2013 Busan IPark Sharing Love Campaign1 day 5 hours ago
2013 Busan I-Park Sharing Love Campaign
1. Date: Dec. 14th. 2013 (Sat) 10:00~12:00
2. Location: Gangseo Sports Park, Gymnasium
3. For whom: 300 children from multicultural families and settlement houses in Busan
-Fan signing meeting with Busan I-Park soccer players
-Athletic meeting (Canon shoot, limbo, etc.)
-Soccer lessons with Busan IPark soccer players
-Busan IPark uniforms and notebooks will be given to every participants...
Kang Min-ho and Sohn Ah-seop Win KBO Gold Gloves1 day 18 hours ago
BUSAN, South Korea -- Kang Min-ho and Sohn Ah-seop of the Lotte Giants were awarded Golden Gloves at the 2013 Korea Yakult Seven Professional Baseball Golden Glove Awards, yesterday, December 10th. This is the third consecutive year both players received the honor
Kang received 178 of total 323 votes and Sohn, who has the most base hits, tied with Choi Hyung-woo and Park Yong-taek for the largest number of votes among outfielders.
Meanwhile, Cho Seung-hwan of Lotte...
South Korea Selected Host of the 2017 FIFA U-20 World Cup1 week 14 hours ago
RIO DE JANEIRO, Brazil -- South Korea was selected as the host of the 2017 FIFA U-20 World Cup on Thursday.
In a vote during FIFA's Executive Committee meeting in Brazil, South Korea edged out Azerbaijan for the right to host the world's premier youth football tournament.
The U-20 World Cup will be the fourth FIFA-sanctioned competition that South Korea will stage, after the 2001 Confederations Cup; the 2002 World Cup, which it co-hosted with Japan; and the 2007 U-...
Former Major Leaguer Kim Sun-woo Joins LG Twins1 week 3 days ago
BUSAN, South Korea -- Former Major League Baseball (MLB) right-hander Kim Sun-woo on Monday signed with the LG Twins, a week after being released by the club's crosstown rival in the Korea Baseball Organization (KBO).
The Twins announced that they have inked the 36-year-old pitcher to a one-year deal worth 150 million won (US$141,750). Last Monday, the Doosan Bears released Kim after back-to-back mediocre seasons.
Park In-bee Claims Second LPGA Tour Title2 weeks 3 days ago
SEOUL, South Korea -- South Korean golfer Park In-bee clinched her second straight LPGA Tour money title with a top-five finish at the season's final tournament in Florida on Sunday.
Park topped the tour's money list with US$2.45 million in earnings, after finishing fifth at the CME Group Titleholders at Tiburon Golf Club in Naples, Florida. She carded a 4-under 68 in the final round for the four-round total of 11-under, four strokes behind the champion Feng Shanshan of China...
Skating Rink, Ice Sled Coming to Busan Cinema Center3 weeks 1 day ago
BUSAN, South Korea -- A skating rink and ice sled site will be installed in the outdoor theater and square of the Busan Cinema Center.
The outdoor theater, which is the place for the opening and closing ceremony of Busan International Film Festival, will be home to "the Art Skating Rink," which will be 28 meters in width and 60 meters in length. The ice sled site for children will be next to the rink.
The Bolshoi Ice Ballet, from Russia, will be held at the Art...
Lotte Signs Choi Joon-suk From Doosan3 weeks 2 days ago
BUSAN, South Korea -- The Lotte Giants signed free agent Choi Jun-suk to a contract yesterday, November 18th. Choi signed the four-year, 3.5 billion won agreement, including a 1.5 billion won deposit, a 400 million won annual salary and a 400 million won option with Lotte.
Choi played superior ball in the post-season, hitting six home runs and hitting .341. The signing is expected to strengthen Lotte's hitting.
IPark Move to Sixth With Win Over Suwon3 weeks 4 days ago
BUSAN, South Korea -- The Busan IPark moved into sixth in the table following a 1-0 upset victory over Suwon at the Asiad World Cup Stadium Sunday afternoon.
Lim Sang-hyub's 82nd minute goal was the difference for the IPark, who managed to outshoot Suwon 9-3 during the match. After Han Ji-woo hit the crossbar, Lim lightly directed the rebound into the empty net to reward IPark the three points and a well-deserved three points. Kim Ki-yong notched the clean sheet in net.
Kang Min-ho Re-Signs With Lotte4 weeks 1 day ago
BUSAN, South Korea -- Lotte Giants catcher Kang Min-ho signed a team record 7.5 billion won contract, the biggest in the organization's history.
The deal will give 1 billion won for 4 years with a 3.5 billion won deposit.
Kang thanked his team and his passionate fans, vowing to do his best next year.
Source: Busan eFM News
South Korea Seeks Football Friendlies With Mexico, Ecuador4 weeks 6 days ago
BUSAN, South Korea -- South Korea is pushing to schedule football friendly matches against Mexico and Ecuador in the United States for early next year, officials here said today.
An official with the Korea Football Association (KFA) said that the national team will train in Brazil and the United States for three weeks in January next year. He also said that during this time, they hope to schedule matches against Mexico and Ecuador.
South Korean officials haven't...