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Sports

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    K-League 2012: The new format explained
    April 6, 2012, No comments

    * This post is written by Mathew Burnett, one of the Korea Blog’s Worldwide Korea Bloggers. The K-League’s back, but not as you knew it. Last season each K-League team played thirty regular season regular season…

  • Jokgu needs style and flair
    Jokgu (족구), true Korean style football
    March 27, 2012, 2 Comments

    Why is American football called football? With the exception of the kicker/punter, no one is actually allowed to use their foot. So while the rest of the world calls it football, it’s called soccer in the USA. However,…

  • Pyongchang
    PyeongChang Olympics 2013 & The Wonder Girls
    February 24, 2012, No comments

    * This post is written by Angeliki Katsika, one of the Korea Blog’s Worldwide Korea Bloggers. The Summer Special Olympics World Games for the year 2011 were held in my hometown, Athens – Greece. Korea is the next country…

  • 12jan_perfectgame
    V-I-C-T-O-R-Y! Korean sports movies
    January 11, 2012, No comments

    Anyone who has seen the millions of Koreans flocking to the streets and plazas to cheer on the National Team during World Cup season would probably be aware how much Koreans love sports. Korea is a highly competitive society…

  • An Hyeon Soo in Russian Olympic uniform
    One Russian citizen
    January 4, 2012, No comments

    * This post is written by Daria Esaulova, one of the Korea Blog’s Worldwide Korea Bloggers. A day before, on December, 26 Prime-minister of the Russian Federation signed a decree on granting An Hyeon Soo Russian citizenship.…

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    Leap of Faith!
    December 19, 2011, No comments

    An extreme sport is a term for activities thought of as having a high level of inherent danger. These activities often involve speed, height, a high level of physical exertion, and highly specialized gear or spectacular…

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    Street Gaming!
    December 13, 2011, No comments

    Koreans work hard. I mean they work really hard. Most of my colleagues start work before 8am and finish some time around 7pm during the week. On weekends, many go in for part of a Saturday more than once a month. It’s an…