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Asian Games kick off in Incheon
Sep 20, 2014
The Incheon Asian Games 2014, one of the biggest sporting events on the continent of Asia, kicked off its 16-day run on September 19, with a spectacular opening ceremony at the Incheon Asiad Main Stadium. Under the theme of “Diversity Shines Here,” the sporting festival for all 4...


Games anthem reverberates across Incheon
Sep 18, 2014
Poet Ko Un's voice will resound across the Incheon Asiad Main Stadium at 6:00 p.m. on September 19 during the opening ceremony for the Incheon Asian Games 2014. The anthem for the 17th Asiad, where visitors will, "Meet the Future of Asia," was specially produced under the dire...


Men's soccer team beats Saudi Arabia, enters Round of 1...
Sep 18, 2014
The Korean national men's soccer team defeated Saudi Arabia 1-0, entering the Round of 16 in the football competition at the Incheon Asian Games. During the second Group A match, at the Wa Stadium in Ansan, Gyeonggi-do (Gyeonggi Province), on September 17, Kim Seung-dae scored th...


North Korean athletes arrive for Incheon Asian Games
Sep 17, 2014
The second group of North Korean athletes competing in this year's Asian Games in Incheon arrived in South Korea on September 16. The delegation, including officials and 87 athletes, flew on Air Koryo from Pyongyang to Incheon International Airport. They later arrived at the offi...


Asian Games torch lights up Seoul
Sep 17, 2014
One of the torch bearers runs along Sejongdae-ro with Gwanghwamun as a backdrop, in Seoul on September 16. The torch for the Incheon Asian Games 2014 arrived in Seoul on September 16, three days ahead of the games' opening ceremony. The torch relay crossed 17 Korean provinces ...


Sports Bus brings athletics to children
Sep 16, 2014
Children look around with curiosity at the interior as they board the bus. They look at the screens on the wall and try playing baseball or other sports of their choice. They try using athletic equipment or measure their body fat. In the school yard, a sports day is underway, whe...


North Korea, Vietnam football teams celebrate first vic...
Sep 16, 2014
North Korea and Vietnam had their first victories at the 17th Asian Games in Incheon. During the first Group F match at the Incheon Football Stadium on September 15, the North Korean men's football team defeated China 3-0. Vietnam then also defeated Iran 4-1, an unexpected three-...


Baseball national team determined to go undefeated in A...
Sep 16, 2014
National baseball team manager Ryu Joong-il (center) said at a press conference on September 15 that their objective is to go undefeated in all five games at the Incheon Asian Games. "We promise to go undefeated in all five games." At a press conference on September 15, manag...


Men's, women's national soccer teams pass 1st hurdle
Sep 15, 2014
The football matches have kicked off at the Incheon Asian Games 2014, and both of Korea's national soccer teams have celebrated their first victory.The Korean men's team beat Malaysia 3-0 in one of the matches held before the official opening ceremony for the 17th Asian Games in ...

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Asiad torch arrives in China, en route to Incheon
Sep 15, 2014
The torch for the upcoming Incheon Asian Games 2014 arrived in Weihai, China, on August 12, as it travels from India as part of the flame's voyage across the Asian continent to the Korean port city ahead of the XVII Asiad. The flame for this year's Asian Games was lit in New Del...