Japan, Iran wrap up Asian Cup preparations with wins
Japan, Iran wrap up Asian Cup preparations with wins

Holders Japan beat Oceania club champions Auckland City 2-0 while three-times winners Iran edged old foes Iraq 1-0 as half of the Asian Cup finalists played final friendly matches on Sunday before next week`s kick-off in Australia.

Asian Olympic chiefs open door to Oceania athletes
Asian Olympic chiefs open door to Oceania athletes

Asian Olympic officials have agreed to let countries from Oceania compete at the region`s next indoor Games, a significant move that could open the door for sporting powerhouse Australia to integrate more into Asia.

Virus-fighting genes linked to breast cancer mutations

Researchers have found evidence that confirms the role of a group of virus-fighting genes in cancer development.

NZ Football hires ex-London Irish chief

New Zealand Football (NZF) said Wednesday it has hired former London Irish boss Andy Martin as chief executive, with the Briton vowing to oversee a "period of change" at the struggling organisation.

Oceania says will not get World Cup vote

Oceania will not have a vote in Thursday`s decision on the 2018 and 2022 World Cup hosts after suspended delegate Reynald Temarii decided to appeal his ban, the Oceania Football Confederation (OFC) said.

Oceania says will not get World Cup vote

Oceania will not have a vote in Thursday`s decision on the 2018 and 2022 World Cup hosts after suspended delegate Reynald Temarii decided to appeal his ban, the Oceania Football Confederation (OFC) said.

Acting Oceania president to fly to Zurich

Oceania’s acting soccer president David Chung is to fly to Zurich on Monday in the hope FIFA will allow him to take part in the vote to select the 2018 and 2022 World Cup hosts.

Acting Oceania president to fly to Zurich

Oceania’s acting soccer president David Chung is to fly to Zurich on Monday in the hope FIFA will allow him to take part in the vote to select the 2018 and 2022 World Cup hosts.

Oceania ask FIFA if they can replace the banned Temarii

Oceania asked FIFA if they can replace for the suspended Reynald Temarii to ensure they are represented when soccer’s world governing body votes to determine the 2018 and 2022 World Cup finals hosts.

Oceania ask FIFA if they can replace the banned Temarii

Oceania asked FIFA if they can replace for the suspended Reynald Temarii to ensure they are represented when soccer’s world governing body votes to determine the 2018 and 2022 World Cup finals hosts.