When the National Hockey League announced on April 3, 2017, that its players would not be allowed to participate at the 2018 Olympics, viewers were not amused. Turns out the absence of NHL players brought a sense of unpredictability and a belief among teams that anybody could go far.
For Joon Young Kim, war and remembrance go back half a century and halfway around the world. “My family was in Seoul (South Korea) and we fled for refuge,” Kim said.
Luis Suárez scored twice to lead Uruguay to a 2-1 victory over South Korea and advance to the quarter-finals of the 2010 FIFA World Cup.
Lee Jung-Soo and Park Chu-Young each scored as South Korea was able to draw Nigeria 2-2 at the 2010 FIFA World Cup on Tuesday and advanced to the round of 16 because of an Argentine victory over Greece.
Gonzalo Higuain scored a hat trick as Argentina beat South Korea 4-1 on Thursday, giving the Albiceleste a Group B-leading six points with one game left in group play.
Lionel Messi didn’t score in his team’s 1-0 victory over Nigeria on Saturday, but Barcelona’s star forward put on an impressive display of skill, showing why he could be the most dominant player of the tournament.
The first win of the World Cup went to a tenacious South Korean team who defeated Greece 2-0 at Nelson Mandela Bay Stadium, Saturday morning.
Led by top strikers Lionel Messi and Carlos Tevez, Argentina is the overwhelming favorite to come out ahead in Group B, one that includes Greece, Nigeria, and South Korea
After a disappointing 2006 World Cup, South Korea will be looking to regain its 2002 form in South Africa.