All posts tagged "Sochi Olympics"

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    Lee Seung-hoon to leadoff for Korea

    Sochi Olympic Schedule for Korean Athletes (in Korean and PST)   Following the Olympics could be an overwhelming challenge. There will be 98 gold medals won over 16 days of competition, with nearly 2,900 athletes from 87...

    • Posted February 7, 2014
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  • N. Korea's Winter Olympian has gone from six in 2006 Turin to two in 2010 Vancouver to zero in 2014 Sochi. (Newsis)
    N. Korea to miss first Winter Games in 12 years

    IOC official says no one from nation qualified for Games North Korea will miss the Winter Olympic Games for the first time in 12 years. An official with the International Olympic Committee (IOC) said on Tuesday that no North...

    • Posted February 4, 2014
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  • Speed skater Lee Sang-hwa shows off her feminine side in Esquire magazine photo shoot. (Esquire magazine-Yonhap)
    ‘Beauty and the Beast’

    Korean speed skater Lee Sang-hwa creates buzz    with Esquire magazine photo shoot & KIA commercials Speed skater Lee Sang-hwa,  the reigning Olympic champion in the women’s 500m, is getting very popular in Korea. As she heads for...

    • Posted January 28, 2014
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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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  • 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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  • Choi Jae-woo, who will represent Korea in the mogul ski competition at the Sochi Games, believes he has a shot at Olympic hardware. (Yonhap)
    Leap of Faith

    Mogul skier Choi aims for Korea’s first medal on snow         By Kwon Ji-youn A tree is known by its fruit. When Choi Jae-woo began skiing at the age of 4 with his father,...

    • Posted January 23, 2014
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  • After her historic performance in the 2010 Vancouver Olympics, when she took the gold with a
world-record of 228.56 points, Kim Yu-na is now looking to become only the third woman ever to repeat as Olympic champion.
(Korea Times photo by 
Ko Young-kwon)
    Resisting her coronation

    Skating prodigies vow to give Kim Yuna competition at Sochi Games By Do Je-hae Four years ago, Japan’s Asada Mao was the only serious threat to Kim Yu-na’s pursuit of Olympic gold in ladies’ figure skating. Now...

    • Posted January 22, 2014
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