All posts tagged "swimming"

  • Park Tae-hwan speaks to his coaching staff at a pool in Incheon, west of Seoul, on Sept. 19, 2014, while practicing for the 17th Incheon Asian Games, which open later in the day. (Yonhap)
    Park Tae-hwan banned for 18 months, may return for Rio Olympics

    South Korea’s only Olympic-winning swimmer, Park Tae-hwan — who failed a doping test last year — will likely return for the 2016 Rio Olympics following an 18-month ban announced Tuesday in Korea, Yonhap reported. The 25-year-old star...

    • Posted March 23, 2015
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    Doping hearing for swimmer Park Tae-hwan postponed per request

    SEOUL (Yonhap) — An international doping hearing for South Korean swimmer Park Tae-hwan has been postponed, officials here said on Friday. The Korea Swimming Federation (KSF) said FINA, the international governing body of swimming, has put off...

    • Posted February 13, 2015
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  • Park Tae-hwan checks his time after competing men's 200-meter freestyle swimming heat at the 17th Asian Games in Incheon, on Sept. 21, 2014.  (AP-Yonhap)
    Effort to protect Park Tae-hwan from doping allegations slipping

    By Nam Hyun-woo One week after Park Tae-hwan’s doping scandal emerged, Korea’s swimming community has united in an attempt to protect the Olympic star. Officials from the Korean Olympic Committee, Korea Swimming Federation (KSF) and Park’s agency...

    • Posted February 4, 2015
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    Park Tae-hwan hires Swiss-based attorney for doping hearing

    SEOUL (Yonhap) — Beleaguered South Korean swimmer Park Tae-hwan, reeling from a positive doping test, has hired a foreign attorney in preparation for an international doping hearing, officials here said Thursday. FINA, the sport’s international governing body,...

    • Posted January 28, 2015
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    Bronze parade continues for Park Tae-hwan

    Gets 4th bronze in 4×100m freestyle relay Park Tae-hwan anchored South Korea to the bronze in the 4×100m freestyle relay for his fourth medal in Incheon Wednesday, all of them bronze. Park now has 18 career medals at...

    • Posted September 24, 2014
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  • From left, silver medalist China's Sun Yang, gold Japan's Kosuke Hagino and bronze South Korea's Park Tae-hwan  pose for  photo on the podium after the men's 200-meter freestyle swimming final at the 17th Asian Games in Incheon, South Korea,  Sunday, Sept. 21, 2014.(AP Photo/Rob Griffith)
    Park Tae-hwan, Sun Yang upstaged by Kosuke Hagino

    Asian Games 200-meter freestyle South Korea’s superstar swimmer Park Tae-hwan settled for bronze in the men’s 200-meter freestyle at the Incheon Asian Games on Saturday, failing in his bid for a third straight Asiad gold in the distance. Park...

    • Posted September 21, 2014
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