<![CDATA[News - English [KBS WORLD Radio] | Sports]]> 15 en <![CDATA[Foreign Media Recognize Son Heung-min’s Performance with Accolades]]> Foreign media outlets are paying tribute to Tottenham Hotspur's Son Heung-min after a campaign of personal highs that culminated in the South Korean star winger becoming the first Asian winner of the Premier League Golden Boot over the weekend. Sky Sports announced on Tuesday that the 29-year-old ...

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KBS WORLD Radio Tue, 24 May 2022 14:56:28 +0900 Sports
<![CDATA[Son Heung-min Becomes First Asian to Win Scoring Title in Premier League]]> South Korean forward Son Heung-min of Tottenham Hotspur in the English Premier League has become the first Asian to win the title of top scorer in the league. Son netted two goals in the second half of the club’s final match of the season against Norwich City at Carrow Road in Norwich, England on Sunday, ...

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KBS WORLD Radio Mon, 23 May 2022 08:22:34 +0900 Sports
<![CDATA[Blue Jays' Ryu Hyun-jin Gets First Win of 2022 MLB Season]]> Toronto Blue Jays starter Ryu Hyun-jin tossed six scoreless innings to pick up his first win of the 2022 major league season on Friday. Facing the Cincinnati Reds at Rogers Center in Toronto, Ryu struck out three while allowing six hits but no runs across six innings pitched, leading the Blue Jays to a ...

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KBS WORLD Radio Sat, 21 May 2022 15:13:24 +0900 Sports
<![CDATA[Korean-Australian Minjee Lee Wins LPGA's Cognizant Founders Cup]]> Korean-Australian golfer Minjee Lee won the LPGA's Cognizant Founders Cup on Sunday to claim her seventh career title. The 25-year-old finished the final round of the tournament at Upper Montclair Country Club in the U.S. state of New Jersey at two under par, for a total of 19 under par. American Lexi ...

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KBS WORLD Radio Mon, 16 May 2022 16:01:37 +0900 Sports
<![CDATA[Golfer Lee Kyoung-hoon Defends PGA Tour Title]]> South Korean golfer Lee Kyoung-hoon has won a PGA Tour title in Texas for the second consecutive year. Lee shot nine-under 63 in the final round of the AT&T Byron Nelson at TPC Craig Ranch in McKinney, Texas on Sunday. The 31-year-old golfer finished 26-under 262 to successfully defend his title at the ...

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KBS WORLD Radio Mon, 16 May 2022 09:12:17 +0900 Sports
<![CDATA[Ryu Hyun-jin Makes Solid Comeback]]> South Korean pitcher Ryu Hyun-jin of the Toronto Blue Jays has shown a solid performance after a comeback from a ten-day injury. Ryu took the mound for the first time since mid-April in a match against the Tampa Bay Rays at Tropicana Field in St. Petersburg, Florida, on Saturday. The left-hander ...

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KBS WORLD Radio Sun, 15 May 2022 13:16:46 +0900 Sports
<![CDATA[Son Heung-min Scores 21st Goal of Season, Closer to EPL Top Scorer]]> South Korean forward Son Heung-min of Tottenham Hotspur in the English Premier League has scored his 21st goal of the season to move closer to the top scorer in the league. In a match against archrival Arsenal at Tottenham Hotspur Stadium in London on Thursday, Son contributed to the opening goal, drove ...

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KBS WORLD Radio Fri, 13 May 2022 09:39:10 +0900 Sports
<![CDATA[Son Heung-min Tops Sky Sports' Power Ranking]]> Tottenham Hotspur's star winger Son Heung-min, who recently netted his 20th goal in a single Premier League season for the first time, topped a power list by a British sports broadcaster. The 29-year-old South Korean ranked first on Sky Sports' power ranking after scoring 71-thousand-587 cumulative ...

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KBS WORLD Radio Tue, 10 May 2022 13:48:34 +0900 Sports
<![CDATA[Son Heung-min Scores 20th Goal of Season to Set New Career High]]> South Korean forward Son Heung-min of the Tottenham Hotspur in the English Premier League has scored his 20th goal of the season to set a new career high for league goals. Son scored an opener in the second half of a match against Liverpool at Anfield in Liverpool, England on Saturday. The game ended in a ...

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KBS WORLD Radio Sun, 08 May 2022 12:35:46 +0900 Sports
<![CDATA[High Jumper Woo Sang-hyeok Clears 2.32 Meters to Claim World Outdoor Title ]]> High jumper Woo Sang-hyeok has cleared two-point-32 meters to stand atop the world rankings for the season in both indoor and outdoor competitions.   With this record, Woo won the men’s final at a track and field event in Naju, South Jeolla Province on Wednesday.   He is the only athlete in the ...

