Idol Star Athletics Championships Filming to Be Held Next Month, Adds Basketball


MBC announced that the special program “Idol Star Athletics Championships” will be returning to screens after a one-year break.

Stars from previous years like 2AM‘s Jo Kwon, KARA‘s Goo Hara, SISTAR‘s Bora, ZE:A‘s Dong Jun, SHINee‘s Minho are confirmed to be joining the show. The five idols are often referred to as the ‘legendary athletic idols,’ and they are known for outshining their fellow contestants in their respective fields. They will also be joined by an estimated two hundred idols who will be participating in the Lunar New Year special.

Aside from the usual sports showcased in the event, the participating idols will also be competing in basketball, which is a new addition to the program.

Meanwhile, the filming for “Idol Star Athletics Championships” will take place on February 2 at a gymnasium in Ilsan.