Daily Archive: July 17, 2021

Seoul releases rare footage of Yongsan bombing during Korean War

SEOUL– The Seoul metropolitan government has released footage of the U.S. Air Force’s bombing of Yongsan in July 1950 during the Korean War, images that have previously been unseen in the country.On July 16, 1950, U.S. Air Force planes dropped bombs o…

S. Korean Park Hoy-jun added to Yankees’ 26-man roster

SEOUL– Seven years after signing his first U.S. contract, South Korean infielder Park Hoy-jun has finally reached the major leagues.The New York Yankees announced Friday (local time) that they have signed Park, a career minor leaguer, to a major leagu…

S. Korean IOC member Ryu Seung-min tests positive for COVID-19

TOKYO– Ryu Seung-min, a South Korean member of the International Olympic Committee (IOC), tested positive for the novel coronavirus on Saturday.Ryu, also the president of the Korea Table Tennis Association (KTTA), announced on social media that he had…

Stars on Olympic football team embrace veteran responsibilities

SEOUL– Selected as overage veterans on the under-24 South Korean men’s Olympic football team, forward Hwang Ui-jo and midfielder Kwon Chang-hoon understand the weight of responsibilities on their shoulders.Teams competing in the men’s football tournam…