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Survey Reveals S. Korean Preferences for Different Sporting Events

Survey Reveals S. Korean Preferences for Different Sporting Events

SEOUL, May 11 (Korea Bizwire) — Football and women’s basketball have a high percentage of family spectators, while men’s basketball and baseball are particularly popular among couples. According to a survey of 34,978 spectators of five professional sports and nine leagues by the Korean Professional Sports Association, the number of family visitors to football matches [...]

Tottenham’s Son Heung-min Wraps Up Three-week Military Training with Flying Colors

Tottenham’s Son Heung-min Wraps Up Three-week Military Training with Flying Colors

SEOUL, May 8 (Korea Bizwire) — Tottenham Hotspur’s South Korean star Son Heung-min completed a three-week military training program with the best performance among all trainees Friday, as he excelled in shooting skills and other areas, officials said. Son is one of the top five trainees to receive a prize at the camp’s graduation ceremony [...]

S. Korean Football Season Opener to be Streamed Live on YouTube, Twitter

S. Korean Football Season Opener to be Streamed Live on YouTube, Twitter

SEOUL, May 6 (Korea Bizwire) — The South Korean football league announced Wednesday it will stream its upcoming season-opening match live on YouTube and Twitter, complete with English-language commentary for international viewers. The Korea Professional Football League (K League) said the 2020 K League 1 opening contest on Friday between Jeonbuk Hyundai Motors and Suwon [...]

Kickoff Around Corner, S. Korean Football League Sells Broadcasting Rights to 10 Countries

Kickoff Around Corner, S. Korean Football League Sells Broadcasting Rights to 10 Countries

SEOUL, April 27 (Korea Bizwire) — With the start of the new season around the corner, the South Korean football league said Monday it has sold broadcasting rights to 10 countries this year, mostly in Asia and Europe. The Korea Professional Football League (K League) added that its international rights holder, Sportsradar AG, has been [...]