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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...


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...


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...


S. Korean Oh Hye-ri wins taekwondo gold
Aug 20, 2016
South Korea's Oh Hye-ri captured gold medal in women's -67kg taekwondo at the Rio de Janeiro Olympics on Friday. Oh defeated Haby Niare of France 13-12 in a spectacular, action-packed final for her first Olympic title.South Korea has never missed the podium in the women's -67kg s...


S. Korean rhythmic gymnast emotional after qualifying f...
Aug 20, 2016
South Korean rhythmic gymnast Son Yeon-jae said Friday she was choked up with emotions after clinching a spot in her second straight Olympic all-around final. Son scored 71.956 points total from ball, hoop, ribbon and clubs at the Rio de Janeiro Olympics, to finish fifth among 10...


Two top dogs in women's golf to duel for gold in Rio
Aug 20, 2016
It's a dream matchup in women's golf.Two of the biggest names in the sport, Park In-bee of South Korea and Lydia Ko of New Zealand, will battle for the Rio de Janeiro Olympic gold medal on Saturday.Park, world No. 5, leads the top-ranked Ko by two strokes through Friday at 11-und...


S. Korean Lee Dae-hoon wins taekwondo bronze
Aug 19, 2016
South Korea's Lee Dae-hoon won a bronze medal in men's taekwondo at the Rio de Janeiro Olympics on Thursday. Lee defeated Jaouad Achab of Belgium 11-7 in the men's -68kg bronze medal match at Carioca Arena 3.Earlier in the day, Lee lost in the quarterfinals to Ahmad Abughaush of ...


S. Korean Park In-bee leads women's golf at halfway poi...
Aug 19, 2016
South Korean Park In-bee took the sole possession of the lead at halfway point in the women's golf tournament at the Rio de Janeiro Olympics on Thursday. Park In-bee fired her second straight round of five-under 66 at the par-71, 6,425-yard Olympic Golf Course. She leads Stacy Le...


S. Korean team wins bronze in women's badminton doubles
Aug 19, 2016
The South Korean women's badminton doubles team of Jung Kyung-eun and Shin Seung-chan captured a bronze medal at the Rio de Janeiro Olympics on Thursday. Jung and Shin defeated Tan Yuanting and Yu Yang beat 2-0 (21-8, 21-17). This was South Korea's first badminton medal in Rio an...


S. Korean Kim Tae-hun wins taekwondo bronze
Aug 18, 2016
South Korean Kim Tae-hun won a bronze medal in men's taekwondo at the Rio de Janeiro Olympics on Wednesday. The two-time world champion defeated Carlos Navarro of Mexico 7-5 in the bronze medal contest in the men's -58kg at Carioca Arena 3.Kim fell into repechage after losing his...