Category: Games

Gimcheon Sangmu earn promotion to K League 1

SEOUL– South Korean military football club Gimcheon Sangmu earned a promotion back to the top-flight K League 1 on Sunday, one season after falling to the second division.Forward Cho Gue-sung scored the only goal of Gimcheon’s 1-0 victory over Bucheon…

Pohang Steelers reach AFC Champions League semifinals

SEOUL– Pohang Steelers reached the semifinals of the top Asian club football tournament with a 3-0 victory over Nagoya Grampus on Sunday.Lim Sang-hyub grabbed a brace and Lee Seung-mo added another for Pohang’s convincing win in the quarterfinals of t…

Sports leagues welcome move allowing vaxxed fans into games

SEOUL– South Korean professional sports leagues welcomed the government’s decision on Friday to allow fully vaccinated people at sports games in the capital region, where teams have been playing in empty stadiums for the past three months during the f…

Baseball league welcomes move allowing vaxxed fans into games

SEOUL– The South Korean baseball league welcomed the government’s decision on Friday to allow fully vaccinated people at outdoor sports games in the capital region, where teams have been playing in empty stadiums for the past three months during the f…

‘Squid Game’ becomes ‘biggest-ever’ Netflix series

SEOUL– The smash-hit Korean-language drama series “Squid Game” has become Netflix’s most successful original content, the U.S. streaming giant said Wednesday.Netflix said the dystopian series had been viewed by more than 111 million accounts in the fi…

Swimmer Hwang Sun-woo breaks nat’l record in individual medley

GIMCHEON, South Korea– Teen swimming sensation Hwang Sun-woo broke the national record in the men’s 200m individual medley (IM) on Tuesday, surpassing South Korea’s only Olympic swimming champion Park Tae-hwan for the third time in his burgeoning care…