Posts Tagged East Asia

Inbee Park, Shanshan Feng share Taiwan lead

TAIPEI, Taiwan (AP) — Top-ranked Inbee Park birdied five of the last seven holes Thursday for an 8-under 64 and a share of the first-round lead in the LPGA Taiwan Championship.

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Olympic speed skating rink underway in Pyeongchang

SEOUL, South Korea (AP) — Olympic organizers in Pyeongchang have broken ground on the speed skating rink for the 2018 Winter Games and say all six new competition venues are now on track to stage test events on schedule.

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The power of cute: Hello Kitty Con comes to LA

In this Monday, Oct. 13, 2014 photo, Salumeh Eslamieh, top left, and Marty Garrett walk up the stairs past statues of Sanrio characters Hello Kitty, bottom left, and Pochacco displayed at their home in San Francisco. The married couple turned the garage of their San Francisco home into a permanent showroom for their vast Hello Kitty collection. The couple met and bonded over the little white cat, and will be traveling to Los Angeles this week celebrate the character’s 40th birthday at Hello Kitty Con, opening Oct. 30, a four-day festival dedicated to all things Kitty. (AP Photo/Jeff Chiu)

LOS ANGELES (AP) — Marty Garrett and Salumeh Eslamieh gave up their garage for Hello Kitty.

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Fight Schedule

At Plymouth, Mass. (FS1), Danny O’Connor vs. Andrew Farmer, 10, welterweights; Sharif Bogere vs. Fernando Garcia, 10, lightweights.

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Lee-Anne Pace wins Blue Bay LPGA

HAINAN ISLAND, China (AP) — South Africa’s Lee-Anne Pace won the rain-shortened Blue Bay LPGA on Monday for her first LPGA Tour title and second worldwide victory in nine days.

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