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Pyeongchang ready for Winter Olympics bid
Feb 16, 2011
A delegation of the International Olympic Committee (IOC) Evaluation Commission received a heartwarming welcome from residents in Pyeongchang, Gangwon Province, after arriving at Alpensia Resort on February 14 for a site inspection for the city's bid to host the Winter Olympics i...

Pyeongchang hosts events for IOC inspection
Feb 16, 2011
Pyeongchang County residents are welcoming the IOC inspectors The city of Pyeongchang will hold several cultural and sporting events during the International Olympic Committee (IOC) inspectors' visit from February 14 to 20.The Pyeongchang 2018 Olympic and Paralympic Winter Games ...

Dawson makes film to support Pyeongchang Olympic bid
Feb 10, 2011
American mogul skier Toby Dawson is currently in Korea to film a documentary promoting the city of Pyeongchang’s bid to host the 2018 Winter Olympics.Dawson was born in Busan, Korea as Kim Soo-cheol, but at the age of three he was separated from his family in a busy marketplace.&...

Dawson makes film to support Pyeongchang Olympic bid
Feb 10, 2011
American mogul skier Toby Dawson is currently in Korea to film a documentary promoting the city of Pyeongchang’s bid to host the 2018 Winter Olympics.Dawson was born in Busan, Korea as Kim Soo-cheol, but at the age of three he was separated from his family in a busy marketplace.&...

Korea takes third at Winter Asiad, builds momentum for ...
Feb 09, 2011
Korea had its best Asiad performance to date at the 2011 Astana-Almaty Asian Winter Games.  Korea also had great results at the 2010 Vancouver Winter Olympics, where Korean athletes came in fifth in the overall medal count.The seventh Winter Asiad was held in Kazakhstan this...

Winter sports
Jan 24, 2011
Winter sports are popular despite the current sub-zero temperatures.  Ski resorts and ice rinks are filled with people enjoying the chilly weather.  Gyeonggi and Gangwon Province offer great skiing, while Seoul has plenty of ice rinks for those who’d rather skate. ...

Pyeongchang 2018 Bid Committee submits candidate file t...
Jan 12, 2011
The city of Pyeongchang in Gangwon Province is vying again to host the Olympic and Paralympic Winter Games in 2018.The Pyeongchang 2018 Olympic and Paralympic Winter Games Bid Committee submitted a detailed bid proposal to the International Olympic Committee (IOC) on January 10, ...

Kim Yu-na named one of the year’s ten most memorable at...
Dec 30, 2010
Kim Yu-na, the 2010 Olympic champion in ladies singles, was named one of the year’s ten most memorable athletes by Sports Illustrated. The American sports magazine has annually presented a photo essay for its year end issue, to highlight the ten athletes who have provided the mo...

S.Korea ranked 3rd in Guangzhou 2010 Asian Para Games
Dec 21, 2010
South Korea ranked third in the Guangzhou 2010 Asian Para Games.South Korea won a total of 103 medals, including 27 gold medals, in the eight-day event for disabled athletes. China topped the rankings with 391 medals, including 185 golds, while Japan placed second with 32 golds o...

Korea comes in second in Guangzhou medal count
Nov 30, 2010
South Korean athletes returned home on November 28 from the 16-day Guangzhou Asian Games, which ended on Nov. 27. The delegation received a warm welcome upon arrival at Incheon International Airport.Korean athletes won a total of 232 medals, including 76 gold medals. South Korea ...