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Ski resorts in Korea open for season 2011-12
Nov 23, 2011
High 1 Ski Resort opened on Nov.23. (Photo: Yonhap News)As the ski season begins, most of Korea’s ski resorts have recently opened for the 2011-2012 season. On November 16, the first resorts to open for the season were Yongpyong Resort and Phoenix Park in Pyeongchang, Gangwon-do....

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Baseball fever heats up at the 2011 Korean Series
Nov 03, 2011
Foreign students attended a baseball game in Jamsil park (Photo: Yonhap) The 2011 Korean Series wrapped up on October 31 with the Samsung Lions taking their place as the champions of Korean professional baseball in 2011. The seven-game playoffs between the Samsung Lions and...

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F1 Korean Grand Prix successfully wraps up
Oct 17, 2011
Hosted for the second time in Korea, the 2011 Formula 1 Korea Grand Prix successfully wrapped up on October 16 at Yeongam, Jeollanam-do (South Jeolla Province).On October 16, the day of the final race, more than 80,000 F1 fans visited Yeongam to see the exciting matches. Around 1...

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Pyeongchang to offer high speed rail ahead of 2018 Wint...
Sep 30, 2011
Alpensia Resort in Pyeongchang (Photo courtesy of Alpensia Resort)The Korean government will enhance transportation infrastructure to support Pyeongchang, host of the 2018 Winter Olympics. The construction of Korea’s rapid-transit rail system, better known as Korea Train eXpress ...

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2011 F1 Korean Grand Prix 3 weeks away
Sep 27, 2011
As the 2011 F1 Korean Grand Prix is less than a month away, final preparations are being made, such as signing sponsorships with major companies and completing reinforcement work on the facilities. The F1 Korean Grand Prix Organizing Committee announced on September 18 that two ...

See you in Moscow!
Sep 05, 2011
The 2011 IAAF World Championships ended on September 4 with the closing ceremonies at Daegu Stadium. Nearly 2,000 athletes from 201 countries participated in the nine-day event. Moscow, Russia, will be the next country to host the championships in 2014 (Photo: Yonhap News). By...

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IAAF World Championships Daegu 2011 ends with world rec...
Sep 05, 2011
The 2011 IAAF World Championships in Athletics came to a close on September 4 after nine days of athletic competitions.Jamaica set a world record of 37.04 seconds in the men’s 400-meter relay finals earlier that day, and the country’s leading sprinter Usain Bolt won his second go...

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IAAF World Championships Daegu 2011 entertains sports f...
Aug 31, 2011
Daegu is bustling with sports stars and sports fans from around the world, as world-leading athletes gather in the city for the 2011 IAAF World Championships in Athletics which began on August 27. During the nine-day event, the championships entertain people with not only cutthro...

Foreign athletes wearing Hanbok
Aug 29, 2011
President Lee Myung-bak poses for a picture with foreign athletes wearing Hanbok, or Korean traditional clothing. The 13th IAAF World Championships in Daegu, which those athletes are participating in, runs from August 27 to September 4. (Photo: Yonhap News)By Jessica Seoyoung Cho...

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IAAF World Championships Daegu 2011 to be held as envir...
Aug 25, 2011
The IAAF Green Project is an environmental initiative of the IAAF to promote the environmentally sound implementation of athletic events. The aim of the project at the IAAF World Championships Daegu 2011, taking place from August 27 to September 4, is to nurture environmental con...