Many Korean groups and artists such as KARA, SISTAR, EXO-K, SHINee, INFINITE, and more perform at KBS Olympic London 2012 Festival

Many Korean groups and artists such as KARA, SISTAR, EXO-K, SHINee, INFINITE, and more perform at KBS Olympic London 2012 Festival

KARA, SISTAR, EXO-K, SHINee, INFINITE, and more perform at “KBS Olympic London 2012 Festival”

KBS held a special “Olympic London 2012 Festival” at Yeouido Park in Seoul to commemorate the South Korean athletes of the 2012 London Olympics Games. There were 150 athletes there in attendance and some of the medalists even performed on stage.

Korea’s top artists who performing at the event including B2ST, SHINee, G.NA, CNBLUE, Tiger JK and Tasha, KARA, SISTAR, CNBLUE, INFINITE, Ulala Session, 4minute, EXO-K, and more.

The goal of  South Korea is to win 10 gold medals and this nation proved to be an athletic powerhouse at the Olympics surpassing it’s goal by achieving 13 gold medals (fifth overall) and finishing in the top 10 with 28 medals overall.

Check out some of the performances below!

EXO-K

SHINee

SISTAR

B2ST

KARA

CNBLUE

4minute

INFINITE

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Swimmer Park Tae Hwans post-Olympic London 2012 goal is to find a girlfriend

Swimmer Park Tae Hwans post-Olympic London 2012 goal is to find a girlfriend

Swimmer Park Tae Hwan’s post-Olympic goal is to find a girlfriend?

Park Tae Hwan (born September 27, 1989) is a Korean swimmer. He is a member of the South Korean national swimming team, based in Taereung, Seoul.

On the 29th broadcast of SBS‘s ‘London 2012 Special Marine Boy Forever Park Tae Hwan‘, footage of the Korean swimmer’s daily life and preparations for the London Olympics were revealed.

What caught most viewers’ attention however, was the swimmer’s confessions about what he looks for in a woman.

During the special documentary Park Tae Hwan expressed, “I’m 24 years old now and honestly, at my age I can’t say I don’t like girls with pretty faces and nice lean bodies. But because I’m an athlete I think I’m drawn to a woman who takes good care of me.” He also stated that with the end of the London Olympics, his new mission would be to find a girlfriend.

In addition, during the special the Olympic medalist showed off his skilled cooking abilities and said, “Before I started swimming my dream was to become a chef.” He prepared a mouthwatering meal for his staff team and drew compliments from them all.

Currently Park Tae Hwan is competing in the 2012 London Olympics and he won a gold medal in the 400 meter freestyle and a silver in the 200 meter freestyle events at the 2008 Summer Olympics. He is the first Asian swimmer to win a gold medal in Mens 400 metre freestyle event, and the first Korean to win a medal in swimming.. Even after experiencing a huge mental blow with his initial disqualification from the 400m preliminaries, the marine boy came back to show that he would not go down without a fight.

Catch the 1500m preliminary heats coming up on Friday, August 3rd 6:59 KST as Park Tae Hwan competes once more!

Source + Image: TV Daily

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Kim Soo Hyun returns to Korea after cheering on Park Tae Hwan in Olympic London

Kim Soo Hyun returns to Korea after cheering on Park Tae Hwan in Olympic London

Kim Soo Hyun returns to Korea after cheering on Park Tae Hwan in London

Kim Soo Hyun (born February 16, 1988) is a South Korean actor best known for his roles as Song Sam-dong in the KBS TV series Dream High and fictional king of Joseon Lee Hwon in the MBC historical drama The Moon that Embraces the Sun.

Actor Kim Soo Hyun left for London on July 27th to cheer on the Olympic team, and after staying there for 5 days, the actor returned to Korea on July 31st.

On July 28th, Kim watched the final race of the men’s 400-meter, which took place at the London Aquatics Center, with a Korean cheering squad. Kim flew to London on July 27 with the cheering squad selected through an event held by Samsung Electronics in order to cheer Park on for the men’s 400-meter freestyle race despite his busy schedule. When Park was eliminated from the tournament in the preliminary rounds as he was disqualified for the 400-meter final race, Kim expressed his sadness. However, Park advanced to the finals as his objection was accepted after the video record check, and Kim happily participated in cheering Park in the finals.

As Park won a silver medal, Kim gave him a very big applause, according to reports.

Upon his return, Kim Soo Hyun wore a hooded black leather jacket that drew attention from the fans and reporters on site.

