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Citing COVID-19 Risks, Gov’t Urges Baseball Fans to Refrain from Chanting

Citing COVID-19 Risks, Gov’t Urges Baseball Fans to Refrain from Chanting

SEOUL, Nov. 2 (Korea Bizwire) — National health authorities on Tuesday called on baseball fans to refrain from chanting at stadiums, pointing to risks of spreading COVID-19 even among masked individuals. In a press briefing, Son Young-rae, a senior health ministry official, reminded fans that vocal cheering is still prohibited at Korea Baseball Organization (KBO) [...]

KBO to Develop Metaverse Platforms and NFTs

KBO to Develop Metaverse Platforms and NFTs

SEOUL, Sept. 8 (Korea Bizwire) — The Korea Baseball Organization (KBO) is reaching out to young baseball fans with metaverse platforms and non-fungible tokens (NFTs). The KBO, jointly with the league’s title sponsor Shinhan Bank, plans to introduce collaboration events by setting up metaverse platforms through which baseball fans can enjoy various services online. The [...]

Tech Firms Scramble to Offer Live Broadcasting Services for Baseball Games

Tech Firms Scramble to Offer Live Broadcasting Services for Baseball Games

SEOUL, April 2 (Korea Bizwire) — South Korean baseball fans are increasingly using online means to watch games as the coronavirus continues to rage on. With the 2021 season of the Korea Baseball Organization (KBO) begins Saturday, tech companies are releasing a series of broadcasting services with special features to meet audience demand. Online gaming [...]