Soccer

Shin's saves send South Korea's Suwon into Asian CL semis

Sep 19, 2018

Suwon Bluewings goalkeeper Shin Hwa-yong saves three penalty kicks against Jeonbuk Motors to send his team into the semifinals of the Asian Champions League.

Late strike by Muto lifts Urawa past Yokohama in J-League

Sep 16, 2018

Yuki Muto scored in the 79th minute to lift Urawa Reds to a 2-1 win over Yokohama F Marinos in the J-League

Chile international Valdes apologizes for derogatory gesture

Sep 11, 2018

Chile international Diego Valdes has apologized for creating a racism controversy in South Korea ahead of the friendly game between the teams on Tuesday

Son misses penalty, South Korea still beats Costa Rica 2-0

Sep 7, 2018

Despite a missed penalty from Son Heung-min, South Korea beat Costa Rica 2-0 Friday in a friendly

Japan cancels soccer friendly against Chile after earthquake

Sep 6, 2018

The Japan Football Association has canceled an exhibition game against Chile because of a powerful earthquake that struck the island of Hokkaido

Thai cave boys feted by prime minister in trip to capital

Sep 6, 2018

It was show time Thursday for the 12 boys and their 25-year-old soccer coach who were trapped for almost three weeks in a flooded cave in northern Thailand as they spoke at a public exhibition in one of Bangkok's largest malls

Korean boy bands, soccer stars march to different beats

Sep 6, 2018

Boy band BTS hit the top of the charts not long after Son Heung-min and his South Korean soccer team stepped atop the Asian Games podium. The performers and athletes brought acclaim to the country, and it has sparked a national debate on military service

Hiroshima stretches lead atop J-League with win over Kashima

Sep 2, 2018

Relegation-threatened Sagan Tosu, featuring former Atletico Madrid striker Fernando Torres, earned a point at third-placed FC Tokyo in an uninspiring 0-0 draw in the J-League on Sunday.

Sarah Lee sets Hong Kong record; Thailand strikes rare gold

Aug 31, 2018

Sarah Lee Wai Sze has won the women's sprint title for her second gold medal in Jakarta and her record fifth for Hong Kong in the Asian Games

Son's last shot for military exemption at Asian Games

Aug 29, 2018

Tottenham forward Son Heung-min will get one more shot at an exemption from military service after helping South Korea reach the final at the Asian Games with a 3-1 win over Vietnam