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Stielike makes successful coaching debut
Uli Stielike’s experiments in his coaching debut for South Korea's national football team proved successful against Paraguay, Friday, as his men defeated their opponents 2-0.
Hanwha workers cheer on Iraqi squad
A group of unusual spectators went to a rain-soaked Incheon Football Stadium on Oct. 2. They flocked there to watch Iraq and Thailand compete for the bronze medal in football at the Incheon Asian Games.
After Asian Games, lure of big sporting events fades
The just-ended Incheon Asian Games have raised a couple of very important questions: Did the country really need to host such an extravagant international sporting event, and should it ever bid for another in the future?
Ryu dominates but fails to win playoff game
It was Game 3 again, and it was also against the St. Louis Cardinals. But Los Angeles Dodgers' starting pitcher Ryu Hyun-jin - despite pitching six solid innings for a no-decision - failed to repeat last year's success, as his team was defeated 3-1, Tuesday (KST). The Cardinals have taken a 2-1 lead in the best-of-five National League Division Series.
Twins hold key for last ticket to postseason
The SK Wyverns, Lotte Giants and Doosan Bears have been keeping a keen eye on the results of every LG Twins game, as they will determine whether any of those teams will have a shot at the last ticket for the postseason.
Down-at-heel Seoul needs new blood
Last week was special for South Korean soccer after the U-23 team won gold at the 2014 Asian Games. This was the result of months and years of hard work. It may be true that the 120 minutes against North Korea in Thursday's final were not exactly full of excitement, but there was tension that ended with genuine drama as Rim Chang-woo, an unlikely match-winner, scored the only...
PyeongChang may learn big lesson from Incheon
The just-ended Incheon Asian Games offers a lesson for organizers of the 2018 PyeongChang Winter Olympics: prepare well or face the consequences. First of all, Incheon failed to secure funding from the central government. As a result, the Asiad organizers had to make preparations on the relatively low budget of 2.3 trillion won or about $2 billion, forcing them to plug the bi...
S.Korea wins gold in men's basketball
South Korea clinched gold in the men’s basketball after defeating Iran 79-77 in a dramatic final match, Friday, reclaiming the Asiad title for the first time in 12 years.
S. Korean women rout Japanese to snatch handball gold
INCHEON - The South Korean women’s handball team won gold after routing Japan 29-19, Wednesday, at the Incheon Asian Games, avenging their bitter failure four years ago.
S-N tension spills into Asian Games
INCHEON _ The participation of North Korean athletes in the Asian Games here is apparently reflecting the current high level of inter-Korean tension.
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