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Athletes’ dreams, visions for PyeongChang
PyeongChang is a small largely unknown town in Gangwon Province. When it first announced its bid to host the Winter Olympics, most foreigners confused it with Pyongyang, the capital of North Korea.
Wyverns lefty ace Kim suffered cerebral infarction
Lefty fireballer Kim Kwang-hyun of the SK Wyverns has performed poorly this year.
Park aiming for gold in record time
Korean swimming star Park Tae-hwan is looking to set a new world record at the FINA World Championships in Shanghai, China. “As I have trained very hard, I believe that I can achieve the deserved results. If I do as I have done in training, I expect better results than just a gold medal (a new world record),” Park said.
Over 4 million fans visit ballparks in fewest games
Korean baseball fans set a new record Saturday, with over four million spectators heading to the ballparks in the fewest games in history.
’PyeongChang had that extra something’
Whether she wants it or not, Theresa Rah is now a celebrity. Following her emotive presentation for PyeongChang in Durban, South Africa, July 6, the 38-year-old communications director of the 2018 Winter Games Bid Committee finds herself smack in the middle of limelight.
World Championships to draw record number of athletes
The South Korean city of PyeongChang recently won the right to host the 2018 Winter Olympics and this feat is still attracting huge attention here.
Who will lead PyeongChang’s organizing committee?
Now Korea has achieved its 12-year dream of bringing the 2018 Winter Games to PyeongChang, Gangwon Province, the next question is who will lead the organizing committee. “Some friction is to be expected. First of all, we have to decide whether the organizing committee will be based in Gangwon Province or Seoul. And there will be competition among people from the government, ...
’Mecca of Skiing’ promises Olympic success
The cry of “PyeongChang 2018” has been resonating through the country since last week, but it has been amplified in the city in Gangwon Province, Korea’s “Mecca of skiing.”
Why do our females golfers do well ast US Open?
The U.S. Women’s Open is played on the toughest courses on the LPGA Tour — that is the most difficult man-made ones. The British Open is called the toughest course built by nature. But Korean youngster Ryu So-yeon’s win Monday at the major highlighted Korean women’s exceptional run at the U.S. Open, with compatriot Seo Hee-kyung finishing second.
Lee receives most All-Star Game votes in KBO history
Lotte Giants slugger Lee Dae-ho received a league record 837,088 fan votes, ahead of the 2011 All-Star Game scheduled for July 23 at Jamsil Stadium, Seoul.