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KBS WORLD Radio Wed, 04 May 2022 19:09:53 +0900 Sports
<![CDATA[Son Heung-min Scores 2 Goals to Set New Career High]]> South Korean forward Son Heung-min of Tottenham Hotspur in the English Premier League has set a new career high for league goals and entered South Korean footballing history along the way. Son scored two goals in a match against Leicester City at Tottenham Hotspur Stadium in London on Sunday, contributing ...

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KBS WORLD Radio Mon, 02 May 2022 08:27:53 +0900 Sports
<![CDATA[Archers to Compete in This Year's Asian Games Selected]]> The Korea Archery Association has selected the athletes to compete in the recurve competition at this year's Asian Games in Hangzhou, China. In the second round of the national team member selection which ended Thursday, Lee Ga-hyeon scored the highest among the women. The four-person team composed ...

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KBS WORLD Radio Fri, 22 Apr 2022 14:57:21 +0900 Sports
<![CDATA[World Taekwondo Poomsae Championships Kick off in Goyang]]> The 2022 World Taekwondo Poomsae Championships, held in South Korea for the first time in 15 years, kicked off in Goyang city on Thursday morning. The four-day event held at the Korea International Exhibition Center is hosted by World Taekwondo(WT) and organized by the Korea Taekwondo Association and the ...

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KBS WORLD Radio Thu, 21 Apr 2022 16:41:23 +0900 Sports
<![CDATA[Shin Ji-a Grabs Silver in ISU World Junior Figure Skating Championships]]> Shin Ji-a has become the first South Korean figure skater in 16 years to grab a medal at the ISU World Junior Figure Skating Championships. The up-and-coming skater, just 14 years of age, won a silver medal on Sunday after receiving a total score of 136-point-63 points in the women’s free skating ...

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KBS WORLD Radio Mon, 18 Apr 2022 10:16:35 +0900 Sports
<![CDATA[2022 Seoul Marathon to Take Place This Weekend]]> The Seoul Metropolitan Government, together with the Korea Association of Athletics Federations and Dong-A Ilbo, will host the 2022 Seoul Marathon this weekend. The annual international event, certified by World Athletics, will consist of the offline main event starting at 7:30 a.m. on Sunday from ...

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KBS WORLD Radio Fri, 15 Apr 2022 16:31:41 +0900 Sports
<![CDATA[Ryu Fails to Grab Win in Season Opener Against Rangers]]> South Korean pitcher Ryu Hyun-jin of the Toronto Blue Jays was forced to make an early exit from Sunday's start against the Texas Rangers after being hit by a comebacker near his left foot during the fourth inning. Sunday’s game saw Ryu's first start of the 2022 Major League Baseball season. ...

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KBS WORLD Radio Mon, 11 Apr 2022 10:24:00 +0900 Sports
<![CDATA[Short Tracker Choi Min-jeong Wins Overall World Title]]> Short track speed skater Choi Min-jeong has won the overall world title, reclaiming the title after four years. Choi finished first in the finals of the women's one-thousand meter and three-thousand meter on Sunday at the International Skating Union World Short Track Speed Skating Championships in Montreal, ...

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KBS WORLD Radio Mon, 11 Apr 2022 09:10:27 +0900 Sports
<![CDATA[Son Heung-min Scores Second Premier League Hat Trick, Voted King of Match]]> South Korean forward Son Heung-min of the Premier League's Tottenham Hotspur scored three goals in one match, earning his second hat trick in the league. Son netted an opener in the third minute and added two in the second half in a match against Aston Villa at Villa Park in Birmingham, England on ...

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KBS WORLD Radio Sun, 10 Apr 2022 12:31:19 +0900 Sports
<![CDATA[Men's National U18 Ice Hockey Team Wins 2 Games Straight at Championships]]> The South Korean men’s national U18 ice hockey team has won two games in a row at the 2022 IIHF World U18 Championships. Led by coach Oh Hyon-ho and made up of members 18 years old and younger, the team defeated Serbia 15-2 on Tuesday in their second game of the U18 Men’s Division 2 Group A tournament, ...

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KBS WORLD Radio Wed, 06 Apr 2022 15:25:17 +0900 Sports
<![CDATA[Son Heung-min Voted King of the Match with One Goal, One Assist]]> South Korean forward Son Heung-min of the Premier League's Tottenham Hotspur bagged a goal and an assist in a performance that earned him the King of the Match award. Son netted a goal in the first half of a match against Newcastle United at Tottenham Hotspur Stadium in London on Sunday, contributing to his ...

