Two Koreas agree to form joint women’s ice hockey team for PyeongChang 2018

South and North Korea have agreed to form a joint women’s ice-hockey team for the Pyeongchang Winter Olympics. It’s the first time the two Korea’s will compete as a joint team at an Olympic event,… but the move has sparked controversy in South Korea for the negative impact it may have on the South Korean […]

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Unified Korean hockey team lose first match, but crowds enthusiastic

South and North Korea have fielded a joint team in women’s ice hockey at this Olympics, and Saturday saw their first game… against Switzerland. It was a blowout for the Koreans — they lost 8 to zero — but in the stands, the excitement perhaps told a different story. Our Lee Ji-won has more from […]

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Rio 2016: Team Korea wins bronze in women’s badminton doubles

Now let’s talk about that other medal for Team Korea — a bronze in women’s badminton doubles. Smashing their way to the podium,… Jung Kyung-eun and Shin Seung-chan…beat a duo from China, ranked second in the world, Two sets to nil. From the beginning the victory never looked in doubt, with Jung’s quick defense and […]

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Korea’s joint women’s ice hockey team plays first match together

The joint Korean women’s ice hockey team had their first and only practice match before the Olympics begin on Friday. And while Sunday night’s friendly against Sweden didn’t end in victory — it was a decent result for a squad that’s only had a few days to train together before playing one of the world’s […]

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27-day journey of unified Korean women’s ice hockey team

The 2018 PyeongChang Winter Olympics has been full of amazing wins and shock defeats, but you could argue that the biggest story of these Games was the formation of the unified Korean women’s ice hockey team. Their journey together lasted less than four weeks,… and they couldn’t manage a victory,… but the coming together of […]

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S. Korea returns to gold in women′s handball AG 핸드볼: 여자 금메달전, 대한민국:일본… 카자흐스탄

Now, more ladies′ finals, this time in handball…. South Korea returned to the finals after a hiatus in the 2010 Games, facing Japan for the gold to put around their neck. There, goalkeeper Park Mi-ra made some clutch 6-meter saves, while Ryu Eun-hee lead the offense with 8 goals in 10 tries. And South Korea […]

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Rio 2016: Korea’s badminton stars crash out in QF of men’s doubles

Time now to turn our focus to the latest from the 2016 Olympics in Rio… Day 10 was a rollercoaster ride of emotions for Korea’s badminton stars. The men stumbled,.. but the women’s pair made it to the semis,… where they can secure themselves at least a bronze medal with a victory. Our Lee Un-shin […]

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S. Korean women’s handball team qualify for 10th straight Olympic Games

and the South Korean women’s handball team has qualified for the 2020 Tokyo Olympics after defeating China 32 to 20 in a qualification match on Sunday the achievement makes them the first in both men’s and women’s handball to qualify for ten straight Summer Games South Korea qualified for the Los Angeles games in 1984 […]

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Unified Korean men’s handball team loses to Germany in world championship debut

Athletes from Seoul and Pyeongyang are competing as one at the world championship of handball. The joint squad’s campaign in Berlin was not off to a great start, as they faced the home team Germany, a powerhouse of the game. But according to our Kan Hyeong-woo, it was a memorable moment in the history of […]

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Korean women’s national handball team wins first match at handball Worlds

Ending off with the South Korean women’s handball team They’re back on track after beating the Netherlands at the World Women’s Handball Championship in Serbia. After a narrow defeat to Montenegro on Saturday, the Korean ladies came back to beat the Dutch team, TWENTY-NINE to TWENTY-SIX in regulation, on Sunday. They’ll play their third group […]

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