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In new success for Asian Football Confederation: Australia and New Zealand to host 2023 FIFA Women’s World Cup

In new success for Asian Football Confederation: Australia and New Zealand to host 2023 FIFA Women’s World Cup

ZURICH: The world’s biggest women’s football event will return to Asia, after Australia and New Zealand were confirmed as the 2023 FIFA Women’s World Cup co-hosts on Thursday. The FIFA Council selected the historic joint bid ahead of an application from Colombia by a margin of 22 votes to 13, meaning an AFC Member Association […]

Through solidarity and unity, football associations in Asia will rise together stronger: AFC President

Through solidarity and unity, football associations in Asia will rise together stronger: AFC President

Manama: Shaikh Salman bin Ebrahim Al Khalifa, President of the Asian Football Confederation (AFC) and First Vice President of the Fédération Internationale de Football Association (FIFA), said that the prospects of football in Asia will be brighter thanks to the unity and solidarity of the AFC members. The AFC President, in his opening address, delivered […]

Iraqi football legend Ahmed Radhi dies from coronavirus

Iraqi football legend Ahmed Radhi dies from coronavirus

By Habib Toumi BAGHDAD: Iraqi football legend Ahmed Radhi died on Sunday from complications linked to COVID-19 hours before he was scheduled to be flown for treatment in Jordan. Ahmed, 56, was one of the most celebrated players in Iraq and the Middle East. He scored 62 goals in 121 appearances for his national team, […]

Korea: How leggings evolved from suggestive athletic wear to casual staple

Korea: How leggings evolved from suggestive athletic wear to casual staple

SEOUL: When Kim Ga-in, a Seoul resident, climbed a mountain on Sunday, the 27-year-old woman did not wear hiking pants or shorts or other traditional trekking clothes. Instead, she went with a more comfortable option that would have been unheard of among hikers a generation ago: leggings. Her sister, Do-hee, 20, who came along to […]

Turkmenistan dismisses COVID-19, celebrates health with great fanfare

Turkmenistan dismisses COVID-19, celebrates health with great fanfare

ASHGABAT: With more than three billion people across the world, half of the globe population, are in lockdown as their countries fervently combat coronavirus (COVID-19), Turkmenistan is celebrating life in public with great fanfare, especially that it had not reported any infection. As the world marked the World Health Day in eerily muted silence, the […]

AFC President  praises health professionals, AFC associations for outstanding responses to COVID-19

AFC President  praises health professionals, AFC associations for outstanding responses to COVID-19

By Habib Toumi Kuala Lumpur: Asian Football Confederation (AFC) President Shaikh Salman bin Ebrahim Al Khalifa has praised the outstanding contributions of the frontline health professionals, carers and responders for their tremendous endeavors to help and protect communities across Asia and the world. In a statement posted by AFC, Shaikh Salman also praised the work […]

Bahrain says it is committed to safe, exciting Formula One Grand Prix

Bahrain says it is committed to safe, exciting Formula One Grand Prix

By Habib Toumi Manama: Bahrain International Circuit (BIC), “the Home of Motorsport in the Middle East”, said that it was committed to holding a safe and exciting Formula One Gulf Air Bahrain Grand Prix for local and international fans. “We are working closely with all relevant government departments, including the Ministry of Health and Ministry […]

Drone footage of Home of F1 VinFast Vietnam Grand Prix 2020 released

Drone footage of Home of F1 VinFast Vietnam Grand Prix 2020 released

  Hanoi: The Vietnam Grand Prix Corporation (VGPC), Promoter of the Formula 1 VinFast Vietnam Grand Prix 2020, has prepared a video tour of the Hanoi Circuit – the newest street track in F1 that will make its debut on the sport’s calendar on April 3. “Stunning drone footage, shot earlier this week, will take […]

Jeju island: Rocks, Wind and Haenyo

Jeju island: Rocks, Wind and Haenyo

Jeju City: Jeju-do, Korea’s largest island, has long been the country’s favorite domestic holiday destination thanks to its beautiful beaches, lush countryside, and seaside hotels designed for rest and relaxation. Also thanks to caves, museums, markets and amazing food, the island is full of tourists. It is well known for its natural wonders, including waterfalls, […]

Tragic demise of a basketball giant: A look at Kobe’s life on and off the court

Tragic demise of a basketball giant: A look at Kobe’s life on and off the court

  By Peter Jaegeul Song Reporter at AsiaN Seoul: Kobe Bryant and his 13-year-old daughter, Gianna, were killed on Sunday morning in Calabasas, California, in a helicopter crash that also claimed the lives of seven others. Bryant was 41 and has left his wife, Vanessa, and three other daughters. Bryant was considered as NBA legend and […]

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