World Taekwondo Federation Changes Its Name over Acronym

The World Taekwondo Federation, which has been gone by that name since its establishment in 1973, is changing its name due to the “negative...

World Taekwondo Headquarters to Launch Its First Overseas Branch in LA

  The Mecca of taekwondo is coming to Los Angeles. Kukkiwon, the World Taekwondo Headquarters, is bringing its first branch to Los Angeles, CA to...

Retiring Japanese Figure Skater Mao Asada Comments on Her Rivalry with Yuna Kim

Japan's proud figure skating star Mao Asada announced a sudden retirement on Monday, April 10 through her blog, writing, "After last year's Japan nationals,...

Kang Jung-Ho’s DUI in Korea May Affect His Visa Acquisition

Pittsburgh Pirates infielder Kang Jung-ho appeared in South Korean court on Wednesday, February 22. Prosecutors sought a fine of 15 million KRW (approximately $13,100). At...

Ryu Hyun-jin Comes Back in LA and Says He’s Pain-Free Now

Ryu Hyun-jin (29·LA Dodgers), who has been focusing on rehabilitation, came back to Los Angeles on the 25th. Ryu took a season-off break for...

SF Giants To Sign Korean Star Hwang Jae-gyun

Hwang Jae-gyun (29) has been confirmed to leave Lotte Giants and transform into a 'SF Giant' to debut in the Major League Baseball. Last year,...

Heung-Min Son Calls for Help to Save Ill Child

  Heung-min Son, one of South Korea’s biggest names in international soccer, is stepping forward to help a child in United Kingdom who is suffering...

Lydia Ko Speaks Up for Equal Pay in Golf

  “Hopefully one day it will be equal.” The world’s number one female golfer Lydia Ko recently interviewed with Yahoo Sports, saying that the prize gap...

The World’s Largest Ski and Snowboard Lesson at Mountain High

  Ski and snowboard areas across the U.S., including Mountain High Resort, will host the World’s Largest Ski & Snowboard Lesson on Friday, January 6. The...

MLB Journalist Advises Cardinals to Keep Oh Seung-Hwan

  Some MLB journalists claim that St. Louis Cardinals should offer Oh Seung-hwan this off-season a extended contract. Brian Walton, a longtime beat reporter of Cardinals, published...

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