Pitcher Seo Jun-won sentenced to 3 years in prison, 5 years probation for sexually exploiting minors

Former Lotte Giants pitcher Seo Jun-won, who went on trial for producing sexually explicit images of minors, has been sentenced to three years in prison and five years of probation.On the afternoon of the 13th, the Busan District Court Criminal Division 5 (Chief Judge Jang Ji-seok) sentenced Seo, who was charged with violating the Sexual Protection of Children and Adolescents Act (production and distribution of sexual exploitation materials), to three years in prison and five years of probation.The court also ordered 120 hours of community service, 40 hours of lectures on sexual assault treatment, and a five-year employment ban from organizations related to children, youth, and the disabled.”This is a case in which a child or adolescent victim was asked to send photos of her body in exchange for money and then threatened the victim, and the guilt is heavy given the method of the crime and the extent of the damage,” the court said.”Considering that the crime lasted only one day, that the defendant did not distribute the sexually explicit material, that he paid restitution to the victim’s mother and settled with the victim, and that he is a first-time offender,” the court said in its sentencing reasons.Seo met the victim on August 18, 2022, through a KakaoTalk open chat room created by the victim, who was a minor.He then lied to the victim, pretending to give her pocket money and demanding that she take and send nude photos of herself.Seo was found to have sent similar messages on 60 occasions, including sending sexually explicit messages to the victim on the same day even though he knew she was a minor.On seven occasions, he also sent the victim photos of her body to create sexual exploitation material.He also asked the victim to perform obscene acts over video calls, and when she refused, he threatened her by sending her the photos.After the trial, Seo told reporters, “I will continue to think deeply so that I will never do such things again, and I will continue to reflect and live my life and do my best to volunteer according to the judgment.”Seo, who was highly touted as a baseball prospect, joined the Lotte Giants in the first round of the 2019 draft.As a sophomore at Gyeongnam High School, he was already wearing the Taegeuk mark and won the Choi Dong-won Award, given to the best pitcher in high school.He throws a fastball that reaches up to 152-153 mph, which is rare for a sidearm pitcher.With the destructive power of a fastball that exceeds 150 kilometers and the rarity of a side arm, he was called “the future of Lotte” and received tremendous expectations and attention.However, the incident led to his release and expulsion from the 카지노사이트 Korean Baseball Organization. Choi Dong-won was also stripped of his award.

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San Diego’s Kim takes 57th game off to recharge his batteries

After working tirelessly to help his team win, San Diego Padres pitcher Ha-Sung Kim (27) is taking a break.He missed the Padres’ 2023 Major League Baseball (MLB) World Series game against the Los Angeles Dodgers at Dodger Stadium in Los Angeles, California, USA, on March 13.It was the first time he hadn’t played since July 9 against the New York Mets in the team’s 57th game.It was a rest day. “San Diego manager Bob Melvin informed Kim the day before that he was going to give him a day off,” said the San Diego Union-Tribune, a local newspaper, “which is not a bad decision, as Kim has been showing signs of fatigue lately.”As described by the media, Kim has been struggling lately.After batting .337 in July and .273 in August, he has struggled since September, batting .195 with a .267 on-base percentage and .195 slugging percentage in 10 games.The Dodgers were starting right-hander Lance Lynn, and Kim, who hits better against lefties than righties, cheered on his teammates from the dugout.Without Kim, San Diego was outscored 2-11 by the 스포츠토토존 Dodgers.Jurickson Profar, batting first in place of Kim, went 1-for-3 with a double and a walk.

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Korea Table Tennis Association ‘scores’ at tricky Hangzhou Asian Championships

Korean table tennis has been lucky enough to pick up a few ‘items’ at the Asian Table Tennis Championships in Pyeongchang, South Korea, that will come in handy for the upcoming Asian Games in 2023.

The Asian Championships, which kicked off on September 9 at the Pyeongchang Dome in Gangwon Province, is a big feast for Asian table tennis every two years.

Unlike previous years, this year’s tournament has taken on a different character as a ‘precursor to the Asian Games’.

The 2022 Hangzhou Asian Games, which were originally scheduled to be held last year, were delayed by one year due to the novel coronavirus (COVID-19) and will open on March 23.

In the meantime, Korean athletes reportedly had difficulty adjusting to the table at the beginning of the Asian Championships.

