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PyeongChang test events begin with big air snowboarding
Nov 28, 2016
A snowboarder shows off some mid-air spins during the preliminaries of the FIS Snowboard Big Air World Cup, at the Alpensia Ski Jumping Center in Pyeongchang, Gangwon-do Province, on Nov. 25. Big air snowboarding will make its debut as an Olympic event at the PyeongChang 2018 Oly...


Kim Yuna named 2016 sports hero
Nov 23, 2016
Minister of Culture, Sports and Tourism Cho Yoonsun (left), figure skater Kim Yuna (center) and President Lee Kee-heung of the Korean Sport & Olympic Committee pose for a photo after inducting Kim Yuna into the Sports Hall of Fame at the Olympic Parktel in Seoul on Nov. 23. ...


Smart weather service to help PyeongChang Olympics
Nov 21, 2016
The Smart Weather Service website provides real-time weather forecasts at the 12 main venues of the PyeongChang 2018 Olympic Winter Games in Gangwon-do Province.Weather plays an important part in the Winter Olympic Games, affecting the progress of the sport and the outcome of eac...


Test events add final polish to Pyeongchang
Nov 07, 2016
With about 15 months to go before the PyeongChang 2018 Winter Olympic and Paralympic Games open in February 2018, a series of test events will give us a taste of the passion that will erupt across Gangwon-do Province during the next Winter Olympics. A total of 26 test event...


'Already winners'
Sep 29, 2016
Prime Minister Hwang Kyo-ahn (center) poses for a picture with Paralympics athletes, holding up a gift given to him by the Rio 2016 Paralympics national team, at a congratulatory luncheon on Sept. 29. "Regardless of the color of your medal, or how you performed in your sport, ...


'Never give up on your dreams'
Sep 21, 2016
Kim Gyu-dae celebrates his bronze medal in the men's T54 marathon at the Rio 2016 Paralympic Games in Brazil on Sept. 18. The Rio 2016 Paralympic Games ended on Sept. 19. Parathletes from around the world touched the hearts of millions of viewers with their efforts to overcom...


Heart-touching 12 days of Paralympics
Sep 19, 2016
Jo Gi-seong gives a thumbs-up as he finds out he won the 50-meter freestyle S4 swimming competition on Sept. 17 at the Rio 2016 Paralympic Games. "Sport is a bridge to society for the disabled. I hope people like me can come to society through sports, just as I did." Swimmer J...


Rio 2016 Paralympic Games kick off
Sep 08, 2016
The Rio 2016 Paralympic Games kick off on Sept. 8 at Maracana Stadium in Rio de Janeiro, Brazil. The Rio 2016 Paralympic Games, being held in South America for the first time, kicked off on Sept. 8. The 15th Paralympic Games started with a splendid opening ceremony at Maracana...


International cyclists race along the DMZ
Sep 07, 2016
On Sept. 5, cyclists of various nationalities pedal uphill in the Tour de DMZ 2016, an international youth road cycling race organized by the Ministry of the Interior. Young cyclists from around the world pedaled their way along the Demilitarized Zone (DMZ), from east to wes...


Cheers for Korea-China match resonate around Seoul Worl...
Sep 02, 2016
In the final Asian qualifying rounds for the 2018 FIFA World Cup, the Korean national football squad celebrates after Lee Chung-yong scores his side's second goal with a powerful second-half header, putting Korea up 2-0 in the 66th minute, on Sept. 1 at the Seoul World Cup Stadiu...