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Korea will remain second seed despite forfeit victory over Kuwait

South Korea will remain a second seed in the final Asian qualifying round for the 2018 FIFA World Cup despite the world football governing body’s ruling …

Ex-Olympic swimming champ Park Tae-hwan ruled out of Rio Games

Former Olympic swimming gold medalist Park Tae-hwan was ruled out of this year’s Rio Summer Games Wednesday following a decision by the nation’s …

International triathlon Ironman to take place in Busan
International triathlon Ironman to take place in Busan

Ironman, a triathlon course that requires participants to finish a 1.9-kilometer swim, 90.1-kilometer cycling track and 21.1-kilometer marathon in under 8.5 …

Mariners’ Lee Dae-ho hitless in 1st MLB start

The Seattle Mariners first baseman Lee Dae-ho went hitless in his first Major League Baseball start Tuesday in Texas. Playing first base and batting eighth …

Twins’ Park Byung-ho gets 1st MLB hit as three Koreans make season debuts

Park Byung-ho of the Minnesota Twins picked up his first Major League Baseball hit, as three South Koreans made their first appearances of the 2016 season …

Son Yeon-jae satisfied with her performance before Rio Games

South Korean rhythmic gymnast Son Yeon-jae said Tuesday she is satisfied with her improving performance, but will work harder to earn a medal at the Rio de …

Chun In-gee rises to qualification spot for Olympic women’s golf

Fresh off a runner-up finish at the LPGA Tour’s first major of the season, South Korean youngster Chun In-gee rose to the last qualification spot for the …

Korean rookie Chun In-gee finishes 2nd at LPGA major

South Korean rookie Chun In-gee finished second in the LPGA Tour’s first major of the season in California on Sunday. Chun shot 11-under 277 to end one …

Pending free agent pitcher signs with Japanese agent

Pending South Korean free agent pitcher Cha Woo-chan has signed with a Japanese agent, sources said Monday, as he eyes a move to Japan after this season. …

Former world short track champ Noh Jin-kyu loses battle with cancer

Former South Korean world short track champion Noh Jin-kyu died Sunday after a battle with bone cancer. He was 24 years old. Noh’s sister, speed skater …

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