Thursday, June 20, 2024

US data company projects Korea to place 10th in 2024 Paris Summer Olympics

Gracenote, an affiliate of Nielsen that analyzes data, announced on July 26 its predicted list of top medals by countries...

Utah gymnasts visit Incheon, express pride to share and ‘combine’

Red Rocks, the women's gymnastics team of the University of Utah in the U.S., pose for a group...

Bayern Munich breaks Asian transfer record to sign Kim MJ

Defender Kim Min-jae has joined Bayern Munich, last season's champions of Germany's top pro soccer league Bundesliga.

High jumper reclaims title at Asian Athletics Championships

High jumper Woo Sang-hyeok (center in second row) on July 15 smiles at the awards ceremony after winning his...

Dodgers, Padres to open MLB season next year in Seoul

Major League Baseball of the U.S. on July 12 said the Los Angeles Dodgers and San Diego Padres from...

Fans to cheer U-20 WC team in semifinals in downtown Seoul

Members of the national soccer team's Red Devils cheering corps on Nov. 24, 2022, cheer for Korea at Gwanghwamun Square in Seoul's...

Men’s taekwondo team wins 4th straight world championship

Male Most Valuable Player (MVP) Park Tae-joon (middle) of Korea and female MVP Merve Dincel (right) of Turkey at this year's...

Chuncheon wins bid to host 2024 World Taekwondo Junior Championships

World Taekwondo (WT) President Choue Chungwon (third from left in front row) at an extraordinary WT Council meeting in...

Taekwondo included in 3rd straight Paralympics in 2028 event in LA

The International Paralympic Committee (IPC) on Jan. 30 said the 2028 Los Angeles Paralympics will have 22 official events...

Record 5 Korean referees to work at FIFA Women’s World Cup

Five Korean referees in July will work at this year's FIFA Women's World Cup soccer finals in Australia and New...

Daejeon to host World Cup of sepaktakraw from Nov. 25

Daejeon from Nov. 25 will host the 2022 International Sepaktakraw Federation World Cup. Shown is a men's game between Korea and Malaysia at the 35th King's Cup Sepaktakraw...

Daejeon, Sejong, 2 provinces to host 2027 Summer World University Games

Daejeon Mayor Lee Jang Woo (third from left), Sejong Mayor Choi Min-ho (fourth from left), Chungcheongbuk-do Province Gov. Kim Young-hwan (third from right), Chungcheongnam-do Province...

Short track star Hwang earns ANOC honor for best male performance

Short track speedskater Hwang Dae-heon (center) on Oct. 19 poses for photos after winning the Association of National Olympic Committees (ANOC) award for Best Male...

Son shines again, scores hat-trick as sub in just 13 minutes

Tottenham Hotspur striker Son Heung-min on Sept. 17 puts up three fingers to celebrate his hat-trick in the eighth week of the English Premier League season at Tottenham...

Korea wins 1st youth women’s world handball title

The final of the ninth World Women's Youth Handball Championship on Aug. 10 is played between Korea (in white uniforms) and Denmark in Skopje, North Macedonia. By...

Boys, girls sweep team titles at world junior taekwondo tourney

The national youth taekwondo team on Aug. 7 poses for a commemorative photo at the awards ceremony of this year's World Taekwondo Junior Championships at Arena Armeets in Sofia,...

Autistic golfer wins men’s title in inaugural US Adaptive Open

Lee Seung-min (right) on July 20 poses for photos with Kim Moore of the U.S. as the men's and women's champions of the inaugural U.S. Adaptive Open in Pinehurst, North Carolina. By...

Nat’l fencing team wins 12th straight Asian championships

The women's national sabre fencing team on June 15 pose for photos after winning the 2022 Asian Fencing Championships at Olympic Fencing Gymnasium of...

Men’s field hockey team wins 1st Asia Cup in 9 years

The men's national field hockey team on June 1 poses for a commemorative photo after defeating Malaysia, 2-1, to win the 11th Asia Cup in Jakarta, Indonesia....

Son nominated for EPL’s best goal of season for 2nd time

Striker Son Heung-min of Tottenham Hotspur has been nominated for best goal of the 2021-22 season in the English Premier League. (Screen capture from league's website) Korea.net · Son...

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