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Korea up one spot in FIFA rankings at No. 56

South Korea has moved one spot up to rank No. 56 in the world, the latest FIFA ranking announced on Thursday showed. The April rankings of FIFA showed that the …

Five short track speed skaters charged with illegal gambling

Five short track speed skaters have been charged with allegedly placing illegal bets on sports games online, the police said Thursday. The Gyeonggi Bukbu …

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 …

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