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Winter sports
Jan 24, 2011
Winter sports are popular despite the current sub-zero temperatures.  Ski resorts and ice rinks are filled with people enjoying the chilly weather.  Gyeonggi and Gangwon Province offer great skiing, while Seoul has plenty of ice rinks for those who’d rather skate. ...

Pyeongchang 2018 Bid Committee submits candidate file t...
Jan 12, 2011
The city of Pyeongchang in Gangwon Province is vying again to host the Olympic and Paralympic Winter Games in 2018.The Pyeongchang 2018 Olympic and Paralympic Winter Games Bid Committee submitted a detailed bid proposal to the International Olympic Committee (IOC) on January 10, ...

Kim Yu-na named one of the year’s ten most memorable at...
Dec 30, 2010
Kim Yu-na, the 2010 Olympic champion in ladies singles, was named one of the year’s ten most memorable athletes by Sports Illustrated. The American sports magazine has annually presented a photo essay for its year end issue, to highlight the ten athletes who have provided the mo...

S.Korea ranked 3rd in Guangzhou 2010 Asian Para Games
Dec 21, 2010
South Korea ranked third in the Guangzhou 2010 Asian Para Games.South Korea won a total of 103 medals, including 27 gold medals, in the eight-day event for disabled athletes. China topped the rankings with 391 medals, including 185 golds, while Japan placed second with 32 golds o...

Korea comes in second in Guangzhou medal count
Nov 30, 2010
South Korean athletes returned home on November 28 from the 16-day Guangzhou Asian Games, which ended on Nov. 27. The delegation received a warm welcome upon arrival at Incheon International Airport.Korean athletes won a total of 232 medals, including 76 gold medals. South Korea ...

South Korean athletes grab gold in Guangzhou
Nov 22, 2010
South Korean athletes turned in winning performances in a wide variety of sports at the ongoing Guangzhou Asian Games, collecting a record number of medals. (Left: Park Tae-hwan wins gold at the men’s 100-meter freestyle match on Nov. 17 at the Guangzhou Asian Games. Yonhap News)...

Park wins gold at Guangzhou Asian Games
Nov 15, 2010
Park sets a new Asian record in the men's 200-meter freestyle (Photo: Yonhap News) Park  at the award ceremony (Photo: Yonhap News) Swimmer Park Tae-hwan set a new Asian record in the 200-meter freestyle at the 2010 Asian Games in Guangzhou, China.On November 14...

Yeongam F1 circuit getting international attention
Oct 25, 2010
Racing in the rain at the Yeongam International Circuit (Photo: Yonhap News) Rain hammered down but couldn't stop spectators from enjoying the race (Photo: Yonhap News) A crowd of spectators in the rain (Photo: Yonhap News) An award ceremony...

Pyeongchang to host 2013 Special Olympics
Sep 17, 2010
The city of Pyeongchang in Gangwon Province was officially chosen to hold the 2013 Special Olympics Winter Games on Wednesday, September 15 (Korean time).Well-known public figures from around the globe gathered for the press conference, including California State Governor Arnold ...

Migrant workers hold traditional Korean wrestling match...
Sep 14, 2010
The Ansan Foreign Workers Center and the Ansan Migrant Center will jointly hold a “Borderless Village Ssireum Competition” at the outdoor stage at Wongok-dong in the city of Ansan in Gyeonggi-do on Sept. 19 to celebrate the Chuseok holiday.  Ssireum is a Korean traditio...