Sun Yang, who has been accused of a doping violation

Sun Yang, who has been accused of a doping violation, has stated that he will not retire and will continue to compete in the Paris Olympics.

“Swimming star” Sun Yang, 31, of China, who will not be able to compete in official events until June 2024 due to a doping violation, has expressed her desire to extend her career.

“Sun Yang has expressed her desire to return to the international stage in an interview with Chinese media,” AFP reported on Sunday.

“I never said I would quit swimming,” Sun Yang told the video outlet run by China’s Weibo, adding, “I have faced countless difficulties in the past, and I have come back. Setbacks make me stronger.”

The AFP news agency interpreted Sun Yang’s interview as a bid to compete in the 2024 Paris Olympics.

Sun Yang is a global swimming star with three Olympic gold medals and 11 world championship gold medals.

However, she has not competed since the 2019 World Championships in Gwangju.

In September 2018, Sun Yang was handed an eight-year ban for interfering with testers who visited his home in China to collect a doping control sample. The suspension began on February 28, 2020.

In a subsequent Court of Arbitration for Sport (CAS) review, Sun Yang’s suspension was reduced to four years and three months.

In June, Sun Yang said, “I am still training steadily. In 2024, I will be only 32 years old,” he said in June.

Despite not being able to compete at the Asian Games, 먹튀검증 which kick off in her hometown of Hangzhou on Nov. 23, Sun Yang hasn’t lost hope of making it to Paris.

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Twenty-three players have been confirmed for the Asian Football Confederation (AFC) U-23 Asian Cup Qualifiers, the first qualifying round for men’s football at the Paris 2024 Olympic Games.The Korea Football Association (KFA) announced on Friday that it has finalised its 23-man squad from the 26 players who took part in the call-up training for the U-23 Asian Cup qualifiers starting on 6 June.The squad, comprised of players under the age of 22, has been training in Changwon since the 28th of last month, with the final 23 players selected today.Of the 26, Kim Joo-chan (Suwon) and Park Chang-hwan (Eland) were selected. Hwang Jae-hwan (Ulsan) were left out.Overseas players Kwon Hyuk-kyu (Celtic), Lee Hyun-joo (Wien Wiesbaden) and Jung Sang-bin (Minnesota United) made the final list.Kim Jung-hoon and Park Chang-woo (Jeonbuk), Lee Tae-seok and Kim Shin-jin (Seoul), Uhm Ji-sung and Heo Yul (Gwangju), Cho Hyun-taek (Ulsan) and Hong Yun-sang (Pohang) are among the players who are active in the K League.The AFC U-23 Asian Cup Qualifier from 6-12 June is the first gateway to next year’s Paris Olympics.Players must qualify for the U-23 Asian Cup in April next year in Qatar, which is the final Asian qualifier for the Paris Olympics.A total of 16 teams will qualify for the U-23 Asian Cup, including the top four teams from each of the 11 qualifying groups and the top two teams from Group 2, plus hosts Qatar.Korea will compete in Group B against Qatar, Kyrgyzstan and Myanmar. They will face Qatar on the 6th, Kyrgyzstan on the 9th and Myanmar on the 12th at the Changwon Football Centre.In the U-23 Asian Cup, the first to third-placed teams will book a direct ticket to the Olympic Games, while the fourth-placed team will play a play-off against the fourth-placed team from the final African qualifiers for a place 스포츠토토 in Paris.

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The South Korean women’s volleyball team’s chances of reaching the quarter-finals of the Asian Volleyball Championship are now very slim after they were swept aside by Thailand.Korea lost to Thailand 0-3 (20-25 22-25 23-25) in straight sets in their Group E match of the quarter-final round of the 2023 Asian Volleyball Championship in Nakhon Ratchasima, Thailand on 3 March.Korea, who finished second in Pool C (2-1), started the quarter-final round with one loss.In Pool E, Vietnam, who defeated Korea in the preliminary round, and Pool A leader Thailand started the quarter-final round with one win, while Korea and Australia entered the match with one loss.The top two teams in Group E will advance to the quarter-finals.With two losses, South Korea will drop to the fifth to eighth place match if Vietnam wins the Vietnam-Australia match later in the day.Even if the Aussies beat Vietnam, South Korea would have to beat Australia on the fourth day and Thailand, which is virtually assured of a spot in the quarter-finals, would have to beat Vietnam to reach the final four.South Korea, who slipped to 35th in the FIVB rankings, were vastly outclassed by Thailand, who moved up to 15th.After conceding a fast break to Thailand at 16-16 in the first set, Korea was unable to break through Thailand’s tight defence in the ensuing rally. Attack errors by Lee Sun-woo (KGC Ginseng Corporation) and Lee Han-bi (Pepper Savings Bank) led to a 16-20 deficit and Korea lost the first set in vain.In the second set, Korea’s attack errors continued in the middle of the set, widening the gap.The Koreans fought hard to get back into the match, but were unable to get over the hump in the third set.At 21-21, Wipawi Sithong hit an open attack, and in the ensuing rally, Tanata Sooksot hit an unforced error.At 23-22, she conceded an open attack to Wipawi again to face match point.Park Jung-ah (Pepper Savings Bank) saved one point with an open attack, but Thailand ended the match with a diagonal attack from Wipawi at 24-23.Wipawi was named the Asia Quarter by Hyundai E&C of the Korean Professional Volleyball V League.In addition to outside hitter Wipawi, setters Ponpoon Gedpard (IBK) and Apojit Spike 카지노 (Korea Expressway Corporation), who will play in the 2023-2024 V-League, dominated the Korean representatives.

