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Soccer season: shooting starts

Throughout the school year, a range of freshmen, sophomores, juniors, and seniors go through a tough and competitive tryout for a limited number of positions in the varsity team. Following the rigorous tryout process, the players practice everyday except on Mondays, preparing for future games… Keep Reading

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Korean basketball season hoops in again

From beginning of this year, the Korean Basketball League (KBL) had finally opened its annual season. Ten teams are participating in total: Anyang KGC, Ulsan Phoebus, Dongbu Promy, Seoul Samsung Thunders, Incheon Electroland Elephants, Busan KT, Jeonju KCC Egis, Changwon LG Sakers, Seoul SK Knights… Keep Reading

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US Politics absent at Super Bowl Performance

Lady Gaga’s performance at the 2017 Super Bowl LI on Sunday, Feb. 5, featured a strong political aspect. In her pre-halftime press conference in Houston Lady Gaga was asked if she would use the stage to try and unify America a few weeks after Donald… Keep Reading

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500 days and counting: Pyeongchang Olympics

In July 2011, Pyeongchang was chosen to hold the 2018 Winter Olympics after two failed attempts in 2010 and 2014. As it is the first Olympic Winter Games to be hosted in South Korea, the event has generated great excitement among Koreans. Still, many remain… Keep Reading

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Locking down on match-fixing

Underneath the cheerful atmosphere of a sports stadium – the boisterous and often rowdy fans, the stands that sell an assortment of refreshments, and the strategic plays and brilliant displays by athletes – is a somewhat more subtle reality. To the astonishment and disappointment of… Keep Reading

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Cross Country: Small Team, Big Feats

On Sept. 7 at Yongsan International School of Seoul, the cross-country team sprinted across the finish line for the second time marking the end to another five-kilometer race. The team has already set new records, with returning members continuously improving and new members displaying much… Keep Reading

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Highlights: Korea marks 20th place in Paralympics

Marking a significant improvement from the 2012 London Paralympics, a series of international contests for athletes with disabilities along summer and winter Olympics, the South Korean Paralympics team this year gained national attention by bringing back 35 medals. A total of 139 Korean athletes participated… Keep Reading

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In collaboration with Tiger News Today (TNT), we present to you the live streaming of the AISA Volleyball Tournament! Stay tuned to cheer on our Tiger athletes. https://www.facebook.com/sismediaclub/   Keep Reading

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Daily fantasy sports ban in the US stirs controversy

27 states across the US, ranging from New York to Alabama, decided to ban the operation of various websites hosting daily fantasy sports, a subset of traditional fantasy sports. Fantasy sports is a popular online game format where players assemble and manage virtual sports teams… Keep Reading

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Play-by-play: Tigers win match against Chadwick

Preview Having won all the previous games this season and bound to be undefeated once again, the varsity boys basketball team headed for a match against Chadwick International School on Jan. 21. Quarter 1 Minutes into the quarter, the Tigers started pulling ahead with a… Keep Reading

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Student featured in “Take Off 2”

With the 2018 Pyeongchang Winter Olympics fast approaching, South Koreans have increasingly turned their attention toward various winter sports, most notably—ice hockey. Not only has the sport been given greater coverage in various Korean news outlets, it is also being featured in the long-awaited sequel… Keep Reading

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AISA Volleyball Review

Hours of practice and preparation culminate in the Association of International Schools in Asia (AISA) and KAIAC tournaments, where teams are given an opportunity to showcase the skills they have polished since the beginning of the season. From Oct. 15-18, the volleyball teams travelled to… Keep Reading

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Ronda Rousey: The Face of Women’s MMA

The notion of a women ever fighting in the Octagon was once a laughing matter to Dana White, president of the Ultimate Fighting Championship (UFC), in 2011. Yet it took just four years for female Mixed Martial Arts (MMA) star Ronda Rousey to rise to… Keep Reading

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