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Iran, U.S. to Fight IOC’s Wrestling Cut
February 18, 2013
Iran, U.S. to Fight IOC’s Wrestling Cut
Iran and the U.S. are setting politics aside to save wrestling’s place at the 2020 Olympics.
Iran, U.S. to Fight IOC’s Wrestling Cut
Anoushka Shankar Joins One Billion Rising Campaign
February 15, 2013
Anoushka Shankar Joins One Billion Rising Campaign
Ravi Shankar’s daughter said she was sexually abused by a family acquaintance as a child.
Anoushka Shankar Joins One Billion Rising Campaign
South Korean Footballer Park Jong-woo Gets His Bronze
February 15, 2013
South Korean Footballer Park Jong-woo Gets His Bronze
Park Jong-woo has been forgiven for fanning political flames at the London Olympics.
South Korean Footballer Park Jong-woo Gets His Bronze
Valentine’s Day in Asia: Love and Business
February 14, 2013
Valentine’s Day in Asia: Love and Business
Asia’s take on Valentine’s Day turns the Western view of the holiday on its head.
Valentine’s Day in Asia: Love and Business
The Legacy of Ping-Pong Diplomat Zhuang Zedong
February 13, 2013
The Legacy of Ping-Pong Diplomat Zhuang Zedong
Ping-pong legend Zhuang Zedong, who helped open U.S.-China diplomatic relations, has died at 72.
The Legacy of Ping-Pong Diplomat Zhuang Zedong
Judo Scandals Rock Japan
February 13, 2013
Judo Scandals Rock Japan
As Tokyo revs up its Olympic bid, a succession of sporting scandals has clouded the effort.
Judo Scandals Rock Japan
The Year of the Snake Slithers In
February 12, 2013
The Year of the Snake Slithers In
The most important holiday in the Chinese calendar kicked off last weekend.
The Year of the Snake Slithers In
Match-Fixing and Doping Investigation Shocks Sports Fans
February 12, 2013
Match-Fixing and Doping Investigation Shocks Sports Fans
Investigations into widespread doping and match-fixing are underway in Australia and Europe, respectively.
Match-Fixing and Doping Investigation Shocks Sports Fans
Berlinale Kicks Off with Wong Kar-wai’s Grandmaster
February 08, 2013
Berlinale Kicks Off with Wong Kar-wai’s Grandmaster
Asian movie might is on full display at this year’s Berlin Film Festival, with Wong Kar-wai at the center.
Berlinale Kicks Off with Wong Kar-wai’s Grandmaster
Brad Pitt Thaws China Ties
February 07, 2013
Brad Pitt Thaws China Ties
Brad Pitt, who is banned from entering China, has opened a Weibo account and is studying Mandarin. Why?
Brad Pitt Thaws China Ties
Kashmiri All-Girl Rock Band Quits After Fatwa
February 06, 2013
Kashmiri All-Girl Rock Band Quits After Fatwa
A fatwa against Kashmiri rock band Praagaash has sparked debate about religious intolerance.
Kashmiri All-Girl Rock Band Quits After Fatwa
Ban Lifted on Vishwaroopam Film in Tamil Nadu
February 05, 2013
Ban Lifted on Vishwaroopam Film in Tamil Nadu
After ten days in legal limbo, action flick Vishwaroopam has cleared censors in Tamil Nadu.
Ban Lifted on Vishwaroopam Film in Tamil Nadu
AKB48 Starlet Humiliated for Breaking “No Dating” Rule
February 04, 2013
AKB48 Starlet Humiliated for Breaking “No Dating” Rule
AKB48’s Minami Minegishi shaved her head and made a tearful apology online for having a boyfriend.
AKB48 Starlet Humiliated for Breaking “No Dating” Rule
Psy’s Global Ambitions
February 04, 2013
Psy’s Global Ambitions
With performances in Malaysia, Brazil and South Korea, Psy is stepping up his sonic onslaught.
Psy’s Global Ambitions
Shahrukh Khan’s Muslim Remarks Ignite Controversy
February 01, 2013
Shahrukh Khan’s Muslim Remarks Ignite Controversy
Muslim comments from Bollywood have sparked a verbal spat between India and Pakistan.
Shahrukh Khan’s Muslim Remarks Ignite Controversy
Asian Footballers Speak Out Against Racism
February 01, 2013
Asian Footballers Speak Out Against Racism
Racism in football is an ugly reality, but a growing number of Asian players are speaking out.
Asian Footballers Speak Out Against Racism
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