Celebrated boxer MC Mary Kom on Thursday hinted that the Rio Olympics may be her swan song. The Manipuri pugilists admitted that it will be difficult for her to continue boxing after the 2016 Summer Games.
The head of the company that operated South Korea`s ill-fated Sewol ferry was sentenced to 10 years in prison on Thursday, after being convicted of manslaughter over the disaster that killed more than 300 people.
On a thoroughly disappointing day for Indian boxers at the World Women's Championships, Commonwealth Games bronze-medallist Pinki Rani (51kg) and Monica Saun (75kg) crashed out after losing their respective bouts here Wednesday.
Eight of the 15 surviving crew members of a South Korean ferry that capsized in April have filed for appeal against their convictions on negligence charges in the country`s worst maritime disaster in more than four decades.
South Korea said on Tuesday it was calling off a search for nine passengers still missing from a ferry that sank in April killing more than 300 people, as a court prepared to rule in a trial at which the vessel`s captain may face the death penalty.
Taiwan`s government expressed alarm Monday at China`s free trade agreement with South Korea, the island`s strong trade competitor, and urged the opposition to stop boycotting a planned services pact with Beijing.