Soccer

Japan coach Takakura goes with youth for women's World Cup

May 10, 2019

Japan head coach Asako Takakura has named her World Cup squad, going with a youthful team as the country aims to regain its winning form

Carreras resigns as coach of Japanese side Sagan Tosu

May 5, 2019

Former Real Zaragoza manager Lluis Carreras resigned as coach of Japanese first division club Sagan Tosu

Sapporo beats Vissel Kobe 2-1 in J-League

May 4, 2019

Ryosuke Shindo and Musashi Suzuki scored second-half goals on Saturday as Consadole Sapporo beat Vissel Kobe 2-1 in the J-League

Netflix announces deal for film about Thailand's cave boys

May 1, 2019

Netflix and "Crazy Rich Asians" production company agree to make a film about rescue of 12 boys and their soccer coach from flooded Thai cave

Kawasaki beats struggling Kobe 2-1 in J-League

Apr 28, 2019

Kazuaki Mawatari and Yu Kobayashi scored first-half goals as Kawasaki Frontale beat struggling Vissel Kobe 2-1 in the J-League

Iniesta confident Japanese club Vissel Kobe can recover

Apr 25, 2019

Andres Iniesta is confident he can help his struggling Japanese team turn things around after a disappointing start to the season

Consadole Sapporo beats Yokohama F Marinos 3-0 in J-League

Apr 20, 2019

Thai playmaker Chanathip Songkrasin, Akito Fukumori and Brazilian striker Anderson Lopes scored first-half goals to lead Consadole Sapporo to a 3-0 win over Yokohama F Marinos in the J-League

Aussie doctors bestowed Thai royal honors for cave rescue

Apr 19, 2019

Australian doctors in Thailand to receive royal honors for helping rescue a boys soccer team from a flooded cave say they are looking forward to a reunion with the people they helped save

Asian soccer candidate files complaint about Kuwaiti sheikh

Apr 18, 2019

A candidate who lost an election to join the FIFA Council this month has filed a formal complaint accusing Olympic powerbroker Sheikh Ahmad al-Fahad al-Sabah of 'threats and manipulation'

Asia takes first steps on road to 2022 World Cup in Qatar

Apr 17, 2019

The first steps on the road to the next World Cup were taken on Wednesday when the Asian Football Confederation held a draw for the first round of qualifying for Qatar 2022

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