Soccer

Asian Cup host UAE fined $150K for fans targeting Qatar

Mar 11, 2019

Asian Cup host United Arab Emirates has been fined $150,000 for fan misconduct during the team's semifinal loss to eventual champion Qatar

What goes up: Striker faces long drop after goal celebration

Mar 9, 2019

Striker Anderson Lopes may keep his goal celebrations more down to earth in future after an unexpected twist

Thai playmaker Chanathip Songkrasin raises profile in Japan

Mar 7, 2019

With soccer booming in Southeast Asia, Chanathip Songkrasin's move to Japan has been a win-win situation for both the Thai playmaker and the J-League

2022 Asian Games to include athletes from Oceania

Mar 4, 2019

Basketball, volleyball and soccer players from Australia and other Oceania countries will be permitted to compete at the next edition of the Asian Games

Villa scores 1st goal in Japan as Kobe beats Sagan Tosu 1-0

Mar 2, 2019

David Villa scored his first goal in Japan as Vissel Kobe beat Sagan Tosu 1-0 in the J-League

Jo leads Nagoya to 4-0 win in opening round of J-League

Feb 23, 2019

Brazilian striker Jo scored two goals as Nagoya Grampus beat Sagan Tosu 4-0 in the opening round of the J-League on Saturday

Thai party fields transgender candidate for prime minister

Feb 15, 2019

A former CEO and sports promoter wants to be Thailand's first transgender prime minister to bring hope to the marginalized and to open up political space for future LGBT generations

Iniesta teaming up with old teammate Villa in Japan

Feb 14, 2019

Andres Iniesta's old teammate from his days at Barcelona is now his new teammate at Vissel Kobe

Worawi not looking at soccer return after ban revoked by CAS

Feb 12, 2019

Former FIFA executive Worawi Makudi is focusing on Thailand's general election next month rather than a return to football after he overturned a ban from football for unproven forgery

Bahrain refugee soccer player freed by Thailand, heads home

Feb 11, 2019

A refugee soccer player has left Thailand on a flight to Australia after prosecutors said they were no longer seeking his extradition to Bahrain in a case that has drawn worldwide attention

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