Oceania

Australia invited to first Asian Games in 2022

Australia invited to first Asian Games in 2022

Athletes from Australia and the rest of Oceania have been invited to compete at the 2022 Asian Games, Australian Olympic chief John Coates said on Thursday, days after the Olympic Council of Asia said such a move was unlikely.

Sep 21, 2017, 23:05 PM IST
Japan to host FIFA Club World Cup in 2015 and 2016

Japan to host FIFA Club World Cup in 2015 and 2016

Japan have been reappointed as hosts of the FIFA Club World Cup for the next two years, the sport`s world governing body announced on Thursday.

Apr 23, 2015, 18:49 PM IST
Indian women reach Fed Cup final beating Turkmenistan

Indian women reach Fed Cup final beating Turkmenistan

 Indian women stormed into the finals of the Fed Cup (Group-II) Asia-Oceania tennis tournament here today following another one-sided 2-0 victory over Turkmenistan.

Apr 17, 2015, 23:22 PM IST
Indonesia, Malaysia win on the opening day of Fed Cup

Indonesia, Malaysia win on the opening day of Fed Cup

 Indonesia and Malaysia won their matches on the opening day of Asia/Oceania Group II in the Fed Cup at the L B Stadium here tonight.

Apr 14, 2015, 22:48 PM IST
Gulf nations want Australia out of Asia: AFC chief

Gulf nations want Australia out of Asia: AFC chief

Asia`s football chief has admitted there is groundswell of opinion in the west of the continent that Australia`s membership of the confederation has not worked out and they should be kicked out.

Jan 30, 2015, 16:45 PM IST
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.

Jan 04, 2015, 18:04 PM IST
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.

Sep 21, 2014, 16:44 PM IST

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.

Apr 14, 2014, 11:01 AM IST

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.

Dec 18, 2013, 19:15 PM IST

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.

Dec 01, 2010, 09:29 AM IST

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.

Dec 01, 2010, 09:29 AM IST

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.

Nov 29, 2010, 21:35 PM IST

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.

Nov 29, 2010, 21:35 PM IST

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.

Nov 27, 2010, 15:24 PM IST

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.

Nov 27, 2010, 15:24 PM IST