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Cross-country skier Lee Chae-won wins silver medal

Cross-country skier Lee Chae-won wins silver medal

Korea continues to rake in the medals at the Asian Winter Games in Sapporo, Japan. Cross-country skiier Lee Chae-won came in second in the women’s 10-kilometer free race. The 2011 Asian Games champion hoisted Korea’s third medal in cross-country skiing, a silver with a time of 30 minutes 49 seconds. Lee did start with a …

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Alpine snowboarder Lee Sang-ho wins Korea’s 1st gold at the 2017 Sapporo Asian Winter Games

Alpine snowboarder Lee Sang-ho wins Korea’s 1st gold at the 2017 Sapporo Asian Winter Games

Alpine snowboarder Lee Sang-ho… had a golden weekend at the 2017 Sapporo Asian Winter Games on Sunday. Lee managed to finish the men’s giant slalom race with the shortest combined time for two runs… at 1-minute 35-point-7-6 seconds. This is Team Korea’s first gold medal at the 8th Asian Winter Games,… and also the country’s …

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Korea’s Lee Seung-hoon wins gold at Men’s Mass Start event in Russia

Korea’s Lee Seung-hoon wins gold at Men’s Mass Start event in Russia

In sports… South Korea’s speed skaters are ensuring the country can be quietly confident of some Olympic golds at the 2018 PyeongChang Winter Olympics. Kim Mok-yeon with the details. There were more medals for South Korea on Sunday at this year’s World Single Distances Speed Skating Championships in Russia. Veteran skater Lee Seung-hoon grabbed the …

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Davos 2016: An afternoon in the Swiss alpine town

Davos 2016: An afternoon in the Swiss alpine town

Davos has long been a favored destination for skiing,… particularly among the rich and famous. But in January, it′s especially busy as heads of state, business leaders and politicians gather at the World Economic Forum. Does that mean all work and no play? Earlier in the week,… we reported on the town of Davos itself,… …

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‘Let Everyone Shine’: PyeongChang 2018 torch relay plan announced

‘Let Everyone Shine’: PyeongChang 2018 torch relay plan announced

The organizing committee of next year’s PyeongChang Olympic Games has revealed its plans for the relay that will bring the Olympic torch to Korea. They’ll be including thousands of ordinary members of the public, and as our Lee Unshin reports, anyone can apply. The PyeongChang 2018 Winter Olympics are still almost 10 months away.., but …

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Korean athletes arrive in Sapporo for 2017 Asian Winter Games

Korean athletes arrive in Sapporo for 2017 Asian Winter Games

Team South Korea arrived in Sapporo Japan, for the Asian Winter Games They’re staying in new accommodations, after a feud with a hotel that displays books with a revisionist bent. Oh Jung-hee explains further. The athletes of Team Korea who are slated to compete in the upcoming Asian Winter Games have arrived in Sapporo, Japan. …