A table made by China’s DHS was used as the official table for the tournament, but the bounce of the ping-pong ball was quite different from other tables.

According to the table tennis players, 바카라사이트 the ball tends to lose speed when it bounces and does not bounce well.

“The DHS table tends not to bounce well,” said Seo Hyo-won (36, Korea Horse Society), the ‘eldest sister’ of the national team. “Table tennis is a very delicate sport, and I couldn’t get used to it when I played my first game because the rotation was different.”

Seo and the rest of the national team quickly adapted to the DHS table.

However, the KTA also wanted to eliminate any small variables that could prove to be negative at the Asian Games.

As the Asian Championships progressed and the four tables in the center of the stadium became obsolete, the Table Tennis Association quickly contacted the Korean Sports Ministry.

At the request of the table tennis federation, the KTA agreed to purchase four used DHS tables and install them in the table tennis training center at the Jincheon Athletic Village.

The tables would be difficult to dispose of once the tournament was over. The sports organization reportedly purchased the DHS tables at a “reasonable price”.

Thanks to the quick administration of the table tennis association and the help of the sports ministry, the team had a chance to fully adapt to the DHS table in Jincheon before the Asian Games.

“As the DHS table is used in many international competitions, we decided to bring it to the athletes’ village and secure the table to improve the athletes’ adaptability,” said an official from the table tennis association. “We also considered the possibility that the DHS table could be used as an official table at the World Championships in Busan next year.” 슬롯

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Qatar makes it two wins in a row in AFC U-23 Asian Cup qualifying…

After defeating South Korea in qualifying for the Asian Football Confederation (AFC) U-23 Asian Cup 2024, Qatar made it two wins in a row in group play.

Qatar defeated Myanmar 6-0 in the second match of Group B at the Changwon Football Center in Gyeongnam on Monday.

The tournament is the first gateway to next year’s AFC U-23 Asian Cup, the final Asian qualifier for the Paris Olympics.

The top two teams from each of the 11 qualifying groups, the top four teams from Group 2 and hosts Qatar will qualify for the U-23 Asian Cup in April/May 2024.

Qatar, who defeated South Korea 2-0 at the same venue on June 6, have been on fire, scoring eight goals in two matches.

Myanmar, who drew 1-1 with Kyrgyzstan in their Group B opener on the same day, were swept aside by Qatar’s six goals.

However, the match against Qatar, the hosts of the 2024 AFC U-23 Asian Cup, is considered a friendly and will not be counted in the rankings.

Qatar opened the scoring in the 23rd minute when Mohammed Khaled Hassan trapped a cross from the back with his thigh in the penalty area before firing a right-footed outside kick into the top corner of the net.

In the seventh minute of the second half, Tamim Mansur Al Abdullah made no mistake with his right heel to slot home a ball that the Myanmar defense barely cleared before it crossed the goal line.

Then in the 15th minute, after breaking down the Myanmar defense on the right flank, Al Abdullah scored the third goal with a strong right-footed shot into the corner of the opposite goal.

In the 33rd minute, Ahmed Alawi, who rushed into the box, scored the fourth goal with a right-footed inside kick.

Myanmar had Htut Myat Kant sent off in the 34th minute for a direct challenge on an opponent’s calf, while Qatar scored a late consolation goal through Lotfi Madjer just before the end of the match against 10-man Myanmar.

The other match in Group B, between South Korea and Kyrgyzstan, will be played at the same venue at 8 p.m. today. 안전놀이터

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KIA Reverses LG in Game 1 of Double Header

After a nine-game winning streak, the Kia Tigers bounced back from a brief hiatus.

The Tigers rallied to beat the LG Twins 7-6 in the first game of a doubleheader in the Baseball World Series 2023 Shinhan Bank SOL KBO League at Kia Champions Field in Gwangju on Monday.

After taking a 5-2 lead only to see it slip away with four runs in the seventh inning, KIA rallied to win the game in the bottom of the eighth.

In the eighth inning, LG right-handed reliever Yoo Young-chan got the first batter, Socrates Brito, to ground out to second base.

However, Kim Sun-bin changed the momentum with a single to left-center field, and Lee Woo-sung followed with an infield hit that deflected off the first baseman’s mitt to put runners on first and second.

Ko Jong-wook, pinch-hitting, took advantage of a forked ball from Yoo Young-chan and lined a single to right to tie the game at 6-6.

