South Korean Fencing Gold Medalist Sang-young Park Says Winning is not the Goal

  On August 9, a gold medal hung around South Korean fencer Sang-young Park's neck after winning the Men's épée Individual Finals in Rio. The twenty-year-old...

South Korea Scowl at Sexist and Ultranationalist Olympic Commentaries

An increasing number of Koreans are seeking refuge in the World Wide Web to watch the 2016 Rio Olympic Games without commentators shouting ultranationalist...

South Korea Hits the Target at Rio

  On Sunday, August 7, South Korean archer BoBae Ki steadied her aim and released a whizzing shot that hit a perfect mark, ensuring an emphatic victory for the South Korean women's archery...

North Korea Communicates with the World through the Rio Olympics

On July 31 at Athlete's Park in Rio de Janeiro, North Korean artistic gymnast Ri Se-gwang was warming up for his training. Five athletes...

Was Portugal’s Victory Written in the Stars?

  On Sunday, July 10, Portugal claimed its first international title by winning the 2016 UEFA European Championship in the national stadium of Paris, France....

Andy Murray Clinches Second Wimbledon Title in London

  No. 2 world ranked Scottish tennis player Andy Murray faced off against Milos Raonic, his Canadian opponent ranked 7th in the world, for the 2016 Wimbledon Finals on...

Brazil Soccer Legend Pele Marries for Third Time with Japanese Woman

  Brazil’s soccer legend Pele (76) just got married with a 50-year-old businesswoman, Marcia Cibele Aoki. According to O Estado de S. Paulo newspaper, Pele...

Former Korea National Ice Hockey Player, Park Young-bae, Meets Legendary Gretzky

Legend of Ice Hockey, Wayne Gretzky met his long-time fan, Park Young-bae, who grew up seeing Gretzky's gorgeous plays and built up his dream...

Hyun-Soo Kim, Jung-Ho Kang, Dae-Ho Lee bat on the same day

  Seattle Mariner fan-favorite Dae-ho Lee prepares to bat. Korean MLB baseball players Hyun-Soo Kim (28), Jung-Ho Kang (29), and Dae-Ho Lee (33) play the field...

South Korea National Women’s Basketball team on the path to Rio

After failing to qualify for the 2012 Summer Olympics, the #12 FIBA-ranked South Korea Women's Basketball team is revived and back with eyes on Rio. With an emphatic victory...
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