All posts tagged "Switzerland"

  • Korea’s skip Kim Ji-sun, center, yells instructions to teammates during a game against Switzerland at the World Women’s Curling Championships in Saint John, New Brunswick, Canada, Wednesday (KST). (Reuters-Yonhap)
    ‘Curls Generation’

    Can Korean women curlers build on Olympics  By Jung Min-ho Korean women curlers came out of the Sochi Olympics as unlikely winners. Sure, they finished eighth in a field of 10, but in managing to keep their...

    • Posted March 19, 2014
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  • National football team manager Hong Myung-bo
    Korean national team’s frontline experiment continues

    Hong contemplates how to use striker Kim Shin-wook against Russia By Jung Min-ho Let’s get one thing straight: Korea doesn’t have a true, match-winner who can dictate defenses and single-handedly carry the team on world football’s biggest...

    • Posted November 18, 2013
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  • Korean midfielder Lee Chung-yong celebrates after scoring the match-winner in the 86th minute of a football friendly match between Korea and Switzerland at the Seoul World Cup Stadium, Friday. Korea claimed a 2-1 victory in the first clash between the two countries since Switzerland defeated Korea 2-0 in the final Group G match at the 2006 World Cup in Germany. / Yonhap
    Sweet Revenge!

    Korea upsets Swiss in soccer friendly 2-1 Korea stunned Switzerland with a 2-1 victory in a friendly match, erasing an early deficit in a spirited second half. At Seoul World Cup Stadium Bolton Wanderers winger Lee Chung-yong...

    • Posted November 15, 2013
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  • Kim Shin-wook, a 1.97-meter forward from Ulsan Hyundai, has joined Korea’s national football team ahead of two friendlies against Switzerland and Russia this month. The news failed to stir excitement among fans because the top scorer of Korea’s domestic league has been unimpressive in international competition. / Yonhap
    Kim Shin-wook gets look as Korea’s lone striker

    By Kim Tong-hyung Sports writers have spent the last couple of years touting Kim Shin-wook as Korean football’s next big thing. He has been that literally, but regrettably not figuratively. Built like a basketball power forward at...

    • Posted November 13, 2013
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