Four Taiwan troupes take the stage at Festival Off d’Avignon in France

Four Taiwan performing arts troupes are taking to the stage in the Festival Off d’Avignon July 5-28 in France, spotlighting the diversity and richness of the nation’s cultural sector. P...

The Latest: Chinese prospect Song gets big KO at UFC 239

LAS VEGAS (AP) — The Latest on UFC 239 (all times local): 5:15 p.m. Chinese prospect Song Yadong knocked out Mexico's Alejandro Pérez with a single right hand in th...

UFC 239 gets underway; Jones, Nunes to defend title belts

LAS VEGAS (AP) — The UFC's biggest show of the summer is underway at T-Mobile Arena. Jon Jones will defend his light heavyweight title against Brazil's Thiago Santos in the main even...

The best ever? Jones, Nunes could make cases at UFC 239

LAS VEGAS (AP) — Any attempt to choose the most dominant active fighter in mixed martial arts inevitably leads to a choice between two champions: Jon Jones or Amanda Nunes. Any discu...

Holly Holm aims for another shocking win vs Nunes at UFC 239

LAS VEGAS (AP) — Holly Holm didn't fight in a mixed martial arts cage until she was already a 29-year-old boxing champion of three weight classes. She had both a head start and a huge deficit in her q...

MMA fighter Desmond Green charged in crash that killed 2

PEMBROKE PINES, Fla. (AP) — Mixed martial arts fighter Desmond Green is facing DUI manslaughter and other charges for a South Florida crash that killed two women last year. Court rec...

One Championship plans 80 shows, big roster expansion in '20

One Championship plans to stage about 80 martial arts shows in 2020, and the MMA promotion will roughly double its roster of fighters to do it. One CEO Chatri Sityodtong revealed his...

The Latest: Tenant files negligence suit over crane collapse

DALLAS (AP) — The Latest on the aftermath of a severe storm that caused widespread damage to the Dallas area (all times local): 9:20 p.m. A negligence suit has been...

Trump watches sumo, but it’s not just a sport in Japan

TOKYO (AP) — President Donald Trump watched sumo wrestling with Japanese Prime Minister Shinzo Abe on Sunday, becoming the first American leader to do so. Trump, who is on a four-day state visit...

Trump watches sumo, but it's not just a sport in Japan

TOKYO (AP) — President Donald Trump watched sumo wrestling with Japanese Prime Minister Shinzo Abe on Sunday, becoming the first American leader to do so. Trump, who is on a four-day state visit to Ja...

Asian, Asian American heroes to power Marvel comics series

Asian superheroes — assemble. Marvel Comics is giving ink to an unprecedented team-up of its mightiest Asian and Asian American heroes, also known as the new Agents of Atlas. Establi...

German: Police raids against suspected far-right extremists

BERLIN (AP) — Police have raided more than 30 premises linked to suspected far-right extremists in Berlin and three other eastern German states. German news agency dpa reported that ...

Nurmagomedov doubts McGregor's retirement is for real

MOSCOW (AP) — Khabib Nurmagomedov says he doesn't think Conor McGregor's retirement is for real. McGregor said last week he was quitting mixed martial arts but Nurmagomedov, who beat...

Alvarez upset by Nasyukhin in One Championship debut

TOKYO (AP) — Russian Timofey Nasyukhin upset American Eddie Alvarez with a first-round technical knockout in the mixed martial arts One Championship on Sunday at Ryogoku Kokugikan, Tokyo's premier sum...

Alvarez, Johnson aiming to dominate in One Championship

TOKYO (AP) — Eddie Alvarez and Demetrious Johnson will make their One Championship debuts when the mixed martial arts promotion's first show takes place on Sunday at Ryogoku Kokugikan, Tokyo's premier...