| May 24, 2014
| 3:23 PM
FIFA made an extraordinary decision when it awarded the last World Cup to South Africa, welcoming a nation and a continent to stand center stage under the hottest spotlight in international sports.
And despite a few glitches, the 2010 tournament was a...
| May 30, 2014
| 12:30 PM
All 64 matches of the FIFA World Cup from Brazil will be broadcast live on ABC, ESPN and ESPN2 in English and on Univision Communications broadcast and cable nets in Spanish. The tournament kicks off June 12, culminating with the championship game July 13...
| Apr 25, 2014
| 5:21 AM
SEOUL -- President Obama conceded Friday that sanctions on Russia may not force President Vladimir Putin to alter his decisions on Ukraine, but he then offered a spirited defense of how they might still influence a leader he said is “not a stupid...
| Apr 25, 2014
| 4:34 PM
Burbank Mayor Emily Gabel-Luddy offered condolences this week in a letter to the mayor of Burbank’s sister city, Incheon, South Korea, expressing sincere sympathy for the victims of the ferry disaster that left hundreds dead or missing.
| May 1, 2014
| 2:47 PM
As a ferry started to tilt dangerously off the South Korean coast, a group of teenage passengers made jokes and talked of posting about the experience on Facebook.
One started to hum the theme song from the movie "Titanic."
But as the listing got...
| Feb 15, 2014
| 4:53 AM
Zhou Yang of China won the women's 1,500-meter short track gold medal, successfully defending the Olympic title she won four years ago.
Zhou overcame a false start to win Saturday at the Iceberg Skating Palace. Shim Suk-hee of South Korea earned the...
| Feb 18, 2014
| 3:26 AM
SOCHI, Russia — South Korea won the women's Olympic short track 3,000-meter relay, passing China on the last lap to take the lead.
The team of Cho Ha-ri, Kim Alang, Park Seung-hi and Shim Suk-hee crossed the finish line first Tuesday after Shim...
| Feb 21, 2014
| 2:51 PM
In any other sport, it would have been cause for celebration -- an unknown youngster pulls out all the stops to upset a legendary but aging star on the biggest stage of all. But when 17-year-old Russian Adelina Sotnikova unexpectedly captured the...
| Apr 24, 2014
| 10:54 PM
WASHINGTON -- The U.S. and Japan failed to reach agreement on free-trade talks as President Obama left Japan on Friday without the breakthrough needed to advance a key element of his broader agenda of strengthening America's hand in Asia.
| Feb 13, 2014
| 10:36 AM
L.A. Cathedral is facing a team from South Korea, Yatap High, in a baseball exhibition on Thursday at 5:30 p.m. at Veterans Memorial Park in the City of Commerce. It will be a nine-inning game.
| Apr 6, 2014
KIGALI, Rwanda — Twenty years ago Monday, the state of Rwanda set about trying to hack itself out of existence. Starting on April 7, 1994, Hutu extremists, in a premeditated 100-day campaign, systematically butchered close to 1 million Tutsis...