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New KFA Technical Advisor Looks to Bring Stability
2 hours 4 min ago

South Korea has gone through three head coaches on its senior national football team since late 2011, a sign of volatility not lost on the sport's new technical chief. 

Lee Yong-soo, the incoming head of the technical committee at the Korea Football Association (KFA), said in his inaugural press conference Monday that he wants to bring a sense of greater stability at the top. 

South Korea has been seeking a new head coach since Hong Myung-bo resigned from the post on July 10, taking...

Lotte Giants Hold Foreigner`s Day Events Tonight and Tomorrow
5 days 1 hour ago

The Lotte Giants will host events to honor Foreigners' Day at today and tomorrow's game with Samsung, in Sajik Stadium. A staff member with Lotte Giants said the events are to expand kinship and communication with foreigners living in the city. 

Lotte plans to invite 300 foreigners from the Northeast Asia Youth Forum and Busan Federation for International Activities who live in Busan. 

To celebrate Foreigners' Day, the family of Lotte player Oxspring, who's family is from...

Park Tae-hwan Sets National Trials Record
6 days 22 hours ago

South Korean swimming star Park Tae-hwan today won his sixth race at the ongoing national team trials for the upcoming Asian Games, taking the 400-meter individual medley with a meet record. 

In Gimcheon, about 230 kilometers southeast of Seoul, Park came in first with a time of 4:23.21, shedding 0.22 second off the previous mark. 

Source: Busan eFM News


 

Pohang Defeats IPark 2-0
1 week 18 hours ago

The Busan IPark's dismal second half continued Sunday after dropping a 2-0 decision to table leaders Pohang at the Pohang Steelyard Sunday evening.

Kang Soo-il and Shin Gwang-hoon's second half goals sealed the three points for Pohang, who kept a two point lead in the table with 33 points after 16 matches.

The IPark remain tenth in the table with three wins, five draws and eight defeats for 14 points on the campaign.


 

Interview: Polish Taekwondo Champ Rafal Olenski
1 week 5 days ago

Though his good looks and stylish dress may fool you, the 28-year-old Rafal Olenski, three-time Polish and one-time world taekwondo champion, is a force to be reckoned with. He’s got determination, a fierce fighting stance and if you ask him nicely, he’ll even do some acrobatic spin kicks off a building’s...

Fagner Doubles, IPark Draw Incheon 2-2
2 weeks 17 hours ago

Brazilian Fagner scored twice Sunday evening as the Busan IPark drew Incheon 2-2 at the Busan Asiad World Cup Stadium.

After Fagner opened the scoring in the 51st minute, Incheon fought back as Moon Sang-yoon netted in the 66th minute.

Fagner then hit his second in the 78th before fellow compatriot Ivo equalized in the 87th to give Incheon the draw.

The IPark remain 10th in the table before heading to league leaders Pohang next Sunday.


 

South Korean Football Coach Resignation Rejected by KFA
3 weeks 3 days ago

SEOUL, South Korea -- South Korea's football governing body announced today it has rejected a resignation offer by men's national team head coach Hong Myung-bo in the wake of the country's winless FIFA World Cup in Brazil. 

At a press conference, Huh Jung-moo, vice president of the Korea Football Association, said that Coach Hong's resignation in light of the disappointing World Cup isn't the best solution. And that they have decided to trust him and support him going forward....

Laochra Steps Up the Game
3 weeks 3 days ago

BUSAN, South Korea -- The last few weeks have been busy for Laochra Busan Gaelic Football members. Kicking off the season with the first round of the Korean Gaelic Games here in Busan on May 10th meant the club had plenty to do. With...

NC Dinos Offer Rainy Season Ticket Package
3 weeks 4 days ago

BUSAN, South Korea -- The NC Dinos will sell a rainy season ticket package for the month of July. 

The promotion will include 4 and 8 seat packages. Patrons can select from third-base infield table seats, third-base infield reserved seats and outfield reserved seats. 

Packages include discounts up to 48 percent. Anyone wanting to buy the package can purchase the tickets at the NC Dinos homepage until July 25th. 

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Korean Baseball Hall of Fame Passes All Initial Inspections
3 weeks 5 days ago

BUSAN, South Korea -- The Korean Baseball Hall of Fame, which will be established in Dongbaekri, in Gijang-gun, Busan, passed all inspections, including economic feasibility, according to the Korea Institute of Public Policy. 

The report will allow officials to begin planning the new facility. 

Busan can now request a loan and investment examination to the Ministry of Security and Public Administration next month.

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