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The Asian Games close in China as the hosts dominate the medal count. Nagoya, Japan, coming next.


13-year-old Chinese skateboarder wins gold at the Asian Games


Japan’s Yamamoto throws second no-hitter ahead of possible move to MLB


A nation of new Matildas fans salutes Australia’s run to the Women’s World Cup semifinals


Japan beats Norway 3-1 to advance to Women’s World Cup quarterfinals


Angels say they won’t trade Shohei Ohtani. He celebrates with a 1-hitter, 2 homers.


Youth coach hopes Women’s World Cup raises soccer’s profile for Maori people in New Zealand


The Women’s World Cup featured 8 new teams that treasured the experience gained on global stage


South Korea looks to 16-year-old Casey Phair to lead rebuild after Women’s World Cup elimination


FIFA Women’s World Cup Guide: How to watch, schedule, and betting favorites


Players announced for the U.S. Women’s World Cup roster

Almost half of Japan’s Women’s World Cup squad from abroad but Iwabuchi misses out


Japanese knuckleball pitcher Eri Yoshida plays on her own Field of Dreams


High school student Thompson scores first NWSL goal


Kwan leads Guardians’ outburst in 9-4 win over Mariners


Shoma Uno of Japan repeats as world figure skating champion


Japan’s winning WBC team drops in on Prime Minister Kishida


Italian’s espresso machine a hit at World Baseball Classic


American Lilia Vu storms to maiden LPGA title in Thailand


Lakers acquire Rui Hachimura from Wizards for Nunn, picks


What’s next for Japan after exit on penalty kicks at the World Cup?


South Korea looks to youth after World Cup loss to Brazil


Nadim’s journey at World Cup shaken by loss of her mother


World Cup redemption for Japan coach 29 years later in Qatar


Singing street marshals are Qatar World Cup’s surprise stars


On outskirts of Doha, laborers watch World Cup they built


South Korea advances at World Cup after wild finish in group play


AP photo catches key moment before Japan’s World Cup goal


Marcus Mariota making the most of his second chance in Atlanta


Portland Thorns FC top KC Current 2-0 for NWSL title


Former player Mana Shim heads U.S. Soccer task force on abuse


Andrea Lee rises again to win Portland Classic for first LPGA title


Japanese wrestler and politician Antonio Inoki dies at age 79


NFL’s handling of concussions questioned after Tua’s injury


Hawai‘i wins Little League title, beating Curacao 13-3


Ichiro’s honor by Mariners seems a precursor to Cooperstown


Little League participation on the rise post-COVID-19


Love at first flight: Indian javelin thrower inspires nation


"Beacon of goodness": NCAA women’s gymnastics is booming


Japan’s Yuzuru Hanyu stepping away from competitive skating


Chen, Kim soar to Olympic gold medals on best day for U.S.

Best ever? Oklahoma’s Jocelyn Alo among softball’s greats

Midfielder Hina Sugita arrives in Portland


Kanaya, Nakajima following big footsteps of Hideki Matsuyama


Teen Kai Owens makes Olympic moguls team, returning to China


Clap, don’t chant: China aims for "Zero COVID" Olympics


Filmmaker Zhang Yimou returns for Olympics opening ceremony


Adopted U.S. moguls skier eyes return to China as an Olympian


One of a kind: Ohtani wins AP Male Athlete of Year award


Chin, Korn, Brennan elected to Figure Skating Hall of Fame


East Asia Super League aims high, from startup to Big 3


Column: NASCAR ends season with new champions, new energy


Chinese team reports racial abuse at table tennis worlds


EU wants "verifiable proof" Chinese tennis player is safe


American gymnast Sunisa Lee takes Olympic gold


Taboo in Tokyo, tattoos on display at Olympics


Hidilyn Diaz wins first Olympic gold for the Philippines


A first-ever gold — and a lesson — in Olympic skateboarding


Manga featured in opening ceremony for Tokyo Olympics


Live at Budokan: Famed arena gets another Olympic spotlight


Olympics ceremony uses music from Japanese video games


Tokyo Olympic flame is the first powered by hydrogen


Explainer: How a team of refugee athletes made it to the Olympics


Japan’s judoka stars look to calm nation’s Olympic angst


Japanese soccer player Yokoyama comes out as transgender


Simone Biles & Sunisa Lee lock up spots on U.S. Olympic gymnastics team


Zhang of China makes breakthrough despite loss at Wimbledon


Japan ups health controls as Olympic athlete tests positive



Shohei Ohtani making history with two-way success for Angels



Tokyo Olympics looking more and more like fan-free event



Matsuyama becomes first Japanese in Masters green jacket



Shohei Ohtani wins for Angels in two-way start like none since Babe Ruth


Nathan Chen wins third straight worlds title in Stockholm


Torch relay for Tokyo Olympics kicks off its 121-day journey



Already a star, on court and off, Osaka eyes more


New Marlins GM Kim Ng eager to finally see her team in action


Officials plead: Don’t let Super Bowl become superspreader


IOC, Tokyo Olympics to unveil rule book for beating pandemic



Tanaka leaves Yankees, rejoins former team to pitch in Japan



Speculation over Tokyo Olympics: 2021, 2032, or not at all?



