Category: Sports, Recreational Equipment

  • First gold comes from men's archery; Judoka takes surprise silver

    First gold comes from men's archery; Judoka takes surprise silver

    South Korea wasted little time picking up its first gold of the Rio de Janeiro Olympics, as the men’s archery team came out on top on the first day of the competition Saturday. The trio of Kim Woo-jin, Ku Bon-chan and Lee Seung-yun defeated the United States team of Brady Ellison, Zach Garrett and Jake […]

  • Brazil equity funds shine ahead of Rio Olympics

    Brazil equity funds shine ahead of Rio Olympics

    South Korean equity funds investing in Brazilian shares yielded much higher than other overseas stock funds in July ahead of the Summer Olympics in Rio de Janeiro, a market tracker said Tuesday. According to fund rating and consulting firm KG Zeroin, Brazilian equity-related funds posted the highest return of 8.33 percent among overseas stock funds […]

  • http://www.koreaherald.com/view.php?ud=20160421000799

    http://www.koreaherald.com/view.php?ud=20160421000799

    LIG SUPPORTS DISABLED SOCCER TEAM — LIG Group and its affiliates donated 70 million won ($62,000) to the Korean Football Association For the Disabled to mark Korea‘s Disability Awareness Day on Wednesday. Group affiliate Huseco CEO Kim Gye-hong (right) poses with KFAD president Nam Young-woo during a ceremony to deliver the funds at the group‘s […]

  • SK hynix to launch handball team

    SK hynix to launch handball team

    Semiconductor manufacturer SK hynix said Monday it would launch a men’s handball team in a bid to contribute to the growth of the sport in the country. Since signing a sponsorship deal with the Korea Handball Federation, an umbrella association for handball, in 2007, SK Group, the parent firm of the chip company, has been […]

  • Korea clinch 8th straight Olympic football berth

    Korea clinch 8th straight Olympic football berth

    South Korea clinched a record eighth straight Olympic men’s football berth on Tuesday with a 3-1 victory over Qatar at the Asian qualification tournament. Midfielder Kwon Chang-hoon broke the 1-1 tie in the 89th minute at Jassim Bin Hamad Stadium in Doha to lift South Korea to the final of the Asian Football Confederation (AFC) […]