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Exclusive: Chinese women golfers told to pull out of Taiwan event - sources

Oct 23 2018

Chinese players on the elite U.S. professional women's golf tour have pulled out of this week's tournament in Taiwan at the 11th hour, after being told by someone "high up" in China to skip the event, sources familiar with the situation told Reuters.

REFILE-EXCLUSIVE-Chinese women golfers told to pull out of Taiwan event -sources

Oct 23 2018

Oct 23 Chinese players on the elite U.S. professional women's golf tour have pulled out of this week's tournament in Taiwan at the 11th hour, after being told by someone "high up" in China to skip the event, sources familiar with the situation told Reuters.

EXCLUSIVE-Chinese women golfers told to pull out of Taiwan event -sources

Oct 23 2018

Oct 23 Chinese players on the elite U.S. professional women's golf tour have pulled out of this week's tournament in Taiwan at the 11th hour, after being told by someone "high up" in China to skip the event, sources familiar with the situation told Reuters.

Games - South Korea's focus shifts from 'Peace Games' to beating Japan

Aug 14 2018

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.

From prey to predator, Korea revels in German revenge

Jun 27 2018

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.

South Korea's favourite Son looks to light up World Cup

May 23 2018

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.

South Korea seeking consistency as World Cup nears

May 23 2018

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.

Soccer-South Korea's favourite Son looks to light up World Cup

May 23 2018

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.

Tennis: Korea's Chung out of French Open with ankle injury

May 22 2018

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.

Ice hockey: Pay row helped forge gold medal team: U.S. captain Duggan

Feb 23 2018

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.

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