Activist, champion: Naomi Osaka is AP Female Athlete of Year



Greater respect: Asian athletes in American sports



A Lim Kim wins U.S. Women’s Open debut with record-tying rally


Spoelstra stays perfect on Christmas — 8-0



Tokyo leader: Vaccines give hope for Olympics


LPGA season punctuated by drama, South Korean dominance

Kim Ng ready to bear the torch as baseball’s 1st female GM

Miami Marlins hire Kim Ng as general manager

Tokyo Olympics: Many rules, no partying, no hanging around


Spoelstra builds Miami family but falls short of a championship


Big plays help Dolphins beat Rams 28-17 in Tua Tagovailoa’s first start


Tua’s promotion stirs memories of Marino’s first start in 1983


Uchimura positive for COVID-19 just a week before key meet


Fame brings Osaka the chance to fight racism


Analysis: Naomi Osaka is poised to lead tennis on, off court


Mariota, Winston hope backup stints revive them


Two-time Indy 500 winner Sato gets better with age


Morikawa quickly goes from college grad to major champion


MLS is Back Tournament narrowed down to four clubs



Baseball fans in South Korea back in stands amid COVID-19


Successful NWSL Challenge Cup featured crop of talented Japanese forwards


Morikawa leads Asian golfers in PGA restart


NWSL Challenge Cup kicks off in Utah without fans


Shohei Ohtani returns to two-way role with Angels this season


NWSL Challenge Cup to spotlight smaller Asian talent pool


BMX rider Sakakibara makes slow recovery, Olympic hopes over


Bright future for Asian NBA players amid virus uncertainty


South Korea’s top 2 LPGA Tour players on longest break ever


Postponed baseball season delays debut for four Asian stars


Las Vegas Raiders agree to deal with QB Marcus Mariota



Japan soccer chief gets coronavirus after Europe, U.S. trip


Asian MLS players have a Pacific Northwest flavor


Kenta Maeda joins Twins rotation after week in limbo


Hit the road: Shohei Ohtani got driver license in offseason


Two Asian-American figure skating winning streaks continue


Mariota helping Titans on, off field despite being benched



Asian-American triumph and tragedy in college football


LHP Ryu gives Blue Jays ace to pair with talented young core


NFL or college? Alabama’s Tagovailoa still weighing options

MLS Cup highlights a year of rising Asian stars

Shark crosses the Pacific: Parra joins Yomiuri Giants

Striker Sam Kerr joins Women’s Super League leader Chelsea

Asian stars lead their teams to the NWSL championship match

As Japan braced for typhoon, rugby squad trained in the rain


Samoa’s tattooed rugby players covering up at times in Japan

A panda is the mascot for the 2022 Beijing Olympics

Chinese players give hope for Asian future in the WNBA

Ko’s record bogey-free streak ends at 114 holes in Portland

Asians in American sports w Asian Americans in world sports

Hawai‘i, Japan unexpectedly battle for third place at Little League World Series

Seattle’s Yusei Kikuchi throws 2-hitter for first shutout

Want Tokyo Olympic tickets? No problem if you have $60,000

Tokyo’s summer heat forces triathlon test to be shortened

Can Tokyo’s efficient rail system handle Olympic strain?

Sam Kerr focused on leading Red Stars to NWSL title

Yuka Saso wins Girls Junior PGA Championship

Li Na’s tennis journey to stretch from China to Hall of Fame

32-team field approved for 2023 FIFA Women’s World Cup

Year to go to Tokyo Games, with costs, ticket demand rising

A different era: Oda wins Japan’s first Olympic gold in 1928

MLB scraps 2020 Asia opener; Manfred eyes more Europe games

Women’s World Cup

France 2019


Japan hails Hachimura’s NBA selection as new era for sport

Rookie right-hander Yamamoto sees success with the Marlins

Role model Lin becomes first Asian-American NBA champion

Japan, China, others hope to advance to WWC knockout round

Ohtani homers off Kikuchi in Angels’ 12-3 win over Seattle

American version of Junichi Tazawa to pitch in Japan

Sam Kerr to lead Australia squad at Women’s World Cup

No experience needed: Japan opts for Women’s World Cup youth

Providence Park is ready for home openers June 1-2

Three top-five finishes highlight a strong Asian year at the Masters

NWSL’s seventh season opens, looks for bump in World Cup year

A legend’s retirement kicks off a season packed with Asian talent



Ichiro walks off into history in "sayonara" at Tokyo Dome

Ichiromania returns to Japan: Will he retire, or won’t he?

Tick tock, tick tock: Tokyo Olympics clock hits 500-day mark

Liu’s youth, Chen’s consistency highlight national skating victories

Naho Kawasumi traded to Sky Blue FC, Thorns announce preseason tourney

Jeremy Lin gets bought out, signs with Raptors

Naomi Osaka wins Australian Open for second major, top ranking

Rui Hachimura of Japan poised for NBA stardom

Young Samoan Tuiloma provides defensive strength for Timbers

Yusei Kikuchi finalizes $56M, 4-year contract with the Seattle Mariners