Soccer

Ito, Leandro lead Kashima to win over Sapporo in J-League

Mar 17, 2019

Sho Ito scored twice and Brazilian midfielder Leandro added another as Kashima Antlers beat Consadole Sapporo 3-1 in the J-League

Ulsan, Kawasaki earn 1-0 wins in Asian Champions League

Mar 13, 2019

One Brazilian missed his best chance for a goal, and another Brazilian punished him for it

Asian Cup host UAE fined $150K for fans targeting Qatar

Mar 11, 2019

Asian Cup host United Arab Emirates has been fined $150,000 for fan misconduct during the team's semifinal loss to eventual champion Qatar

What goes up: Striker faces long drop after goal celebration

Mar 9, 2019

Striker Anderson Lopes may keep his goal celebrations more down to earth in future after an unexpected twist

Thai playmaker Chanathip Songkrasin raises profile in Japan

Mar 7, 2019

With soccer booming in Southeast Asia, Chanathip Songkrasin's move to Japan has been a win-win situation for both the Thai playmaker and the J-League

Hulk scores, Shanghai starts Asian Champions League with win

Mar 6, 2019

Brazilian striker Hulk lifted Shanghai SIPG to a 1-0 victory over Japanese club Kawasaki Frontale in the Asian Champions League

Pelle scores 2 to help Shandong draw 2-2 at Gyeongnam

Mar 5, 2019

Italy international Graziano Pelle scored a pair of goals to give Chinese club Shandong Luneng to a 2-2 draw at South Korean team Gyeongnam in the opening round of the Asian Champions League

2022 Asian Games to include athletes from Oceania

Mar 4, 2019

Basketball, volleyball and soccer players from Australia and other Oceania countries will be permitted to compete at the next edition of the Asian Games

Fellaini leading Chinese charge into Asian Champions League

Mar 4, 2019

Former Manchester United star Marouane Fellaini has already started scoring in China and now the Belgian international is turning his attention to the Asian Champions League

Villa scores 1st goal in Japan as Kobe beats Sagan Tosu 1-0

Mar 2, 2019

David Villa scored his first goal in Japan as Vissel Kobe beat Sagan Tosu 1-0 in the J-League