Coaching

Japan coach plays it safe in naming 23-man World Cup squad

May 31, 2018

Japan coach Akira Nishino is relying heavily on veteran players with previous World Cup experience in his 23-man squad for the tournament

Fired coach Halilhodzic sues Japanese soccer association

May 24, 2018

Former Japan coach Vahid Halilhodzic has filed a suit in Tokyo district court against the Japanese soccer association over his firing.

Fired coach Halilhodzic suing Japanese soccer association

May 21, 2018

Fired coach Vahid Halilhodzic is suing the Japanese soccer association and its president for his dismissal last month

College football coach in Japan to quit over ugly tackle

May 19, 2018

The head coach of a Japanese college football team says he will quit after a dangerous tackle by one of his players that left an opponent in hospital

Coach in Japan denies telling players to commit fouls

May 17, 2018

The head coach of a Japanese college football team has denied instructing his players to commit fouls against opponents after a controversial tackle went viral in Japan

With World Cup nearing, Asian teams still hiring and firing

Apr 10, 2018

Japan's surprise sacking of head coach Vahid Halilhodzic on Monday marked a fifth coaching change from Asia's five participants at the 2018 World Cup in the past nine months

Fabio Capello leaves Chinese club Jiangsu Suning

Mar 28, 2018

Fabio Capello has left his post as head coach of Jiangsu Suning, the Chinese Super League club said Wednesday

Canadian athlete, coach fined for taking car at Olympics

Feb 25, 2018

South Korean police say they've fined Canadian skicross athlete Dave Duncan, his wife and a coach for allegedly taking a car during the Pyeongchang Olympics

China stumbling on path to Olympic glory at 2022 home games

Feb 24, 2018

China is investing money and foreign know-how to win Olympic medals on home soil at the Winter Games in 2022, following a blueprint that worked spectacularly when Beijing hosted the Summer Games in 2008

Skating coach returns to orphan roots in South Korea

Feb 22, 2018

Skating coach Kim Muir returned to South Korea for the first time since she was adopted by an American family at 4 years old