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

    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. The Gangwon-do region is famous for its ski resorts, where the…

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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…

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    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…

  • Lee and Ki flank the sides of Park Jisung
    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…

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    Seoul FC Expat Festival
    October 6, 2011, No comments

    * This post is written by Jen Pace, one of the Korea Blog’s Worldwide Korea Bloggers. September 24 was the second annual Seoul FC Expat Festival. For only 10,000 won ($10), foreigners got a ticket to a soccer game along…

  • Morning at the Stadium
    lAAF World Championships Daegu 2011
    September 15, 2011, No comments

    * This post is written by Asif Quadri, one of the Korea Blog’s Worldwide Korea Bloggers. Daegu Airport Welcomes IAAF For my return from China I flew back into Daegu Airport. This would be my first time arriving as I’ve…

  • the Seoul Baseball League (SBL)
    Sports leagues run by expats in Korea
    September 7, 2011, No comments

    A 27-year-old American man residing in Seoul, Korea gets ready for Saturday, waking up at 6:00 a.m. After a long week of working hard, ten hours a day, there is still room for something else in his life in Korea, baseball.…

  • Famous Korean marathoners: Sohn Kee-Chung, Hwang Young-Jo, Lee Bong-Ju
    Run like the wind – Marathons!
    September 2, 2011, No comments

    So, are you a runner? Are you one of those people who like to push themselves to the limit? Like, really, really the limit? Come autumn, Korea holds a slew of marathons and half-marathons for those who enjoy this self-induced…