Son Heung-min scores 20th EPL goal of season, Ji So-yun wins WSL title in last Chelsea match
Updated: 2022-05-09 14:59:04 KST
Time now for "This Week in Sports" and joining us in the studio is our sports editor, Paul Neat.
Paul, let's start with the Asian Games now. It was announced on Friday that the 19th Asian Games have been postponed. What's the latest?
The 2022 Asian Games, which were set to take place in Hangzhou, China in September have been postponed indefinitely.
The Olympic Council of Asia made the announcement on Friday and according to reports the decision was made "after carefully considering the pandemic situation and the size of the Games" and that new dates will be announced sometime in the future.
The name and the emblem of the 19th Asian Games will remain unchanged.
The delay will come as a blow to the athletes, particularly the South Korean men's football team who will have been looking to win a gold medal and earn military exemption.
Players must be 23 or under, except for two wild cards, and so should the Games be delayed until next year, age restrictions could prevent some players from taking part.
But, it was a similar situation with the Tokyo Olympics and players 24 and under were allowed to compete.
To football now. Son Heung-min scored again over the weekend.
Yes, he did. 20 league goals now for Son Heung-min, which is a new personal best fo him.
This after equaling his own personal best last week.
But the 20th came on Saturday in a 1-1 draw with Liverpool.
Son gave Tottenham the lead in the 56th minute, steering the ball in from close range after Ryan Sessegnon supplied the cross.
And with that goal, Son became just the second player in Premier League history to score 20 or more goals in a single season that were not penalties.
He is also now just two behind leading scorer Mohamed Salah of Liverpool.
And according to The Athletic, Son could be the Premier League's "best two-footed goalscorer ever."
According to an article published earlier this month, among all players who have scored 80 goals or more, Son has the highest proportion with his weaker foot - his left.
Of all goals scored with his feet, 44 percent have been with his left Son's so-called weaker foot.
Romelu Lukaku is next on the list at 36 percent.
Meanwhile, over in West London, Ji So-yun helped Chelsea Women seal the Women's Super League title in her last ever appearance for the club.
The Blues went into the last game of the season with Manchester United needing to win and emerged victors 4-2.
Ji spent 8 years in London and won 12 trophies including four league titles.
Well it seems like Son is really climbing to the top But shifting to fencing now. South Korea's men's and women's team both reached the top in the FIE Sabre World Cup over the weekend.
Yes, that's right. The men's team won gold in Spain, the women in Turkey.
At the 39th Villa de Madrid Men's Sabre World Cup on Sunday, the team of Oh Sang-uk, Kim Jung-hwan, Koo Bon-gil, and Kim Jun-ho won the World Cup team match.
South Korea, which beat China, France and Germany en route to the final where they overcame Hungary with a score of 45-32.
The win comes just four months after the World Cup win in Georgia and has Korea sitting on top of the world rankings.
Oh Sang-uk also won the individual competition beating Luca Curatoli of Italy in the final to leave with two gold medals while Kim Jung-hwan won bronze.
In the women's sabre World Cup in Tunisia, the team of Kim Ji-yeon, Yoon Ji-soo, Choi Soo-yeon and Kim Jung-mi won the women's team event.
This comes following the World Cup win in Turkey in March and is enough to sit second in the world rankings behind France.
What an accomplishment. And in golf, The Kyochon Honey Ladies Open concluded over the weekend. Who came out on top?
That was Cho A-yean who finished at 14-under par 202.
At Kingsdale Golf Club in Chungju, Chungcheongbuk-do Province on Sunday, at the three-day 54-hole event Cho started out the first round two strokes ahead of Park Ju-young, carding six birdies.
On the second day, Lee Da-yeon and Lee Ga-young carded a five-under to catch up with Cho at nine-under-par, 135.
But on the last day, it was Cho who kept that lead with a bogey-less round, adding five more birdies and widening the gap with Lee Ga-young to four strokes.
This is Cho's first win of the season and first win in nearly three years.
Thank you for that, Paul. We'll see you next week.