Tag Archives: Sports

Kim Jong Un – Letter to Those Attending the Seventh National Conference of Sportspeople

Letter to Those Attending the Seventh National Conference of Sportspeople

Let Us Usher In a New Heyday of Building a Sports Power in the Revolutionary Spirit of Paektu In these eventful days, when all the service personnel and people have turned out in the general offensive in the revolutionary spirit of Paektu and are registering successes in all fields of defending socialism and building a […]

Kim Jong Un Meets with Gold Medalists and Their Coaches

Kim Jong Un, first secretary of the Workers’ Party of Korea, first chairman of the National Defense Commission of the DPRK and supreme commander of the Korean People’s Army, met together with Ri Sol Ju players who bagged gold medals at the 17th Asian Games and recent world championships and their coaches. They were women […]

Kim Jong Un Guides Match for Examining Women’s Football of National Sports Team to Participate in 17th Asian Games

Kim Jong Un, first secretary of the Workers’ Party of Korea, first chairman of the National Defense Commission of the DPRK and supreme commander of the Korean People’s Army, guided a match for examining the women’s football of the National Sports Team which will take part in the 17th Asian Games. The National Sports Team […]

Kim Jong Un Watches Men’s Volleyball Game

Kim Jong Un, first secretary of the Workers’ Party of Korea, first chairman of the National Defense Commission of the DPRK and supreme commander of the Korean People’s Army, watched men’s volleyball game between the General Bureau of Civil Aviation and the Ministry of Land and Maritime Transport. He waved back to the enthusiastic cheers […]

Kim Jong Un Watches Men’s Volleyball Match

Supreme Commander of the Korean People’s Army Kim Jong Un, first secretary of the Workers’ Party of Korea and first chairman of the National Defense Commission of the DPRK, together with KPA service personnel, watched a men’s volleyball match played between the April 25 Team and the Amnokgang Team on the occasion of the 61st […]

Kim Jong Un Guides Match for Examining Men’s Football of National Sports Team

Kim Jong Un, first secretary of the Workers’ Party of Korea, first chairman of the National Defense Commission of the DPRK and supreme commander of the Korean People’s Army, guided a match for examining the men’s football of the National Sports Team which will take part in the 17th Asian Games. The National Sports Team […]

Pyongyang Indoor Stadium

Many sports facilities are built or rebuilt in the Democratic People´s Republic of Korea amid increasing social concern for sports. Last year the Pyongyang Indoor Stadium was rebuilt into a better comprehensive stadium, a mass sports service center. It was built on the bank of the River Pothong in April Juche 62 or 1973. Over […]

Second Premier Soccer Matches Kick off

The second premier soccer matches of the Sports Contest for Pochonbo Torch Prize started in Pyongyang on June 23. Ten men and women’s football teams will play the matches to take place at the Kim Il Sung Stadium and the Sosan Football Stadium from June 23 to July 6. Divided into two groups, they will […]

Kim Jong Un Gives Field Guidance to May Day Stadium Under Remodeling

Kim Jong Un, first secretary of the Workers’ Party of Korea, first chairman of the National Defense Commission of the DPRK and supreme commander of the Korean People’s Army, gave field guidance to the remodeling site of the May Day Stadium. Going round various places of the stadium, he acquainted himself in detail with the […]

Reserve Soccer Players Training

Many successes are registered in the training of reserves in Korea under the increasing state concern for sports. The football circle of the Moranbong District Juvenile Sports School in the capital city Pyongyang is an example in this respect. Recently coaches of different sports teams pay special attention to the members of the football circle […]

Training Hard for Gold Medals in the Ice Rink

  The Ice Rink is standing on the bank of the River Pothong in Pyongyang, the capital of the Democratic People´s Republic of Korea. In the Ice Rink, we find skaters training hard, their bodies wet with sweat. They are short-track speed skaters. They are training various technical skills including beeline linking and curve running. […]

Kim Jong Un Watches Men’s Football Match between Mangyongbong and Sobaeksu Teams

Supreme Commander of the Korean People’s Army Kim Jong Un, first secretary of the Workers’ Party of Korea and first chairman of the National Defence Commission of the DPRK, watched a men’s football match between the Mangyongbong Team and the Sobaeksu Team together with service personnel of the KPA. Those teams which participated in the […]

Kim Jong Un Watches Archery Game

Supreme Commander of the Korean People’s Army Kim Jong Un, first secretary of the Workers’ Party of Korea and first chairman of the National Defence Commission of the DPRK, watched the archery game between the KPA Defense Sports Team and the Amnokgang Defense Sports Team. The game was held, divided into the men’s and women’s […]

A Successful Woman Taekwondoist

Jang Kyong Ok is a talented athlete well-known to the Korean people. During her career as a Taekwondoist, she had a good physical condition and distinguished herself in sparring. She was the world champion in the 70 or more-kilogram women´s sparring. She came second at the 7th World Taekwon-Do Championship, but afterwards first on end. […]

Dennis Rodman Sings Happy Birthday to Supreme Leader Kim Jong Un

Dennis Rodman Sings Happy Birthday To Kim Jong Un

Former NBA basketball player Dennis Rodman bows and sings “Happy Birthday” to Supreme Leader Kim Jong Un on his recent trip to the DPRK.Dennis  Rodman is currently in North Korea with other former NBA players for a basketball game against a local team that’s due to take place Wednesday, the birthday of the country’s leader […]

Kim Jong Un Watches Men’s Soccer Match

Kim Jong Un Watches Men's Soccer Match

Pyongyang, July 31 (KCNA) — Marshal Kim Jong Un, first secretary of the Workers’ Party of Korea, first chairman of the DPRK National Defence Commission and supreme commander of the Korean People’s Army, watched a men’s soccer match between the April 25 Team and the Hwaebul Team. Among the spectators were Choe Ryong Hae, Jang […]

Many Local, International Sporting Events to Be Held This Year in the DPRK

Many local and international sports events will be held this significant year. They include sports contests for Paektusan Prize and Mangyongdae Prize marking the Day of the Shining Star, birth anniversary of leader Kim Jong Il, and the Day of the Sun, birth anniversary of President Kim Il Sung, Pochonbo Torch Prize, Jonsung Cup and […]