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Thu, March 30, 2023 | 04:08
PyeongChang comes up with 3Cs to win bid
PYEONGCHANG, Gangwon Province — In its bid to host the 2018 Winter Games, PyeongChang is eager to promote the so-called “3Cs” — compact, clean and complete — to IOC inspectors. Compared to rivals Munich of Germany and Annecy of France, the locations of the city’s venues can be said to be the most compact.
PyeongChang: A small cosmopolitan town
Albeit not a big city, PyeongChang has emerged as the nation’s best winter sports center. Now it is also endeavoring to become a “snow hub,” enticing people from around the world. With two previous bids to host the Winter Games, PyeongChang has already become known in the international sports arena.
Who is Chung Yung-cho
In order to improve motor sport in Korea, Chung Yung-cho strived to host the Formula 1 in Korea. He established MBH in 2006 and finally secured the right to host the Korean Grand Prix for seven years from 2010.
Will cancelation of F3 mean no F1 Korean GP in 2011?
South Korean motor racing has suffered a setback following the cancellation of this year’s Formula Three (F3) event. The 2011 F3 International Trophy Korea was originally scheduled to take place in November at the Korea International Circuit in Yeongam, South Jeolla Province.
Austrians top Snowboard FIS World Cup
PYEONGCHANG — The world’s No. 1 snowboarder Benjamin Karl of Austria and fellow Austrian Marion Kreiner were crowned champions of the Snowboard FIS World Cup in the parallel slalom (PSL) event held at the Yongpyong Resort in PyeongChang, Gangwon Province, Wednesday. Karl defeated his domestic rival Siegfried Grabner in the men’s PSL final.
New-look team to face Hiddinks Turkey
The new-look South Korean football team will play a friendly Thursday (KST) against Turkey, managed by Guus Hiddink, who led Korea to the semifinal in the 2002 World Cup. For the South Korean squad, it is the first time in 13 years to meet Hiddink as an opponent.
Snowboard FIS World Cup partly canceled
The First Snowboard FIS World Cup planned to be held in Korea from Monday has partly been canceled, according to FIS officials.
Kim Jae-bum wins in Grand Slam in Paris
South Korean judoka Kim Jae-bum extended his run of form with a win in the Grand Slam in Paris, Monday (KST).
S. Korea finishes third in Asian Winter Games
Speed skater Noh Seon-yeong grabbed her second gold medal at the Astana-Almaty Asian Winter Games, Sunday, as South Korea took the women’s team pursuit event.
S. Korea earns 5 more gold medals
Cross country legend Lee Chae-won became the first Korean cross country gold medalist in the Asian Games in Kazakhstan, Wednesday.