Slips In Olympics
Kim Yu-na attends a forum on the Pyeongchang Winter Olympics in Yeouido, Seoul on Thursday. /Newsis
A forum on how to make the 2018 Winter Olympics in Pyeongchang a success was held in Seoul on Thursday.Figure skating star Kim Yu-na, who serves as a promotional ambassador for the games, pleaded for support for neglected disciplines.”The hosting of the Pyeongchang Olympics undoubtedly broadened interest in the event in general, but only certain sports get attention”, she said.”We can host the Olympics successfully only when nationwide interest in the less popular winter sports increases”. . ... Read more
The basketball tournament for MBC“s “Idol Star Olympics” ended on February 20 with Gangnam Lakers coming out for the gold! The team, which had Jinwoon as the captain and Jackson, Jun Woo Sung, and HISTORY”s Na Do Gyun as the members went up against the Mani Keun Jordan Team, which has Kangin as the captain and Tao, INFINITE”s L and Sungjong, BTOB”s Minhyuk and Sungjae, and MYNAME”s Insoo as members, ultimately earned the silver. . ... Read more
EXID”s Junghwa has crowned herself the Queen of Archery with her impressive performance in the women”s archery tournament in the “Idol Star Olympics.” That”s right, the girls of EXID not only have sexy dancing by Hani, jaw-dropping singing by Solji, and catchy music but they also have Junghwa, who aimed with a bow and arrow, could take down any haters Katniss-style. . ... Read more
Veteran group KARA went up against the trending group A Pink in archery on the February 20 installment of MBC“s Lunar New Year”s special, “Idol Star Olympics.”
Gyuri went up first, failing quite a bit with a 2 point shot, 1 point shot, and 5 point shot, which would probably be better than what I could do, but in comparison to Eunji”s 9 point shot, 9 point shot, and 8 point shot… good game. . ... Read more
Members of Nine Muses express discontent at idols keeping their distance from them in "Idol Star Olympics"
In a recent interview with OSEN, the members of Nine Muses expressed their discontent in participating in the “Idol Star Olympics,” stating that majority of the male idols they met there were overwhelmingly shy and did not approach them as they would have liked.. ... Read more
Actress Lee Si Young, last seen in “Valid Love,” will be trying out for the Olympics.
And it”s not a role she will play in a film or a drama. Although she first studied boxing for a role in a 2010 drama, she is a well-regarded amateur boxer. . ... Read more
Cube Entertainment artists recently gifted 450 sets of cube-burgers to fans who came out to support them at this year”s “Idol Star Olympics.”
4minute, B2ST, BTOB, and No Ji Hoon personally packed these delectable cube-burgers before handing them out to the fans at the filming for the program. When receiving their very own cube-burgers, fans took to Twitter to thank the artists and the label for the savory surprise. . ... Read more
Actress and boxer Lee Si Young will be trying out in order to represent South Korea at the “2016 Rio Olympics“.
She”ll be attending the first round of tryouts for boxing in order to compete at the 2016 summer event. Her agency stated on January 29, “Right after wrapping up her drama, Lee Si Young plans to focus on the upcoming matches. She”ll be going to the first round of national athlete tryouts for the Brazil Olympics. She”s going to put her all into it while keeping in mind this is her last chance.”
Though there were reports that Lee Si Young might be retiring from the boxing world after her shoulder injury, it seems she”s not giving up quite yet.. ... Read more
It”s been confirmed that Korean actor Kim Soo Hyun will sing the theme song at the opening ceremony of the 2014 Youth Olympics held in Nanjing, China.
On August 14th, Kim Soo Hyun already took part in the final rehearsal for the ceremony. He will sing alongside many other stars at the event, including Zhang Liang Ying, Zhang Jie and a female performer from Russia. Local reports said that he was offered the role because he is one of the youth’s favorite actors.
Kim Soo Hyun is a Hallyu star after so many hit dramas such as “Dream High”, “The moon embracing the sun, “My love from the star”… and has established a large fan base across Asia.
The Youth Olympics Games will officially begin on the 16th and last until Aug 28.
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