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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.

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. 

Do you want to see Wanna One on 'ISAC'?

Former Rhythmic Gymnast Son Yeon Jae And Jun Hyun Moo To MC 2017 Idol Star Athletics Championships
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Former Rhythmic Gymnast Son Yeon Jae And Jun Hyun Moo To MC 2017 Idol Star Athletics Championships

The MCs of 2017 Idol Star Athletics Championships have officially been chosen!

On August 22, a source from MBC stated, Jun Hyun Moo and Son Yeon Jae will be MCs for the Chuseok edition of 2017 Idol Star Athletics Championships.'

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Jun Hyun Moo has experience with hosting Idol Star Athletics Championships, but this will be Son Yeon Jaes very first time. Since Son Yeon Jae is a former rhythmic gymnast herself, itll be interesting to see her watch the rhythmic gymnastics segment of the event.

Idol Star Athletics Championships Working On Recruiting EXO, TWICE, And WINNER
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Idol Star Athletics Championships Working On Recruiting EXO, TWICE, And WINNER

With the filming of MBCs Chuseok special Idol Star Athletics Championships coming up, many fans are eager to find out if their favorite groups will be participating.

Following news that EXO, TWICE, and WINNER will be joining the show this time, MBC is clarifying reports.

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A source from MBC said, It has not been confirmed yet. We are still casting.

If the three groups do join the show, it will be the first time in approximately six years since a group from each of the big three agencies appeared on the show at the same time. The last instance SM, JYP, and YG were represented occurred in 2011 when SHINee, miss A, and BIGBANGs Seungri participated.

BTSs Jungkook And Hommes Lee Hyun To Compete In Bowling At Idol Star Athletics Championships
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BTSs Jungkook And Hommes Lee Hyun To Compete In Bowling At Idol Star Athletics Championships

BTSs Jungkook and Hommes Lee Hyun will reportedly be joining bowling at the Idol Star Athletics Championship!

On August 29, it was reported that the two Big Hit artists have decided to compete in the game this year. This is the first time that bowling has been added to the program.

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This years show will be hosted by former rhythmic gymnast Son Yeon Jae and Jun Hyun Moo, and the program has been revealed to be working on recruiting EXO, TWICE, WINNER, and Wanna One. Filming will take place on September 4 and 11.