All posts tagged "koc"

  • Kenyan-born marathoner Wilson Loyanae Erupe waves to reporters at the Korean Olympic Committee (KOC) headquarters in Seoul on Jan. 7, 2016, after a meeting with KOC officials over his naturalization. (Photo courtesy of the KOC)
    S. Korean Olympic body withholds decision on naturalizing Kenyan-born marathoner

    SEOUL (Yonhap) — The national Olympic body on Thursday withheld decision on naturalizing a Kenyan-born marathon runner with a doping history, citing the need to review his application further. The Korean Olympic Committee (KOC) said it will...

    • Posted January 7, 2016
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  • Lee Kyou-hyuk hopes his sixth time is the charm. (Yonhap)
    The One with the Most

    Korea’s first-ever 6-time Olympian Lee Kyou-hyuk to carry S. Korean flag at Sochi Winter Olympics  Veteran speed skater Lee Kyou-hyuk will be South Korea’s flag bearer at the opening ceremony of the upcoming Sochi Winter Olympics, officials...

    • Posted January 28, 2014
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  • To mark the 30-day countdown, President Park Geun-hye visited the National Training Center on Wednesday to encourage the athletes. (Yonhap)
    Less than 30 days to Sochi!

    S. Korea poised for another top-10 finish  (Yonhap) — The countdown to the 2014 Winter Olympic Games in Sochi reached 30 days on Wednesday, as South Korean athletes set their sights on another top-10 finish in the...

    • Posted January 8, 2014
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