Kim Tae-gun followed with a single to left field.

With runners on first and second in the eighth inning, LG manager Yeom Kyung-yeop brought in closer Go Woo-seok. It was Yeom’s move to prevent a comeback.

However, Yeom’s hopes were dashed as Park Chan-ho took a curveball from Go Woo-seok and hit a game-winning single to center field.

In the top of the ninth, LG’s leadoff hitter Hong Chang-ki walked and Shin Min-jae laid down a sacrifice bunt to put runners on first and second.

However, KIA closer Jung Hae-young struck out both Kim Hyun-soo and pinch-hitter Seo Gun-chang on infield grounders to preserve the win.

Both teams fought hard on this day.

It was KIA who took control of the game.

KIA opened the scoring in the third inning with a solo shot to left by Hwang Dae-in and scored on a double to right by Na Sung-beom.

In the top of the fourth inning, LG shortstop Oh Ji-hwan’s throwing error on Lee Woo-sung’s grounder to third led to a run.

After LG scored two runs in the fifth on back-to-back singles by Oh Ji-hwan, Park Dong-won and Moon Sung-joo, a sacrifice bunt and a sacrifice fly by Hong Chang-ki, KIA scored two runs in the bottom of the sixth on Lee Woo-sung’s double to left field, a stolen base, a walk by Hwang Dae-in, a single to right by Kim Tae-gun and a wild pitch by Jung Woo-young to extend the lead to 5-2.

Leader LG fought back hard.

In the top of the seventh inning, LG got one run back on Park Dong-won’s 20th home run of the season. Park became the first LG catcher to hit 20 homers in 13 years since Jo In-sung (28) in 2010.

After Moon Sung-ju drew a walk and Park Hae-min, who was ruled out on a foul tip, was overturned after video review, LG had runners on first and second.

Hong Chang-ki singled to right, and Park Hae-min, who had reached third, scored on a throwing error by the KIA infield as Song was heading for second base, tying the game at 5-5.

After Shin Min-jae was hit by a pitch and stole second and third, Kim Hyun-soo’s grounder to the second baseman brought home Hong Chang-ki to give LG a 6-5 lead.

However, KIA did not give up and scored two runs on four hits in the bottom of the eighth inning to tie the game again.

Fifth-ranked KIA, which had lost two straight games after winning nine in a row, added a valuable point. 파워볼게임

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Lee Ga-young closes in on KLPGA Tour major queen

Lee Ga-young (이가영) has a chance to win a major on the Korean Ladies Professional Golf (KLPGA) Tour.

Lee shot a 1-over-par 73 with two birdies and three bogeys in the third round of the KB Financial Star Championship, the fourth major of the season on the KLPGA Tour, at Blackstone Golf Club (Par 72) in Icheon, Gyeonggi Province, on Monday.

At 3-under-par 213, Lee maintained a one-stroke lead over second-place Ye Won Lee.

Despite shooting over par on the day, Lee maintained her lead after shooting under par in the first and second rounds for the only time in her career.

Icheon Blackstone is considered one of the toughest courses on the KLPGA Tour.

Only three players were under par in the third round, including third-ranked Park Ji-young Lee (1-under 215).

Lee got off to a strong start with birdies at the second (par-4) and seventh (par-3) holes without a bogey.

However, her second shot on the 10th, 12th, and 14th holes (all par-4s) failed to find the green, resulting in a pair of costly bogeys.

“When I recovered from the bogeys, I missed the green the most,” Lee said after the third round. “Tomorrow, I’m going to play to protect the green,”

she added.

“Unlike the first and second rounds, I felt a little distracted in the middle of the round, but tomorrow I will keep my focus until the end,” she said.

With a two-day lead, Lee was on track to win her second title since the Dongbu E&C-Korea Land Trust Championship in October last year.

Lee, who made her debut in 2019, won her first title in her 98th appearance last year, shaking off four years of runner-up finishes.

This year, she continued to knock on the door of two wins, including a third-place finish at the Mediheal-Korea Times Championship in April and a runner-up finish at the Haiwon Resort Women’s Open in August.

Lee, who has two wins on the season and leads the money list, made just two birdies without a bogey to trail Lee by one stroke.

“I was frustrated with my play at the beginning, but I made a chip-in birdie on the first hole of the back nine and (my play) started to come together,”


Park Ji-young, who shot her best score of the day (5-under 67) the day before, faltered with three birdies and four bogeys, dropping one spot to third.