Meanwhile, Kim Soo Hyun is focused on further promoting his movie ‘The Thieves‘ that has already been viewed by 3 million viewers in just 6 days.

Kim Soo Hyun returns to Korea after cheering on Park Tae Hwan in London

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"Idol Star Olympic" airs as a special episode ahead of the 2012 London Olympics!

"Idol Star Olympic" airs as a special episode ahead of the 2012 London Olympics!

Idol Star Olympic airs as a special episode ahead of the 2012 London OlympicsMBC, who holds the "Idol Athletic Championship" every year, held the same event in "Idol Star Olympic" as a special episode for the upcoming 2012 London Olympics this Friday.

As stars recorded for the event on July 10th and 15th, the first part has finally aired on July 25th and the second part will be aired on the 26th, 9:55 KST.

100 stars of nation's top idol groups in 24 teams participated in "Idol Star Olympic". They competed for the gold medals in eight events: 100m dash, hurdling, long jump, high jump, walking relay, fencing, table tennis, and archery.

Especially in the music industry, a level of high anticipation from particular idols happened. 2AM's "Kkap Bolt" Jokwon, ZE:A's "All Around Athlete" Dongjun, SHINee's "Track and Field Great" Minho, the girl who flies miss A's "Beauty bird" Fei, and the "Honey" of idols, SISTAR's Bora, were expected to compete in a great competition.

Idol groups that participated in "Idol Star Olympic" were SHINee, 2PM's Chansung and Nichkhun, 2AM, f(x), miss A, CNBLUE, SISTAR, T-ara, After School, Secret, MBLAQ, Nine Muses, ZE:A, Teen Top, Davichi, B1A4, Boy Friend, Girl's Day, Nine Muses, Infinite, A Pink, Dal Shabet, Dalmatian, LEDapple, and NS Yoon-G.

Watch the first part of the "Idol Star Olympic" below! The second part will be aired tomorrow.

Opening/Women's 100m race

Men's 100m race (1)

Men's 100m race (2)

Women's Fencing

Men's Fencing

Women's Fencing Finals

Men's Fencing Finals

Men's Long Jump

Women and Men Mixed Doubles Table Tennis

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2012 London Olympic Special, 'Idol Star Olympic' with SHINee, 2PM, T-ARA  and More!

2012 London Olympic Special, 'Idol Star Olympic' with SHINee, 2PM, T-ARA and More!

MBC, Idol, Olympics, SHINee, Minho, 2AM, Jo Kwon, ZE:A, Dongjun, SISTAR, Bora

2012 London Olympic Special, 'Idol Star Olympic' with SHINee, 2PM, T-ARAand More! 2012 London Olympic Special, 'Idol Star Olympic' with SHINee, 2PM, T-ARAand More!In order to celebrate the 2012 London Olympics, MBC held an 'Idol Athletics Competition'.

The 'Idol Star Olympics' competed in many sports such as ping pong, fencing and more.

The highlights of the competition was SHINee Minho's 110 m hurdle race and 2AM Jo Kwonand ZE:ADongjun's battle for the 100 m race.

Also, SISTAR's Bora and ZE:A's Kim Dongjun have become known as idol fencing stars.

Part 1 will air on July 25 and part 2 will air on July 26.

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Lee Seung Gi carries Olympic torch in England for 2012 London Olympics

Lee Seung Gi carries Olympic torch in England for 2012 London Olympics

Lee Seung Gi carries Olympic torch in England for 2012 London Olympics

As we reported back in March, actor/singer Lee Seung Gi recently traveled to England to be a torchbearer for the torch relay of the 2012 London Olympics.

As one of main sponsors of the 2012 London Olympics, Korean Conglomerate Samsung reserves the right to recommend a number of torchbearers, and thus, they chose Lee Seung Gi, their endorser for Samsung’s refrigerator line.

Many fans across England came out to support Lee Seung Gi as he carried the torch in Manchester.

Check out the fancams below.

Image: Yonhap via Nate

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Kim Soo Hyun to Leave for London to Support Olympic Swimmer Park Tae Hwan

Kim Soo Hyun to Leave for London to Support Olympic Swimmer Park Tae Hwan

Kim Soo Hyun to Leave for London to Support Olympic Swimmer Park Tae HwanKim Soo Hyun is leaving for London in order to cheer on the Olympic swimmer Park Tae Hwan. Currently Kim Soo Hyun and Park Tae Hwan are the models for the Samsung’s Series 9 laptop. The two have participated in various events before to promote the laptops.

