SEOUL Second best is rarely acceptable when it comes to sport in South Korea but with powerhouse China certain to dominate the medal standings at this month's Asian Games beating Japan to the runners-up spot will be Korea's true measure of success.
SEOUL South Korea waited 16 years to get their World Cup revenge on Germany, and while Wednesday's astonishing 2-0 win over the defending champions came in the group stage rather than the semi-finals it tasted no less sweet.
SEOUL Son Heung-min is well on his way to carving out as successful a club career in England as Park Ji-sung did at Manchester United but the free-scoring Spurs forward must now deliver at the World Cup if he is to become one of South Korea's all-time greats.
SEOUL Stability off the field and consistency on it have both been elusive for South Korea and while coach Shin Tae-yong says they will show their "true power" during the World Cup, another early exit would come as no surprise.
SEOUL, May 23 Son Heung-min is well on his way to carving out as successful a club career in England as Park Ji-sung did at Manchester United but the free-scoring Spurs forward must now deliver at the World Cup if he is to become one of South Korea's all-time greats.
SEOUL Tipped as one of the few men in the draw capable of beating Rafa Nadal at Roland Garros this year, rising South Korean talent Chung Hyeon was forced to pull out of the French Open with an ankle injury on Wednesday.
PYEONGCHANG, South Korea A protracted pay dispute that almost saw the U.S. women's ice hockey team boycott last year's world championships was part of a journey that forged bonds between the players and helped them win a first Olympic gold since 1998, captain Meghan Duggan said.
PYEONGCHANG, South Korea, Feb 22 The Court of Arbitration for Sport (CAS) said on Thursday that Russian curler Alexander Krushelnitsky has been found guilty of an anti-doping violation after testing positive for the banned substance meldonium.
(This version of the February 15 story corrects to show Bloemen first Canadian man to win individual speed skating title since Gaetan Boucher in 1984)
PYEONGCHANG, South Korea Togo's trailblazing cross-country skier Mathilde-Amivi Petitjean is glad she is no longer the "new kid on the block" at the Winter Olympics and says the record number of African countries competing in Pyeongchang proves the continent is warming to sports on snow and ice.