Djangbaev 6th world weightlifting medalist to fail drug test

BUDAPEST, Hungary (AP) — Uzbekistan weightlifter Rustam Djangabaev has been suspended after failing a drug test, becoming the sixth medalist from last year's world championships to do so. ...

Son gives Tottenham CL lead over Man City after Kane injury

LONDON (AP) — Son Heung-min filled the void left by Harry Kane's injury-enforced departure by giving Tottenham a 1-0 win over Manchester City on Tuesday in the first leg of their Champions League quar...

Taiwan weightlifter Hsu put on list of athletes banned for doping

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) -- Taiwanese weightlifter Hsu Shu-ching (許淑淨), winner of two Olympic gold medals, has been included in a list of athletes banned for doping provided to Taiwan's Olympic commit...

National Sports Training Center spearheads Taiwan’s efforts to capture Olympic glory

TAIPEI (Taiwan Today) -- Taiwan has won five gold, seven silver and 12 bronze medals at the Olympics Games on top of 85 golds at the Asian Games. For the vast majority of the athletes who bagged these...

2022 Asian Games to include athletes from Oceania

BANGKOK (AP) — Basketball, volleyball and soccer players from Australia and other Oceania countries will be permitted to compete at the next edition of the Asian Games. The Olympic C...

Taiwan’s sports universities provide athletes with top-class degrees, training

TAIPEI (Taiwan Today) -- Taiwan won 17 gold, 19 silver and 31 bronze medals at the 2018 Asian Games in Indonesia, marking its best result at the event for two decades and placing it seventh among the ...

Indonesia makes 2032 Olympics bid official

JAKARTA, Indonesia (AP) — The deputy chairman of Indonesia's Olympic committee says the country has officially joined bidding to host the 2032 Olympics following its success staging the Asian Games la...

Japanese swimming star Rikako Ikee diagnosed with leukemia

TOKYO (AP) — Japanese swimming star Rikako Ikee has been diagnosed with leukemia less than 18 months before the Olympics in Tokyo. The 18-year-old Ikee won six gold medals at the Asi...

South Korea picks Seoul for 2032 Olympic bid

SEOUL, South Korea (AP) — South Korea has chosen its capital, Seoul, for its bid for the 2032 Summer Olympics, which it hopes to jointly host with rival North Korea as a peace gesture. ...

Son Heung-min helps South Korea beat China 2-0 at Asian Cup

ABU DHABI, United Arab Emirates (AP) — Son Heung-min was just the player South Korea needed to really get its Asian Cup campaign going. In his first game since arriving from Tottenha...

Son arrives in Dubai to play for South Korea at Asian Cup

DUBAI, United Arab Emirates (AP) — Son Heung-min has arrived at the Asian Cup after missing South Korea's first two games while playing for Premier League club Tottenham. The attacki...

4-time Asian champion runner tests positive for steroid

MONACO (AP) — Four-time Asian Games champion Kemi Adekoya has been provisionally suspended after testing positive for an anabolic steroid. The Athletics Integrity Unit says a "notice...

Son 'sad' and 'sorry' to be leaving Tottenham for Asian Cup

LONDON (AP) — Son Heung-min says he is "sad" and "very sorry" to be leaving Tottenham's challenge for the Premier League to play in the Asian Cup with South Korea. The forward has sc...

Sun, snow and shirtless: Asia's Sports Photos of 2018

From scorching tennis courts in a summer Down Under, to the ice and snow of Pyeongchang, the surf and sand of Australia's Gold Coast and the humid, hectic heart of Jakarta, a rich diversity of Asia's ...

Taiwan badminton champion competes for Player of the Year

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) – Badminton champion Tai Tzu-ying (戴資穎) is in the running for the title of Female Player of the Year at the Badminton World Federation (BWF) against a competitor from China ...