 W...


[D-2] 2013 World Rowing Championships in Chungju
Aug 23, 2013
Chungju, Chungcheongbuk-do (North Chungcheong Province) has become the center of attention. Here, in the beautiful Tangeum Lake, the 2013 World Rowing Championships is set to run from August 25 through September 1.Predicted to be the largest ever, this year’s World Rowing Champio...


Rowing championships kicks off in two weeks
Aug 13, 2013
On August 25, rowing athletes from all across the globe are set to gather in Tangeum Lake. One of the world’s biggest water sports festivals, the 2013 World Rowing Championships is just around the corner. Running until September 1 in Chungju, Chungcheongbuk-do (North Chungcheong ...


Park to make LPGA history
Jul 03, 2013
With growing international attention and expectations, the world is watching Park Inbee, a female golfer who became the second player in LPGA history to win the first three major championships of the season in a row. The 24-year-old Korean rookie finally kissed the trophy after f...


Ryu ‘more of an artist,’ Dodgers manager
May 29, 2013
Korean pitcher Ryu Hyun-jin of the Los Angeles Dodgers earned his first complete game shutout in his Major League Baseball career by putting on a flawless performance in both pitching and batting. Korean pitcher Ryu Hyun-jin of the LA Dodgers hugs catcher A.J. Ellis to celebr...


‘Charming Girl,’ a horse of hope loses 96 times
May 29, 2013
In a world where only the winner is remembered, an eight-year-old female horse named Charming Girl is sending a message of hope to ordinary people who do not have much experience becoming No. 1. Charming Girl, again, failed to win a race held at Seoul Race Park in Gwacheon, Gyeon...


Warming up for Incheon Asian Games
May 05, 2013
Preparations for the Asian Indoor & Martial Arts Games 2013 (AIMAG) are underway. The games, considered a test event for next year’s Incheon Asian Games 2014, will run from June 29 to July 6. Following a fashion show that unveiled the official uniform for AIMAG on April 15, t...


Kim Yuna retakes throne at ISU championships
Mar 18, 2013
Everyone held their breath at a single motion of her hands. Every move she made thrilled the world. The audience stood up for a standing ovation even before Kim finished her performance. A wave of euphoria filled the stadium when "Queen Yuna" again proved her return. Korean figur...