All posts tagged "Sochi 2014"

  • 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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  • An Austrian athlete, in this Feb. 22, 2013, file photo, practices on a track at the Sanki Sliding Center during the Luge World Cup in Krasnaya Polyana. Korea’s sledding athletes headed straight to the center after arrival to check out the track ahead of the opening of the Sochi Winter Olympics on Friday. 
    Olympic Village “Inadequate”

    Last-minute preparations are well underway By Kwon Ji-youn Last-minute preparations are well underway as Korean athletes and officials begin arriving in Sochi to warm up for the Winter Games. A delegation of 46 Korean Olympians arrived at...

    • Posted February 4, 2014
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  • Korean athletes and officials began arriving in Sochi, Sunday. (Yonhap)
    Korean delegation arrives in Sochi

    By Baek Byung-yeul Korean athletes and officials began arriving in Sochi, Sunday (KST), five days before the start of the 22nd Winter Olympic Games. Team Korea enters the Sochi Games with unprecedented expectations, sending a record 71...

    • Posted February 3, 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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  • 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)
    League of their own

    ‘Ice queens’ Kim Yu-na, Lee Sang-hwa look to cement their legacies in Sochi By Jung Min-ho Reigning Olympic champions Kim Yu-na and Lee Sang-hwa are heavily favored to defend their gold medals at the Sochi Winter Olympics,...

    • Posted January 2, 2014
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  • The Korean female curling national team, from left, Um Min-ji, Shin Mi-sung, Kim Ji-sun, Lee Seul-bee and Gim Un-chi became popular figures in Korea after the Olympics.
    Athletes dream of Olympic glory

    By Jung Min-ho Figure-skating megastar Kim Yu-na and speed-skating champion Lee Sang-hwa are expected to dictate the media attention on Korean athletes at next month’s Winter Olympics in Sochi, Russia. Korean athletes competing in less popular sports,...

    • Posted December 31, 2013
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  • Kim Yuna, middle, is back in Zagreb, Croatia, where she won her last 'Novice' event title. (Yonhap)
    Kim Yuna: Then and Now

    Being back in Zagreb, Croatia brings back fond memories from 10 years ago By Lee Kyutae Kim Yuna is back at where it all started for her. Instead of joining her peers at the Grand Prix Final in...

    • Posted December 4, 2013
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