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AMID heavy political discussions, there was at least one moment of levity during the recent Asean Summit. The president of the International Federation of Association Football (Fifa), Gianni Infantino, presented soccer jerseys to the 10 Asean heads of state.This ceremony marked the beginning of formal cooperation between Asean and Fifa to galvanise soccer and social development in the region and hopefully will give a boost to Asean’s joint bid to host the 2034 Fifa World Cup.
KUALA LUMPUR: Ooi Tze Liang got off to a flying start when he retained his 3m springboard individual crown at the FINA world diving circuit.
TOKYO (Reuters) - A survey of the water in Tokyo bay, where the swimming leg of the triathlon will be held in the 2020 Olympics, produced mixed results, with excess levels of E.coli bacteria recorded on one day, even in areas protected by underwater screens, the organisers said on Friday.
YOUNGSTERS who have been involved in Astro Kem Badminton stints overseas are reaping the benefits years after training with Japan’s national junior team.
MONTREUX, Switzerland (Reuters) - Chinese multiple world and Olympic champion Sun Yang's defence against allegations he committed anti-doping violations was affected by translation problems during the opening stages of a Court of Arbitration (CAS) hearing on Friday.
LONDON (Reuters) - Sonny Bill Williams said on Thursday he had not planned to return to rugby league but felt the offer to join Toronto Wolfpack ahead of their debut in England's top-tier Super League was too good to turn down.
PETALING JAYA: Former international footballer Yap Eng Kock, a member of the team that qualified for the 1972 Munich Olympics, died yesterday.
PETALING JAYA: After deportation from Europe and a night in a Bangkok lock-up, the nightmare is finally over for Qabil Ambak. He can again pursue his quest to become the first Malaysian equestrian rider to compete at the Olympics.
(Reuters) - Olympic medallist Zara Tindall, the eldest granddaughter of Britain's Queen Elizabeth, has become the first member of the royal family to be appointed to the Cheltenham Racecourse committee, the Jockey Club announced on Thursday.
(Reuters) - Two-time World Cup winner Megan Rapinoe has been at the forefront of the U.S. national women's team's fight for gender pay equity but the fiery forward has told Reuters she also hopes for more investment in the domestic league and better pay for club players.