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Korea tensions ease slightly as U.S. officials play down war risks

Korea tensions ease slightly as U.S. officials play down war risks

Published 14/08/2017

Tensions on the Korean peninsula eased slightly on Monday as South Korea's president said resolving Pyongyang's nuclear ambitions must be done peacefully and key U.S. officials played down the risk of an imminent war with North Korea. [more…]

Major change as Koepka wins U.S. Open

Major change as Koepka wins U.S. Open

Published 19/06/2017

Jun 18, 2017- Hartford, WI, USA- Brooks Koepka holds up the U.S. Open Championship trophy after the final round of the 2017 U.S. Open Championship at Erin Hills. Mandatory Credit: Mike De Sisti/Milwaukee Journal Sentinel via USA TODAY NETWORK

The winds of change were blowing at the U.S. Open on Sunday as Brooks Koepka sailed to a four-stroke victory at Erin Hills, making it the seventh consecutive major that has crowned a first-time winner.

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Golf: South Korean Kim becomes youngest to win The Players

Golf: South Korean Kim becomes youngest to win The Players

Published 15/05/2017

May 14, 2017- Ponte Vedra Beach, FL, USA- Si Woo Kim hoist the trophy after winning The Players Championship golf tournament at TPC Sawgrass - Stadium Course. Mandatory Credit: Peter Casey-USA TODAY Sports

South Korean Kim Si-woo became the youngest winner of The Players Championship on Sunday when he shot a final round three-under-par 69 to clinch a three-stroke victory at the TPC Stadium course in Ponte Vedra.

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Golf: Military service looms for Players champion Kim

Golf: Military service looms for Players champion Kim

Published 15/05/2017

Kim Si-woo's victory at The Players Championship on Sunday burnished the South Korean's reputation as one of the best young talents on the PGA Tour but the 21-year-old knows his career will soon have to take a back seat to defending his country.

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Golf: Poulter reflects on big week after second place at Players

Golf: Poulter reflects on big week after second place at Players

Published 15/05/2017

May 14, 2017- Ponte Vedra Beach, FL, USA- Ian Poulter plays a fairway shot on the 18th hole during the final round of The Players Championship golf tournament at TPC Sawgrass - Stadium Course. Mandatory Credit: Michael Madrid-USA TODAY Sports

Finishing second rarely sits well with Ian Poulter but on Sunday the Englishman was in good spirits after his joint runner-up performance at The Players Championship.

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Golf: Johnson handed major challenge at WGC-Dell Match Play

Golf: Johnson handed major challenge at WGC-Dell Match Play

Published 21/03/2017

Mar 5, 2017- Mexico City, MEX- Dustin Johnson reacts after a putt on the 18th hole during the final round of the WGC - Mexico Championship golf tournament at Club de Golf Chapultepec. Mandatory Credit: Orlando Ramirez-USA TODAY Sports

World number one Dustin Johnson has the hottest hand in golf and will need to keep that form heading into Wednesday's WGC-Dell Match Play tournament after being grouped with a trio of major champions.

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South Korea sues Nissan over mileage claims, probes BMW, Porsche

South Korea sues Nissan over mileage claims, probes BMW, Porsche

Published 14/02/2017

The logo of Nissan is seen through a window of a bus passing by its dealership in Seoul, South Korea, May 16, 2016. REUTERS/Kim Hong-Ji/File Photo

South Korea has sued Nissan Motor's (7201.T) South Korean unit alleging that the Japanese car maker manipulated the fuel economy test results of its Infiniti Q50 sedan, a government official said on Tuesday.

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Hyundai Motor hires former GM researcher to lead self-driving car center

Hyundai Motor hires former GM researcher to lead self-driving car center

Published 13/02/2017

FILE PHOTO - The logo of Hyundai Motor is seen on a wheel of a car at a Hyundai dealership in Seoul February 1, 2012. REUTERS/Kim Hong-Ji/File Photo

Hyundai Motor Group (005380.KS) has hired a former General Motors (GM.N) researcher to oversee its center to develop fully autonomous vehicles, joining other automakers and Silicon Valley giants in accelerating efforts on the fast-growing technology.

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Samsung Electronics shares slide as Note 7 recall takes toll

Samsung Electronics shares slide as Note 7 recall takes toll

Published 12/09/2016

A Samsung Electronics' Galaxy Note 7 new smartphone is displayed at its store in Seoul, South Korea, September 2, 2016. REUTERS/Kim Hong-Ji/File Photo

Samsung Electronics Co Ltd's (005930.KS) shares fell to their lowest level in nearly two months on Monday after the tech giant told customers to switch off and return their new Galaxy Note 7 smartphones due to fire-prone batteries.

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