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Daegu to open Athletes’ Village
The Daegu organizing committee has been hard at work to provide the best circumstances for the participants who will gather in the southern Korean city from Aug. 27 to Sept. 4. Among their efforts, one of the most eye-catching is the provision of the Athletes’ Village.
Korea aims for top 10 in 10 events in Daegu
With a month remaining before the IAAF World Championships, the organizing committee is well-prepared to welcome the world’s athletes to Daegu. As the finishing touches are being applied before the athletics meet from Aug. 27 to Sept. 4, host Korea is ambitiously aiming to put more Korean athletes on the podium, shoulder-to-shoulder with world-class athletes.
Injury forces Kim Tae-kyun out of NPB
A back injury has ended Korean slugger Kim Tae-kyun ‘s time in Japanese baseball, at least for now. The Chiba Lotte Marines slugger, said Wednesday that he has agreed with the team to the mutual termination of his contract, leaving the 28-year-old a free agent. The main reason for Kim’s departure is that his injury, sustained on June 17, is expected to require a long recovery...
Isinbayeva to compete at worlds despite minor injury
World pole vault great Yelena Isinbayeva will compete in the IAAF World Championships in Daegu despite a wrist injury Russia Athletic Federation President Valentin Balakhnichyov said Tuesday (KST) that the Russian Olympic heroine will be at the world championships, which will run from Aug. 27 to Sept 4.
Park Tae-hwan wins world 400m freestyle
Korean Olympic gold medalist Park Tae-hwan won the men’s 400-meter freestyle in the FINA World Championships in Shanghai, Sunday.
Ki nets in season opener
Korean international Ki Sung-yueng’s powerful shot ensured a winning start for Celtic in the season opener of the Scottish Premier League (SPL), Sunday.
Western team beats East 5-4 in All-Star Game
LG Twins slugger Lee Byung-kyu shone in the 30th KBO All-Star Game Saturday at Jamsil ballpark, Seoul.
Sister Linda Sim to show off her taekwondo techniques
When people imagine a nun, they imagine someone calm, noble and serene. Sister Linda Sim generally fits that image, unless the 55-year-old Singaporean nun is practicing taekwondo, a traditional Korean martial art and an Olympic sport.
’PyeongChang Olympics will upgrade country’
He read over his presentation dozens of times, working on his pronunciation and eye-contact. He also found out for the first time in his life that he wasn’t getting his “v”s and “b”s quite right.
Park scores second in consecutive friendly in US
Manchester United midfielder Park Ji-sung netted his second goal in a consecutive pre-season friendly match in the United States, Thursday.
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