Luiz Felipe Scolari becomes Guangzhou Evergrande manager

Luiz Felipe Scolari becomes Guangzhou Evergrande manager

Legendary Brazilian manager Luiz Felipe Scolari on Saturday has been appointed as the new manager of Guangzhou Evergrande.

Japan romp to 4-0 friendly win over Iraq

Japan flattened Iraq 4-0 on Thursday, landing a crushing double blow inside the first 10 minutes of a friendly that offered the hosts little more than gentle target practice.

Iran great Javad Nekounam signs up as Carlos Queiroz's assistant

Iran great Javad Nekounam signs up as Carlos Queiroz's assistant

Javad Nekounam, Iran`s most-capped international and former skipper, has been appointed assistant manager of the three-times Asian champions.

Germany`s World Cup hangover concerns coach Joachim Loew

Germany`s World Cup hangover concerns coach Joachim Loew

Eight months after the champagne corks popped following their World Cup triumph in Rio de Janeiro, head coach Joachim Loew has cause for concern as Germany`s Brazil 2014 hangover continues.

Japan awarded 3-0 forfeit win after Venezuela gaffe

Japan awarded 3-0 forfeit win after Venezuela gaffe

Asian champions Japan have been awarded a 3-0 win over Venezuela after the South Americans were found to have fielded an ineligible player during their friendly in September.

Hockey team to begin tough test against Aussies on Tuesday

Hockey team to begin tough test against Aussies on Tuesday

 High on confidence after being crowned Asian Champions, India's men's hockey team will test its skills against world number one Australia in a four-test series, beginning here on Tuesday.

Japan coach to feel bite, Suarez or no Suarez

Japan coach to feel bite, Suarez or no Suarez

Japan coach Javier Aguirre claims the Asian champions are "starting from zero" as he takes charge for the first time in Friday`s friendly against Uruguay, but the Mexican could quickly discover he does not have the luxury of time.

Japan to face Brazil in October football friendly

Asian champions Japan will face Brazil in a friendly in Singapore on October 14, in a high-profile test for new coach Javier Aguirre, the Japan Football Association (JFA) said Thursday.

World Cup heat`s on for Japan`s Honda, Kagawa

Japan coach Alberto Zaccheroni is turning up the heat in a pre-World Cup fitness push and star strikers Shinji Kagawa and Keisuke Honda face a key test Monday against Costa Rica.

Greedy Bayern try Club World Cup crown for size

Bayern Munich are already excited at the prospect of being crowned world club champions after booking their place in Saturday`s final of the tournament in Morocco.

Lippi plans to be realistic against Bayern

Marcello Lippi will take a realistic strategy against Pep Guardiola when Asian champions Guangzhou Evergrande meet Bayern Munich at Club World Cup here Tuesday.

France create history, reach maiden Junior Hockey World Cup final

Underdogs France friday scripted history by making their maiden appearance in the summit clash of the Hero Junior Men`s Hockey World Cup, defeating Malaysia via penalty shoot-out in the first semi-final of the quadrennial event at the Major Dhyan Chand Stadium here.

Junior World Cup: Malaysia beat South Africa 2-1, ensure Quarterfinals berth

Asian champions Malaysia scored a narrow 2-1 win over South Africa to become the first team from Pool D to qualify for the quarterfinals of the ongoing Hero FIH Junior World Cup at the Major Dhyan Chand National Stadium, here on sunday.

Raghunath, Vikas to replace Sardara, Sandeep

Drag-flicker V Raghunath and mid-fielder Vikas Kumar was roped in place of Sandeep Singh and Sardara Singh in the squad for the Asian Champions.

Raghunath, Vikas to replace Sardara, Sandeep

Drag-flicker V Raghunath and mid-fielder Vikas Kumar was roped in place of Sandeep Singh and Sardara Singh in the squad for the Asian Champions.

India to begin Azlan Shah title defence

India would target their fifth Sultan Azlan Shah trophy but will have to overcome some stiff resistance from world champions Australia and Asian champions South Korea on the way.

India to begin Azlan Shah title defence

India would target their fifth Sultan Azlan Shah trophy but will have to overcome some stiff resistance from world champions Australia and Asian champions South Korea on the way.