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Challenges continue in Sochi
Mar 12, 2014
The Olympic spirit of overcoming the limits we face continues to shine during the 2014 Sochi Paralympics. About 1,000 people, including athletes and staff from 45 countries, are participating in the games, being held in Sochi, Russia, from March 8 to 17. Korea sent its largest de...

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You are all heroes: President Park
Mar 06, 2014
President Park Geun-hye invited the national athletes who participated in the 2014 Sochi Winter Olympics to Cheong Wa Dae on March 5 and praised them with words of encouragement during their lunch meeting. “I am so proud of your indomitable spirit and courage. You showed us how p...

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Team Korea returns home from Sochi
Feb 26, 2014
Korean national athletes returned home on February 25 upon the conclusion of the 2014 Sochi Winter Olympic Games. The 71 athletes arrived at Incheon International Airport and received their chocolate "National Happiness Gold Medal" from the Korean Olympic Committee. Korean athlet...

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WSJ publishes a poem for Kim Yuna
Feb 25, 2014
Kim Yuna waves to the crowd after her free skating performance during the ladies’ singles finals at the 2014 Sochi Winter Olympic Games, Russia, on February 21. (photo courtesy of the Korean Olympic Committee)The Wall Street Journal published a four-part poem, “Closing Ceremony, ...

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Team Korea draws beautiful end to Sochi
Feb 24, 2014
A beautiful conclusion was made by the Korean national team at the 2014 Sochi Winter Olympic Games. The “Queen of Figure Skating,” Kim Yuna, delivered a message of peace to the world at an Olympic gala show on February 23, gracefully skating on her final global stage. Kim showcas...

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Sochi passes flame to Pyeongchang
Feb 24, 2014
The Sochi Olympic flame has gone out as the Sochi 2014 Winter Olympic Games ended with a spectacular closing ceremony at the Fisht Olympic Stadium in Sochi, Russia, on February 23. Dancers create the five Olympic rings during the closing ceremony of the Sochi 2014 Winter Oly...

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Farewell to the queen: Kim gives it her all in her fina...
Feb 21, 2014
The “Queen of Figure Skating,” Kim Yuna, salutes her fans with arms open wide after finishing her free skating program at the Sochi Olympic Games on February 20, 2014. (photo courtesy of the Korean Olympic Committee)“Thank you all.”Those were Kim Yuna‘s last words to her fans on ...

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‘Figure Skating Queen’ Kim Yuna aims at second Olympics...
Feb 20, 2014
The “queen of figure skating,“ Kim Yuna, performs during her short program at the Iceberg Skating Palace at the Sochi 2014 Winter Olympics in Russia on February 19. (photo courtesy of the Korean Olympic Committee)“It is very impressive. Queen Kim has confirmed this is her kingdom...

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Ladies’ short track team: “We will never forget this da...
Feb 19, 2014
“We will never forget this day.”So said the ladies’ short track team which grabbed a golden triumph in the 3,000 meter relay finals on February 18. The five members of the team—Shim Suk-hee, Kim Alang, Park Seung-hi, Cho Ha-ri and Kong Sangjeong—came from behind with only half a ...

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'Olympic Silver Medal is Invaluable': Shim Suk-hee
Feb 17, 2014
Shim Suk-hee, silver medalist in the ladies’ 1,500-meter short track at the Sochi Winter Olympics, smiles as she waves to the crowd during the medal ceremony at the Sochi Medals Plaza on February 15 in Sochi, Russia. (photo courtesy of the Korean Olympic Committee)Shim Suk-hee, t...