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Football 03 Aug 2019 | 1:09 PM

North Korea want to host World Cup qualifier with South in Pyongyang

HONG KONG (Reuters) - North Korea have nominated Pyongyang as the host venue for their World Cup qualifying match against South Korea in October

Football 24 Jul 2019 | 12:00 AM

Under-15 head to Thailand in buoyant mood

PETALING JAYA: The national Under-15 football team are in confident mood ahead of the AFF Under-15 Championship in Thailand.

Diving 12 Jul 2019 | 12:00 AM

One obstacle less but it’s still a tricky platform for Mun Yee-Pandelela

PETALING JAYA: Our divers have one less problem to think about with the absence of North Korea’s Kim Mi-rae-Jo Jin-mi from the women’s 10m platform synchro event at the World Aquatics Championships.

Football 17 Jun 2019 | 10:42 PM

France's women smash TV viewing records, advertising costs spike

PARIS (Reuters) - France is once again gripped by football fever -- a year after the men's national team triumphed on the world stage, the women's team is cruising through the group stages and smashing TV audience records in their own World Cup.

Swimming 24 May 2019 | 12:55 AM

Swimming: FINA and South Korea appeal to North to join World Championships

(Reuters) - The organisers of July's Swimming World Championships in Gwangju, South Korea and the world swimming body FINA have appealed to North Korea to participate in order to to promote peace on the peninsula.

Football 16 May 2019 | 8:16 AM

China all but confirmed as 2023 Asian Cup hosts after Korea withdraw

(Reuters) - China was all but confirmed as host nation of the next Asian Cup tournament in 2023 after the only other bidders South Korea withdrew from the process.

Other Sport 15 May 2019 | 11:51 PM

Captain Kerr looks to get the Matildas waltzing at World Cup

SYDNEY (Reuters) - There is a good case for ranking Sam Kerr as Australia's best footballer, female or male, at the moment and the country's hopes of a first World Cup triumph in France in July rest in no small part upon the prolific striker's shoulders.

Athletics 07 Apr 2019 | 7:13 PM

Athletics - 'Surreal' Pyongyang marathon in spotlight as tensions ease

(Reuters) - North Korea's Pyongyang marathon may be among the most complicated to enter but an easing of tensions on the Korean peninsula has made it a stage to highlight the power of sport amid growing interest for the race.

Other Sport 13 Mar 2019 | 6:52 PM

Japan may admit North Korean athletes for Games - Kyodo

TOKYO (Reuters) - Japan will consider allowing North Korean athletes into the country to compete in the 2020 Olympics despite sanctions currently banning any from entering Japan, their Olympics minister said on Wednesday.

Other Sport 15 Feb 2019 | 8:52 PM

North, South Korea eye joint march, teams for Tokyo 2020

LAUSANNE, Switzerland (Reuters) - North Korea and South Korea want a joint march at the 2020 Tokyo Summer Olympics and have requested to have some unified teams in different sports, the president of the International Olympic Committee said on Friday.