‘Unobserved’ Klinsmann, an already stale roster… ‘zero new starters’ in seven months in charge

October 2, 2023 0 Comments

Men’s national soccer team coach J├╝rgen Klinsmann has named a roster with no new players in just his fourth call-up. The national team pool is already in danger of becoming “stagnant. The Korea Football Association (KFA) announced the 24-man A squad for the two October friendlies on Tuesday. The squad will convene at the National …

20-20 is the next best thing…Kim ends season with 17 homers, 38 RBIs in best season ever

October 2, 2023 0 Comments

The San Diego Padres’ Ha-seong Kim finished the 2023 season with 17 home runs and 38 stolen bases in his best season since joining the big leagues. Kim started at second base and went 1-for-4 with a walk in the San Diego Padres’ 2023 Major League Baseball (MLB) regular-season finale against the Chicago White Sox …

Yoon Dong-hee chases down a double! Former Lotte Legends commentator explodes with “Wow~ Nice Batting” Shauting

October 2, 2023 0 Comments

Yoon Dong-hee (Lotte), the starting right fielder for the Hangzhou Asian Games baseball team, hit a chasing double in his first at-bat. SBS commentator Lee Dae-ho, a former Lotte perennial legend, called it a “wow” and a “nice bat. Yoon Dong-hee batted sixth in right field in South Korea’s second Group B qualifier against Chinese …

Overwhelmed in every way, Chu Il-seung-ho falls short on Sunday…advances to round of 12 tournament

September 30, 2023 0 Comments

Chu Il-seung will play in the round of 12. The South Korean national basketball team, led by head coach Chu Il-seung, fell 77-83 to Japan in the final game of Group D of the men’s basketball competition at the Hangzhou 2022 Asian Games on Tuesday at the Hangzhou Olympic Sports Center Gymnasium in Hangzhou, China. …

‘Overwhelming hope’ in Afghan women’s volleyball team’s upset loss

September 30, 2023 0 Comments

It was an ordinary volleyball game. Six players from each team took the court. In total, 12 players served, received, tossed, and spiked. Cheers erupted for service aces and sighs for reception errors. The winners celebrated, the losers lamented. This was the scene at the Hangzhou Normal University Gymnasium in Hangzhou, China, for the first …

Zhang reaches girls’ singles final at Lee Deok-Hee Bae International Junior Tennis Championships

September 30, 2023 0 Comments

Jang Ga-eul (Junior 85th, CJ CheilJedang) has reached the women’s singles final of the International Tennis Federation (ITF) Lee Deok Hee-bae International Junior Tournament. Jang defeated Lee Seo-ah (ranked 460th) 2-1 (6-4 0-6 7-5) in the women’s singles quarterfinals on day five of the tournament at Songam International Tennis Center in Chuncheon, Gangwon Province, on …

China rebuts “Korean soccer rough play, world-famous” Forgetting Uhm Won-sang’s injury… Hwang Sun-hong to face China in quarterfinals

September 29, 2023 0 Comments

China countered that it’s not them who are playing rough, but rather Korean soccer. “Few fans or experts expect China to win the quarterfinals of the 2022 Hangzhou Asian Games. This is because China is facing the ‘strongest team’ South Korea. The South Korean team is playing for military service benefits, so objectively speaking, South …

Urias, accused of domestic violence, fails to appear in court

September 29, 2023 0 Comments

Julio Urias (Los Angeles Dodgers) failed to appear in court. According to the Spanish-language edition of Fox Sports, Urias did not appear for his initial hearing on domestic violence charges in a Los Angeles, California, courtroom on Monday. The reason for Urias’ absence, according to some media outlets, was that “there were no formal charges …

‘ML 388G’ Japan’s 37-year-old legendary pitcher makes a splash…’All in against Taiwan’ Ryu Jung-ilho, Japan’s social baseball is no slouch either

September 29, 2023 0 Comments

Japan has another mountain to climb in its quest for a fourth straight Asian Games title. While Chinese Taipei, with its plethora of American minor leaguers, is the biggest concern, Japan, with its social baseball players, is also a force to be reckoned with. The addition of Junichi Tazawa, who has played in 388 major …

Colin Belhoe announces roster for Hong Kong game after starting ‘Eunsun Park’ rotation

September 28, 2023 0 Comments

Colleen Belhoe will rotate ahead of the tournament. South Korea and Hong Kong will meet at 8:30 p.m. on Monday (Aug. 28) at the Wenzhou Olympic Stadium in Wenzhou, China, for the third match of the Women’s Football Group E at the Hangzhou 2022 Asian Games. South Korea, who have already qualified for the quarterfinals …