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PyeongChang Games will help ice hockeys spread
Asia League Ice Hockey (ALH) President Kozo Takano said PyeongChang’s win in a bid for the 2018 Winter Olympic Games could expand the popularity of ice hockey in Asia.
PyeongChang bid team heads to Durban
The PyeongChang bid committee delegation departed for Durban, South Africa with hopes to bring the 2018 Winter Games to Korea.
S. Korea rejoins FIFA top 30
The South Korea national team moved up five places to 26th in the FIFA World Rankings, Wednesday.
NK may become advantage for PyeongChangs Olympic bid
A German reporter has said North Korea’s existence could be an advantage for PyeongChang’s bid for the 2018 Winter Olympic Games. “The conflict with North Korea might even turn into an advantage. For a long time the IOC has been flirting with the idea of winning the Nobel Peace Prize. It might even prefer PyeongChang in order to set a symbol for peace in the region,” Matthia...
Suwon captain knew of match fixing
Former national football team player Choi Sung-kuk, now captain of Suwon BlueWings, admitted his involvement in the match fixing last season. But he denied active role in the scam though he attended a relevant meeting. “Choi confessed Tuesday that he engaged in match fixing last year,” a K-League official said Wednesday.
Suwon plans to create 10th pro baseball team
Suwon City submitted a plan Tuesday to create the 10th professional team of the Korea Baseball Organization (KBO).
Rainy season affects baseball teams differently
Heavy rain stopped the Korea professional baseball league last week. All eight teams played last Tuesday but until Sunday only five of the scheduled 20 games progressed.
Police clear marathoners of doping allegations
CHUNCHEON (Yonhap) ― Police said Thursday that they have cleared a marathon coach and his athletes of doping allegations, wrapping up their probe two months before South Korea hosts the world athletic championships.
Korea moves to final Olympic qualifying stage
South Korea’s football team advanced to the final stage of Asian qualifying for the 2012 London Olympics, after a 1-1 draw with Jordan, Friday (KST).
Ji set to bounce back from early failure in England
Ji Dong-won, a 20-year-old forward for K-League side Chunnam Dragons, is set to become the youngest South Korean player in the Premier League, with Sunderland.