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Korea takes 3rd place at 2010 Singapore Youth Olympic G...
Aug 27, 2010
The 2010 Youth Olympic Games in Singapore ended its two week run with a grand finale on Thursday, Aug. 26. The first Youth Olympic Games was offered not only to give youth a chance to show their athletic potential but also a place to come together in harmony to experience diverse...

International Triathlon Competition in Songdo Central P...
Aug 27, 2010
Competitors for the 2010 Incheon ITU Triathlon Asian Cup swimming in the canal at Songdo Central Park in Incheon on Sunday (Aug. 22). By Kim Hee-sungKorea.net Staff Writer

Park Tae-hwan wins men's 400m freestyle gold
Aug 23, 2010
Park Tae-hwan (21, Danguk University) won the men's 400-meter freestyle at the 2010 Pan Pacific Swimming Championships in Irvine, California on Friday with a time of 3:44.73. It was his second best result since his victory at the Beijing Olympics (3:41.86), and the fastest time t...

S.Korea third in the FIFA U-20 Women's World Cup
Aug 02, 2010
  South Korea finished third in the 2010 FIFA U-20 Women's World Cup in Germany after beating Colombia 1-0 on Aug. 1 (Korean time). It is the first time South Korea has won a place at a FIFA event. The team also won the FIFA Fair Play Award. Meanwhile, Germany won th...

World figure skating stars
Jul 28, 2010
Star skater Kim Yu-na, (left), stages a duet performance with Michelle Wing Kwan, former U.S. figure skating champion, at a show held on Jul. 25 at Goyang-si, Gyeonggi-do (province). (Yonhap News)

Swirling Hantan-gang
Jul 26, 2010
Gangwon Province’s many camping sites and other outdoor activities keep young people away from their computer screens during summer vacation time.Situated in Cheorwon-gun (Cheorwon County), the Seungil-gyo Bridge (registered as Modern Cultural Property No. 26) was constructed by ...

2010 Formula 1 Korean Grand Prix
Jul 21, 2010
'The 2010 Formula 1 Korean Grand Prix', the world's greatest motorsports event, is less than 100 days away. The event will be held for 3 days from Oct. 22 through 24 in Yeongam, Jeollanam-do. It is expected to start a new era in motorsports for Korea.F1 (Formula One) is considere...

PyeongChang begins bidding campaign for 2018 Winter Oly...
Jul 14, 2010
Korea's PyeongChang, in Gangwon-do (province), on Jun. 22 officially began its bid for the 2018 Winter Olympics against Munich in Germany and Annecy of France. The three candidate cities will make their bids and carry out overseas campaigns for one year until the winning bid wi...

World Taekwondo Culture Expo closed with success
Jul 07, 2010
The 4th World Taekwondo Culture Expo was held from July 2 for five days in Muju, Jeollabuk-do (North Jeolla Province). About 1,200 taekwondo masters from about thirty countries participated in this festival and showed off their martials arts techniques and breaking performances. ...

Taekwondo adopted as school curriculum in L.A.
Jul 05, 2010
Eight public schools in Los Angeles have adopted taekwondo as part of their curriculum, according to the Korea Cultural Center in Los Angeles (KCCLA). KCCLA revealed Thursday (Jul. 1) that eight public schools in Los Angeles Unified School District (LAUSD) have decided to adopt...