Manny Pacquiao, who said on Wednesday that he is retiring from boxing at 42, is idolized by many in the Philippines both for his punching power and rise from poverty to the peak of world sport.
Mongolia-born Hakuho’s retirement from sumo ends a career that saw him shatter just about every record in the storied Japanese sport, which gripped his imagination from childhood.
How do you help someone with their leg bitten off by a shark? Groundbreaking research by an Australian medic-surfer has uncovered a simple way to stop bleeding and save lives.
Zarghunna Noori has always been a fighter, but the 22-year-old taekwondo champion — who dreamt of representing Afghanistan at the Olympics — says she has finally met her match.
Philippine boxer-turned-politician Manny Pacquiao declared Sunday he will run for president in 2022, ending months of speculation about whether the legendary fighter would seek the country’s top job.
Kickflipping Thai skateboarders are flipping the bird at authorities, joining pro-democracy rallies in Bangkok to vent their anger over a lack of respect and dedicated public space for extreme sports in the kingdom.
Japan will not host the FIFA Club World Cup later this year because of virus restrictions that could cap spectator numbers, a report said Wednesday.
Four-time Grand Slam champion Naomi Osaka, wiping away tears after a stunning US Open upset loss on Friday, said she will take an indefinite break from playing tennis.
Tokyo bid a colorful farewell to the Paralympics on Sunday after 12 days of stereotype-defying, record-shattering performances despite a year-long pandemic delay.
A secret evacuation from Kabul, a new British record and a post-race proposal — there was no shortage of memorable moments at Tokyo’s Paralympics, held after a year-long pandemic postponement.
Haunting notes stream from Manami Ito’s violin as she gracefully draws her bow back and forth, clasping it with her specially designed prosthetic arm.
In recent years, Asia’s footwear market has boomed drastically. With its climbing revenue, it comes as no surprise that even people in the West are getting enamored by homegrown Asian shoe brands that ace the branding and quality game.
Chinese Olympic snowboarders Liu Jiayu and Cai Xuetong had a plan: compete against the world’s best and peak for the Beijing Winter Games, going for gold at home. Then the pandemic happened.
Athletes with an intellectual impairment could be forgiven for feeling a little left behind at the Paralympics, with just three sports in Tokyo open to them.
Playing in the street as a three-year-old, Jiang Yuyan’s life almost ended when she was run over by a dump truck.