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Park Ji-sung vows to win MVP title in All-Star game
The nation’s legendary footballer Park Ji-sung seems to have one last thing to accomplish in his 25-year career _ winning an MVP title in the upcoming All-Star Game, his last match on his home soil.
Victim of cultural difference?
SK Wyverns outfielder Luke Scott was fired Wednesday following allegedly “disrespectful” behavior toward coach Lee Man-soo.
Thanks, World Cup
It has been World Cup month. Many set alarm clocks to wake them up in the middle of night to watch matches. For others, it became a morning routine to get updates on the latest match results. The talk over who scored beautifully was more interesting than complaining about bosses. The World Cup in Brazil brought little, yet interesting changes to our mundane lives. This is why...
Coach Hong to retain his job until January
The nation’s top football organization has decided to give Korea head coach Hong Myung-bo a second chance, despite mounting criticism against him for his team’s disappointing group-stage exit at the World Cup in Brazil.
Rebuilding Korean football starts with K-League
Korea may look as football-crazy as Brazil, considering the thousands of people gathered in a Seoul square from midnight to watch their team’s World Cup match at 4 a.m. But don’t be deceived by this. The show of such enthusiasm is seen only every four years for the World Cup period and proves to be short-lived.
Hard lessons for Korea
That's it for another four years as South Korea exited the 2014 World Cup with a 1-0 defeat to Belgium on Friday morning Seoul time with only a minimum of fuss.
Let's give warm hand to our team
Winger Son Heung-min cried uncontrollably on the pitch after Korea lost 0-1 to Belgium in Sao Paulo, Friday (KST), confirming the team’s early exit from the World Cup. “I am so sorry to all my teammates, coaches and everyone who helped us, and also to fans back home who watched our games on television in the very early morning," the 21-year-old said sobbing after the game. “I...
Suarez bites off World Cup prestige
Uruguay striker Luis Suarez has been banned for nine matches and four months from all football activity over biting, according to FIFA, Thursday (KST).
No-hitter records in KBO history
The NC Dinos’ Charlie Shirek Tuesday held the LG Twins hitless for nine innings, becoming the first foreign pitcher to pitch a no-hitter in the Korea Baseball Organization (KBO). The American pitcher allowed three walks with seven strikeouts while throwing 110 pitches, helping the visiting Dinos rout the Twins 6-0.
It's not over yet
It’s not over yet. However faint it may look, it’s too early to give up the hope that Korea will advance to the knockout stage in the World Cup in Brazil. That may sound like an overstatement, considering the way the Taeguk Warriors conceded three goals in a helpless fashion in the first half of their match against Algeria, Monday morning (KST).
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