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Korea to face Kuwait in World Cup qualifier
Feb 29, 2012
The Korean national football team will face off against Kuwait at 9 pm tonight at Seoul World Cup Stadium to secure a spot in the 2014 FIFA World Cup Finals in Brazil. If the Taeguk Warriors win or draw, they will progress to the final qualifying round for the Asian region; other...

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Pyeongchang’s Dream Program highlights the Olympic spir...
Feb 10, 2012
Dream Program 2012, an annual winter sports youth festival, kicked off on February 9 in Pyeongchang, the host city of the 2018 Winter Olympic Games. Youths take ski lessons while participating in the Dream Program at the Alpensia Resort in Pyeongchang (photos courtesy o...

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Revival of taekwondo
Feb 09, 2012
As the 2012 London Olympics approaches, the taekwondo national team is faced with two challenges; to win gold medals inside the competitive court, and retain the glory of taekwondo in the Olympic Games. Taekwondo made its first appearance at the Summer Olympic Games as a demonstr...

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Korea gains momentum in Pyeongchang Olympic Games prepa...
Jan 27, 2012
Korea’s young athletes, hopeful medalists for the upcoming Winter Olympic Games in Pyeongchang 2018, excelled at the 2012 Winter Youth Olympics in Innsbruck, Austria (www.innsbruck2012.com), exceeding the nation’s initial goal in medal contention. The South Korean team accumulate...

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Shooting for gold
Jan 16, 2012
“We will win gold in Robin Hood’s home country, the United Kingdom." This is the mindset and mission of the Korean National Archery Team, the best in the world, as they begin training for the 2012 Summer Olympics in London. Korea has won a total of 16 gold medals in the span of s...

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Rhythmic gymnast Son Yeon-jae sets sights on Olympics
Jan 09, 2012
In recent years, several of Korea’s young female athletes have received the spotlight at home and abroad for the charm and flourish with which they distinguish themselves in sports historically led by European athletes. Along with figure skating, which is dominated internationall...

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Chuncheon Marathon receives Gold Label
Dec 26, 2011
The Chuncheon International Marathon, Korea’s second oldest marathon, has been elevated to the top level of international road races, acquiring the IAAF Gold Label from the International Association of Athletics Federations (IAAF). The Chuncheon Marathon is the second marathon in...

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Korea wins at 2011 World Cyber Games
Dec 15, 2011
11th WCG was held in Bexco, Busan from December 8 to 11.  (Photo: Yonhap News)Korean competitors took home four gold medals, two silver medals, and one bronze medal at this year’s World Cyber Games (WCG), the world’s largest electronic sports tournament. Eight years after Ko...

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Victor Korea Grand Prix Gold Badminton Championships un...
Dec 08, 2011
The 2011 Hwasun Victor Korea Grand Prix Gold Badminton Championships are being held in Hwasun, Jeollanam-do (South Jeolla Province) from December 6 until 11. The event is classified a level 3 tournament by the Badminton World Federation (BWF), one level below Super Series. With ...

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World Ssireum competition for strongman title held in G...
Dec 05, 2011
Sanjaadanba Chimedregzengiin from Mongolia, Curtis Johnson from the U.S., Hwang Gyu-yeon, and Marcos Ledesma Perez from Spain (Photo: Korea Ssireum Association)Local and international athletes competed for the strongman title in the World Ssireum Championship at Gimcheon, Gyeongs...