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KBS WORLD Radio Mon, 04 Apr 2022 09:21:08 +0900 Sports
<![CDATA[S. Korea to Face Portugal, Uruguay, Ghana in Qatar World Cup]]> South Korea will face Portugal, Uruguay and Ghana in the group stage of this year's FIFA World Cup in Qatar.   The draw for the tournament was held Friday at the Doha Exhibition and Convention Center in Doha, Qatar, and South Korea was placed in Group H. The first group match with Uruguay is ...

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KBS WORLD Radio Sat, 02 Apr 2022 13:44:05 +0900 Sports
<![CDATA[KBO League Kicks off Saturday Marking 40th Anniversary]]> The professional baseball season kicks off on Saturday with over 700 games in store. Marking the 40th anniversary of the domestic Korea Baseball Organization(KBO) League this year, ten teams will each play 144 games for a league total of 720 matchups. NC Dinos and SSG Landers will face off in the ...

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KBS WORLD Radio Fri, 01 Apr 2022 15:17:42 +0900 Sports
<![CDATA[S. Korea Loses to UAE 1-0, Finishes as Runner-up to Iran]]> South Korea's national football team has wrapped up its Asian World Cup qualifying campaign as runner-up after suffering a 1-0 loss to the United Arab Emirates on Tuesday. During their final World Cup qualifier held at Al Maktoum Stadium in Dubai on Tuesday night, Hareb Abdullah scored the winner for the ...

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KBS WORLD Radio Wed, 30 Mar 2022 08:33:47 +0900 Sports
<![CDATA[Team Kim Wins Silver Medal at World Championship]]> The South Korean women's curling team won the silver medal at this year's world curling championship, wrapping up the annual competition with the nation's best-ever showing. The Olympic silver medalists "Team Kim," led by skip Kim Eun-jung, on Sunday lost to Switzerland 6-7 in the final ...

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KBS WORLD Radio Mon, 28 Mar 2022 16:05:01 +0900 Sports
<![CDATA[You Young Finishes 5th at World Figure Skating Championships ]]> Figure skater You Young has finished fifth in the women's singles at the International Skating Union (ISU) World Figure Skating Championships under way in Montpellier, France.  In the free skate portion held Saturday, You scored 132-point-83 points. Combined with the earlier short program, she ...

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KBS WORLD Radio Sat, 26 Mar 2022 14:10:25 +0900 Sports
<![CDATA[Longtime Commentator Elected New KBO Commissioner]]> Longtime baseball commentator Heo Koo-youn was elected the new commissioner of the South Korea's professional league. The Korea Baseball Organization(KBO) announced on Friday that its board of governors unanimously approved Heo's nomination the previous day. This is the first time that a former baseball ...

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KBS WORLD Radio Fri, 25 Mar 2022 14:28:09 +0900 Sports
<![CDATA[S. Korea Beats Iran 2-0 in World Cup Qualifier]]> South Korea's national football team defeated Iran 2-0 in a World Cup qualifier on Thursday. Captain Son Heung-min scored the opener in the first half and Kim Young-gwon added another in the second half of the match at Seoul World Cup Stadium in the penultimate round of the Asian World Cup qualifying ...

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KBS WORLD Radio Fri, 25 Mar 2022 08:35:15 +0900 Sports
<![CDATA[Card Stunt in World Cup Qualifier in Seoul to Spell out 'We Missed You']]> The words “We Missed You” will be spelled out in a card stunt performed during the World Cup qualifying match against Iran set to take place at the Seoul World Cup Stadium on Thursday. The Korea Football Association said it came up with the phrase after consultations with the Red Devils, or Bulgeun ...

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KBS WORLD Radio Thu, 24 Mar 2022 11:33:40 +0900 Sports
<![CDATA[National Football Team Eyes Victory against Iran in Second-Last Qualifier]]> The men's national football team will look to beat dominant Iran tomorrow night to grab the top spot in Group A. The team, led by coach Paulo Bento, will play against Iran at 8 p.m. Thursday night at the Seoul World Cup Stadium in their penultimate qualifier for the 2022 Qatar World Cup. While both teams ...

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KBS WORLD Radio Wed, 23 Mar 2022 15:40:26 +0900 Sports
<![CDATA[S. Korea's National Football Team Gathers Ahead of Final 2 World Cup Qualifiers]]> The South Korean men’s national football team has come together ahead of its final two World Cup qualifying matches. The team, led by coach Paulo Bento, gathered Monday afternoon at Paju National Football Center. While there are 25 players on the roster, 15 are currently at the training facility, ...

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KBS WORLD Radio Mon, 21 Mar 2022 16:38:05 +0900 Sports