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South Korea enters America's Cup

Updated: April 6, 2011, 6:47 PM ET
Associated Press

South Korea has entered the America's Cup for the first time, one of two teams from Asia that will challenge for the oldest trophy in international sports in 2013 on San Francisco Bay.

Team Korea, representing the Sail Korea Yacht Club, will be known as the White Tiger Challenge.

Team Korea's founder is Dong Young-Kim, an accomplished sailor and the organizer of the Korea Match Cup, which has one of the biggest payouts in sailing.

"Now it is Korea's turn to enter this famous ...

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