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To recall 1988 Seoul Olympics

To recall 1988 Seoul Olympics

By Park Moo-jong – The Korea Times Finally, it’s time for the Olympics to beat the heat of this scorching summer. The 2016 Summer Olympics, ironically during the winter season of the host city of Rio de Janeiro, will kick off its 17-day run at 8 o’clock tomorrow morning (Korean Standard Time), amid global controversies. […]

Sofuoglu breaks new land speed record at 400 km

Sofuoglu breaks new land speed record at 400 km

Kenan Sofuoğlu, a professional Turkish motorcycle racer, who holds the highest number of Supersport World Championship titles, broke a new land speed motorcycle record on Thursday, by reaching 400 kilometers per hour on the newly constructed Osman Gazi Bridge, prior to its opening ceremony. Sofuoğlu made the crossing by special permission from authorities in early […]

Abkhazia asks FIFA to consider Abkhazia’s accession

Abkhazia asks FIFA to consider Abkhazia’s accession

De facto Prime Minister Arthur Mikvabia of occupied Abkhazia region in Georgia has sent a letter to FIFA President Gianni Infantino and asked for consideration of the possibility of accession of the Abkhazian Football Federation to FIFA, Interpressnews reports. “We hope that the desire of the Abkhazian Football Federation to become a member of FIFA, […]

Russia ranked 60th according to World Citizenship Index

Russia ranked 60th according to World Citizenship Index

Russia has been ranked 60th out of 161 according to the citizenship quality, the results of Henley & Partners Consulting Company research. The company launched a global ranking report of nationalities examined based on the scale of economy, human development, peace, and stability. From an external viewpoint, the index looks at the ability of citizens […]

Bearded Uzbek Fans Couldn’t Watch Soccer Match

Bearded Uzbek Fans Couldn’t Watch Soccer Match

Uzbek soccer fans said they were barred from entering a stadium because of their beards, government officials accept it as potential Islamic radicalism. RFE/RL’s Uzbek Service reported that one soccer fan told the agency that he and others wanted to enter soccer stadium to watch a game between Bukhara and Navbahor when plainclothes police stopped […]

Do you know anything about Kyrgyzstan?

Do you know anything about Kyrgyzstan?

I participated in an international forum last month. I met many people and made a lot of friends. But many of them have not heard about my country. So I was hurt… No, I’m just kidding here. Just it was not pleasant. Even someone asked me, whether Kyrgyzstan is a country of Mongolia. I only […]

Kuwaiti schoolchildren’s football dreams come true

Kuwaiti schoolchildren’s football dreams come true

Budding Kuwaiti Club had their dreams of representing the Middle East in a global football tournament realized at this year’s Volkswagen Junior Masters world championships in Paris. Kuwaiti Club travelled to the sixth global final of the Volkswagen Junior World Masters – one of the world’s largest and most popular youth football tournaments – on […]

Tents could house 2022 World Cup fans in Qatar

Tents could house 2022 World Cup fans in Qatar

Despite Qatar spending billions to upgrade infrastructure and build hotels, thousands could camp under canvas in desert close to stadiums, as organisers believe this to be a more creative way for Qatar to meet FIFA requirements. Their World Cup bid in 2010 said it would create more than 55,000 rooms, but authorities said in January […]

Baseballer Kim Hyun Soo joins Baltimore Orioles

Baseballer Kim Hyun Soo joins Baltimore Orioles

According to American newspapers reports, the American baseball team Baltimore Orioles signed a two years, $7 million contract with South Korean player Kim Hyun Soo. In a report published by “Baltimore Sun,” Kim already signed the contract and due to go to medical examination. Upon leaving USA’s capital Washington on Thursday he said that he’ll meet […]

Azerbaijan and China come first place in 2015 Taekwondo World Cup Team Championships

Azerbaijan and China come first place in 2015 Taekwondo World Cup Team Championships

The 2015 WTF World Cup Taekwondo Team Championships kicked off on Dec. 8, 2015 for a two-day run at the Sala de Armas, the Olympic fencing venue in the Magdalena Mixihuca Sports Complex in Mexico City, Mexico. The World Cup is arguably the most exciting event on the taekwondo calendar being held every two years […]

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