All posts tagged "FIFA World Cup"

  • Psy
    Psy may re-emerge in April

    By Park Jin-hai K-pop sensation Psy is likely to re-emerge in April. Speculation is rife that the rapper will return to the music scene sometime next month, just two months ahead of the FIFA World Cup in...

    • Posted March 19, 2014
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  • Oribe Perralta traps, turns, and scores in one motion to give Mexico 1-0 lead. (Yonhap)
    Korean soccer team returns after “unsuccessful” trip to U.S.

    (Yonhap) After completing an unsuccessful training camp in the buildup to the FIFA World Cup, the South Korean men’s national football team returned home from the United States on Monday, with players vowing to improve themselves in their...

    • Posted February 3, 2014
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  • Patriotic marketing is forecasted to be a dominant trend this year. (Newsis)
    Patriot Games

    Leading trend expert picks 3 major keywords for 2014 - ”Sports, convergence, small luxuries” By Kim Bo-eun The year 2014, packed with major sports events such as the Winter Olympics, FIFA World Cup and Asian Games, is bound...

    • Posted January 30, 2014
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  • Samsung Electronics have just launched "Galaxy Supporters" ad campaign featuring Olympians such as Kim Ki-hoon, from left, Sung Shi-baek, Park Tae-hwan, Chun Lee-kyung, and Jegal Sung-yeol. They are running toward Sochi. (Courtesy of Samsung Electonics/Newsis)
    Olympic ad war revving up

    By Kim Tae-jong Major Korean companies are ratcheting up their sports marketing efforts by sponsoring upcoming global events in a bid to boost sales and enhance their brand image. The Sochi Winter Olympic Games will take place...

    • Posted January 29, 2014
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  • Mexico national soccer team coach Miguel Herrera(left), Korea national soccer team coach Hong Myungbo(right). (Yonhap)
    S. Korea – Mexico square off today

    Fresh off a win over Costa Rica, the South Korean men’s national football team will face an even bigger test against Mexico on Wednesday. South Korea, ranked 53rd, will go up against the 21st-ranked Mexico at 6...

    • Posted January 29, 2014
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  • Park Ji Sung of Eindhoven during the Champions League match between PSV and AC Milan in Eindhoven, Netherlands on August 20, 2013 (yonhap)
    Report: Park Ji-sung’s return ‘possible’ in March

    Former national men’s football team captain Park Ji-sung could return to play in one of South Korea’s tune-up matches ahead of this year’s FIFA World Cup, the squad’s head coach said Thursday. On the sidelines of the...

    • Posted January 17, 2014
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