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K League Launches New OTT Service for International Markets

K League Launches New OTT Service for International Markets

SEOUL, Feb. 23 (Korea Bizwire) — The South Korean football league announced on Tuesday it will launch a new media platform to provide content in English for international markets. The Korea Professional Football League (K League), in partnership with the global sports services provider Sportsradar, has developed the new over-the-top (OTT) platform called “K League [...]

Gazprom International Children’s Social Programme Football for Friendship Unites Children from Over 100 Countries and Sets New GUINNESS WORLD RECORDS™ Title

Gazprom International Children’s Social Programme Football for Friendship Unites Children from Over 100 Countries and Sets New GUINNESS WORLD RECORDS™ Title

MOSCOW, Dec. 10 (Korea Bizwire) — “Uniting friends – uniting the world” – slogan of Gazprom’s Football for Friendship. Participants of the programme are Young Players and Journalists aged 10-16. FIFA, UEFA, national football associations, and the world’s leading clubs support the programme. Roberto Carlos, World Cup and UCL Winner, is the programme’s Global Ambassador. [...]

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 [...]

S. Korea Exploring Football Friendlies in Europe in Nov.

S. Korea Exploring Football Friendlies in Europe in Nov.

SEOUL, Sept. 12 (Korea Bizwire) — South Korea may travel to Europe for men’s football friendlies during an international match window in November, a national team official said Saturday. Because of travel restrictions during the coronavirus pandemic, the South Korean men’s national football team hasn’t played an official match in 2020. An official with the [...]

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 [...]

First-person Football Videos Gaining Popularity on YouTube

First-person Football Videos Gaining Popularity on YouTube

SEOUL, June 8 (Korea Bizwire) — YouTube videos of people playing football from a player’s standpoint are going viral among football fans as the coronavirus is forcing people away from the sport. The videos offer an enjoyable experience to football enthusiasts as if they are actually playing on the field. Searching for ‘first-person football player’ [...]