All posts tagged "Sochi 2014"

  • Curling
    ‘Curls Generation’ members quit over coach’s alleged abuse

    By Nam Hyun-woo Four members of the women’s national curling team have resigned, claiming their coaches had verbally and sexually abused them. Korea was knocked out of the Sochi Winter Olympics, but reached the final four in...

    • Posted March 29, 2014
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  • 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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  • yuna sang-hwa
    Power of Korean Women

    (PHOTO NEWS) A picture from the Facebook page of South Korea’s speed skaing gold medalist Lee Sang-hwa (far right) shows figure skater queen Kim Yu-na (center in foreground) along with other athletes in Sochi, Russia. Lee wrote...

    • Posted February 25, 2014
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  • 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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    Sochi Winter Olympics ends with host on top

    S. Korea finishes with 3 gold, 3 silver, 2 bronze The 2014 Winter Olympic Games in the Black Sea resort town of Sochi drew to a conclusion on Sunday, with the host Russia back on top. The...

    • Posted February 24, 2014
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  • Lee Seung-hoon, from right,  Kim Cheol-min and Joo Hyong-jun smile after getting their silver medals. (Yonhap)
    Pursuit of Happiness

    S. Korea collects first medal (silver) in team pursuit South Korea grabbed silver in the men’s team pursuit speed skating event at the Sochi Winter Olympics on Saturday. The trio of Lee Seung-hoon, Joo Hyong-jun and Kim...

    • Posted February 22, 2014
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  • From left, Fan Kexin of China, Park Seung-hi of South Korea and Shim Suk-Hee of South Korea compete in the women's 1000m short track speedskating final at the Iceberg Skating Palace during the 2014 Winter Olympics, Friday, Feb. 21, 2014, in Sochi, Russia. (AP Photo/Bernat Armangue)
    S. Korea adds gold and bronze in short track

    Park Seung-hi wins her 2nd gold and 3rd medal in women’s 1000m  Shim Suk-hee gets bronze to go with her gold and silver South Korean short tracker Park Seung-hi captured the gold medal and teammate Shim Suk-hee...

    • Posted February 21, 2014
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