Sports

Titmus sets world record in short-course 400 freestyle

Dec 14, 2018

Australian swimmer Ariarne Titmus broke a second world record in three days, winning gold in the women's 400-meter freestyle at the world short-course swimming championships

US swimmers set world record at short-course championships

Dec 13, 2018

The United States has set a world record in the 4x50-meter mixed medley relay at the world short-course swimming championships

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

US relay teams set short course world records

Dec 12, 2018

The United States has set a world record in the 4x50-meter mixed freestyle at the world short-course swimming championships

Japan's Seto, American men set short-course world records

Dec 12, 2018

Japan's Daiya Seto upset Chad le Clos and set a world record in the 200-meter butterfly at the world short-course swimming championships

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

22 dead in blast next to chemical plant in northern China

Nov 28, 2018

An explosion near a chemical plant in northeastern China has left 22 people dead and destroyed scores of vehicles

French-American man abandons attempt to swim Pacific

Nov 26, 2018

A French-American man has given up his attempt to swim across the Pacific Ocean after a storm broke the mainsail of his support ship

Koreas win UNESCO recognition of traditional wrestling

Nov 26, 2018

North and South Korea win UNESCO recognition of Korean traditional wrestling

America's Cup vet Outteridge to lead SailGP's Japanese team

Nov 21, 2018

Double Olympic medalist and former America's Cup skipper Nathan Outteridge has been named CEO and helmsman of Japan's entry in the new SailGP sailing league