Athletes
Maria Sharapova retired from her match at the Shenzhen Open with an injury, giving top-seeded Aryna...
Maria Sharapova returned to competitive tennis with a 6-2, 7-6(3) win against Timea Bacsinszky in...
New Zealand All Blacks pick Damian McKenzie at fullback for 3rd Bledisloe test against Australia
Media

More sexual abuse claims rock South Korean skating

Jan 22, 2019

An athletes' group has raised further allegations of sexual abuse in South Korean speed skating following explosive claims by two-time Olympic champion Shim Suk-hee that she had been raped by her former coach

Malaysia says it won't host any more events involving Israel

Jan 16, 2019

Malaysia's foreign minister says the government will not budge over a ban on Israeli athletes in a para swimming competition and has decided that the country will not host any events in the future involving Israel

Japanese grand champion Kisenosato retires from sumo

Jan 16, 2019

Grand champion Kisenosato, the only Japanese wrestler at sumo's highest rank, has decided to retire after three straight losses at the New Year Grand Sumo Tournament

Takeda corruption probe sullies 2020 Tokyo Olympics and IOC

Jan 15, 2019

Takeda corruption probe soils 2020 Tokyo Olympics and International Olympic Committee

Probe of IOC's Takeda hangs over Tokyo Olympics

Jan 12, 2019

One Tokyo newspaper has said a "Black Cloud" is hanging over the Tokyo Olympics as French prosecutors weigh corruption allegations against the head of the Japanese Olympic Committee.

Australia praises Thai move on Saudi, concerned about player

Jan 11, 2019

Australia's foreign minister has praised Thailand for its handling of a young Saudi woman who fled her family to seek asylum in Australia, but also reminded it of continuing concern about a Bahraini soccer player who remains in Thai detention

3-time Olympic champion Yoshida retires from wrestling

Jan 10, 2019

Japan's three-time Olympic wrestling champion Saori Yoshida announced her retirement, saying it's time for the next generation of wrestlers to take the stage at the 2020 Tokyo Olympics

Thailand fires coach Rajevac after Asian Cup loss to India

Jan 7, 2019

The Football Association of Thailand has fired Milovan Rajevac as head coach after the national team's 4-1 opening loss to India at the Asian Cup

Sharapova retires with injury, Sabalenka reaches semifinals

Jan 4, 2019

Maria Sharapova retired from her match at the Shenzhen Open with an injury, giving top-seeded Aryna Sabalenka a spot in the tournament's semifinals

Mayweather stops Nasukawa in 1st round, flooring him 3 times

Dec 31, 2018

It took less than three minutes for Floyd Mayweather to knock down his Japanese kickboxer opponent Tenshin Nasukawa three times in a totally one-sided bout of exhibition boxing on New Year's Eve

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Mens

More sexual abuse claims rock South Korean skating

Jan 22, 2019

An athletes' group has raised further allegations of sexual abuse in South Korean speed skating...

Thailand fires coach Rajevac after Asian Cup loss...

Jan 7, 2019

The Football Association of Thailand has fired Milovan Rajevac as head coach after the national...

Mayweather opponent looks for real fight not...

Dec 18, 2018

Floyd Mayweather may be shrugging off his New Year's Eve match in Japan as easy entertainment but...

Vietnam beats Malaysia 1-0 to win AFF title

Dec 15, 2018

Vietnam beat Malaysia 1-0 Saturday in the second leg to win the ASEAN Football Federation...

FIFA leader Infantino wins SE Asia support for...

Dec 15, 2018

FIFA President Gianni Infantino has received another pledge of support in his campaign for...