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All Eyes on the AFC Asian Cup
January 28, 2019

All Eyes on the AFC Asian Cup

By Layne Vandenberg
As the 2019 AFC Asian Cup winds down, Asian football rises in importance.

Where Football Is Not A Game, But Survival
August 01, 2018

Where Football Is Not A Game, But Survival

By Avinash Giri and Nantha Kishore
Meet the football makers of Sisola.
Whither China’s National Football Team?
February 28, 2017

Whither China’s National Football Team?

By Tyler Roney
Can throwing resources at China’s football infrastructure translate to success on the international stage?

Football Leaks: The Kazakh Connection
January 03, 2017

Football Leaks: The Kazakh Connection

By Paolo Sorbello
A Kazakh family is at the center of a scandal that unveiled murky deals in the global world of football.

Central Asia's Sports Obsession: Leave the Beard Behind, Please
June 04, 2016

Central Asia's Sports Obsession: Leave the Beard Behind, Please

By Catherine Putz
More protests in Kazakhstan, sports in Turkmenistan, and Kumtor back in the news; recommended reads.

Selling Dreams Along the Silk Road
September 18, 2015

Selling Dreams Along the Silk Road

By David McArdle
A football slave or a naïve migrant?

Style, Warfare and George Washington
December 03, 2014

Style, Warfare and George Washington

By James R. Holmes
There's reason to be grateful that the outcomes of wars aren't determined by committee.
Qatar’s Deadly World Cup
May 22, 2014

Qatar’s Deadly World Cup

By Samuel Chi
Migrant workers from South Asia are dying in their hundreds to prepare for the 2022 World Cup.

UN Chief Ban Ki-moon Arrives in China
June 19, 2013

UN Chief Ban Ki-moon Arrives in China

Plus, China mediates the Sudan dispute and the Communist Youth League holds National Conference. Tuesday China links.

World Cup Hopes Hang in the Balance for Japan, Australia
March 27, 2013

World Cup Hopes Hang in the Balance for Japan, Australia

Japan and Australia had their World Cup hopes put on hold last night by Jordan and Oman.

Sendai: A Tale of Football and Hope
March 11, 2013

Sendai: A Tale of Football and Hope

A film tells the story of football’s role in rebuilding Sendai after the March 2011 earthquake.

Thailand’s Makudi to Run for AFC Presidency
March 01, 2013

Thailand’s Makudi to Run for AFC Presidency

Thailand’s Worawi Makudi wants to head the Asian Football Confederation. Will his past get in the way?

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