feat. a Korean-Canadian is a blog series highlighting Korean-Canadians and their experiences, perspectives and thoughts on their identity as Korean-Canadians. FIFA World Cup 2018 has started in Russia and today South Korea will play against Sweden for their first game of the group matches. To celebrate the World […]
American Hustle? Canadian Wrestle! 1st Korean Canadian pioneer of Women’s wrestling: Gail Kim (김 계일) 1977/2/20 – , Toronto. ON. Current: TNA Impact Wrestling Notable career listing: WWE RAW & SMACKDOWN (WWE Women’s championship) TNA 1st Knockout division champion, and the longest defending champion Powell River, B.C. — […]
On June 17th, 2015, the Republic of Korea women’s national football team made history by earning their spot in the Round of 16 in FIFA Women’s World Cup. This was their second appearance (first one being in 2003) and although they fought valiantly against France today (June 21st), […]
2nd game for the Taeguk Ladies! D-day series is back with South Korea vs Costa Rica!
Korea Republic vs Brazil. Excited?
The Future of Football and the players who are being shipped out of Korea for greater achievement!
Aftermath of Asian Cup 2015 for our infamous South Korean players in German Bundesliga
With great focus and perseverance by the “Taeguk Warriors”, the Republic of Korea wins all games in the competition and competed in the finals of the Asian Cup 2015 in Australia on January 31st, 2015. The South Koreans in the support of the Red Devils (South Korean Fans) showed […]
Michelle Wie happily hugs her caddy. Michelle Wie will be returning to Canada this summer to compete in the Manulife Financial Ladies Professional Golf Association (LPGA) Classic. The annual tournament will take place in Waterloo, Ontario at the Grey Silo Golf Course from June 4, 2014 to June […]
Chung-Ang University is a Top 10 ranked school in South Korea. Chung-Ang University will be accepting electronic sports (also known as eSports) applications in 2015 for men and women that are exceptionally good at video games. The South Korean university considers competitive gamers the same as traditional athletes. All competitive gamers will […]
The official Korea World Cup 2014 jersey. Nike and the Korea Football Association debuted the home jersey that will be worn by the Korean National Soccer Team at the 2014 FIFA World Cup. Nike was inspired by the Taegeuk (the yin and yang symbol in the middle of […]
Today was the last day of The Sochi 2014 Winter Olympics, which was marked with a closing ceremony bursting with Russia’s colours, a tribute to Tolstoy, ballet performances by The Bolshoi Ballet company, and a spectacular fireworks show. During the closing ceremony of the Olympics, it is tradition […]
Yuna Kim poses with her gold medal, Japan’s Mao Asada (L) and bronze medalist Canada’s Joannie Rochette (R). Yuna Kim is arguably one of the best female figure skaters to ever grace the ice. Since competing at the 2004 Junior Grand Prix, Kim has won 15 gold medals, […]
South Korea forward Lee Keun-Ho (11) dribbles past Brad Davis during their friendly in Carson, California. GUS RUELAS — AP Photo South Korea men’s soccer team falls to USA Chris Wondolowski scored two goals during the fourth and 60th minutes against South Korea to win their first game of 2014. On Saturday, […]
My father-in-law does not watch figure skating on TV. Every time a skater lunges into a jump, his body jerks and shrinks into a ball, his eyes immediately squeezed shut with fear of seeing a fall on the ice. Too exhausting, he finds. Had he watched Yu-na Kim’s […]
I still get the Canadian Embassy in Seoul’s e-Newsletter even though I’ve been back in Canada for four years now (wow, it’s exactly four years!), mainly to stay in touch with things happening there. One of the articles in the last issue caught my attention and led to […]