All posts tagged "Russia"

  • pok370
    Heaviest drinkers in the world: South Koreans

    The heaviest alcoholic drinkers in the world were found to be South Koreans and by far. They drink so much that they outpace vodka lovers in Russia by a margin of 2:1, according to a survey by...

    • Posted February 3, 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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  • Acupuncture
    Next up: Korean medicine

    Korea is seeking to have their version of Oriental medicine recognized By Park Si-soo Korea is seeking ways to have its version of traditional Oriental medicine and related practitioners recognized and wanted in other countries. The campaign...

    • Posted January 16, 2014
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  • skatelee
    “Speed Don’t Lie”

    Lee Sang-hwa wins final Olympic tune-up Defending Olympic speed skating champion Lee Sang-hwa on Tuesday won her final competition ahead of the Sochi Games, building momentum before the world’s biggest winter sporting event opens on Feb. 7....

    • Posted January 7, 2014
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  • PYH2013120606130001300_P2
    Bring the heat

    Hong says Korea squad for Brazil World Cup nearly complete By Kim Tong-hyung After spending the past six months fast-tracking the rebuilding of Korea’s national football team, Hong Myung-bo seems anxious to declare the process complete. Talking...

    • Posted January 1, 2014
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  • Expectations just got higher for Hong Myung-bo. (Yonhap)
    Be careful what you wish for!

    With Korea, Belgium, Russia, and Algeria all screaming for joy after the 2014 World Cup draw, something has to give; A favorable drawing also means there are no excuses for not advancing  By Lee Kyutae   Koreans...

    • Posted December 10, 2013
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  • Korean national football team winger Son Heung-min, left, and striker Kim Shin-wook pass each other during a friendly against Russia at Zabeel Stadium in Dubai, Wednesday (KST). Korea lost 2-1. / Yonhap
    Hong Myung-bo finds critical piece in Kim Shin-wook

      The Korean national soccer team has finished its international friendly schedule for 2013 with a 2-1 loss to Russia in Dubai. However, Hong Myung-bo, who replaced a hapless Choi Kang-hee as manager in June, did not come...

    • Posted November 20, 2013
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