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Tarps, Food, Heaters: How KBO Teams are Preparing for ‘Spring’ Training in Feb.

Tarps, Food, Heaters: How KBO Teams are Preparing for ‘Spring’ Training in Feb.

SEOUL, Jan. 14 (Korea Bizwire) — One of the gazillion things that the coronavirus pandemic has changed for South Korean baseball clubs is that they aren’t able to travel overseas for spring training this year. For years, Korea Baseball Organization (KBO) clubs have flocked to warm regions in Australia, Taiwan or Japan in late January [...]

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 [...]

KBO Increases Crowd Size, Tightens Health Protocols for Postseason in Nov.

KBO Increases Crowd Size, Tightens Health Protocols for Postseason in Nov.

SEOUL, Oct. 29 (Korea Bizwire) — The South Korean baseball league announced Thursday its postseason participants will play before larger crowds than they did during the regular season, while also unveiling tighter health protocols for both players and fans during the ongoing coronavirus pandemic. The Korea Baseball Organization (KBO), following talks with the sports ministry [...]

Under Eased Social Distancing Rules, Baseball League to Reopen Stadiums on Tuesday

Under Eased Social Distancing Rules, Baseball League to Reopen Stadiums on Tuesday

SEOUL, Oct. 11 (Korea Bizwire) — With social distancing rules during the coronavirus pandemic eased across the nation, the top baseball league here will reopen stadium gates on Tuesday. The Korea Baseball Organization (KBO) made the announcement on Sunday, hours after the government decided to lower the level of social distancing restrictions from Level 2 [...]

Baseball, Football Leagues Prepared to Reopen Stadiums on Short Notice

Baseball, Football Leagues Prepared to Reopen Stadiums on Short Notice

SEOUL, July 24 (Korea Bizwire) — The South Korean baseball and football leagues welcomed the government’s green light on Friday to open stadiums to fans during the coronavirus pandemic, saying their teams are prepared to execute their plan as early as the weekend. The Central Disaster and Safety Countermeasure Headquarters led by Prime Minister Chung [...]