All posts tagged "Asian Games"

  • Japanese swimmer Naoya Tomita, who was suspended for stealing a camera at the Asian Games, attends a news conference in Nagaya, central Japan, Thursday, Nov. 6, 2014. Tomita has denied the allegations, claiming someone placed the camera in his gym bag. He initially admitted to stealing a camera left poolside by a South Korean reporter on Sept. 25 at the games in Incheon, South Korea. (AP Photo/Kyodo News)
    Japanese swimmer convicted of theft at Incheon Asiad

    INCHEON, May 28 (Yonhap) — A South Korean court on Thursday found Japanese swimmer Naoya Tomita guilty of stealing a camera at the 2014 Incheon Asian Games. The district court in the western port city of Incheon...

    • Posted May 28, 2015
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  • sports
    Poll: Which is 2014′s biggest S. Korean sports controversy?

    By Brian Han The 2014 Winter Olympics judging controversy that arguably robbed South Korean figure skater Kim Yuna of her second gold medal topped Yonhap News Agency’s list of most notable South Korean sports stories for the...

    • Posted December 17, 2014
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    Bribery scandal hits synchronized swimming team

    By Lee Kyung-min A board member of the Korea Swimming Federation (KSF) is being investigated over allegations that he received bribes from the parents of some synchronized swimmers in exchange for allowing them to compete in the...

    • Posted October 8, 2014
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  • field hockey
    Most memorable moments of Incheon Asian Games

    1. Whew! Winning the gold medal can be dangerous for coaches  2. Never mind the medal 3. Son Yon-jae finally gets the monkey off her back 4. North Korea’s highest-ranking officers’ surprise visit 5.  Football final brings...

    • Posted October 7, 2014
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  • Gold medal moments for South Korea. (Yonhap)
    Accidents, doping, controversies cloud 17th Asian Games

    (Yonhap) The 17th Asian Games may have had many golden moments — 439 total to be exact — but it also had its share of lows that suggested the largest sporting event on the continent is never...

    • Posted October 4, 2014
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  • Hwang Pyong So, center left, vice chairman of North Korea’s National Defense Commission, and Choe Ryong Hae, center right, a secretaries of the North Korea’s ruling Workers Party, arrive at the Incheon International Airport in Incheon, South Korea, Saturday, Oct. 4, 2014. Choe  and other senior officials visited to the South Korea on Saturday for the close of the Asian Games sporting event, South Korean officials said, a rare visit by Pyongyang's inner circle that will include a meeting with Seoul's top official for North Korean affairs.(AP Photo/Yonhap, Kim Do-hoon)
    N. Korea sends No. 2 man to attend Asian Games closing ceremony

    SEOUL, South Korea (AP) — North Korea’s presumptive No. 2 and other members of Pyongyang’s inner circle made a surprise trip Saturday to South Korea for the close of the Asian Games, a visit that will include...

    • Posted October 3, 2014
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  • Rita Subowo, middle, President of National Olympics Committee of Indonesia, holds the Olympic Council of Asia flag during the closing ceremony for the 17th Asian Games in Incheon, South Korea, Saturday, Oct. 4, 2014. (Yonhap)
    Incheon Asian Games End

    Next up is Jakarta INCHEON ㅡ The 17th Asian Games came to an end on Saturday after 16 days of tough competition by participating athletes and friendships shared by billions of sports fans on the continent but...

    • Posted October 3, 2014
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