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Fina, the global governing body of aquatic sports, has today (Monday) warned Swimming Australia and its athlete, Mack Horton, after the Australian staged a protest against Chinese rival Sun Yang

With US President Donald Trump meeting North Korean leader Kim Jong-un at the Korean demilitarised zone on Sunday, as well as Olympic charter changes in June, momentum is building for a joint North and…

China appears poised to land hosting rights to the 2023 Asian Cup after the Korean Football Association (KFA) withdrew its bid for the national team football tournament in favour of focusing on its proposed…

Fifa has confirmed that all nine international football federations which showed interest last month in hosting the 2023 Women’s World Cup have met its deadline for formal expressions of interest – inc…

North and South Korea are contemplating a joint bid to host the 2023 Women's World Cup, according to Fifa president Gianni Infantino

Seoul has today (Monday) been selected as South Korea’s candidate city for its joint bid with North Korea for the 2032 summer Olympic and Paralympic Games.

Formula E has announced plans to race in the South Korean capital of Seoul, starting in 2020

North and South Korea have today (Friday) agreed to inform the International Olympic Committee (IOC) of their intention to co-host the 2032 edition of the summer Olympic Games

North and South Korea will field joint teams in several sports at this year’s Asian Games in Indonesia, building on the collaboration at the Pyeongchang winter Olympic Games earlier this year.

NBA licenses clothing company MK Trend to create casual and lifestyle-focused clothing for South Koreans

The IOC is revamping its bidding process for the Olympic Games. Mark Bisson finds out how the new framework will work for the governing body and bidding cities.

A detailed look at South Korean sports marketing as part of the SportBusiness International South Korea Focus

A detailed look at South Korean sports media as part of the SportBusiness International South Korea Focus

North and South Korea have agreed to form a unified team for certain sports at this year’s edition of the Asian Games in Jakarta and Palembang, Indonesia.

Josef Fendt has been re-elected as president of the International Luge Federation (FIL), extending his long-running tenure as head of the organisation.

Pyeongchang 2018 president Lee Hee-beom has stated that this year’s edition of the winter Olympic Games returned a multi-million dollar surplus.

The Ladies Professional Golf Association (LPGA) has revealed details of a new event in Korea that will be sponsored by German automotive manufacturer BMW.

The Australian Baseball League (ABL) has claimed a first for the domestic sports market by announcing that it will add an international team from South Korea that will be based in Australia.

The International Olympic Committee (IOC) has pledged to support peace talks between North and South Korea.

The International Olympic Committee (IOC) has today (Thursday) confirmed it will appeal the Court of Arbitration for Sport’s (CAS) decision to overturn or reduce doping bans given to 28 Russian athletes at the Swiss Federal Tribunal.

North and South Korea will compete as one nation during the semi-final of the ongoing World Team Table Tennis Championships in Halmstad, Sweden after informing organisers that they did not want to face off against each other in the quarter-finals.

South Korea has landed its first major International Table Tennis Federation (ITTF) event as the world governing body revealed a strategic plan to guide the future of the sport.

Seven South Korean sports federations are considering the prospect of forming joint teams with North Korea for the 2018 Asian Games following the landmark summit meeting held between the two countries on Friday, but football is unlikely to be one of them.

Korean consumer electronics company Samsung has strongly denied allegations from local broadcaster SBS that it abused its position as a ‘TOP’ partner of the International Olympic Committee (IOC) to help secure the 2018 winter Olympic and Paralympic Games for Pyeongchang.

The International Paralympic Committee (IPC) has announced that the ongoing Paralympics in Pyeongchang has set a new ticketing record for the winter edition of the Games, adding that the sales figures demonstrate a growing global interest in Paralympic sport.

The Ladies Professional Golf Association (LPGA) has revealed plans to open its first accredited golf facility outside of the US by revamping the Asiad Country Club Course in Busan, with the Korean venue then scheduled to host a Tour event from next year.

The International Paralympic Committee (IPC) has approved applications from 30 Russian athletes to compete under neutral status at the forthcoming winter Paralympic Games in Pyeongchang.

The International Olympic Committee (IOC) yesterday (Sunday) declined to allow Russia to parade under its own flag at the closing ceremony for the 2018 winter Olympic Games, but the Russian Olympic Committee (ROC) is expected to have its suspension lifted in the coming days.

The Pyeongchang 2018 Organising Committee (POCOG) has said its staging of the 2018 winter Olympic Games will result in a balanced budget, as International Olympic Committee (IOC) president Thomas Bach stated that the event has brought the winter Games to a “new level”.

Bobsledder Nadezhda Sergeeva has today (Friday) become the second Russian athlete to return a positive doping test at the 2018 winter Olympic Games, just hours before the International Olympic Committee (IOC) meets to decide whether to reinstate the country in time for Sunday’s closing ceremony.

Russian curling athlete Aleksandr Krushelnitckii has today (Thursday) been stripped of his bronze medal from the 2018 winter Olympic Games after admitting to a doping violation, with the news coming days before the International Olympic Committee (IOC) is set to rule on Russia’s status within the Olympic Movement.

The International Ice Hockey Federation (IIHF) has said that the women’s winter Olympic Games tournament could expand to include more teams at Beijing 2022, while the sport’s global governing body also talked up the possibility of a return for the unified Korean team.

The International Olympic Committee (IOC) has given Pyeongchang a positive midway review for its staging of the winter Olympic Games, but has pointed out that it still has to secure legacy plans for three major venues.

Slovenian men’s ice hockey player Ziga Jeglic has today (Tuesday) become the third athlete to commit an anti-doping rule violation at the 2018 winter Olympic Games, but has claimed that the positive test is a result of an asthma medication he is taking under doctor’s orders.

The Court of Arbitration for Sport (CAS) has today (Monday) confirmed the start of a doping procedure against Russian curling athlete Aleksandr Krushelnitckii, a process that could ultimately impact on the country’s hopes of regaining full status in the eyes of the International Olympic Committee (IOC).

The Governor of Gangwon Province, where the 2018 winter Olympic Games are currently being held in Pyeongchang, has said a joint bid for the 2021 Asian winter Games (AWG) with North Korea is under consideration.

The Court of Arbitration for Sport has reduced a five-year ban imposed on Chung Mong-joon to 15 months, allowing the former Fifa vice-president to return to football immediately.