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Vocal Cheering to be Allowed Again at KBO, K League Games

Vocal Cheering to be Allowed Again at KBO, K League Games

SEOUL, April 22 (Korea Bizwire) — Starting this weekend, fans attending South Korean professional baseball games and football games will be able to party like it’s 2019 again. The Korea Baseball Organization (KBO) announced Friday the two-year ban on vocal cheering at ballparks will be lifted, effective immediately. The Korea Professional Football League (K League) [...]

K League Changes Ball Boy Rules to Avoid Deliberate Acts to Delay Game

K League Changes Ball Boy Rules to Avoid Deliberate Acts to Delay Game

SEOUL, Feb. 17 (Korea Bizwire) — In this year’s K League 1, South Korea’s top professional football competition, controversy over ball boys and girls deliberately engaging in acts to delay the football match are expected to dissipate as they will no longer be delivering balls to the players directly. The Korea Professional Football League (K [...]

K League Players May Reject Transfers if Conditions are Unfavorable: Regulator

K League Players May Reject Transfers if Conditions are Unfavorable: Regulator

SEOUL, Jan. 4 (Korea Bizwire) — Starting this year, professional football league players will be entitled to reject transfers to a different football club even if the annual wage offered is better than at their previous club if other conditions, such as the period of the contract, work against them, the antitrust regulator said Monday. [...]

Bybit Becomes the New Global Main Sponsor of the Argentina National Football Teams

Bybit Becomes the New Global Main Sponsor of the Argentina National Football Teams

BUENOS AIRES, ARGENTINA, Nov. 17 (Korea Bizwire) –  Bybit, one of the fastest growing cryptocurrency exchanges with operations around the world, is the new global main sponsor of the Argentina national football teams, including the men’s international football side captained by Lionel Messi. Through this two-years agreement, Bybit’s brand will have maximum visibility in all Argentine [...]

Modelo, the New Official Beer Sponsor of the College Football Playoff, Rewards the Fighting Spirit of College Football Fans with the New Unlockzie

Modelo, the New Official Beer Sponsor of the College Football Playoff, Rewards the Fighting Spirit of College Football Fans with the New Unlockzie

CHICAGO, Sept. 30 (Korea Bizwire) — College football is back in full swing and Modelo, the beer brewed for those with The Fighting Spirit™, is rewarding passionate fans across the country with a brand-new offering. To ensure all fans have a cold beer for game day Saturdays, Modelo is unveiling the Unlockzie, a free beer [...]

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. [...]