All posts tagged "Asian Games"

  • Kim Yeon-koung leads the   celebration  after defeating China. (Yonhap)
    South Korea dominates major team sports in Asian Games

    Picks up gold in football, basketball and volleyball INCHEON (Yonhap) — South Korea enjoyed a huge day in major team sports on Thursday, picking up gold medals in football, volleyball and basketball. The men’s football team prevailed...

    • Posted October 2, 2014
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  • South Korean players celebrate while a North Korean player cannot hide his disappointment. (Yonhap)
    S. Korea wins men’s football gold over N. Korea 1-0

    By Yoo Jee-ho and Oh Seok-min INCHEON(Yonhap) — South Korea defeated North Korea 1-0 for the men’s football gold medal in an eagerly anticipated showdown at the Asian Games on Thursday, ending a 28-year drought for the...

    • Posted October 2, 2014
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    Football final brings two Koreas together

    By Yoo Jee-ho INCHEON (Yonhap) — On a cool autumn night in South Korea’s western port city, a monumental women’s football victory at the Asian Games created a warm atmosphere of friendship and unity among fans from...

    • Posted October 1, 2014
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  • India's L. Sarita Devi cries standing beside bronze medalist Vietnam's Thi Duyen Luu after she refused her bronze medal during the medal ceremony for the women’s light 60-kilogram division boxing at the 17th Asian Games in Incheon, South Korea, Wednesday, Oct. 1, 2014. India's protest against the outcome of an Asian Games boxing semifinal that was awarded to South Korea's Park Ji-na over Devi in the women's 60-kilogram division was rejected on Tuesday. Devi rejected her medal in protest against the result. (AP Photo/Kin Cheung)
    Asian Games: Controversy taints home team victories

    INCHEON — Indian boxer Sarita Devi stood on the podium during the medal ceremony at the Seonhak Gymnasium, Wednesday, but didn’t bend down for the bronze medal. Instead, she took it and slipped it around South Korea’s...

    • Posted October 1, 2014
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  • 14-year-old Park Sung-bin became the youngest South Korean gold medalist. (Yonhap)
    South Korea wins 10 gold medals in 1 day

    14-year-old Park Sung-bin becomes the youngest South Korean gold medalist in sailing South Korea bagged 10 gold medals at the Incheon Asian Games Tuesday. It was the country’s biggest one-day haul at this year’s Games. Four of the...

    • Posted October 1, 2014
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  • South Korea's Kim Seung-dae, center, fights for the ball with Thailand's Narubadin Weerawatnodom, right and Adison Promrak, left, during the men's football semifinal against Thailandat the 17th Asian Games in Incheon, South Korea, Tuesday, Sept. 30, 2014.  (AP Photo/Kin Cheung)
    South, North Korea to meet in Asian Games football final

    INCHEON (Yonhap) — South Korea defeated Thailand 2-0 in the men’s football semifinals on Tuesday at the Asian Games, setting up a tantalizing inter-Korean showdown for the gold medal. Powered by two goals late in the first...

    • Posted September 30, 2014
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    Son Yeon-jae hopes to live up to ‘star’ billing

    INCHEON — South Korea’s superstar rhythmic gymnast Son Yeon-jae wore a grave expression on her face as she practiced her routine during a training session at the Seowoon High School gymnasium in Incheon Monday. Son, 20, focused on...

    • Posted September 29, 2014
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