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Flying in PyeongChang
South Korea is one of the sports powerhouses in the world. But there are still many less popular sports here including ski jumping with fewer fans compared with Europe though it has begun to attract growing attention these days.
Choo signs on $3.98 mil. 1-year deal with Indians
Choo Shin-soo eventually signed a $3.975 million, one-year deal with the Cleveland Indians in the Major League Baseball (MLB), Wednesday (KST), before both sides entered the arbitration hearing.
S. Korea beats India 4-1, advances to quarterfinals in Asian Cup
South Korea advanced to the quarterfinals in the Asian Cup as
World No. 1 Westwood to play in Ballantines Championship in Korea
The new World No. 1 golfer Lee Westwood will play in front of Korean fans in the Ballantine’s Championship, one of EPGA Tour matches.
Koreas cross-country skier aims high at Asiad
In South Korea, cross-country skiing has remained one of the less popular winter sports which seems to be the reason why only a few people know of Lee Chae-won.
Pungertar sweeps FIS Ski Jumping Contentinal Cup
PYEONGCHANG — Matjaz Pungertar of Slovenia swept the FIS Ski Jumping Continental Cup title at Alpensia in PyeongChang, Thursday. In the second round of the large-hill event the 20-year-old Slovene, who won Round 1, Wednesday, collected 254.1 points, 9.1 points ahead of runner-up Rok Zima and 14.1 points in front of third-placed Robert Hrgota, both also from Slovenia.
Pungertar triumphs at PyeongChang
PyeongChang — Slovakian ski jumper Matjaz Pungertar won the first round of the 12th FIS Ski JumpingContinental Cup held at the Alpensia Resort in Gangwon Province, Wednesday. Among 39 challengers Matjaz flew 249.5 meters in two attempts outperforming Julian Musiol of Germany and Rok Zima of Slovakia who shared second with 226.8 meters.
Ski Jumping Continental Cup to start in PyeongChang
Ski jumpers around the world will take off at the snow-covered Alpensia venue in PyeongChang, Gangwon Province, from Wednesday for a two-day event. During the FIS Ski Jumping Continental Cup, the event to be held on the snow-covered venue for the first time in Korea, 45 athletes will compete for the title. The contest is to promote PyeongChang’s bid for the 2018 Winter Games.
Two Parks top polls at Man Utd, AS Monaco
Manchester United Korean midfielder Park Ji-sung and Park Chu-young of AS Monaco were named player of the month for their respective clubs for the second straight month, Thursday (KST). Park Ji-sung, the Korean captain, was selected by Reds fans collecting 40 percent of the 25,000 votes ahead of Dimitar Berbatov (38 percent) and Anderson (15 percent) and the national squad...
Strong midfield key to S. Koreas hopes
South Korea is looking to win the Asian Cup for the first time in 51 years in Qatar.