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Gold medals bring out emotion at Incheon games
Oct 21, 2014
The Korean team has fared well in athletics, bowling, wheelchair dance, swimming and boccia at the 2014 Asian Para Games in Incheon. Korea is now ranked second in the medal count, with 32 gold, 17 silver and 32 bronze medals. Jeon Min-jae has become the first two-time gold medali...


"Impossible leads us," Incheon Para Asian Games begin
Oct 20, 2014
The largest para games in Asia, the 11th Incheon Asian Para Games, raised the curtain on October 18 at the Incheon Munhak Stadium in Nam-gu (district), Incheon. Under the slogan “A Wave of Passion, Now Begins!,” the games will be held on the largest scale ever, since their establ...


Team Korea set for Incheon Asian Para Games 2014
Oct 10, 2014
Team Korea's launch ceremony for the Incheon Asian Para Games 2014 took place on October 7 at the Korean Sports Training Center d'ground, the country's center for para sports, in Icheon, Gyeonggi-do (Gyeonggi Province). Second Vice Minister of Culture, Sports & Tourism Kim Ch...


10 touching Asian Game moments
Oct 06, 2014
The 17th Incheon Asian Games 2014 closed on October 4. Athletes from the 45 participating countries and territories filled the medal tables at Incheon with their sweat and tears. Some of them felt delight, while others experienced regret in the space of a split second. All the re...


16 days of excitement come to an end: Incheon Asian Gam...
Oct 06, 2014
The closing ceremony of the 17th Incheon Asian Games took place on October 4 at the Asiad Main Stadium. The 17th Incheon Asian Games wrapped up its 16-day journey on October 4. Set ablaze on September 19, the flame -- interspersed with streams of water to symbolize the har...


‘We did our best, with no regrets'
Oct 01, 2014
Any kind of sporting match involves, inevitably, two sides of the same coin, bringing together both wins and losses, jubilation and frustration. Winners taste the joy of victory, whereas losers suffer the bitterness of defeat. That’s the way any sporting event goes. However, the ...


Taekwondo goes global at Incheon Asian Games
Oct 01, 2014
Huang Yun Wen of Chinese Taipei (left) and Korea’s Yoon Jeongyeon launch simultaneous kicks during the women’s 53 kilogram event on September 30 in the Incheon Asian Games 2014.Thailand, Chinese Taipei, Iran and Uzbekistan. These are the countries that won gold medals during the ...


Korea, China forge new friendship
Sep 29, 2014
Park Tae-hwan (center) smiles as he receives a birthday cake from Sun Yang, a rival Chinese swimmer, on September 26, one day before his actual birthday.Star swimmer Park Tae-hwan won two medals on the final day of the swimming competitions at the Incheon Asian Games 2014. At the...


Archery, baseball teams prove themselves in Incheon
Sep 29, 2014
The Korean archery and baseball teams have proven to be the strongest in their sport at the 17th Asian Games currently underway in Incheon.The men's and women's archery teams together obtained five gold medals out of the eight available. The two teams together also won three silv...


Future of Asian golf seen at Incheon Games
Sep 29, 2014
Golfers in the women's team competition celebrate their medals on the podium during the 17th Asian Games in Incheon on September 28. Thailand won gold, Korea got silver and the mainland Chinese team finished in third place. The four rounds of golf competition at the Asian Games e...