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North Korea to attend Gwangju Summer Universiade
Mar 12, 2015
North Korea will officially participate in the 2015 Gwangju Summer Universiade. The Gwangju Universiade Organizing Committee (GUOC) recently announced that, “The head of the University Sports Association of The Democratic People’s Republic of Korea handed in an entry form through...

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Team Korea fought well, despite results
Feb 02, 2015
Son Heung-min runs to the 'Red Devils' cheering squad after scoring the equalizer in the final match of the Asian Cup between Korea and Australia on January 31.The Korean men's national football team secured second place in the 2015 Asian Cup after being defeated by Australia in ...

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Baek Kyu-jung, Kim Hyo-joo drive Korean ladies’ golf fo...
Dec 24, 2014
Joining her first LPGA Tour this year, 19-year old golfer Baek Kyu-jung has made her debut a memorable one by winning the KEB-HanaBank Championship in a three-way sudden death playoff. She defeated fellow Korean Chun In-gee and five-time LPGA winner Brittany Lincicome at the Sky ...

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Big Unit visits Naval Academy
Nov 20, 2014
Randy Johnson signs an autograph and gives some words of encouragement at the Naval Academy on November 19. Baseball pitcher Randall David 'Randy' Johnson, better known as the Big Unit, recently visited the Republic of Korea Naval Academy during his trip to Korea. He is scheduled...

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Taekwondo enjoys growing flow of adherents
Nov 19, 2014
The Taekwondowon is a global training center for taekwondo that opened its doors in September in Muju, Jeollabuk-do (North Jeolla Province). Since launching its training classes, it has been welcoming one visitor after another. More than 140,000 people, both from home and abroad,...

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Ssireum Lives On
Nov 12, 2014
Four Korean ssireum wrestlers performed on Switzerland’s Gornergrat ridge, directly in front of the iconic peak of the Matterhorn, as part of the Swiss Alpine wrestling festival from Sept. 12–14. Demonstrating the essence of their sport before Swiss spectators, the wrestlers rece...

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National Sports Festival sets new records
Nov 04, 2014
The 95th National Sports Festival on Jeju Island had a successful run from October 28 to November 3. Some 32,000 athletes took part in the competition and contended with each other for medals across a variety of disciplines. The competition produced new records, including two wor...

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"You are all heroes," Incheon Para Asian Games close
Oct 27, 2014
The curtain came down on the 11th Incheon Para Asian Games on October 24 at the Incheon Munhak Stadium in Nam-gu (District), Incheon. The games lasted for 7 days, starting on October 18, with the slogan of, “A Wave of Passion, Now Begins!” The closing ceremony was attended by ath...

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A long journey to win gold in the Asian Para Games
Oct 24, 2014
It took 15 years for her to get out of the house after an accident that paralyzed her from the waist down. She first got involved in table tennis and then turned to athletics. Seven years later, she started training in various other sports. She has now won a gold medal in handcyc...

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Every participant is a winner at Incheon games
Oct 22, 2014
Dramas that are touching many hearts are unfolding everyday at the 2014 Asian Para Games currently underway in Incheon. Every participant who has overcome some kind of difficulty to stand in the arena is a winner, regardless of whether they win or lose. These athletes, with vario...