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Olympics are returning to Beijing in 2022 - this time in winter

...Friday's results mean the Olympics will be held three times in a row in east Asia: the 2018 Winter Games in Pyeongchang, South Korea, the 2020 Olympics in Tokyo, and 2022 in Beijing.Beijing plans to use several venues from the 2008 Olympics, including...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/sports/olympics/2015-07-31/olympics-are-returning-b
Hyo-Joo Kim leads women at Turnberry

...Trump's show-stealing arrival at the Women's British Open on Thursday upstaged another strong start to a major by South Korea's Hyo-Joo Kim.Kim was midway through compiling a 7-under 65 in the first round when Trump, the American presidential...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/sports/golf/2015-07-30/hyo-joo-kim-leads-women-turn
Sang-Moon Bae's PGA Tour career to be interrupted by mandatory military service in South Korea

...his mandatory military service in South Korea.Bae was denied an extension of his visa...Bae had spent enough time out of South Korea last year."I completely respect the...reporting for my military duty in South Korea," Bae said from the Canadian Open, where...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/sports/golf/2015-07-22/sang-moon-baes-pga-tour-care
Players shrugging off Trump's planned visit to Women's British Open at Turnberry

...said Park, who is playing Turnberry for the first time. "I come into this week with no expectations."Ko, a South Korea-born New Zealander who is the world No. 2, played the Ladies Scottish Open last week to get accustomed to links and the...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/sports/golf/2015-07-29/players-shrugging-trumps-pla
IOC President Bach: Boston failed to deliver on 'promises' to USOC during failed 2024 bid

...will compete in the men's and women's events in Rio de Janiero, and a country is allowed a maximum of four players. South Korea, where Park is from, has 15 players in the top 28 in the women's rankings.Park says "if you are in the world's top...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/sports/olympics/2015-07-29/ioc-president-bach-bosto
South Korea's In Gee Chun rallies to win US Women's Open

...That's what has brought me to the U.S. Open win, I believe."The win was Chun's fifth of the year after three in Korea and one in Japan. She credited her experience in four LPGA Tour events earlier this season for her success."With all those...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/sports/golf/2015-07-12/south-koreas-gee-chun-rallie
California surfer wins 10K open water world title at Kazan

...10s, including two on their second dive.Canada's Meaghan Benfeito and Roseline Filion took silver with 339.99. North Korea earned its first diving medal in the 16-year history of the worlds, with Kim Un Hyang and Song Nam Hyang taking the bronze...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/sports/2015-07-27/california-surfer-wins-10k-open-w
South Korea has much work to do to create Olympic-class hockey team

...Hockey's roots aren't deep in South Korea, which has never qualified for the Olympics...coach Jim Paek, a native of Seoul, South Korea, and two-time Stanley Cup winner with Pittsburgh...but they're not bad teams, either. Korea is just getting their feet wet. It's...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/sports/2015-07-17/south-korea-has-much-work-do-crea
Overtime

...today. Barbaree, of Shreveport, La., and Lee, of South Korea, were all square through 17 holes when their semifinal match...up in the semifinals. The 15-year-old Seong, from South Korea, beat Jayna Choi, of Collierville, Tenn., 6 and 4 in the...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/sports/2015-07-24/overtime
Jeb Bush says he's an optimistic option for voters

...American foreign policy is in need of leadership ? naming Iran, Islamic terrorism, "ungovernable states" as Pakistan, North Korea, China and Russia in a list of the nation's top threats ? as policies of the current administration have weakened America...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/politics/2015-07-22/jeb-bush-says-hes-optimistic-op