“It was hard and sad that my game didn’t go very well today, but I managed to hang in there,” Park said, adding, “I will give it my all tomorrow.”

Seung-hee Noh carded six birdies on the day to shoot an even-par 216 and move into fourth place.

Seung-Hee Noh’s focus was unwavering, as he made six putts under three yards. He didn’t make a single three-putt.

“I wasn’t putting well in the first half, so before the Hanwha Classic (last month), I went to a pro who has been giving me putting lessons since I was a kid, and it’s been going well since then,” Noh said, “I’ve been working on the basics like ball position and power delivery.”

Defending champion Park Min-ji shot an even-par 72 for the second straight day and is tied for 10th (6-over-par 222) with Kim Min-byul, Lee Hyun-ju and seven others.

Jeon In-ji, playing in Korea for the first time in a year, shot a 2-over-par 74 to finish tied for 34th (10-over-par 226). 스포츠토토

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The U.S. national soccer team has lost their fifth game without a win under Klinsmann

The U.S. national soccer team has lost their fifth game without a win under Klinsmann, drawing 0-0 with Wales.

The Korean national soccer team drew 0-0 with Wales in an away exhibition match in Europe, failing to record its first win under Klinsmann.

The South Korean men’s national soccer team, led by head coach Klinsmann, drew 0-0 with Wales in an exhibition match at Cardiff City Stadium in Cardiff, Wales, on Aug. 8 (KST).

Coach Klinsmann predicted an attacking style of soccer with Son Heung-min and Cho Kyu-sung as the front two, but instead, the team conceded an early lead to Wales.

After the crisis, the team tried to fight back, but the offense was still not smooth, with several missed passes.

The team introduced Hwang Hee-chan and Lee Sun-min as substitutes in the second half to try and turn things around, but it didn’t have much of an effect and the game ended in a 0-0 draw.

It was Klinsmann’s fifth game in charge, and his inability to secure a win has put a question mark over his leadership.

The national team will play their second European 카지노사이트가이드 test of September against Saudi Arabia on Sept. 13.

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Hae-Ran Lee and Hye-Jin Choi secured a sixth place

Hae-Ran Lee and Hye-Jin Choi secured a sixth place finish on the first day of the LPGA Kroger Queen City Championship.

Rookie Hae Ran Lee and second-year player Hye Jin Choi are tied for sixth place after the first day of the Kroger Queen City Championship on the U.S. Women’s Professional Golf (LPGA) Tour ($2 million purse).

Ryu and Choi shot a combined 5-under 67 in the first round of the tournament on Monday (Aug. 8) at Kenwood CC in Cincinnati, Ohio, USA.

They are two strokes off the lead with Liu Ruixin (China) at 7-under 65.

She is one stroke behind tied for second place with Jen Bei-Yun (Chinese Taipei), Elizabeth Shokol (USA), Dottie Adina (Philippines) and Linea Strom (Sweden).

Hae-ran got off to a solid start with five birdies without a bogey on the day.

Hae-ran, who finished the Qualifying Series in first place overall last December, leads the Rookie of the Year standings this season with 598 points, ahead of Grace Kim (AUS – 512).

While she has yet to win a tournament, Hae-ran has five top-10 finishes in 18 events. Her best finish was a third-place finish at the Mizuho Americas Open in June.

Choi, in her second year on the LPGA Tour, is also looking for her second top-10 finish of the season after carding five birdies without a bogey.

After a solid year last year with 10 top-10 finishes in 10 events, Choi has cooled off a bit this year. A tie for eighth at the Meyer Classic in June is her only top-10 finish.

Park Sung-hyun and Shin Ji-eun are tied for 36th (2-under 70), Ju Soo-bin is tied for 49th (1-under 71), and An Na-lin is tied for 69th (even-par 72).

Lee Jeong-jeong, 27, who tied for fourth in this event last year, struggled to a tie for 88th (1-over par 73).

Rookie Hyo-Jun Jang, 먹튀검증토토사이트 who earned his first top-10 finish at the Portland Classic on April 4, also finished at 1-over par.

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Ohtani will miss his fourth consecutive game due to a “side injury”

Ohtani will miss his fourth consecutive game due to a “side injury”; he will return in a day or two.

