Mbc Gives Update On This Years Chuseok Special Of Idol Star Athletics Championship

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MBC gives update on this year's Chuseok special of 'Idol Star Athletics Championship'
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MBC gives update on this year's Chuseok special of 'Idol Star Athletics Championship'

'Idol Star Athletics Championship' is once again airing this Chuseok!

On July 21, a rep from MBC revealed, "The Chuseok special of 'Idol Star Athletics Championship' is under preparation. Currently, we're in the process of casting idols."

An exclusive report by Ilgan Sports stated that the filming is scheduled for the first week of September from the 4th to 6th. However, the rep stated, "The recording date is not yet confirmed."

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Wanna One to participate in upcoming Chuseok special of 'Idol Star Athletics Championship'?
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Wanna One to participate in upcoming Chuseok special of 'Idol Star Athletics Championship'?

MBC recently responded to reports regarding Wanna One's appearance on the newest installment of 'Idol Star Athletics Championship'.

A representative at MBC stated, "'Wanna One has not been officially confirmed to appear on the program. They are currently looking into it."

On August 17, one media outlet claimed that the rising idol group had been scheduled for the show. Meanwhile, the Chuseok special will begin filming in early September. 

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'Idol Star Athletics Championship' confirmed to start filming in September!
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'Idol Star Athletics Championship' confirmed to start filming in September!

MBC's 'Idol Star Athletics Championship' has officially been green lit!

According to a broadcast affiliate on August 16, the popular variety program will hold a recording session on September 4 and 11, where participants will film for a new sports category - bowling. 

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Previously, the show had been riddled with concerns regarding the injuries of participants.  As a result, the show will be removing futsal and wrestling and instead replace it with rhythmic dancing and aerobics, hoping to lessen close combat. Nonetheless, fans will get to see various idol stars on the program practicing a wide range of sports.  

Girl's Day reveal that 'Idol Star Athletic Championship' is the 'it' dating spot among idols
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Girl's Day reveal that 'Idol Star Athletic Championship' is the 'it' dating spot among idols

Girl's Day spilled on the secret behind 'Idol Star Athletic Championship'.

On the recent airing of 'Life Bar', MC Tak Jae Hoonasked Girl's Day if they secretly date. The girls honestly answered ''yes'', and explained that love is in the air at the annual event with idols.

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Hyerisaid, "It's funny because we can see things when we go to programs with a lot of idols." Yura added, "There are so many people there and I come to think that there must be at least 10 couples."

2017 Idol Star Athletics Championships Sets Film Date + Adds Bowling
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2017 Idol Star Athletics Championships Sets Film Date + Adds Bowling

On August 16, a source revealed MBCs plans for the Chuseok edition of 2017 Idol Star Athletics Championships.

According to the source, filming will take place on September 4 and 11. In addition, bowling will be added as an event.

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Idol Star Athletics Championships have been the center of controversy consistently due to injuries incurred during filming. However, its difficult for idols to reject appearing on the show due to its great popularity and opportunities. In order to prevent injuries from occuring, the show has tried to make some changes. Hand-to-hand fighting events like futsal and wrestling will be removed. Rhythmic gymnastics and aerobics have been added instead.