South Korean court lengthens jail term for former speed skating coach in abuse case

FILE PHOTO - Short Track Speed Skating Events - Pyeongchang 2018 Winter Olympics - Women's 1500m - Gangneung Ice Arena - Gangneung, South Korea - February 17, 2018 - Shim Suk-hee of South Korea in action. REUTERS/Damir Sagolj

SEOUL (Reuters) – A South Korean appeals court on Wednesday nearly doubled jail time for a former speed skating coach convicted of hitting a two-time Olympic champion, citing a need to warn sports officials against the use of violence as a training tool. The case, and the athlete‚Äôs accusation that the coach had also sexually […]

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