Category: Games

Joo Jeong-hun becomes S. Korea’s 1st Paralympic taekwondo medalist

Tokyo– South Korea’s Joo Jeong-hun on Friday became the country’s first Paralympic medalist in taekwondo.Joo, 27, won a bronze medal at the Tokyo Paralympics after beating Isaldibirov Magomedzagir of the Russian Paralympic Committee (RPC) in the taekw…

S. Korea held to scoreless draw by Iraq in World Cup qualifier

SEOUL– South Korea settled for a scoreless draw against underdogs Iraq in a FIFA World Cup qualifying match at home on Thursday, a disappointing start to the final journey to Qatar for football’s showpiece tournament next year.South Korea, ranked 36th…

S. Korean offense silenced by gritty Iraq in World Cup qualifier

SEOUL– It was a draw that must have felt like a loss for South Korea but a win for Iraq.The two countries played to a 0-0 draw to open the final Asian qualifying round for the 2022 FIFA World Cup on Thursday.South Korea, ranked 36th, outshot the 70th-…

S. Korean volleyball MVP under investigation for assault charges

SEOUL– The reigning South Korean men’s volleyball MVP Jung Ji-seok is under police investigation for allegedly assaulting his ex-girlfriend, sources said Thursday.According to the sources, Jung, a star outside hitter for the Korean Air Jumbos in the V…