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Gangwon news

  • 2017-07-10

Gangwon FC sign French striker

South Korean football club Gangwon FC said Friday they've acquired French forward Jonathan Nanizayamo.The K League Classic outfit announced they signed a contract with Nanizayamo, who will be known as Nani here. The terms of his d…

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  • 2017-07-10

Son Heung-min named ambassador for Gangwon

Tottenham Hotspur's South Korean forward Son Heung-min on Friday was named honorary ambassador for his hometown province that will host the Winter Olympics next year.Gangwon Provincial Government said Son will help its efforts to …

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Gangwon Rice with Seasoned Vegetables

Gangwon Province (Gangwondo) is blessed with a number of world-class tourist attractions and specialty foods. With the Olympic and Paralympic Winter Games PyeongChang 2018 coming close at hand, Gangwondo is busy getting itself rea…

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  • 2017-06-28

Sliding sports venue for PyeongChang 2018 …

The sliding sports venue for next year's Winter Games in South Korea has been renamed to include the word "Olympic," the event's organizers said Tuesday.The organizing committee for the PyeongChang Winter Olympics said the Alpensi…

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  • 2017-06-27

PyeongChang Music Festival

Chilly winds begin to blow from the mountain as the blazing sun of the summer streaks the sky. Audiences can feel the mountain breeze in the tent-shaped concert hall as the four areas of the hall are open. You can also hear the so…

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  • 2017-06-26

Kia Motors‘ sports sedan Stinger lives up …

Kia Motors, South Korea’s second-largest automotive company, rolled out its first premium sports sedan Stinger last month in an attempt to foster sluggish sales by capturing male drivers in their 30s. The front view of Kia Motors‘…

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  • 2017-06-23

IOC to Provide 5G, VR, Drone Contents

IOC to Provide 5G, VR, Drone Contents at PyeongChang Games The International Olympic Committee(IOC) said Thursday that Intel Corporation's cutting edge technologies will merge with sports for the first time at next year's PyeongCh…

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  • 2017-06-22

Taeyang named honorary ambassador for Olym…

Taeyang, a member of the popular K-pop boy band BIGBANG, was appointed as an honorary ambassador for the 2018 PyeongChang Winter Olympics on Wednesday.Taeyang, 29, joins actors Lee Min-ho and Kim Woo-bin as "hallyu" stars tasked w…

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  • 2017-06-21

New sports minister visits to check on Oly…

South Korea's new sports minister traveled to PyeongChang on Tuesday to check on preparations for the country's first Winter Olympics next year.Do Jong-hwan, newly appointed minister of culture, sports and tourism, visited the hea…

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  • 2017-06-08

Ticket prices for 2018 PyeongChang Paralym…

The organizers of the 2018 PyeongChang Winter Paralympic Games on Wednesday announced the ticket prices for the multisport competition for disabled athletes, with the average price reaching 30,000 won ($26). The PyeongChang Organi…

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