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'Play well with confidence,' president salutes athletes
Aug 26, 2014
With only 25 days to go until the Incheon Asian Games 2014, President Park Geun-hye visited the Korea National Training Center in Taeneung, Seoul, on August 25 to encourage the Korean national athletes. President Park received a briefing from Choi Jong-sam, the head of the countr...


Remarkable achievement after 29 years: Little baseball ...
Aug 25, 2014
29 years, and a complete victory in all 11 games. These two numbers will be meaningful in Korean baseball history. The team won the championship game of the 2014 Little League World Series that took place on August 24 at Lamade Stadium in south Williamsport, Pennsylvania, by ...


Ryu wins down-to-the-wire LPGA victory
Aug 25, 2014
Ryu So-yeon kisses a trophy after winning the LPGA Canadian Pacific Women's Open at the London Hunt and Country Club in London, Ontario, on August 24. (photo: Yonhap News)Golfer Ryu So-yeon picked up her third LPGA trophy on August 24 (local time in Ontario, Canada). She kissed h...


Incheon Asian Games torch relay crosses country
Aug 22, 2014
The ongoing torch relay for the Incheon Asian Games 2014 is building enthusiasm for the competition as it threads 5,700 kilometers through 17 provinces and cities. The Incheon Asian Games Organizing Committee held a ceremony to combine the flames drawn from Manisan Mountain on Ga...


'Sweat will bring rewards at Incheon AG'
Aug 21, 2014
Korean national wrestlers train hard with sweat at the Korea National Training Center in Taeneung, Seoul, on August 20.A press conference was held at the Korea National Training Center in Taeneung, Seoul, on August 20, 30 days ahead of the Incheon Asian Games 2014. The conference...


Uniforms unveiled for Incheon Asian Games 2014
Aug 20, 2014
With less than a month to go before the Incheon Asian Games 2014, the uniforms to be worn by the staff and officials have recently been made public. The 2014 Incheon Asian Games Organizing Committee (IAGOC) held both a ceremony to introduce the uniforms and a launch ceremony for ...


Taekwondo demonstration team K-Tigers kicks its way to ...
Aug 13, 2014
K-pop dance covers on YouTube are a dime a dozen. With the popularity of K-pop all across the globe, fans who can bust a move are coming up with numerous dance covers and uploading them online. It takes exceptional talent, skill and creativity to attain the most views—and the Kor...


Asian Games torch heads to Incheon from New Delhi
Aug 12, 2014
The torch for the Incheon Asian Games 2014 was lit in New Delhi, India, on August 9 in a lead up to the games in Korea. This is the first time for the Asian Games torch to be delivered from overseas, not from within the host country. New Delhi was the host city of the original As...


46 days to go for Incheon Asian Games
Aug 04, 2014
The eyes and ears of the world's 4.5 billion Asians will focus on Incheon later next month. The city is bustling with final preparations for the upcoming 17th Asian Games. Less than 50 days are left before the games take place in Incheon, from September 19 to October 4. About 13,...


Korea wins world women's junior handball championship
Jul 18, 2014
Arena Fran Galovic stadium in Koprivnica, Croatia, was filled with joy and the horse-riding dance of “Gangnam Style” on July 14. The dancers shouting for joy were members of the Korean women's national handball under-20 team. They were celebrating their victory against Russia in ...