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BANGKOK (Reuters) - South Korea and Saudi Arabia claimed two of Asia's three places in the Olympic soccer tournament in Japan later this year after reaching the final of the Asian Under-23 Championship on Wednesday.
(Reuters) - With increased pay, improved travel and a host of new maternity benefits, the WNBA's latest collective bargaining agreement (CBA) sent up roars of celebration that reached beyond women's basketball.
MOSCOW (Reuters) - High jumper Maria Lasitskene, a three-time world champion, is getting a feeling of deja vu as she readies for the prospect of missing a second consecutive Olympics because of doping scandals at Russia's athletics federation.
KUALA LUMPUR: Experienced coach Wallace Tan (pic) has been given the nod to helm the national men’s junior hockey squad.
(Reuters) - Aston Villa Women have named former England striker Eniola Aluko as their first sporting director, the club announced https://www.avfc.co.uk/News/2020/01/22/aluko-villa-women-sporting-director on Wednesday.
(Reuters) - Four-time Olympic champion Mo Farah will begin his Tokyo Games preparations by going head-to-head with Kenenisa Bekele at the Big Half race in March, organisers said on Wednesday.
MELBOURNE (Reuters) - Serena Williams powered her way into the third round of the Australian Open with a 6-2 6-3 victory over Slovenian Tamara Zidansek on Wednesday with an erratic performance before crediting her love of dancing for helping keep training fun.
TOKYO (Reuters) - Qualifying boxing matches for Asia and Oceania for the 2020 Olympic Games that were set to take place in China's Wuhan next month have been cancelled due to fears over the new flu-like coronavirus, Japan's Kyodo news agency said on Wednesday.
MOSCOW (Reuters) - Oleg Matytsin, the president of the International University Sports Federation (FISU), was named Russia's new sports minister in a government reshuffle on Tuesday as the country finds itself embroiled in a doping scandal that has seen it in barred from this year's Olympics.
MELBOURNE (Reuters) - Australian firebrand Nick Kyrgios has expressed an interest in joining his country's Olympic team in Tokyo, four years after withdrawing from the Rio Games in controversial circumstances.