Category: Games

Sidearm pitcher to start semifinal game for S. Korea vs. Japan

TOKYO– The right-handed sidearm pitcher Ko Young-pyo will start the semifinal game against Japan in the Tokyo Olympic baseball tournament on Wednesday.Ko will be opposed by right-hander Yoshinobu Yamamoto.The first pitch is 7 p.m. at Yokohama Stadium …

S. Korean Olympic stars in demand as TV show guests

SEOUL– South Korean Tokyo Olympic stars have become sought-after guests for entertainment programs on local TV stations.The men’s sabre fencing team of Kim Jung-hwan, Gu Bon-gil, Oh Sang-uk and Kim Jun-ho, who won the gold medal for the second Olympic…

New infections dip on fewer tests; COVID-19 cases top 200,000

<description>SEOUL– South Korea’s daily new coronavirus cases fell to the 1,200s Monday as fewer people got tested over the weekend, but health authorities remain wary over continued infections during the summer vacation season amid the fourth w…

Gymnast Shin Jea-hwan wins gold in men’s vault

<description>TOKYO– South Korean gymnast Shin Jea-hwan vaulted into the record books at the Tokyo Olympics on Monday, winning the men’s vault gold medal to become only the second Olympic gymnastics champion from the country.Shin scored 14.783 po…

New Olympic vault gold medalist pays tribute to former champion

<description>TOKYO– South Korean gymnast Shin Jea-hwan did something on Monday that only one other gymnast from the country had done: winning an Olympic gold medal.And after grabbing the men’s vault title at the Tokyo Olympics on Monday, Shin pa…

New era dawns for S. Korean gymnastics with vault medals

<description>TOKYO– With two Olympic medals in two days by up-and-coming athletes still not yet in their primes, the future for South Korean gymnastics looks very bright.Athletes talk about the Olympics being their learning experience. And there…