Shohei Ohtani of the Los Angeles Angels of Anaheim (MLB) was out of the lineup for the fourth straight game due to a side injury.

The Los Angeles Angels did not start Ohtani for their home game against the Cleveland Cavaliers on Monday (Aug. 8) at Angel Stadium in Anaheim, Calif.

Ohtani hasn’t played in four days after feeling soreness in his side (obliques) during batting practice on May 5.

Ohtani, who tore a ligament in his right elbow on March 24, gave up his pitching duties for the rest of the season and has been focusing on hitting.

But after hitting his 44th home run of the season, he went 10 games without producing a home run and eventually lost the major league lead in that category to Matt Olson (46-homer, Atlanta Braves) before going down with a side injury.

“His movement and swing are better, but not good enough to start,” Angels manager Phil Nevin said, adding that he expects him to return in the next day or two.

Ohtani reportedly took batting practice in the batting cage and did some agility drills.

Ohtani is 10-5 with a 3.14 ERA as a pitcher this year, and he’s also been a standout at the plate, batting .304 (151-for-497) with 44 home runs and a 1.066 OPS 카지노사이트킴 (on-base plus slugging percentage).

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‘Divine’ Goff and ‘Power’ Sabalenka will face battle

‘Divine’ Goff and ‘Power’ Sabalenka will face battle in the US Open Women’s Singles Championship Final Showdown.

World No. 2 Arina Sabalenka (Belarus) and home-court favorite Coco Goff (No. 6-USA) will face off for the title of women’s singles champion at the US Open ($65 million), the last major tennis tournament of the year.

Goff defeated 10th-ranked Karolina Muhova (Czech Republic) 2-0 (6-4 7-5) in two hours and three minutes in the women’s singles semifinals on the 12th day of the tournament at the Billie Jean King National Tennis Center in New York City, USA.

Sabalenka’s 2-1 (0-6 7-6<7-1> 7-6<10-5>) come-from-behind victory over No. 17 Madison Keys (USA) in a two-hour, 32-minute semifinal match that went to two tiebreaks completed the final lineup.

The 19-year-old Goff, born in 2004, is being touted as the next big thing in American tennis.

At Wimbledon in 2019, she became the youngest player in history to qualify at 15 years, 122 days old.

With her steady rise, Goff was recognized as one of the “next big things” when she finished runner-up at the French Open last year.

If Goff defeats Savalenka, she will become the first American to win the US Open in six years since Sloane Stephens (36th) in 2017.

The 5-foot-7 player is known for her quick feet and physical strength.

Goff’s opponent, Sabalenka, is a 6-foot-2 player with power that comes from her size.

She is one of the hardest hitting women’s players in the tournament, with a top speed of 196 kilometers per hour on her serve, which ranks second among all women competitors.

As her No. 2 ranking suggests, Sabalenka has been a consistent force in major singles in recent years.

She has reached the quarterfinals of six majors in the last three years. She reached the semifinals of five consecutive majors from last year’s US Open to this year’s US Open, and earlier this year she reached the final of a major for the first time in her career at the Australian Open.

Goff leads the head-to-head series 3-2. However, in their most recent meeting at this year’s Indian Wells Open, Savalenka won 2-0.

This is the first time both Goff and Sabalenka have reached the US Open singles final.

The final between Goff and Sabalenka will begin at 5 a.m. ET on Tuesday.

Earlier in the day, Goff had a chance to save a match point in the second set with Mujova leading 5-3.

Undeterred, Goff broke back for a 6-5 lead and rallied for a tournament-record 40 consecutive points before Mujova’s backhand sailed off the line to seal the match.

Goff was leading 1-0 in the second set when four environmentalists staged a surprise protest in the stands, causing the match to be suspended for about 40 minutes.

Three of them were ejected early, but one had his feet glued to the floor of the stands, which took a lot of time to clear.

“If that’s what the environmentalists felt they had to do to make their voices heard, I can’t be mad at them,” Goff said after the match.

Sabalenka dropped the first set to Keith 0-6 and looked to be out of the quarterfinals for the third year in a row, but she showed more mental toughness as she battled back to take the match to two tiebreaks.

In the third-set tiebreak, she made fans laugh when, after reaching seven points, she let go of her tennis racket in celebration, thinking she had secured her place in the final.

Tiebreaks are usually won by the first player to reach seven points, 카지노사이트넷 but in the final set of a major, they are played to 10 points.

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