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.