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IZ*ONE to Release New EP Next Month amid Vote-rigging Controversy

IZ*ONE to Release New EP Next Month amid Vote-rigging Controversy

SEOUL, Nov. 30 (Korea Bizwire) — K-pop act IZ*ONE will release a new album next month, its management agency said Monday, amid a lingering controversy over vote-rigging in the audition program that it debuted through. The band will drop its fourth EP, “One-reeler/Act Ⅳ” on Dec. 7, Off the Record said. The album, the first [...]

What Trophy? KBO’s Dinos Celebrate Korean Series Title with Giant Sword

What Trophy? KBO’s Dinos Celebrate Korean Series Title with Giant Sword

SEOUL, Nov. 25 (Korea Bizwire) — After clinching their first-ever South Korean baseball championship Tuesday night, the NC Dinos celebrated their victory with … a sword? No, it wasn’t the actual trophy for the Korean Series champions. The Korea Baseball Organization (KBO) doesn’t hand out swords or any form of replica weapons. You see, the [...]

Men’s Basketball League Bucks Trend, Holds In-person Draft

Men’s Basketball League Bucks Trend, Holds In-person Draft

SEOUL, Nov. 25 (Korea Bizwire) — Unlike other professional sports, the Korean Basketball League (KBL) held its draft ceremony earlier this week with both players and team managers in attendance. The 2020 KBL draft took place at Jamsil Students’ Gymnasium in Seoul on Monday. KBL teams took turns selecting players in the afternoon following tryouts [...]