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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...

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Park Seung-hi wins bronze after surviving two falls
Feb 14, 2014
Short track star Park Seung-hi won the bronze medal in the ladies’ 500-meter final in Sochi, Russia, after recovering from two falls. Despite an early lead, the 22-year-old athlete ended up with only the bronze after the final race in the Iceberg Skating Palace at the 2014 Winter...

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Lee wins gold at 2nd consecutive Olympics
Feb 12, 2014
Speed skater Lee Sang-hwa raises her arms with joy after winning the ladies 500-meter race with a new Olympic record of 37.28 seconds. (photo courtesy of the Korean Olympic Committee)Speed skater Lee Sang-hwa won Korea’s first gold medal in Sochi while breaking an Olympic record ...

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Korean footballer joins Chelsea Ladies
Feb 10, 2014
The world of English women’s football has welcomed a Korean player for the first time in Korean football history. Ji So-yun, an attacking midfielder, joined Chelsea Ladies Football Club (Chelsea L.F.C.) on February 5 with a two-year deal, becoming the first Korean woman to play i...

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Winter Olympics open in Sochi
Feb 10, 2014
The Sochi 2014 Winter Olympic Games began its 17-day run on February 7 in Sochi, Russia. The opening ceremony was held in the Fisht Olympic Stadium under the slogan “Hot, Cool, Yours,” with pageantry, speeches, dance and a light show, all based on a Russian epic.The opening cerem...

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US broadcast spotlights Figure Skating Queen
Feb 07, 2014
The front page of U.S. broadcaster NBC’s Olympics homepage on February 5 was adorned with footage of the “Queen of Figure Skating,” Kim Yuna. An interview with figure skater Kim Yuna goes online on February 5 at NBC’s special website for the upcoming Sochi 2014 Winter Olympi...

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Team Korea enters Sochi Olympic Village
Feb 07, 2014
Ahead of the opening ceremony of the 2014 Sochi Winter Olympic Games, Korean national athletes have arrived in the Olympic Village in Sochi, Russia. Members of Team Korea participated in a welcoming ceremony to mark their moving into the village at the Sochi Olympic Park, located...

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Bobsleigh, skeleton, luge athletes get ready to race in...
Feb 03, 2014
Korean athletes will participate in all nine events in the bobsleigh, skeleton and luge disciplines at the upcoming Sochi 2014 Winter Olympic Games. A total of 16 Korean athletes will take part in the three disciplines at the Sochi games which will begin February 7 in Sochi, Russ...

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Foreign athletes naturalized to represent Team Korea
Jan 28, 2014
The world has become a global village and more integrated than ever before. Nowadays, it is easy to find non-Koreans all across the peninsula, from cultural circles to sports arenas. In sports, in particular, a number of foreign athletes have become naturalized Korean citizens an...

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Olympics team heads to Sochi
Jan 24, 2014
With only two weeks left until the Sochi 2014 Winter Olympics, the national team attended a special launch ceremony for Team Korea on January 23. The Korean Olympic Committee held the special event at the Korea National Training Center in Taeneung, Seoul. Their goal is to rank in...