gnb content footer

home

News Focus

Sports

Sports

Sports RSS RSS

Sports

Team_Korea_Rio_Paralympic_Article_main.jpg

'Already winners'
Sep 29, 2016
Prime Minister Hwang Kyo-ahn (center) poses for a picture with Paralympics athletes, holding up a gift given to him by the Rio 2016 Paralympics national team, at a congratulatory luncheon on Sept. 29. "Regardless of the color of your medal, or how you performed in your sport, ...

160921_kgd_sub.jpg

'Never give up on your dreams'
Sep 21, 2016
Kim Gyu-dae celebrates his bronze medal in the men's T54 marathon at the Rio 2016 Paralympic Games in Brazil on Sept. 18. The Rio 2016 Paralympic Games ended on Sept. 19. Parathletes from around the world touched the hearts of millions of viewers with their efforts to overcom...

20160919_Rio_main.jpg

Heart-touching 12 days of Paralympics
Sep 19, 2016
Jo Gi-seong gives a thumbs-up as he finds out he won the 50-meter freestyle S4 swimming competition on Sept. 17 at the Rio 2016 Paralympic Games. "Sport is a bridge to society for the disabled. I hope people like me can come to society through sports, just as I did." Swimmer J...

160908_para1_sub.jpg

Rio 2016 Paralympic Games kick off
Sep 08, 2016
The Rio 2016 Paralympic Games kick off on Sept. 8 at Maracana Stadium in Rio de Janeiro, Brazil. The Rio 2016 Paralympic Games, being held in South America for the first time, kicked off on Sept. 8. The 15th Paralympic Games started with a splendid opening ceremony at Maracana...

160907_dmzcycle_main.jpg

International cyclists race along the DMZ
Sep 07, 2016
On Sept. 5, cyclists of various nationalities pedal uphill in the Tour de DMZ 2016, an international youth road cycling race organized by the Ministry of the Interior. Young cyclists from around the world pedaled their way along the Demilitarized Zone (DMZ), from east to wes...

Worldcup_Seoul_20160901_Article_main.jpg

Cheers for Korea-China match resonate around Seoul Worl...
Sep 02, 2016
In the final Asian qualifying rounds for the 2018 FIFA World Cup, the Korean national football squad celebrates after Lee Chung-yong scores his side's second goal with a powerful second-half header, putting Korea up 2-0 in the 66th minute, on Sept. 1 at the Seoul World Cup Stadiu...

160831_olym9_sub.jpg

Olympic Flashback
Aug 31, 2016
Hellenic Post issued commemorative stamps on the occasion of the Seoul 1988 Olympic Games torch relay. Seals depict the lighting at ancient Olympia on Aug. 23, 1988, the transfer of the Olympic flame at Patras, the transfer of the Olympic flame at Corinth and the final delivery i...

160822_rioclosing_main.jpg

Olympic Games now en route to PyeongChang
Aug 22, 2016
The Rio 2016 Olympic Games come to a close with an explosion of samba festivities on Aug. 21 at the Maracana Stadium in Rio de Janeiro, Brazil. Rio de Janeiro wrapped up the Rio 2016 Olympic Games on Aug. 21 with a spectacular carnival-inspired closing ceremony. The colorf...

160822_cha_sub.jpg

S. Korea's Cha Dong-min wins taekwondo bronze
Aug 21, 2016
South Korean Cha Dong-min won a taekwondo bronze medal at the Rio de Janeiro Olympics on Saturday. Cha defeated Dmitriy Shokin of Uzbekistan 4-3 for one of two bronzes in the men's 80kg event. After the two finished regulation tied at 3-3, Cha scored the decisive "golden point" i...

pib_sub.jpg

S. Korean Park In-bee wins gold in women's golf
Aug 21, 2016
South Korean Park In-bee cruised to the women's golf gold medal at the Rio de Janeiro Olympics on Saturday.Park shot five-under 66 in the final round at the par-71, 6,245-yard Olympic Golf Course, for a four-day total of 16-under 268. She beat Lydia Ko of New Zealand by five stro...