Soccer

FIFA leader Infantino wins SE Asia support for re-election

Dec 15, 2018

FIFA President Gianni Infantino has received another pledge of support in his campaign for re-election next year

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

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

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

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

South Korea vs. Japan: A classic in Asian Champions League

Oct 22, 2018

There's a classic showdown in the Asian Champions league semifinal: South Korea vs. Japan

Minamino, Ito score as Japan beats Panama 3-0 in friendly

Oct 12, 2018

Takafumi Minamino and Junya Ito scored as Japan beat Panama 3-0 in a friendly

Son misses penalty but South Korea beats Uruguay 2-1

Oct 12, 2018

Despite a second-half missed penalty from Son Heung-min, South Korea defeated Uruguay 2-1 at Seoul World Cup Stadium on Friday evening, a first victory over the South Americans in eight encounters

Thailand's celebrity cave boys head out on overseas tour

Oct 3, 2018

The 12 village boys who were trapped with their soccer coach in a cave in northern Thailand for almost three weeks are ready to spread their wings, heading out to meet fellow youth players in Argentina and do a brief tour of the United States