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Reporter : Kim Se-jeong
Thu, September 28, 2023 | 01:05
National sports event paves way to Korea's Olympic saga
Bae Soon-hak, 78, former secretary general of the Korean Sports and Olympic Committee, is a living witness to the rise and fall of the National Sports Festival (NSF). Representing their provinces and metropolitan cities, athletes from all sports disciplines compete to win medals.
485th Turtle Marathon to be held on Sunday
Together with the city of Sejong, the Hankook Ilbo, the sister paper of The Korea Times, will host the 485th Turtle Marathon at the Sejong Lake Park on Oct. 6.
Driven by fine dust woes, schools look to VR sports
Last Tuesday morning, two dozen fourth-graders at Yonggang Elementary school entered a virtual reality (VR) sports room equipped with screens, a computer and two stationary bikes.
National Sports Festival torch bearing
A member of the Taekwondo performance team of South Chungcheon Province carries a torch for the 1ooth National Sports Festival (Oct. 4 to 10) and the 39th Para Games (Oct. 15 to 19) at a local market in the province's Cheonan. The market is a historical site where the 1919 Indepen...
Cafe owner promotes world free of disposable cups
For Chung Da-woon, the Bottle Factory cafe located in Seodaemun in Seoul, is a dream in the making.
Racewalker elated for belated medal, eyes Tokyo Olympics
During the 2011 Daegu World Athletics Championships, racewalker Kim Hyun-sub finished sixth in the men's 20-kilometer race. Among the five athletes ahead of him, three were Russians. In 2016, five years later, two Russian athletes, gold and silver medalists at the worlds, were stripped of their medals due to doping charges and the 35-year-old Korean racewalker was lifted to f...
'Biggest Lie' tells stories of women unable to say #MeToo
The #MeToo movement, which swept Korea last year and brought down several prominent figures, revealed the dysfunctional side of Korea, particularly in relationships between men and women.
Director who made film about her traumatic past
Sibylle Schoenemann, 65, a German film director, spent eight months in an East German prison in 1984 without knowing exactly why she was put behind the bars. Decades later, instead of trying to forget the horrendous experience and move on, the director chose to face it, find out what happened and do something about it.
German film festival highlights female directors
The Goethe-Institute Korea's upcoming film festival will feature 13 female German film directors who made themselves stand out during periods of political turmoil. The festival will be held from Aug. 23 to 24 at the Korean Film Archive in Seoul.
Evening pool, cinema offered at Oil Tank Culture Park
Oil Tank Culture Park in western Seoul will offer special summer activities on Aug. 9 and 10 for those looking for respite from the summer heat.