Sports

  • Lee Seung-hoon competes in the men’s 10,000-meter speed skating event at the Adler Arena Skating Center in Sochi, Russia, on Feb. 18. He, along with teammates Kim Cheol-min and Joo Hyong-jun, will compete in the men’s team pursuit in attempt to redeem himself for failing to medal in the 
5,000-meter and 10,000-meter events. (Yonhap)
    Last chance for gold

    By Kwon Ji-youn The Sochi Olympics has given rise to some of the biggest...

    • Posted February 20, 2014
  • Kim Yuna of South Korea reacts after completing her routine in the women's short program figure skating competition at the Iceberg Skating Palace during the 2014 Winter Olympics, Wednesday, Feb. 19, 2014, in Sochi, Russia. (AP Photo/Bernat Armangue)
    Too close for comfort

    Kim Yuna leads after short program with season high score of 74.92 But, less...

    • Posted February 19, 2014
  • Kim Yuna of South Korea competes in the women's short program figure skating competition at the Iceberg Skating Palace during the 2014 Winter Olympics, Wednesday, Feb. 19, 2014, in Sochi, Russia. (AP Photo/Ivan Sekretarev)
    Kim Yuna takes early lead

    South Korean figure skater Kim Yuna has taken an early lead with a dazzling...

    • Posted February 19, 2014
  • Shim Suk-hee
    Shim Suk-hee poised to deliver another gold

    By Kwon Ji-youn It seems Shim Suk-hee has finally broken in her Olympic skates....

    • Posted February 19, 2014
  • Alarmed by his team’s lack of offensive production as the World Cup finals near, Korea’s national football team manager Hong Myung-bo has decided to add Watford forward Park Chu-young to his squad. (Yonhap)
    Park Chu-young back in World Cup mix

    By Kim Tong-hyung A disappointing European football career looks to be winding down for...

    • Posted February 19, 2014
  • Korean pitcher Yoon Suk-min, right, puts on the Baltimore Orioles cap, while the Orioles manager Buck Showalter waits to help him put on his new uniform jersey. (Yonhap)
    “I won’t back down”

    Baltimore Orioles formally introduce Korean pitcher Yoon Suk-min By Lee Kyutae The 15th baseball...

    • Posted February 18, 2014
  • Shim Suk-Hee of South Korea, centre, celebrates her team's first place in the women's 3000m short track speedskating relay final at the Iceberg Skating Palace during the 2014 Winter Olympics, Tuesday, Feb. 18, 2014, in Sochi, Russia. (AP Photo/David J. Phillip )
    Short Track Redemption

    Women’s 3,000m relay team wins the first short-track gold in Sochi for S. Korea...

    • Posted February 18, 2014