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Asian footballing giants Japan and South Korea qualified for the Rio Olympics and progressed to the final of the U-23 AFC championships with semi-final victories in Doha on Tuesday....
Punts on the World Cup rather than on financial instruments will kick into high gear over the next month as bleary-eyed traders in football-mad Asia tune into the tournament in Brazil, a dozen time zones away....
An ageing former prime minister who predicts he might not live until 2020 was formally appointed head of the committee organising Tokyo's Olympic Games on Tuesday....
The upcoming Winter Games in the Russian city of Sochi will see the "toughest-ever" anti-doping tests, International Olympic Committee president Thomas Bach said Thursday, despite scepticism over the host country's testing capability....
Tokyo may have only been named 2020 Olympic Games hosts on Saturday, but almost immediately the debate began about what the result means for the 2024 race to host the world's biggest sporting event....