All posts tagged "curling"

  • Allegedly abusive curling coach banned for life

    (Yonhap) — A former assistant coach of the national women’s curling team, fired for verbally abusing his athletes, was slapped with a lifetime ban from the sport on Thursday. The Korea Curling Federation announced that Choi Min-suk...

    • Posted April 10, 2014
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    ‘Curls Generation’ members quit over coach’s alleged abuse

    By Nam Hyun-woo Four members of the women’s national curling team have resigned, claiming their coaches had verbally and sexually abused them. Korea was knocked out of the Sochi Winter Olympics, but reached the final four in...

    • Posted March 29, 2014
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  • Korea’s leads Um Min-ji, left, and Lee Suel-bee react after their teammate’s shot missed a target during their bronze medal game against Russia at the World Women’s Curling Championships in Saint John, New Brunswick, last Sunday. (Yonhap)
    Curling team misses podium

    By Jung Min-ho Korea’s women curlers reached the world championship semifinals for the second time ever but failed to mount the podium after a 7-6 loss to Russia, Monday (KST). At the Ford World Women’s Curling Championship...

    • Posted March 24, 2014
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  • Korea’s skip Kim Ji-sun, center, yells instructions to teammates during a game against Switzerland at the World Women’s Curling Championships in Saint John, New Brunswick, Canada, Wednesday (KST). (Reuters-Yonhap)
    ‘Curls Generation’

    Can Korean women curlers build on Olympics  By Jung Min-ho Korean women curlers came out of the Sochi Olympics as unlikely winners. Sure, they finished eighth in a field of 10, but in managing to keep their...

    • Posted March 19, 2014
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  • Two-man bobsleigh team pilot Won Yun-jong, left, and brakeman Seo Young-woo react as they cross the finish line in their final run at the Sochi Olympics at the Sanki Sliding Center, Monday. The team finished 18th overall, the highest ever for Korean bobsledders. (AP-Yonhap)
    Bobsledders reach new Olympic high

    By Kwon Ji-youn Korean bobsledders proved Monday night that they are brimming with potential, boosting expectations for the 2018 PyeongChang Games. Won Yun-jong and Seo Young-woo finished 18th in the two-man event ― an all-time high ― in...

    • Posted February 18, 2014
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    Korean curling team hits Great Wall

    By Jung Min-ho Korea’s female curlers lost to China 11-3 after their worst performance at the Ice Cube Curling Center, Friday (KST), moving further away from their hope of reaching the semifinals on their first Olympic appearance....

    • Posted February 14, 2014
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    Korea registers first-ever Olympic Curling win

    Defeats Japan 12-7, then loses to Swiss 6-8 Korea defeated Japan 12-7 in its opening round robin match of women’s curling at the Sochi Olympics on Tuesday. It was Korea’s first-ever Curling win in Olympics, but they...

    • Posted February 11, 2014
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