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Korean skeleton athlete wins overall title at North Ame...
Jan 24, 2017
Mun Rayoung, one of Korea's top skeleton athletes, scored 445 points across all eight races at the 2016/2017 International Bobsleigh & Skeleton Federation (IBSF) North American Cup, and took the overall title. She won two gold medals, one silver and a bronze. Last season,...

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PyeongChang cross-country previewed in Seoul
Jan 23, 2017
Athletes ski through the snow-covered Hangang River park in Seoul during the 2017 Seoul International Cross-Country Competition on Jan. 20. With the PyeongChang 2018 Olympic and Paralympic Winter Games just over one year away, a cross-country skiing competition, often desc...

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Kim Yeon-koung brings trophy to her team
Jan 20, 2017
Volleyball player Kim Yeon-koung (center) and her team members celebrate with their trophy after winning the final game of the Turkish Cup on Jan. 18.Korean female volleyball player Kim Yeon-koung, currently playing for the Turkish team Fenerbahce, helped win the final game of th...

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PyeongChang Olympics to present traditional Gangwon-do,...
Jan 20, 2017
Non-Korean broadcasters and journalists listen to PyeongChang Organizing Committee President Lee Hee-beom as he outlines how the preparations are going for the upcoming PyeongChang 2018 Olympic and Paralympic Winter Games, during a press conference at the Foreign Press Center Kor...

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PyeongChang 2018 organizers open educational website on...
Jan 17, 2017
This captured image shows the educational website launched by the organizing committee for the 2018 PyeongChang Winter Games, offering information on Winter Olympics and Paralympics sports.The organizers of the first Winter Games in South Korea said Tuesday they've launched an ed...

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Twenty athletes to shine for Team Korea
Jan 16, 2017
Though not born in Korea, 20 athletes will fight for Team Korea with the national Taegeuk emblem on their chest, striving to shine for Korea at the PyeongChang 2018 Olympic and Paralympic Winter Games. The 20 athletes are from six countries and they're joining Team Korea...

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Wheelchair curling gears up for 2018 Winter Olympics
Jan 16, 2017
The national wheelchair curling team practices at a new wheelchair curling stadium that opened on Jan. 13 at the Icheon Training Center of the Korea Paralympic Committee in Icheon, Gyeonggi-do Province. With the PyeongChang 2018 Olympic and Paralympic Winter Games...

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Dream Program invites young athletes from around the gl...
Jan 09, 2017
With fewer than 400 days left until the PyeongChang 2018 Olympic and Paralympic Winter Games, young athletes from around the globe are heading to Pyeongchang. They're coming for the Dream Program 2017, which will host 170 youths from 40 countries. This annual pro...

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KRW 2,000 notes to commemorate PyeongChang Olympic Game...
Dec 20, 2016
The front of the commemorative KRW 2,000 bill for the PyeongChang 2018 Winter Olympic Games will feature images of athletes from seven key winter sports events, such as speed skating and ice hockey. New notes, worth KRW 2,000, are to hit the market to commemorate the “Pyeo...

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Short Track World Cup shines with golden success in Gan...
Dec 19, 2016
Choi Min-jeong (left) puts on a final spurt at the final match in the women’s 400-meter race in the ISU Short Track World Cup 2016-2017 in Gangneung on Dec. 18. Another test event ahead of the PyeongChang 2018 Olympic and Paralympic Winter Games, the KB ISU Short Track World Cu...