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Son Heung-min scores in 300th Tottenham appearance
Updated: 2021-12-20 17:28:24 KST
Time now for "This Week in Sports" with our sports editor Paul Neat.
Paul, after three postponed games, Spurs were back in action on Sunday and Son Heung-min scorched the net again, in what was a milestone occasion for him.

Yes, that's right.
Son Heung-min marked his 300th appearance for Tottenham Hotspur with a goal on Sunday night.
Son scored the equalizer in a 2-2 draw with Liverpool.
The South Korea national team captain had a few chances beforehand and seemed to cut a frustrated figure.
But, in the 74th minute, Son sprung the offside trap to race through on goal.
Son got a lucky break with Liverpool goalkeeper Alisson Becker sliding in to nudge the ball into his path.
He then slotted the ball in for his third in as many matches and seventh in the league eighth in all competitions.
But it was Tottenham's first match back since December 5th after their last three were postponed due to a COVID-19 outbreak.
Seven first team players tested positive earlier this month.
Spurs are now unbeaten in five and sit seventh in the table but have played three games fewer than the top four.
For Son he has been named as Asia's best men's player of the year by the International Federation of Football History and Statistics.
It is the second time he has won the award.

There could be more postponements.
Fans in England must to show vaccine passes to enter stadiums.
What can you tell us about that?

Yes, that's right.
Vaccine passes are now required as part of the UK government's "Plan B."
The measures apply to outdoor seated venues with more than 4-thousand people and any event with more than 10-thousand people.
Face masks are also required.
To gain entry, fans must show that they are either negative for COVID-19 or are fully vaccinated and can do so by using the NHS "Covid Pass."
Fans must also complete a pre-match online COVID registration form and pass checks will be carried out.
The new measures come as several top-flight and EFL clubs have reported confirmed cases among players and staff.
According to The Athletic, today Premier League clubs will debate whether to postpone an entire round of fixtures over the Christmas period.
Gameweek 20 matches due to be played between December 28th and 30th are most likely to be called off.
Meanwhile, Liverpool manager Jurgen Klopp has said that vaccination status will affect his January transfer plans.
According to the Mirror, Klopp said if he signed an unvaccinated player, they would be a "constant threat" and would have to get changed and eat away from the other players.

Less than 50 days to go until the Winter Games.
South Korean women's curling team secured a spot in Beijing.

Yes, it has.
The team booked its place on Saturday in the World Curling Olympic qualification playoff in Leeuwarden, the Netherlands.
Team captain Kim Eun-jung, lead Kim Seon-yeong, second Kim Cho-hi, third Kim Kyeong-ae and alternate player Kim Yeong-mi took an 8-5 win against Latvia to seal it.
Neither team were able to score in the first end, but in the second end Korea took 3 points and held onto that 3-point lead.
Korea had to play eight preliminary matches and two playoffs to earn their Olympic berth.
After the round robin, Korea, Scotland and Japan were all tied at the top with six wins and two losses.
Korea then took second place due to the Draw Shot Challenge.
Like a regular shot, the captain throws a draw and the lead and the second sweep to get the stone closer to the pin.
The umpire measures the distance of the stone from the pin.
Korea lost that to Scotland and also lost the first playoff against Japan 8-5 but went on to beat Latvia.
The team won silver in PyeongChang back in 2018 and so will be looking to go one better in Beijing.
But the men's and mixed teams both failed to qualify.
Olympic curling starts on February 2nd and will continue until February 20th, 2022.

A changing of the guard, at last in Swimming perhaps.
A FINA gold medal for Hwang Sun-woo.

Yes, Hwang Sun-woo won gold in the men's 200-meter freestyle at the FINA World Short Course Swimming Championships in Abu Dhabi on Friday.
It was his first gold medal in the event.
Hwang started out in third place and stayed there for much of the race.
But with just 50 meters left, Hwang started his comeback and ended up clinching gold with a time of 1-minute 41.6-0 seconds.
The time was just short of Park Tae-hwan's Asian record of
But set a new Korean record at the men's 100-meter medley semifinal on Saturday.
He set a time of of 52.13 to break his own previous record of 52.3 from back in October.

Some tennis action.
The Korea Open got underway.

Yes, starting with the Round of 32 matches,
Choi Ji-hee beat Choi On-yu in the tournament's opener two sets to one.
It was the first of six games on Monday and one of two all-Korean ties.
The other was Baek Da-yeon taking on Jang Su-jeong.
The event is a WTA 125 tournament organized by the Women's Tennis Association and will run until this Sunday, December 26th.

Thanks for that, Paul. See you next week.
Thank you.
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