Song Heung Min first Asian Premier League’s Player of the Month

Footballer Song Heung Min – who plays for Tottenham Hotspur – becomes the first Asian player to win [English] Premier League’s Player of the Month award.

“Sonny” scored four goals and assisted another, helping his team won all their three matches in September.

Pyeongchang 2018 volunteer recruitment

The 2018 Pyeonchang Winter Olympics – scheduled to take place on February 9-25 – is currently running a volunteer recruitment drive.

Kim Yu Na Pyeongchang 2018 volunteer recruitment

Application ends on September 30th. Details here on official website.

PyeongChang 2018 Olympic Emblem

The PyeongChang Organizing Committee has unveiled its new Olympic emblem.

PyeongChang 2018 Olympic Emblem
The design of the emblem has its roots in the Korean alphabet, better known as Hangul. Both the shapes in the emblem stem from the first consonants of each syllable in the word “PyeongChang” when written in Hangul.

The first character in the emblem also represents a gathering place where the three elements of Korea’s traditional humanism, called Cheon-ji-in (literally heaven, earth, and human), are in harmony.

The second character symbolizes the epitome of winter sports, snow and ice, as well as athletes’ stellar performances. PyeongChang aspires to become a hub of winter sports in Asia, and such a goal will be carried out under the vision of New Horizons.

A square where the earth meets the sky, and where athletes excel in snow or on ice – that’s where everyone will celebrate the world’s biggest winter festival in 2018.

Source: Pyeongchang2018

Lee Si-Young joins national boxing team

Actress Lee Si Young won the National Amateur Boxing Championships on Wednesday. As the competition also served as a tryout for the national boxing squad, she is now entitled to represent Korea at international competitions.

Source: Chosun (Kr) & Sportsnewskorea

Son Yeon-Jae Incheon Airport

Rhythmic gymnast and national darling Son Yeon Jae arriving at Incheon International Airport from Russia after winning a Bronze at the Moscow Grand Prix.

Son Yeon Jae Incheon International Airport

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