All posts tagged "Sochi 2014"

  • Shim Suk-Hee of South Korea, centre, celebrates her team's first place in the women's 3000m short track speedskating relay final at the Iceberg Skating Palace during the 2014 Winter Olympics, Tuesday, Feb. 18, 2014, in Sochi, Russia. (AP Photo/David J. Phillip )
    Short Track Redemption

    Women’s 3,000m relay team wins the first short-track gold in Sochi for S. Korea (Yonhap) — With three laps to go in the women’s 3,000-meter short track relay on Tuesday, South Korea trailed China by a substantial...

    • Posted February 18, 2014
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    Tale of the tape: Yuna vs. Yulia

    Shaping up as the biggest Sochi Olympic event By Baek Byung-yeul, Kim Tong-hyung It’s shaping up as the most anticipated showdown of the Olympics. Kim Yuna, Korea’s figure-skating superstar and defending Olympic champion, hopes to end her...

    • Posted February 17, 2014
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  • Viktor Ahn of Russia, right, celebrates winning in a men's 1000m short track speedskating final with second placed Vladimir Grigorev of Russia, left, at the Iceberg Skating Palace during the 2014 Winter Olympics, Saturday, Feb. 15, 2014, in Sochi, Russia. (AP Photo/Ivan Sekretarev)
    Ahn Point

    Ahn becomes the first man to win gold for 2 countries at Winter Olympics  Says it proves that he made the right choice…Korea still has no short-track gold  With his first Olympic gold medal for his adopted...

    • Posted February 15, 2014
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  • Women's 1,500-meter short track speedskating medalists, from left, Italy's Arianna Fontana, bronze, China's Zhou Yang, gold, and South Korea's Shim Suk-hee, silver, pose with their medals at the 2014 Winter Olympics in Sochi, Russia, Saturday, Feb. 15, 2014.  (AP Photo/Morry Gash)
    Shim Suk-hee wins silver in women’s 1,500 meters

    South Korean short tracker Shim Suk-hee won the silver medal in the women’s 1,500m at the Sochi Winter Olympics on Saturday. The 17-year-old earned her first Olympic medal in the final at Iceberg Skating Palace, finishing just...

    • Posted February 15, 2014
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  • Yun Sung-bin in skeleton made some noise after the two opening races at Sanki Sliding Center. (Yonhap)
    Remember his name

    Yun Sung-bin shows promise in skeleton South Korea didn’t pick up any medals on Friday at the Sochi Winter Olympics, but saw hope for one in skeleton in the future. On a relatively quiet day for Team...

    • Posted February 14, 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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  • Six-time Olympian Lee Kyou-hyuk started out well in 1,000 meter race, but could not maintain that pace. (Yonhap)

    Speed skaters struggle, curlers lose  Korea’s medal count stays at one in Sochi It was another unproductive day at the Sochi Winter Olympics for South Korea as a speed skating medal hopeful struggled on ice and the...

    • Posted February 12, 2014
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