Soccer

N Korean women team to skip soccer competition in S Korea

Oct 30, 2019

North Korea won't send its women's soccer team to a regional competition to set to take place in South Korea in December

Seoul unsure if North Korea will air World Cup qualifier

Oct 10, 2019

South Korea doesn't know if North Korea will allow a live broadcast of the South's national soccer team playing a World Cup qualifier in Pyongyang next Tuesday

Estate of late Leicester City team owner sued over crash

Sep 23, 2019

The family of an employee of the Thai owner of England's Leicester City soccer team who died in the same helicopter crash that took her boss's life has sued his estate and his family's duty-free business for $9.8 million

Benitez joins Chinese Super League side Dalian Yifang

Jul 2, 2019

Rafael Benitez has confirmed he has joined Chinese Super League side Dalian Yifang

Ex-Japan coach Nishino takes charge of Thailand

Jul 1, 2019

Former Japan manager Akira Nishino is the new coach of the Thailand senior and under-23 teams

Iniesta, Villa lead Vissel Kobe over Nagoya in J-League

Jun 30, 2019

David Villa and Andres Iniesta scored two goals each as struggling J-League side Vissel Kobe beat Nagoya Grampus 5-3 on Sunday

Thai cave boys mark year since ordeal with Buddhist rites

Jun 25, 2019

The 12 soccer players and their coach rescued from a flooded cave last year took part in a Buddhist ceremony marking the anniversary of when their ordeal began and spoke about how their lives have changed

Thailand's Wild Boars mark year since going missing in cave

Jun 23, 2019

When the 12 young boys and their soccer coach walked into a cave complex in northern Thailand a year ago, they didn't know their lives were going to forever change

Japan coach Takakura goes with youth for women's World Cup

May 10, 2019

Japan head coach Asako Takakura has named her World Cup squad, going with a youthful team as the country aims to regain its winning form

Carreras resigns as coach of Japanese side Sagan Tosu

May 5, 2019

Former Real Zaragoza manager Lluis Carreras resigned as coach of Japanese first division club Sagan Tosu