This time around, Kim Soo Hyun and Park Tae Hwan are leaving for London in order to participate in the “9 to London” event. The event will both promote Samsung’s Series 9 laptop and cheer on Park Tae Hwan for the upcoming Olympics.

There were 9 people picked to cheer on Park Tae Hwan for the event. These lucky individuals will have the chance to watch Park Tae Hwan’s compete in the Olympics on July 28 with Kim Soo Hyun.

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Paris, London and Now Seoul! Highly Expected Duo ‘XXX’ Preps For Debut with “1775” Are living Performance

Paris, London and Now Seoul! Highly Expected Duo ‘XXX’ Preps For Debut with “1775” Are living Performance

Share on FacebookShare on TwitterA new artist is getting ready to hit the song scene in South Korea and is already garnering numerous anticipation for their debut this summer: Duo staff XXX.

Set to liberate their debut album KYOMI in only some weeks, XXX has released a are livingfunctionality video in their new song 1775 which goes doubly as a teaser. The song itself speaks of the rageof turning intostunningthru plastic surgery, condemning it as it suggests that the most effective real way to be pretty and be at liberty in existence is to go through the knife.

Though they've yet to make their respectable debut, the duo has already garnered so much of attention in every other countryviaacross the worldfamend labels and the media. In Would possibly 2016, XXX used to bethe one artist from Asia to take a section of the multinational compilation album by the French label Records Collection, and on June 15th, the DJ of Beast 1, the official radio station of Apple users worldwide, praised their music.

Meanwhile, their debut album KYOMI is scheduled to be released early July with pre-orders to be hadbeginning the 24th.

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Lee Jong Suk Takes On Olympic Pistol Shooting In “W”

Lee Jong Suk Takes On Olympic Pistol Shooting In “W”

Lee Jong Suk Takes On Olympic Pistol Shooting In Wjun2yng June 19, 2016 0 Lee Jong Suk Takes On Olympic Pistol Shooting In W New stills were released for Lee Jong Suk and Han Hyo Joo’s long-awaited go back to K-drama, “W.”

In the stills, Kang Chul (Lee Jong Suk) is competing in Olympic pistol shooting at the young age of 18. Dubbed a genius, Kang Chul is an impressive competitor, with a robust mentality and highly competitive nature.

We can see Kang Chul’s intense gaze of concentration in addition a lovable salute for the camera, which is helping shoot Kang Chul to Korean stardom in the drama.

A production associate stated, “This scene where Kang Chul, with an Olympic gold medal, starts on his adventureof attainingmore than a few qualifications, will indubitably leave a robustimpact and hook audiencefirstly of the drama. You'll be in a position tosit up for Kang Chul’s series of ‘achievements’ in the drama.”

“W” takes position in provide day Seoul, and is a cross-dimensional romantic, suspense melodrama revolving around Kang Chul, a “super chaebol,” and Oh Yeon Joo (Han Hyo Joo), a surgeon with a little too much curiosity. The primary episode airs on July 20.

Watch the trailer below:

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TRAX’s Jungmo and Olympic gymnast Shin Soo Ji swept in dating rumors

TRAX’s Jungmo and Olympic gymnast Shin Soo Ji swept in dating rumors

Share on FacebookShare on Twitter Every other SM Entertainment artist has been swept in dating rumors with TRAX member Jungmo (31) rumored to be dating former Olympic gymnast Shin Soo Ji (25).

Initial reports divulge that an insider published that the 2 had just latelybegan dating and are affectionate with one another. Another insider adds that the two were recently spotted and photographed attending a 3-hitter equally a couple.

However, following those reports, either agencies representing the two superstar figures denied the news.

NXT International acknowledged on April 19th, The dating rumor involving Kim Jungmo is unfounded. The two other folksaren't in a relationship. The filewas once false. Shin Soo Jin and Kim Jungmo are palsyet they dont on a normal basis meet up. They were spotted accumulating as friends.

Similarly, SM Entertainment said, Kim Jungmo and Shin Soo Jin are no longer in a relationship, they are just close friends. Concerning the two having been spotted at a baseball game, they add, They were gazing a baseball game as friends.

Jungmo is an SM Entertainment artist from the band TRAX, and has recently released a unmarried Narcissus (Heechul and Wheein) as the producer. At the other hand, Shin Soo Jin is a former Olympic rhythmic gymnast and avid bowler who has been  active as a sports broadcaster and actress.

Source: OSEN, Sports Donga and Star News

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