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Kim Yu-na appointed honorary ambassador of 2013 Pyeongc...
Aug 24, 2011
Figure skater Kim Yu-na guides one of the Korean Special Olympians on August 18, prior to the appointment ceremony. (Photo: Yonhap News)Figure skater Kim Yu-na, who made an instrumental contribution to Pyeongchang's successful bid to host the 2018 Winter Olympic Games, will be on...

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Korean athletes, local support to shine in Daegu IAAF C...
Aug 24, 2011
The Korean city of Daegu will be bustling with one of the world’s largest athletics events this weekend as the 2011 IAAF World Championships in Athletics will take place there on August 27.Athletes and a staff of nearly 3,500 workers from more than 200 countries, the largest numb...

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Daegu introduces athletes’ village, improved drug testi...
Aug 17, 2011
* Daegu introduces strengthened drug test system The upcoming Daegu International Association of Athletics Federations (IAAF) championship games, which will begin on August 27, will showcase top-class athletes from around world.To ensure the fairness of the upcoming event, the Da...

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Korea players take trophies at World Junior Tennis game...
Aug 12, 2011
  Photo: ITF homepageKoreans took home trophies from the World Junior Tennis games in Prostejov, Czech Republic.  Organized by the International Tennis Federation (ITF), the games are for youth players between 14 and 18 years of age.  It was held from Au...

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World Taekwondo Hanmadang 2011 begins on Aug. 10
Aug 10, 2011
The World Taekwondo Hanmadang 2011, a large-scale international festival for taekwondo practitioners, began on August 10 in Namyangju, Gyeonggi Province. More than 3,700 people from around the globe will participate in a total of 52 competitions in 11 events over the course of th...

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6th National Marine Sports Games to be held in Namhae
Aug 09, 2011
The Ministry of Land, Transport and Maritime Affairs will host the sixth National Marine Sports Games Namhae 2011 from August 12 to 15 at Sangju Silver Sand Beach and Songjeong Solbaram Beach in Namhae County. (Photo: official website of the National Marine S...

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Cultural events, festivals to delight Daegu IAAF Champi...
Aug 09, 2011
The city of Daegu will greet visitors for the upcoming Daegu International Association of Athletics Federations (IAAF) World Championships with festivals and cultural programs during the IAAF Championships from August 27 to September 4.These festivals include a temple stay progra...

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3rd World Youth Taekwondo Camp
Aug 08, 2011
The third World Youth Taekwondo Camp, organized by the Taekwondo Promotion Foundation and World Taekwondo Federation (WTF), was held from August 1 to 6 in Muju, North Jeolla Province, and in Seoul. The camp is for young people to learn about both Korean culture and taekwondo thro...

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Park Tae-hwan wins 400-meter freestyle at FINA World Ch...
Jul 29, 2011
Korea's best-known swimmer, Park Tae-hwan, took the gold medal in the men's 400-meter freestyle race at the FINA World Championships in Shanghai. Park finished in 3 minutes, 42.04 seconds, and Sun Yang of China came in second at 3 minutes 43.24 seconds.The 22-year old Park is a m...

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Daegu IAAF Championships brings exciting events, intern...
Jul 28, 2011
Less than one month remains before the 2011 Daegu International Association of Athletics Federations (IAAF) World Championships, where world-class athletes from around the globe will gather to compete.The upcoming championships, scheduled to take place from August 27 to September...