Jack Nicklaus will receive Congressional Gold Medal

...Championship, Lydia Ko received even better news. She has been accepted into the Korea University, one of the top colleges in Seoul.Yonhap news agency said the 17-year-old Ko was accepted from a pool of overseas candidates from South Korea. Korea University...

Ray 'Boom Boom' Mancini to go into boxing hall of fame

...fighter," Mancini said.Bowe compiled a 104-18 amateur record that included a super heavyweight silver medal at the 1988 Seoul Olympics, losing the gold-medal fight to Lennox Lewis. Bowe became the undisputed heavyweight champ when he scored a decision...

Cho Yang-ho set to return as head of organizing committee for 2018 Games in Pyeongchang

SEOUL, South Korea - The South Korean businessman who led Pyeongchang's successful...concerns about the pace of construction and signing up of domestic sponsors.The Seoul-based Board of Audit and Inspection confirmed last week it has been investigating...

Seoul residents jam plazas for soccer feast

SEOUL, South Korea -- While soccer attention was centered on Seoul's World Cup stadium Friday, downtown there were plenty of hot spots for sports fans. Local residents gathered to watch the tournament's opening game on giant television screens...

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Elephants rampage through Seoul

SEOUL, South Korea - Six elephants escaped from an amusement park Wednesday and injured a woman as they rampaged through the South Korean...

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Caroline Wozniacki makes Pan Pacific Open final

...quarterfinals this month, but clawed his way back into the match and saved eight of the nine break points he faced. KOREA OPEN: In Seoul, South Korea, second-seeded Karolina Pliskova rallied from a set down to beat Russia's Maria Kirilenko 4-6, 7-6...

School bets video game scholarships can draw talent

...League of Legends each day, according to developer Riot Games Inc. This year's professional championship is Oct. 19 in Seoul at the stadium built for the 2002 soccer World Cup. The 45,000 seats are expected to sell out. The winner takes home $1...

3 airmen from Georgia base swept away by typhoon wave while exploring Okinawa

...Okinawa the day the men were swept away, Cyr said. The waves were still high, but there were no significant onshore warnings, Cyr said.The bodies were transported to Seoul, South Korea, where they will be examined by a medical examiner.

Samsung apologizes to sickened chip workers

SEOUL, South Korea - Samsung Electronics Co. apologized and promised compensation to chip factory workers who suffered cancers linked...

Three Augusta Boxing Club members to compete for spot on Junior Olympics team

...Championships and will travel to Charleston, W.Va., this week for a shot to join Team USA for the 2016 Junior Olympics in Seoul, South Korea.Doctress Robinson, Orlando Hernton Jr. and Desmond Lyons each advanced after winning, all by majority decision...