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Woori Bank’s Park Ji-hyun: “I wanted to win but I learnt a lot from the Park Shinjah Cup”

“I learned a lot from the tournament,” said Woori Bank Women’s Basketball’s Park Ji-hyun, who finished second to Japan’s Toyota Antelopes in the final of the Park Shinja Cup International Tournament. I will continue to practice hard,” she said, vowing to put the disappointment of the runner-up finish behind her in the regular season.

“I didn’t expect to make it to the final, I always have the mindset of doing my best in each game, but I think I got lucky,” Park said to reporters after losing the final on the 3rd.

Park Ji-hyun said, “Since I came to the final, I wanted to win, but I think my body was tired,” and vowed to practice hard in the future with the income from the tournament.

Regarding her match-up with Toyota’s Mai Kawai, she said, “I’m just grateful for the opportunity to practice with her,” before adding, “I didn’t play great today, and I think I lost the match-up because my team lost in the end.”

As for the Japanese players she faced in the tournament, she said, “Their fighting spirit and shooting touch are very good. I feel like they are a step up in every aspect,” he said, adding, “Especially Toyota, all the players played their roles well in their respective positions, so it wasn’t one-sided.”

When Woori Bank coach Lee Sat-woo praised Park Ji-hyun, saying, “He has grown so much,” Park was embarrassed to say, “I think it’s the highest praise.”

“The words of the coach are good advice and motivation,” he said, adding, “I want to be a player who reciprocates good words rather than just accepting 카지노 them.”

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“I’m curious to see how far I can go,” says Gwangju’s Lee Jung-hyo, who made it to Ulsan

Gwangju FC head coach Lee Jung-hyo is pleased with his team’s progress, saying, “I’m curious to see how far I can go” after catching Ulsan Hyundai at the top of the K League 1.

Gwangju defeated Ulsan 2-0 on the road in the 29th round of the Hana OneQ K League 1 2023 at Munsu Football Stadium in Ulsan on Wednesday afternoon.

With the win, Gwangju secured its 12th win of the season, surpassing the club’s record of 11 in 2016 and setting a new record for most wins in a single season in the top flight.

It was also their first win over Ulsan in eight years, since July 2015, and they are unbeaten in their last nine matches (W4 D5 L), putting them in a strong position to finish third in the round.

It’s especially encouraging that the team caught the leaders without a number of key players, including Uhm Ji Sung, who was sent to the U-23 national team, and Heo Yul and Asani, who have accumulated cautions.

In his post-match press conference, Lee said: “The football we want to play is always the same. I’m very proud of the players for fighting for the goal, for giving it their all,” said Lee.

“I have to do well for the players. The players are doing a good enough job, I just need to do a good job.” “Our analytical coach Park Won-kyo prepared for this match day in and day out. I want to give the victory to her for her hard work.”

As for foreign player Becca, who scored the ‘wonder goal’ that made it 2-0 in the ninth minute of the second half, Lee called for more effort.

“In the first half, I shouted at her a lot, mixing nutmegs, and I didn’t make her understand (the tactics), so I was the problem,” Lee said, “but I told her that her basic defensive position was not good.”

“I thought she’ll do better, so I’ll yell at her even more, mixing in nutmeg. I think Becca has a Korean style. She’s better at it,” he joked.

Now that Gwangju has set a club record for most wins in the top flight, each win is a new chapter in their history.

