Soccer

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

Uchida scores late to give Kashima 3-2 win over Suwon

Oct 3, 2018

Atsuto Uchida made up for an early own-goal by scoring a 90th-minute winner with the last kick of the match, leading Kashima Antlers to a 3-2 victory over Suwon Bluewings in the first leg of the Asian Champions League semifinals

Son to lead South Korea against Uruguay, Panama

Oct 1, 2018

Tottenham Hotspur forward Son Heung-min will lead South Korea at home against Uruguay in a friendly on Oct. 12, and again against Panama on Oct. 16

Japan and South Korea meet in Champions League final four

Oct 1, 2018

Japan and South Korea meet in the semifinal of the Asian Champions league as Kashima Antlers and Suwon Bluewings aim to reach the final of the tournament for the first time

Koroki scores twice to lead Urawa past Kashiwa in J-League

Sep 30, 2018

Shinzo Koroki scored two goals to lead the Urawa Reds to a 3-2 win over Kashiwa Reysol in the J-League

Video review set for use in some games at 2019 Asian Cup

Sep 27, 2018

Video review is set to help referees at next year's Asian Cup in the United Arab Emirates

Hapless helpers recount own rescue by divers from Thai cave

Sep 27, 2018

There were a host of heroes in July's dramatic rescue of a youth soccer team from a flooded cave... and then there were the hapless would-be helpers from the Thai Well Water Association

FIFA VP Sheikh Salman seeks re-election to lead Asian soccer

Sep 26, 2018

FIFA vice president Sheikh Salman is standing for re-election as Asia's soccer leader and faces a likely challenger from Saudi Arabia

Indonesian soccer league suspended after fan killed

Sep 26, 2018

The Indonesian soccer league has been suspended following the killing of a fan by rival supporters

Kawasaki beats Nagoya to keep pressure on J-League leaders

Sep 22, 2018

Kawasaki Frontale narrowed the gap on leaders Sanfrecce Hiroshima with a 3-1 win over Nagoya Grampus in the J-League on Saturday