Men's Sports

Coach Moriyasu goes with youth in Japan squad for Asian Cup

Dec 13, 2018

Southampton's Maya Yoshida and Salzburg's Takumi Minamino have been included in a Japan squad that will be missing Shinji Okazaki and Shinji Kagawa at next month's Asian Cup

Japan's Seto, American men set short-course world records

Dec 12, 2018

Japan's Daiya Seto upset Chad le Clos and set a world record in the 200-meter butterfly at the world short-course swimming championships

Thai court extends detention of refugee sought by Bahrain

Dec 11, 2018

A Thai court has ruled that a soccer player who holds refugee status in Australia can be held for 60 days pending the completion of an extradition request by Bahrain, the homeland he fled four years ago on account of alleged political persecution

America's Cup vet Outteridge to lead SailGP's Japanese team

Nov 21, 2018

Double Olympic medalist and former America's Cup skipper Nathan Outteridge has been named CEO and helmsman of Japan's entry in the new SailGP sailing league

S. Korea's 'Garlic Girls' accuse coaches of derailing team

Nov 15, 2018

South Korea's hugely popular Olympic curlers have accused their coaches of ruining the team with abusive treatment in a dispute that has spoiled one of the year's feel-good stories in sports.

Acuna honored to be named National League Rookie of the Year

Nov 13, 2018

Atlanta Braves outfielder Ronald Acuna Jr. woke up in Japan to news he had been named National League Rookie of the Year

Kashima Antlers beat Persepolis 2-0 in 1st leg of ACL final

Nov 3, 2018

Leo Silva and Serginho scored second half goals as Kashima Antlers beat Iran's Persepolis 2-0 in the first leg of the Asian Champions League final

Leicester City owner Vichai succeeded in soccer and business

Oct 29, 2018

Vichai Srivaddhanaprabha was known to Leicester City fans as a smiling, benevolent man and to the business world as the retail entrepreneur who grew Thailand's massive King Power duty free chain

Reed opens with 64 to take lead at HSBC Champions

Oct 25, 2018

Patrick Reed returns from his post-Ryder Cup break with a 64 and a 2-shot lead in HSBC Champions

Kashima reaches Asian Champions League final for 1st time

Oct 24, 2018

Serginho scored a late equalizer to send Kashima Antlers to the Asian Champions League final for the first time