“It’s important to write new history, but the players, coaching staff and others have shown the environment of Gwangju FC (with their performances), so I can only hope that the city will give an answer,” Lee said.

“At the home game, I saw a sign asking us to build a sports field (for training), but the people who came before us couldn’t do it, and the new mayor, Kang Ki-jeong, is improving it for the players,” he said.

“The mayor is continuing to try to improve Gwangju, and I hope the people and fans of Gwangju recognise that,” he added.

On the other hand, Ulsan coach Hong Myung-bo, who has only managed one point in his last five matches, said, “The most regrettable thing was the first conceded goal.” He lamented, “I can’t feel the sense of responsibility and cohesion especially nowadays.”

“Of course, when we won the championship last year, we were dedicated to the team and got the result. We don’t see that at all now,” he said, adding, “We need to take a good hard 스포츠토토존 look at where the problem is.”

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K League 1 runner-up Pohang wins 4-3 in theater after a nail-biting game

The Pohang Steelers, the second-ranked team in professional soccer’s K League 1, pulled off a dramatic victory over the Daejeon Hana Citizen in a back-and-forth match that saw seven goals traded.

Pohang defeated Daejeon 4-3 in the 27th round of the Hana One Q 텍사스홀덤 K League 2023 at Pohang Steel Yard on Tuesday.

Pohang remained unbeaten in six matches (three wins and three draws) and remained in second place.

They also continued their dominance in the head-to-head with Daejeon, winning 2-1.

Daejeon remained in seventh place (36 points).

Pohang took the lead with back-to-back goals from Zeca in the 41st minute of the first half and the sixth minute of the second half. It was Zeca’s seventh goal of the season, moving him into a tie for ninth place on the team’s scoring list.

Buoyed by the momentum, Pohang added a goal from Kim Seung-dae in the 31st minute of the second half to virtually seal the victory.

However, Daejeon’s onslaught began in the second half.

Thiago scored the game-winner in the 35th minute and completed his hat trick in the 38th minute and eight minutes of stoppage time to tie the game at 3-3 in the 51st minute.

With her 12th goal of the season, Thiago moved into sole possession of first place on the scoring list.

However, the goddess of victory was in Pohang’s favor. Hong Yun-sang, who came on as a substitute in the 35th minute, scored a theater goal with a header in the 53rd minute. It was his debut goal in the K League.

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“I wanted to get a hat trick, I’ll definitely score double digits,” says former goalie Hanam

Jeonnam Dragons striker Hanam was pleased with his multi-goal performance against Gimcheon Sangsang, but said he was disappointed to miss a hat-trick opportunity. He also expressed his desire to score double-digit goals in the 2023 season.

Jeonnam, of which Hanam is a member, won 2-1 against Gimcheon in the 27th round of the 안전카지노사이트 Hana OneQ K League 2 2023 at Gwangyang Football Stadium at 7 p.m. on the 20th. Thanks to Hanam’s multi-goal performance in the 17th minute of the first half and the 10th minute of the second half, Jeonnam held Gimcheon to a single goal by Kang Hyun-mook in the 24th minute of the second half to earn three valuable points.

“I was disappointed not to score against Busan I-Park last time,” said Hanam at the post-match press conference, “I told my teammates in the locker room that we lost because our striker couldn’t score a goal. “I told my teammates in the locker room that we lost because our striker didn’t score. I prepared for the game with a positive mindset. With a challenging mindset, we were able to win a hard-fought victory,” he recalled.

When asked about the team’s unwavering performance despite frequent injuries, Hanam said, “We are still dealing with small injuries. But I think all the players have small injuries,” he said, adding, “The coach trusted me to play, so I just want to repay him. I’m just playing with a lot of heart, and I think that’s really important. I’m fighting with my opponent and trying to give my teammates strength, so my performance is following by itself,” he explained.

After scoring his seventh goal of the season against Gimcheon, Hanam said, “I will score double digits. With eleven games left, I want to score double digits,” he said. “I wanted to score a hat trick, and I thought I could do it because there was quite a bit of time left, but it’s hard to score a hat trick here,” he said, adding, “They say it’s hard to score a hat trick once in your life as a soccer player. But I really want to do it,” he added, vowing to do better next time.

“I think I’ve established myself as a starter in Jeonnam thanks to the coach giving me a chance, so I want to live up to expectations in the remaining games. I want to be recognized as a threat to other teams,” said Hanam.

