Sports

Car of Thai anti-junta activist torched after protest rally

Apr 1, 2019

An activist opposed to military rule in Thailand says his car was set on fire and gutted early Monday, just hours after he attended a rally protesting the Election Commission's alleged mismanagement of the March 24 general election

Toyota robot can't slam dunk but shoots a mean 3-pointer

Apr 1, 2019

It can't dribble, let alone slam dunk, but Toyota's robot hardly ever misses a free throw or a three-pointer

Alvarez upset by Nasyukhin in One Championship debut

Mar 31, 2019

Russian Timofey Nasyukhin upset American Eddie Alvarez with a first-round technical knockout in the mixed martial arts One Championship at Ryogoku Kokugikan, Tokyo's premier sumo venue

China requires naturalized players to learn party history

Mar 31, 2019

Want to play football as a naturalized Chinese citizen

Nagoya beats Sapporo 4-0 to take over top spot in J-League

Mar 30, 2019

Brazilian midfielder Gabriel Xavier scored two goals as Nagoya Grampus beat Consadole Sapporo 4-0 to move into first place in the J-League

Olympic champion weightlifter Hsu apologizes for doping

Mar 29, 2019

Two-time Olympic gold medalist Hsu Shu-ching has apologized for testing positive for doping and says she is willing to accept her punishment

Alvarez, Johnson aiming to dominate in One Championship

Mar 28, 2019

Eddie Alvarez and Demetrious Johnson will make their One Championship debuts when the mixed martial arts promotion's first show takes place at Ryogoku Kokugikan

The 'Baseball Brit' kicks off season-long journey in Tokyo

Mar 27, 2019

Joey Mellows is taking his passion for baseball on the road. The 34-year-old Englishman, better known by his Twitter handle "Baseball Brit," has quit his job to watch an entire season of baseball games.

Scott Hend wins Maybank Championship in playoff

Mar 24, 2019

Scott Hend overcame a rain stoppage to capture the Maybank Championship title in dramatic fashion after he beat Nacho Elvira at the first play-off hole in Kuala Lumpur on Sunday

Chen produces spectacular free skate to win gold at worlds

Mar 23, 2019

Defending champion Nathan Chen takes gold again at worlds with spectacular free skate