S. Korea blanked by U.S. 6-0 in women’s football friendly

SEOUL– South Korea lost to the United States 6-0 in the last of their two women’s football friendly matches on American soil, unable to put up much of a fight…

Global success of ‘Squid Game’ sparks controversy over IP rights

SEOUL– Since the survival drama “Squid Game” gained larger-than-expected popularity throughout the world on Netflix, the world’s big-name platform operators like Disney+ and Apple TV+ have been competing to spend…

Nat’l women’s football coach demands better fitness from players

SEOUL– Following his team’s crushing defeat to the United States in a friendly match, South Korea women’s football coach Colin Bell called on his players to improve their fitness levels.…

16-year-old S. Korean violinist wins second prize at Paganini contest in Italy

SEOUL– A 16-year-old South Korean violinist finished second at a prestigious international competition in Italy earlier this week, his school announced Tuesday. Chung Nurie took the second prize at the…

S. Korean Ko Jin-young wins LPGA tournament at home, regains No. 1 ranking

SEOUL– South Korean star Ko Jin-young captured her fourth LPGA title of the season on home soil Sunday, while also recording the 200th LPGA win by a South Korean golfer.…

Jeonbuk return to top, clubs split into tiers in K League football

SEOUL– Four-time defending champions Jeonbuk Hyundai Motors climbed back into first place in South Korean football Sunday, as the dozen clubs were split into two groups heading into the final…

Practice makes perfect as Ko Jin-young returns to No. 1 ranking in women’s golf

SEOUL– Ko Jin-young went into the Tokyo Olympic women’s golf tournament in early August as a strong medal contender for South Korea. Instead, she finished tied for ninth and watched…

Bears’ ace Ariel Miranda breaks KBO single-season strikeout record

SEOUL– Doosan Bears’ left-hander Ariel Miranda is the new single-season strikeout king in South Korean baseball. Miranda got his 224th strikeout of the 2021 Korea Baseball Organization (KBO) season Sunday…

S. Korean golfer trying to stay in the moment with LPGA path ahead

SEOUL, Lim Hee-jeong has been playing on the South Korean ladies’ tour since 2019. But with another strong round at an LPGA tournament at home Sunday, Lim can pave a direct — and also an unlikely — path to the top women’s competition in the world.The…

S. Korean Lim Hee-jeong takes 54-hole lead at home LPGA tournament

SEOUL, Oct. 23 (Yonhap) — After her third consecutive bogey-free round, South Korean tour star Lim Hee-jeong is on the verge of her maiden LPGA victory on home soil.Lim, a four-time Korea LPGA (KLPGA) winner, opened up a four-stroke lead through 54 ho…