Events

Janewattananond wins Singapore Open with final round 65

Jan 20, 2019

Jazz Janewattananond shot a final-round 65 to win the Singapore Open and qualify for this year's British Open

Malaysia says it won't host any more events involving Israel

Jan 16, 2019

Malaysia's foreign minister says the government will not budge over a ban on Israeli athletes in a para swimming competition and has decided that the country will not host any events in the future involving Israel

Takeda corruption probe sullies 2020 Tokyo Olympics and IOC

Jan 15, 2019

Takeda corruption probe soils 2020 Tokyo Olympics and International Olympic Committee

Probe of IOC's Takeda hangs over Tokyo Olympics

Jan 12, 2019

One Tokyo newspaper has said a "Black Cloud" is hanging over the Tokyo Olympics as French prosecutors weigh corruption allegations against the head of the Japanese Olympic Committee.

3-time Olympic champion Yoshida retires from wrestling

Jan 10, 2019

Japan's three-time Olympic wrestling champion Saori Yoshida announced her retirement, saying it's time for the next generation of wrestlers to take the stage at the 2020 Tokyo Olympics

Sabalenka wins Shenzhen Open, beats Riske in final

Jan 5, 2019

Aryna Sabalenka got a confidence boost for the upcoming Australian Open after beating Alison Riske 4-6, 7-6 (2), 6-3 in the Shenzhen Open final on Saturday

Indonesia says avoid coast near volcano, fearing new tsunami

Dec 26, 2018

Indonesian authorities ask people near an island volcano to avoid the coast while eruptions and weather conditions are monitored for tsunami on anniversary of devastating Asian tsunami that killed some 230,000 people in 12 countries in 2004

Asian markets slip on fears of US slowdown

Dec 26, 2018

Asian markets are mostly lower after President Donald Trump said that there was "nothing new" in efforts to end the partial government shutdown over a U.S.-Mexico border wall

Japan emperor marks last birthday on throne, prays for peace

Dec 23, 2018

Japan's Emperor Akihito, who turns 85 on Sunday and will abdicate this spring, says he feels relieved to see the era of his reign coming to an end without having seen his country at war

Tokyo 2020 Olympics: domestic sponsorships up, budget same

Dec 21, 2018

Organizers of the 2020 Tokyo Olympics say they have picked up another $1 million in domestic sponsorships and that the operating budget for the games remains at $5.6 billion

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