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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...


Athletes' village opens at Incheon Asian Games
Sep 12, 2014
The athletes’ village to be used during the upcoming Inchon Asian Games 2014 has officially opened. Organizers of the 17th Incheon Asiad held the village's opening ceremony at 11:00 a.m. on September 12 in the square of the Guwol Asiad Athlete Village in Incheon. In attendance at...


"Incheon will be your stage"
Sep 12, 2014
Korean athletes cheer for their team, holding aloft their Taegeukgi national flag scarves, during the launch ceremony for Team Korea on September 11.Korean athletes heading to the Incheon Asian Games 2014 held a special launch ceremony for Team Korea and vowed to do their best, i...


North Korean athletes arrive for Incheon Asian Games
Sep 12, 2014
North Korean athletes participating in the upcoming Incheon Asian Games arrived in Korea yesterday evening. Departing from Pyongyang Sunan International Airport, they landed at Incheon International Airport approximately one hour later, via a direct route over the Yellow Sea. T...


Muju reborn as Taekwondo center
Sep 11, 2014
The Taekwondowon recently opened as a sacred place for Taekwondo, the martial art of 80 million adherents worldwide. The opening ceremony was held in Muju, Jeollabuk-do (North Jeolla Province), on September 4, heralding the historic birth of a holy place for Taekwondo. The T...


Harbor seals become mascots for Incheon games
Sep 02, 2014
Smiley-faced seals wave, greeting visitors. They are Vichuon, Barame and Chumuro, the mascots for the upcoming Incheon Asian Games 2014. The cute seal siblings were modeled after harbor seals, a rare species that lives near Baengnyeongdo Island in the Yellow Sea. The eldest among...


Korea puts on world-class performance in men’s badminto...
Sep 02, 2014
Badminton players salute the flag as they listen to the national anthem after winning gold, silver and bronze medals in the men’s doubles at the Li Ning BWF World Championships 2014, at the Ballerup Super Arena in Copenhagen, Denmark, on August 31. (photo: Yonhap News)Three pairs...