All posts tagged Sports


  • 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…

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    Enjoy the slopes – Korea’s ski resorts
    November 30, 2011, No comments

    Most ski resorts lie in the mountains amidst beautiful scenery All the ski resorts in Korea opened the season last week. Sports are a big part of a Korean winter, with skiing and snowboarding being popular for decades.…

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    The Other Korean Sport: Ice Hockey
    November 2, 2011, No comments

    The year was 1984 and amidst all the fuss of whether or not George Orwell’s vision of the future was at hand, something magical was about to take place: The Games of the XXIIIrd Olympiad were going to be held in Los…

    F1 Korea 2011 – Everybody wins!
    October 25, 2011, No comments

    * This post is written by Roger Tyers, one of the Korea Blog’s Worldwide Korea Bloggers. (a) Isn’t Formula 1 just a bunch of over-paid, over-sexed boy-racers pelting round and round a track 50 times? (b) Isn’t it…

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    Dae~ Han Min Guk! Korea’s sports stars
    October 17, 2011, No comments

    If you haven’t noticed already – it’s hard to ignore the thousands of people in the street cheering on the National Football Team during World Cup season – Koreans are hardcore sports fans. As the nation…