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Peter Rutherford

As Olympics near, swimmers look to make their mark at worlds

12:46pm IST

SEOUL The slogan for this month's world aquatics championships in South Korea is "Dive into Peace" but geopolitics will be the last thing on swimmers minds as they plunge into the Gwangju pool looking to lay down a marker ahead of the 2020 Olympics.

PREVIEW-Swimming-As Olympics near, swimmers look to make their mark at worlds

11:30am IST

SEOUL, July 16 The slogan for this month's world aquatics championships in South Korea is "Dive into Peace" but geopolitics will be the last thing on swimmers minds as they plunge into the Gwangju pool looking to lay down a marker ahead of the 2020 Olympics.

Soccer: No more hand-me-downs for Scotland's women, says Jones

04 Jun 2019

When Rhonda Jones won the first of her 117 caps, women's football was so neglected in Scotland that the national side were forced to wear cast-off uniforms from the men's team.

Soccer: Bento aims to end South Korea's Asian Cup drought

29 Dec 2018

SEOUL South Korea are making a habit of replacing their coach in the run-up to Asian Cup tournaments but if Paulo Bento can emulate Uli Stielike's performance four years ago then the reward will have been well worth the risk for the two-times champions.

Exclusive: Chinese women golfers told to pull out of Taiwan event: sources

23 Oct 2018

Chinese players on the elite U.S. professional women's golf tour have pulled out of this week's tournament in Taiwan at the 11th hour, after being told by someone "high up" in China to skip the event, sources familiar with the situation told Reuters.

REFILE-EXCLUSIVE-Chinese women golfers told to pull out of Taiwan event -sources

23 Oct 2018

Oct 23 Chinese players on the elite U.S. professional women's golf tour have pulled out of this week's tournament in Taiwan at the 11th hour, after being told by someone "high up" in China to skip the event, sources familiar with the situation told Reuters.

Exclusive: Chinese women golfers told to pull out of Taiwan event - sources

23 Oct 2018

Chinese players on the elite U.S. professional women's golf tour have pulled out of this week's tournament in Taiwan at the 11th hour, after being told by someone "high up" in China to skip the event, sources familiar with the situation told Reuters.

EXCLUSIVE-Chinese women golfers told to pull out of Taiwan event -sources

23 Oct 2018

Oct 23 Chinese players on the elite U.S. professional women's golf tour have pulled out of this week's tournament in Taiwan at the 11th hour, after being told by someone "high up" in China to skip the event, sources familiar with the situation told Reuters.

Asian Games: South Korea's focus shifts from 'Peace Games' to beating Japan

15 Aug 2018

SEOUL Second best is rarely acceptable when it comes to sport in South Korea but with powerhouse China certain to dominate the medal standings at this month's Asian Games beating Japan to the runners-up spot will be Korea's true measure of success.

Soccer: From prey to predator, Korea revels in German revenge

28 Jun 2018

SEOUL South Korea waited 16 years to get their World Cup revenge on Germany, and while Wednesday's astonishing 2-0 win over the defending champions came in the group stage rather than the semi-finals it tasted no less sweet.

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