All posts tagged "park tae-hwan"

  • Park Tae-hwan looks at an electronic board after completing a 200-meter freestyle race at the national team trials in Gimcheon City, North Gyeongsang Province, on July 16, 2014. Park finished the race in 1:45.25, the fastest in the men's 200m freestyle this year, outperforming the Australian swimmer Cameron McEvoy's 1:45.58. Park will also compete in the 100m and 400m in freestyle, and 200m and 400m in individual medley to qualify for the Incheon Asian Games in September. (Yonhap)
    S. Korean sports officials meet over Park Tae-hwan’s impending doping hearing

    SEOUL (Yonhap) — A team of South Korean sports officials met on Friday to discuss preparations for an upcoming doping hearing for Park Tae-hwan, a beleaguered swimmer who recently tested positive for testosterone. Representatives from the Korean...

    • Posted January 30, 2015
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    Park Tae-hwan hires Swiss-based attorney for doping hearing

    SEOUL (Yonhap) — Beleaguered South Korean swimmer Park Tae-hwan, reeling from a positive doping test, has hired a foreign attorney in preparation for an international doping hearing, officials here said Thursday. FINA, the sport’s international governing body,...

    • Posted January 28, 2015
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    S. Korean swimmer Park Tae-hwan fails drug test

    SEOUL (Yonhap) — South Korean Olympic swimming champ Park Tae-hwan has failed a doping test, his agency said on Monday, blaming the result on an illegal injection administered by a local doctor. Team GMP, the swimmer’s agency,...

    • Posted January 26, 2015
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    Korean announcer denies Park Tae-hwan dating rumors

    Korea’s favorite swimmer and an SBS announcer denied they are in a relationship Thursday in Korea, TV Report said. Various Korean media reported Thursday that Park Tae-hwan, 25, and Jang Ye-won, 24, are seeing each other after...

    • Posted November 26, 2014
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  • Son Yeon-jae, left, and Park Tae-hwan (Yonhap)
    Gymnast Son Yeon-jae denies Park Tae-hwan dating rumors

    Rhythmic gymnast Son Yeon-jae, 20, on Monday denied rumors that she is dating star swimmer Park Tae-hwan, who is four years her senior. Appearing on SBS’s “Healing Camp,” Son said that Park is just her close friend....

    • Posted October 28, 2014
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    5 hottest male athletes at 2014 Incheon Asian Games

    The 2014 Incheon Asian Games are coming to an end Saturday, but not before we take a look at a few of the hottest male athletes who ran, swam, kicked and fought their way through the 16-day...

    • Posted October 3, 2014
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  • After the medal ceremony, Sun Yang, left, gave Park tae-hwan a birthday cake. (Yonhap)
    Park Tae-hwan makes history without winning gold

      INCHEON (Yonhap) — South Korean swimming hero Park Tae-hwan wrapped up the Asian Games at home on Friday with six medals, but none of them gold. Park, who turns 25 on Saturday, has battled nerves all...

    • Posted September 26, 2014
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