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North Korea’s capital hosts international marathon

Runners pass under a pedestrian bridge in central Pyongyang during the running of the Mangyongdae Prize International Marathon in Pyongyang, North Korea on Sunday, April 13, 2014. AP

The streets of North Korea’s showcase capital were filled with runners from all over the world on Sunday for the annual Pyongyang marathon, which was open to foreign amateurs this year for the first time.

April 13th, 2014 | Posted in Latest Sports Stories | Read More »

Pyongyang opens marathon to tourist-runners

In this April 14, 2013 file photo, runners compete at the start of the 26th Mangyongdae Prize Marathon at Pyongyang's Kim Il Sung Stadium as North Korea hosts the sports event to mark the birthday of the late leader Kim Il Sung on April 15. For the first time ever, North Korea is opening up the streets of its capital to runner-tourists for the annual Pyongyang marathon, undoubtedly one of the most exotic feathers in any runner’s cap. Tourism companies say they have been inundated by requests to sign up for the April 13, 2014 event, which this year will include amateur runners from around the world. AP

For the first time ever, North Korea is opening up the streets of its capital to runner-tourists for the annual Pyongyang marathon, undoubtedly one of the most exotic feathers in any runner’s cap.

April 2nd, 2014 | Posted in Featured Gallery,Headlines,Latest Sports Stories,Photos and Videos | Read More »

Ceres-USLS lands tough President’s Cup bracket

National champion Ceres-La Salle has home-field advantage in the AFC President’s Cup, but will have its hands full against what is considered the strongest bracket of the tournament scheduled May 6 to 10 at Panaad Stadium in Bacolod City.

March 31st, 2014 | Posted in Headlines | Read More »

North Korea to participate in Asian Games—media reports

North Korea Hitting the Slopes

North Korea will participate in all events at the Asian Games to be hosted in South Korea’s western port city of Incheon later this year, reports said Monday.

February 24th, 2014 | Posted in Latest Sports Stories | Read More »

Rodman out of rehab: ‘I’m not an alcoholic’

Former NBA basketball player Dennis Rodman is followed by journalists as he arrives at the Capital International Airport in Beijing from Pyongyang, Monday, Jan. 13, 2014. Rodman has checked into an undisclosed alcohol rehabilitation center to treat his long-time struggle with alcoholism, his agent says. AP

Dennis Rodman checked into an alcohol-rehabilitation center to reevaluate his life, not give up drinking.

February 15th, 2014 | Posted in Basketball,Featured Gallery,Latest Sports Stories,Photos and Videos | Read More »

Dennis Rodman checks into alcohol rehab—report

Dennis Rodman AP FILE PHOTO

Former basketball star Dennis Rodman, facing a backlash for a series of visits to North Korea, has checked himself into an alcohol-rehab facility, according to US media.

January 19th, 2014 | Posted in Latest Sports Stories | Read More »

Rodman checks into rehab center

Dennis Rodman recently traveled to North Korea along with other retired NBA players to play an exhibition game. AP

Dennis Rodman has checked into an undisclosed alcohol rehabilitation center to treat his long-time struggle with alcoholism, his agent says.

January 19th, 2014 | Posted in Latest Sports Stories | Read More »

Rodman apologizes for not helping US missionary

Dennis Rodman AP FILE PHOTO

Former basketball star Dennis Rodman has apologized for not being able to help an American missionary detained in North Korea during his trip there to play in a game to celebrate the birthday of leader Kim Jong Un.

January 13th, 2014 | Posted in Latest Sports Stories | Read More »

Agent: Rodman did not accept North Korean money

Former NBA players and North Korean players play an exhibition game which North Korean leader Kim Jong-Un, his wife Ri Sol-Ju and former US basketball star Dennis Rodman watched at Pyongyang Gymnasium, January 8, 2014. AFP

Dennis Rodman’s agent says the former NBA star did not take any payment from the North Korean government during his trip this week to the country.

January 11th, 2014 | Posted in Latest Sports Stories | Read More »

Rodman and N. Korean boy leader: Let them have their lollipops

Like Kim Jong-un in a basketball game, Dennis Rodman on North Korean soil is a child in a candy store.

January 11th, 2014 | Posted in Basketball,Commentary,Headlines,NBA,Section | Read More »

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