The London 2012 Summer Olympics
Yang Hak-seon Grabs Maiden Olympic Gold for Korean Gymnastics
Yang Hak-seon pocketed gold in the men's vault on Monday at the North Greenwich Arena in London, giving Korea its first-ever Olympic title in gymnastics. The diminutive athlete...
Aug. 07, 2012 10:03
Olympic Sprinter Hopes to Pave the Way for Afghan Women
When Tahmina Kohistani crossed the finish line during last week's Olympic women's 100-meters preliminary round, she had tears in her eyes. Kohistani was emotional not because of...
Aug. 07, 2012 08:10
Jang Mi-ran Bids Farewell to Olympic Weightlifting Hattrick
Weightlifter Jang Mi-ran's dream of winning a medal in three consecutive Olympic Games was dashed on Saturday when she finished fourth in the women's +75 kg category at the ExCeL...
Aug. 06, 2012 12:57
Tantalizing Prospect of First All-Asian Football Final on Cards in London
All of the European sides have been knocked out of the football tournament at the 2012 London Olympics and two Asian teams have made the semifinals, with Korea set to take on...
Aug. 06, 2012 11:05
Cupid's Arrow Strikes Winning Archers
A romance that has blossomed between two gold-medal-winning archers at the Olympics in London has grabbed the attention of the Korean media. Oh Jin-hyek, who became the first...
Aug. 06, 2012 11:02
High-Spirited Korean Footballers Hope to Beat Brazil in Semifinal
Korea outclassed and outlasted host Great Britain to reach the semifinals of the men's football match at the 2012 London Olympics after winning their penalty shootout 5-4 at...
Aug. 06, 2012 10:58