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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?

Japan: A Football, Rugby Powerhouse in the Making?
February 25, 2013

Japan: A Football, Rugby Powerhouse in the Making?

More Japanese football and rugby players are moving to Europe and Oceania. Media frenzies ensue.

Rival Indonesian Football Leagues to Merge?
February 22, 2013

Rival Indonesian Football Leagues to Merge?

Indonesia’s pro football leagues must shape up or risk suspension from international competition.

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.

Is China's Football Boom Already Over?
January 30, 2013

Is China's Football Boom Already Over?

Nicolas Anelka and Didier Drogba have left Shanghai Shenhua, raising questions about soccer in China.

Southeast Asia Football Rising?
January 15, 2013

Southeast Asia Football Rising?

Southeast Asia has a passion for football but few indigenous stars. Teerasil Dangda could help change that.

Jong Tae Se's Big Move
January 08, 2013

Jong Tae Se's Big Move

Jong Tae Se is set to sign for South Korea’s club, the Suwon Bluewings.

January 03, 2013

2013: A Big Year for Asia-Pacific Sports

The coming year should provide some amazing moments in soccer, boxing, tennis and more.

Asian Sports Year in Review
January 01, 2013

Asian Sports Year in Review

The Diplomat’s John Duerden presents his top-ten list of Asia’s year in sports.

FIFA Set to Suspend Indonesia
December 14, 2012

FIFA Set to Suspend Indonesia

Years of mismanagement and corruption has forced the world soccer body to crack down on Indonesia.

A Dream Denied for Vegalta Sendai
November 29, 2012

A Dream Denied for Vegalta Sendai

While failing to win the J-League football championship, the team has much to be proud of.

Afghan Premier League Tournament a Success
November 05, 2012

Afghan Premier League Tournament a Success

As football returns to Afghanistan, the sport is helping heal old wounds and giving the youth new idols to look up to.

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