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Baseball Community in Shock over Ex-player’s Arrest for Giving Steroids to Teens

Baseball Community in Shock over Ex-player’s Arrest for Giving Steroids to Teens

SEOUL, Jul. 4 (Korea Bizwire) — The national baseball community is reeling from a recent arrest of a former professional player for allegedly giving steroids and other banned substances to young students at his private academy. The Ministry of Food and Drug Safety said Tuesday the ex-Korea Baseball Organization (KBO) player, surnamed Lee, was detained [...]

AR Formation Steals Show at SK Wyverns Home Opener

AR Formation Steals Show at SK Wyverns Home Opener

INCHEON, Mar. 25 (Korea Bizwire) — On Sunday, when the opening game of the Korean professional baseball league was held between SK Wyverns and KT Wiz at SK Happy Dream Park in Incheon, a flying dragon, which symbolizes the Wyverns, appeared on the world largest electronic scoreboard, ‘Big Board’. The imaginary creature, a flying dragon, [...]

Portal Website Naver Introduces “Home Run Replay” Function During Live Broadcast

Portal Website Naver Introduces “Home Run Replay” Function During Live Broadcast

SEOUL, Nov. 6 (Korea Bizwire) — The popular portal website Naver Corp. revealed yesterday that it will be implementing a new function on its website that allows users to replay home runs during Korean Series baseball matches airing live. The function is based on artificial intelligence (AI) technology. The technology automatically recognizes home run sequences [...]

Gov’t Launches Task Force Dedicated to Improving Military Exemption Scheme

Gov’t Launches Task Force Dedicated to Improving Military Exemption Scheme

SEOUL, Oct. 2 (Korea Bizwire) — A task force composed of officials from the Military Manpower Administration and the Ministry of Culture, Sports and Tourism with the goal of improving the process of military service exemptions for artists and athletes was launched on October 1. Controversy surrounding the current system was sparked during the 2018 [...]