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S. Korean coach says 1st goal crucial vs. Honduras in m...
Aug 12, 2016
Scoring the first goal will be the key for South Korea against Honduras in the Olympic men's football quarters, the team's coach said Thursday. South Korea and Honduras will meet at 7 p.m. Saturday at Mineirao in Belo Horizonte, some 340 kilometers north of Rio de Janeiro, for a ...


Team Korea seizes Olympic gold
Aug 11, 2016
South Korean pistol shooter Jin Jongoh kisses his gold medal after winning the men’s 50-meter pistol finals at the Rio 2016 Olympic Games. The nation has had some sleepless nights these past few days. Past midnight on Aug. 11 here at home, good news came from Rio de Janeir...


S. Korean Kim Jung-hwan wins fencing bronze
Aug 11, 2016
South Korean fencer Kim Jung-hwan captured bronze in the men's individual sabre at the Rio de Janeiro Olympics on Wednesday. Kim defeated Mojtaba Abedini of Iran 15-8 in the bronze medal bout at Caroica Arena 3. Kim had gone 4-1 against Abedini in five previous meetings.The victo...


S. Korean Gwak Dong-han wins bronze in men's judo
Aug 11, 2016
South Korean judoka Gwak Dong-hwan took the bronze medal in the men's -90kg at the Rio de Janeiro Olympics Wednesday. Gwak defeated Marcus Nyman of Sweden in the bronze medal contest at Carioca Arena 2, earning South Korea's third medal in judo here.Earlier, Gwak lost to Varlam L...


S. Korean Park Sang-young wins gold in epee fencing
Aug 10, 2016
South Korean fencer Park Sang-young won gold in the men's individual epee at the Rio de Janeiro Olympics on Tuesday, powered by a furious comeback that erased a late deficit. Park defeated Geza Imre of Hungary 15-14 in the thrilling final at Carioca Arena 3 for South Korea's firs...


S. Korea falls to Russia in women's volleyball
Aug 09, 2016
South Korea fell to Russia in women's volleyball at the Rio de Janeiro Olympics on Monday, unable to contain the opponent's relentless attack in the late stage. After a seesaw battle early, Russia came out on top 3-1 (25-23, 23-25, 25-23, 25-14) at Maracanazinho for its second co...


S. Korea arrive in Brazilian capital for final group ma...
Aug 09, 2016
With an eye on their second consecutive Olympic knockout berth, South Korea arrived in Brasilia on Monday for their final group match at the Rio de Janeiro Games. South Korea will face Mexico at 4 p.m. Wednesday at Mane Garrincha Stadium in Brasilia, some 1,200 kilometers northwe...


European Tour young gun arrives in Rio, eyes Olympic me...
Aug 09, 2016
An Byeong-hun, South Korean young gun on the European Tour, arrived in Rio de Janeiro on Monday, eyeing a medal in golf's long-awaited return to the Olympics. "Now that I am wearing the national flag on my chest, this feels different than any other competition," An said at Galeao...


Korea takes off in Rio
Aug 08, 2016
The Korean national team enters Maracana Stadium on Aug. 5 during the opening ceremony of the 31st Olympic Games, in Rio de Janeiro. The Olympic cauldron has now been lit for the first time in South America. With messages about the world's natural resources and climate ch...


S. Korean An Ba-ul wins silver in judo
Aug 08, 2016
An Ba-ul (left) of Korea, silver medal, Fabio Basile of Italy, gold medal, Rishod Sobirov of Uzbekistan, bronze medal, and Masashi Ebinuma of Japan, bronze medal, pose on the podium during the medal ceremony for the men's -66kg of the Rio 2016 Olympic Games Judo events at the Car...