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Korean football sweeps top Asian honors
Dec 03, 2012
Korean football is strengthening its position on the Asian stage. Korea secured the top spot in five categories at the Asian Football Confederation (AFC) Annual Award 2012 Ceremony in Kuala Lumpur, Malaysia on November 29. The Asian Football Confederation (AFC) Annual Award 201...


Special Olympics fervor melts the winter away
Nov 28, 2012
The fervor for the Special Olympics games is melting the winter away as the world's biggest participatory multisport event is only a couple of months away. Entrance tickets for the Special Olympics World Winter Games PyeongChang 2013 recently went on sale for KRW 10,000 each. The...


Taekwondo takes center stage in Mexico
Oct 29, 2012
As taekwondo raises its profile worldwide, it is getting recognized as a sporting event with official international approval.Kukkiwon, also known as the World Taekwondo Headquarters, showcased taekwondo demonstrations in Mexico City and Puebla on October 13 and 14 respectively to...


Thousands compete in Gyeongju Taekwondo Championships
Oct 26, 2012
The 7th Gyeongju Korea Open International Taekwondo Championships started on October 25 with great fanfare. Thousands of athletes will compete after years of fine-tuning their skills in what would be the biggest taekwondo competition ever held in Korea. According to the champions...


Vettel wins Korea Grand Prix to the top of the standing...
Oct 16, 2012
YEONGAM, Korea - Red Bull driver Sebastian Vettel maintained his early lead and won the Korea F1 Grand Prix on Sunday, October 14, advancing to win what would be his third championship. The 25-year-old German never lost his lead and finished the race eight seconds ahead of his Au...


Heightened interest in Korea F1 Grand Prix
Oct 12, 2012
There is a heightened interest in the 2012 Korea F1 Grand Prix, as the race is just around the corner. Formula One machines worth millions of dollars each and their drivers have been arriving in Korea one after another. Twenty-four F1 drivers representing twelve F1 racing teams a...


Korea Grand Prix race at the center of attention
Oct 05, 2012
The 2012 Korean Formula One Grand Prix is only a week away as the world pays close attention to which of the top drivers will fortify their lead in the F1 drivers' championship. Red Bull driver Sebastian Vettel won the Singapore Grand Prix for the second straight year o...


2012 Paralympics: Korea’s golden moments
Sep 17, 2012
The eleven unforgettable days of the 2012 London Paralympics came to an end on September 9. For the Korean Paralympic team, who returned to Korea on September 11, this year’s games proved to be a personal as well as a collective triumph. With a final medal count of nine gold meda...


In London, Korea’s Paralympic athletes go for gold
Aug 29, 2012
Beginning on August 29, another chapter in the excitement of the 2012 London Olympics will unfold with the opening of the twelve-day London Paralympics. For Team Korea, who will be sending 88 athletes to compete in a total of 14 events, the next week and a half will be a chance f...


Taekwondo reaches out to the world
Aug 28, 2012
Taekwondo athletes from across the globe gather in Korea for the World Taekwondo Hanmadang 2012, which kicks off just today. This year’s 20th World Taekwondo Hanmadang Festival, organized by Kukkiwon, takes place under the theme of ”Unifying the World with Taekwondo” from August ...