All posts tagged "Kim Yuna"

  • 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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    Study time almost over for Olympic team

    By Jung Min-ho With the Sochi Winter Olympics just 10 days away, preparation time is almost over for Korean athletes who will arrive at the Black Sea resort town burdened by expectations for a historic medal haul....

    • Posted January 27, 2014
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    Kim Yu-na gets favorable draw

    To skate in Group 4 in Sochi By Kwon Ji-youn Figure-skating megastar Kim Yu-na is about as sure-fire a gold-medal candidate as there is among the athletes booked for the Sochi Winter Olympics. Now, observers think her...

    • Posted January 27, 2014
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  • After her historic performance in the 2010 Vancouver Olympics, when she took the gold with a
world-record of 228.56 points, Kim Yu-na is now looking to become only the third woman ever to repeat as Olympic champion.
(Korea Times photo by 
Ko Young-kwon)
    Resisting her coronation

    Skating prodigies vow to give Kim Yuna competition at Sochi Games By Do Je-hae Four years ago, Japan’s Asada Mao was the only serious threat to Kim Yu-na’s pursuit of Olympic gold in ladies’ figure skating. Now...

    • Posted January 22, 2014
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    Finding the Next Yuna

    17-yr. old Park So-Yeon and Kim Hae-jin compete to be the next one   By Kim Tong-hyung Park So-yeon and Kim Hae-jin are a cheery pair of high school girls destined for the dreaded task of succeeding...

    • Posted January 21, 2014
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  • Figure skating Olympic champion Kim Yu-na will try to leave a legacy at the Sochi Winter Games, slated from Feb. 7 to 23. (Yonhap)
    Olympic countdown: 20 days to go!

    Korea to send largest-ever delegation to Sochi               Anticipation is building for the Winter Olympic Games in Sochi, which is now only  20 days away. Expectations have never been higher for...

    • Posted January 17, 2014
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  • The Korea’s national bobsleigh team poses after finishing its training ahead of the Sochi Olympics in Lake Placid, New York, on Jan. 13 (KST). Korea is likely to send its biggest-ever Winter Olympic delegation to the Games, thanks to the dramatic improvement of its athletes in sledding sports. 
(Courtesy of Korea Bobsleigh & Skeleton Federation)
    Korea to send largest-ever Winter Olympic delegation to Sochi

      By Jung Min-ho Korea is likely to send its biggest-ever Winter Olympic delegation to Sochi, thanks to the dramatic improvement of its athletes in sledding sports. Although the finalized roster won’t be confirmed until Jan. 20,...

    • Posted January 14, 2014
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