Sports - Asia
Veronika Kudermetova upset second-seeded Jessica Pegula 7-5, 6-1 to claim the Toray Pan Pacific Open and a second career title.
India’s Cricket World Cup warmup game against defending champion England was a washout without a ball being bowled.
Third-ranked Daniil Medvedev has overcome a characteristically tenacious Alex de Minaur to secure a spot in the quarterfinals of the China Open.
Cristiano Ronaldo and Neymar are leading their Saudi Arabian clubs into the second matchday of the Asian Champions League in starkly different form.
Top-seeded Ons Jabeur won her fifth career title at the Ningbo Open with a 6-2, 6-1 victory over teenager Diana Shnaider.
The Collingwood Magpies have won a record-equaling 16th Aussie rules football title with a four-point win over the Brisbane Lions in the Australian Football League grand final.
Scrumhalf Aaron Smith scored three of New Zealand’s seven first-half tries as it overwhelmed Italy 96-17 in a pivotal pool match at the Rugby World Cup in Lyon.
Samoa thought it was ready for the Rugby World Cup after going closer than anyone in more than a year to beating top-ranked Ireland on a rainy night in Bayonne.
Eight-seeded Veronika Kudermetova has upset No. 2 Iga Swiatek 6-2, 2-6, 6-4 in the quarterfinals of the Toray Pan Pacific Open.
Kane Williamson showed no signs of discomfort in his knee as New Zealand geared up for the Cricket World Cup with a thumping five-wicket win over Pakistan in a high-scoring warmup match.
South Korea’s League of Legends team beat Taiwan at the Asian Games despite being without its star player.
Australia has changed the back row and midfield after the critical loss to Wales for its last pool match against Portugal at the Rugby World Cup on Sunday in Saint-Etienne.
When 2019 finalists England and New Zealand meet again to open the Cricket World Cup next Thursday, it will mark the tournament’s return to India after 12 years.
A month ago Mitch Marsh thought he may have to return down the order to create room for others in Australia’s preferred starting lineup at the World Cup despite his recent success batting at the top of the innings.
Four years ago New Zealand missed out on its first Cricket World Cup title by the barest of margins after being beaten on a countback of boundaries by England at Lord’s.
Remember Dutch “total football?” Get ready for “total cricket” from an orange-clad underdog team at the World Cup in India.
Japan teamwork has trumped Samoa individual power and won their Rugby World Cup match by a surprisingly comfortable 28-22 in Toulouse.
Fiji has gone for consistency in selection for a Rugby World Cup game against Georgia that could put the popular Pacific islanders on the cusp of the quarterfinals.
Australia assistant coach Pierre-Henry Broncan says Super Rugby is partly to blame for them lying on the brink of their worst Rugby World Cup result.
Alex de Minaur rallied from a break down in the deciding set to beat three-time Grand Slam champion Andy Murray 6-4, 5-7, 7-6 (6) in the first round of the China Open.
New Zealand reappears at the Rugby World Cup after two weeks for a must-win pool game against Italy on Friday in Lyon.
China blew past the 150-medal mark on Day 5 of the Asian Games. That is more than double the number of second-place South Korea as the host nation continued its decades-long domination of the event.
England has a big target on its back heading into the Cricket World Cup with the team entering as the defending world champions in both the 50-over and Twenty20 formats.
Sri Lankan cricket international Danushka Gunathilaka has been found not guilty of raping a woman he met on a dating site during the south Asian team’s tour of Australia last November.
They might not be Cricket World Cup contenders or even make the semifinals, but Sri Lanka, Afghanistan and Bangladesh all have the potential to beat many of the top teams because of their skillful spin bowlers.
It’s been 31 years since Imran Khan’s ‘cornered tigers’ — without injured Waqar Younis — roared at the right moment and Pakistan won the Cricket World Cup in Australia.
Five players to watch during the Cricket World Cup in India, which starts on Oct. 5 and concludes with a final on Nov. 19.
The Cricket World Cup returns to India after 12 years next week with the hosts desperately seeking to end its trophy drought at major ICC events.
The Pakistan Cricket Board has agreed a “momentous” three-year central contract deal with its international squads that will include players getting a proportion of International Cricket Council revenue.
Tamim Iqbal says he opted out of next month’s 50-over World Cup after a dispute with a member of the Bangladesh Cricket Board.
Top-seeded Iga Swiatek came back from a break down in both sets to beat Japanese qualifier Mai Hontama 6-4, 7-5 in the second round of the Toray Pan Pacific Open.