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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) [...]

KBO to Develop Metaverse Platforms and NFTs

KBO to Develop Metaverse Platforms and NFTs

SEOUL, Sept. 8 (Korea Bizwire) — The Korea Baseball Organization (KBO) is reaching out to young baseball fans with metaverse platforms and non-fungible tokens (NFTs). The KBO, jointly with the league’s title sponsor Shinhan Bank, plans to introduce collaboration events by setting up metaverse platforms through which baseball fans can enjoy various services online. The [...]

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 [...]