All posts tagged "PyeongChang"

  • South Korea artists dance around an illuminated snowman after the handing over of the next Winter Olympics to Pyeongchang, during the closing ceremony of the 2014 Winter Olympics, Sunday, Feb. 23, 2014, in Sochi, Russia. (AP Photo/Matthias Schrader)
    See you in PyeongChang

    Gangwon Province resort town needs to be successful both in and after Olympics By Kim Tong-hyung After 17 days of drama and off-the-field controversy, the Sochi Olympics went into the books with a lavish ceremony on Sunday,...

    • Posted February 24, 2014
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  • Park So-Youn of South Korea competes in the women's short program figure skating competition at the Iceberg Skating Palace during the 2014 Winter Olympics, Wednesday, Feb. 19, 2014, in Sochi, Russia. (AP Photo/Darron Cummings)
    “We got next”

    16-yr. olds Park So-youn and Kim Hae-jin show glimpse of future  while gaining valuable experience in placing 16th and 21st in Sochi By Lee Kyutae ‘Queen Yuna’ may have skated in competition for the last time, but a...

    • Posted February 20, 2014
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    Shim Suk-hee poised to deliver another gold

    By Kwon Ji-youn It seems Shim Suk-hee has finally broken in her Olympic skates. The 17-year-old prodigy added a gold medal to her silver on Tuesday (KST) in a dramatic win over the Canadian, Italian and Chinese...

    • Posted February 19, 2014
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  • After being sidelined from the 2006 and 2010 Games, Jung Dong-hyun is eyeing his first Olympic appearance in Sochi. (Yonhap)
    Alpine skier eyes rebound in Sochi

    Alpine skier returns from injury, hopes to make top 20 at Sochi By Kwon Ji-youn There is never a good time for misfortune, but Jung Dong-hyun argues that his experience has been the worst. Whenever the alpine...

    • Posted January 28, 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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  • Bobsledders Won Yun-jong, right, and Seo Yeong-woo, who will represent Korea at the Sochi Olympics, practice at their training facility in PyeongChang, Gang-won Province, Monday. (Yonhap)
    Korean bobsledder embraces expectations

    By Baek Byung-yeul Bobsledding is a minority sport in Korea, but Won Yun-jong hopes to use the Sochi Winter Olympics to embed it into the public’s mind. Since coming 19th in the four-man event at the 2010...

    • Posted January 27, 2014
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  • International Olympic Committee President Thomas Bach bows to President Park Geun-hye during his visit to Cheong Wa Dae in Seoul, Thursday. Bach is on the last leg of a trip to cities in Asia. / Yonhap
    IOC gives thumbs up to PyeongChang prep

    By Jung Min-ho Thomas Bach, president of the International Olympic Committee (IOC), spoke highly of the preparation for the 2018 Winter Olympics in PyeongChang, Gangwon Province, at a news conference in Seoul, Thursday. “After the Sochi Olympics,...

    • Posted November 21, 2013
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