All posts tagged "shorttrack speed skating"

  • Jeon Myeong-gyu, who resigned at the vice chairman of the national skating body on Monday, had been long suspected of unfairly favoring athletes from the Korea National Sports University to represent the country in international events. (Yonhap)
    Skating body vice head resigns in Sochi fallout

    By Kim Tong-hyung Jeon Myeong-gyu resigned from his post as the vice chairman of the Korea Skating Union (KSU), Monday, amid controversy over the way the skating body picks athletes for the Olympics. Although he technically reported...

    • Posted March 17, 2014
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    Two Russian Olympians bashed online by Koreans

    By Jung Min-ho Two Russian Olympians have been targeted for online bashing by Korean netizens. One is Adelina Sotnikova, who won a gold medal in women’s figure skating over Kim Yu-na in the just-ended Sochi Olympics. The...

    • Posted February 25, 2014
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  • Korea’s Park Seung-hi, right, had the lead when she was pushed from behind. Britain’s Elise Christie was placed last for causing the crash. (Yonhap)
    Park Seung-hi ‘Unlucky’ to win bronze medal

    Tripped from behind, settles for her 3rd Olympic bronze medal Women’s 500-meter short track skating final By Jung Min-ho, Kwon Ji-youn Park Seung-hi won a bronze medal in the women’s 500-meter final at the Iceberg Skating Palace...

    • Posted February 13, 2014
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  • Viktor Ahn of Russia celebrates placing third in the men's 1500m short track speedskating final at the Iceberg Skating Palace during the 2014 Winter Olympics, Monday, Feb. 10, 2014, in Sochi, Russia. (AP Photo/Ivan Sekretarev)
    Viktor Ahn 1, Korea 0

    The much-anticipated Viktor Ahn versus Korea showdown almost didn’t happen. And when it did, their drama proved merely a foil to the greatness of Canada’s Charles Hamelin, who won his third-career Olympic gold in the men’s 1,500-meter...

    • Posted February 10, 2014
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    Blessing in disguise

    Top skater recovering after surgery to remove bone tumor Noh Jin-kyu, Korea’s short-track speed skating ace, was devastated after breaking his left shoulder and elbow during practice earlier this month, which shattered his dreams of going for...

    • Posted January 24, 2014
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