Hanam will face their hometown team FC Anyang in the 28th round on the evening of the 27th at the Anyang Sports Complex. It’s a crucial opportunity for Jeonnam to increase their chances of qualifying for the playoffs. “We just give our all to the team we face every week. If the players are united, victory will come naturally,” said Hanam, who is determined to bring home a win against Anyang with a united front.

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US-ROK Alliance remains strong 70th anniversary, Secretary Blinken states.

U.S. Secretary of State Tony Blinken issued a congratulatory statement on the occasion of South Korea’s Liberation Day on Thursday local time, emphasizing the strength of the U.S.-South Korea alliance as it celebrates its 70th anniversary.

“On behalf of the United States government, I extend warmest congratulations to the Republic of Korea on its Liberation Day,” Blinken said in a statement. “As we celebrate the 70th anniversary of our alliance, I want to reaffirm the strength of our strategic partnership,” Blinken said.

“The United States and South Korea share common values, which are the foundation of our strong relationship, and the United States will continue to ensure that our relationship is a true global partnership, including expanding people-to-people exchanges, economic investment, and the pursuit of international peace and stability,” he said.

“We have accomplished much,” he added, “and I look forward to many more years of friendship between the United States and South Korea.”

This evening, Blinken will hold a video conference with South Korean Foreign Minister Park Chin-jin and Japanese Foreign Minister Hayashi Yoshimasa to discuss the agenda for the upcoming trilateral summit on April 18.

At the trilateral summit, which will be held at Camp David, the U.S. presidential residence near Washington, D.C., the leaders are expected to issue a joint statement, as well as the so-called “Camp David Principles” 먹튀검증토토사이트 that will govern the trilateral relationship.

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Hawaii wildfire kills 99 in 7th day.

The death toll in the wildfires on the Hawaiian island of Maui has risen to 99.

As of noon local time on Thursday, the death toll from the wildfires has risen to 99, and 2,207 buildings have been destroyed or damaged, according to Maui County officials.

The wildfires have been raging for seven days in two locations on the island of Maui.

The fires broke out on Aug. 8 in the Kula-Upcountry area of central Maui, Lahaina on the west coast, and Pulehu-Kihei on the central coast, of which the Pulehu-Kihei wildfire was 100 percent contained, authorities said as of 9:45 p.m. on Aug. 13.

The other two fires are about 60 percent contained in the Kula-Upcountry area and 85 percent contained in the Lahaina area.

The Maui Fire Department also cautioned that the Pulehu-Kihei wildfire, which is 100 percent contained, does not mean it is fully contained, noting that “firefighters have completely surrounded the fire, which means flames could still be burning inside.”

The Federal Emergency Management Agency (FEMA) put the number of people displaced in Lahaina at 4,500.

As of 10 a.m. on Thursday, 4,498 homes on Maui were still without power.

Residents near the affected areas have been largely isolated, with major in-and-out roads blocked, and are relying on outside assistance, but supplies are also reportedly in very short supply.

“Supplies seem like a lot at first, but then they disappear,” Alverna Leon, a resident of Kaanapali, 카지노사이트킴 which borders Lahaina, told NBC, adding, “We need doctors and medicine (to care for patients).”

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US, South Korea, Japan to announce Camp David principles for trilateral relations.

The leaders of the three countries – South Korea, the United States and Japan – are expected to announce the so-called “Camp David Principles” governing trilateral relations at a summit on Aug. 18, local time, U.S. internet outlet Axios reported.

Axios cited a source with knowledge of the summit on Thursday local time.

“The summit is the result of months of U.S. diplomacy,” Axios said, noting that “U.S. officials have been trying to convince South Korea and Japan to look beyond their complicated pasts and see a united future.”

The summit is likely to result in announcements such as a trilateral hotline and an obligation to consult in times of crisis, according to Axios.

In a related development, U.S. government officials said the summit is unlikely to result in a formal security agreement with mutual defense commitments between the three countries, but that the countries will agree to a mutual understanding of their defense responsibilities in the region, Reuters reported.

The officials also told Reuters that they would agree to establish a trilateral “hotline” for communication during a crisis.

However, neither South Korea nor Japan are ready to make any formal demands for a crisis line, they said.

This means that while the three countries agree on the need to communicate during a crisis and the establishment of a “hotline” to do so, they have not gone as far as mandating a response to a crisis.

Meanwhile, Reuters also reported, again citing US government officials, that the three countries will include strong language on maintaining peace and stability in the Taiwan Strait in their joint statement.

The three countries will also launch a series of joint initiatives on technology, education, 카지노사이트넷 and defense at the summit, the news agency said.

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