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LAUSANNE, Switzerland (Reuters) - Politicians and athletes should keep politics out of this year's Tokyo Olympic Games to protect the event's neutrality and its status as a peaceful meeting place, International Olympic Committee President Thomas Bach said on Thursday.
(Reuters) - North Korea has withdrawn its women's soccer team from the final round of 2020 Tokyo Olympics qualifiers being staged in South Korea in February, the Asian Football Confederation (AFC) has said.
SYDNEY (Reuters) - Australia and New Zealand have launched a joint bid backed by both governments to bring the women's soccer World Cup to the southern hemisphere for the first time in 2023.
HONG KONG (Reuters) - Syria maintained their perfect start to the second of round of Asian qualifying for the 2022 World Cup on Tuesday with a 1-0 win over the Philippines that keeps Fajr Ibrahim's side in pole position to advance to the next phase.
HONG KONG (Reuters) - Marcello Lippi quit as China coach on Thursday on a difficult night for big-name European managers in Asia's second round of 2022 World Cup preliminaries as the teams of Bert van Marwijk and Marc Wilmots also suffered significant defeats.
(Reuters) - The location of the AFC Cup final between North Korea's 4.25 SC and Lebanon's Al Ahed has been switched yet again and will now be played in Kuala Lumpur, the Asian Football Confederation said on Friday.
(Reuters) - Next week's AFC Cup final between North Korea's 4.25 SC and Lebanon's Al Ahed will be played in Shanghai instead of Pyongyang due to sanctions affecting the North, the Asian Football Confederation said on Tuesday.
SEOUL (Reuters) - Pulling with smooth, steady strokes along a rowing course on an artificial lake, South Korean Paralympic hopeful Ha Jae-hun is the picture of calm determination, but it has taken him four years and 21 rounds of surgery to find this peace.
SEOUL (Reuters) - South Korea were happy to have made it back from Pyongyang in one piece after Tuesday's brutal 2022 World Cup qualifier, with a Korean FA official describing the physical encounter as being "like war".
SEOUL, South Korea (AFP): South Korea's Tottenham Hotspur star Son Heung-min said the historic World Cup qualifier in Pyongyang was a "very aggressive" match that made him fear injuries, with North Korean players even swearing at him and his teammates.