한국어

K-SPORTS

Korean Sports Leagues

Korean Sports Leagues

Sports in Korea

Korea has achieved outstanding performances in many international sports games such as the Olympics and FIFA World Cup. Since the 1984 LA summer Olympics, Korea has been ranked in top 10 most of the time both for summer and winter Olympic games. In international sports games, Korea has been showing its strength in Taekwondo, Archery, Shooting, Judo, Wrestling...

Korean Football League

South Korea has emerged as a major football power in Asia since the 80s and is historically the most successful Asian football team, having participated in nine consecutive and ten overall FIFA World Cup tournaments. The K League runs from March to November each year, with fierce competition among 12 regional teams. Enthusiastic cheering by each team’s supporting group, is also a sight to behold.

Korean Baseball League

Korea consistently places in the top of the WBSC World Rankings. Baseball is believed to have been introduced to Korea in 1905 by American missionaries during the Korean Empire, after which it gradually attained prominence. Since then, baseball has become one of the most popular sports in South Korea. There are 10 professional teams in South Korea's KBO League. Baseball season runs from March to October.
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