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Fri, June 2, 2023 | 23:43
Korea's World Cup draw tough but not impossible
South Korea head coach Paulo Bento allowed himself a little smile at the end of the draw for the 2022 World Cup in Qatar on Friday evening local time but it is hard to know what emotion was lying behind it.
Boring draw for Korea, but time to focus
South Korea's national football team coach Paulo Bento, center, speaks to the players after the World Cup 2022 qualification match against Lebanon at Goyang Stadium in Gyeonggi Province, June 13. / Courtesy of KFABy John DuerdenIt is debatable whether South Korea's route to the 2022 World Cup could have been easier or not but it could surely have been a lot more exciting. The...
A legend returns to the K-League
Hong Myung-bo is a legend of South Korean and Asian football. In fact, he is a soccer legend regardless of where you come from. Only three players in the history of the sport have appeared at more World Cups than Hong: Germany's Lothar Matthaus as well as Rafael Marquez and Antonio Carbajal of Mexico. If that wasn't enough, the defender captained the Taeguk Warriors to the se...
Future defense tech is here
Two HR-Sherpas, Hyundai Rotem's multi-purpose unmanned vehicle, are driven as part of a defense industry showcase at an undisclosed location. The two-ton military unmanned ground vehicle (UGV) is equipped with a remote-controlled weapon station to enhance its ability to track or shoot targets from a long distance. The Defense Acquisition Program Administration, a state body c...
Ulsan concedes title to Jeonbuk once again
It happened again. Ulsan Hyundai conceded this year's K League 1 title to its rival Jeonbuk Hyundai in the last minute once more. Ulsan manager Kim Do-hoon said he took comfort in the fact that the gap between the two teams has been narrowed, but angry Ulsan fans are demanding his resignation.
[ANNIVERSARY SPECIAL] Sports stands in vanguard of antiracism
Sports has been on the vanguard of combating racism for decades. Global football communities established the “Let's kick racism out of Football” campaign in 1993. In 1997, they also formed an organization with the same name to encourage schools and communities to challenge discrimination, encourage inclusivity practices and work for positive changes.
Lee Kang-in unlikely to renew contract with Valencia
It seems almost certain South Korean young talent Lee Kang-in is not going to renew his contract with Valencia CF.
Rays' Choi takes center stage in Big League after long journey
Tampa Bay Rays' South Korean baseball player Choi Ji-man is enjoying the peak of his Major League Baseball (MLB) career with a series of well-timed performances during this year's post season.
Moon Seon-min leads Sangju Sangmu's K League 1 campaign
Regardless of its demotion, Sangju players have shown more than 100 percent throughout the season, and are now holding fourth place in the league. Of its 35 players, former South Korean international Moon Seon-min is leading the club's cruise.
Bonghwang national baseball tournament to start Friday
The 48th Bonghwang High School Baseball Tournament will start at the Mokdong and Sinwol ballpark in Seoul, Friday, for an 18-day run that will continue until Nov. 2.
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