Al- Marcello Lippi said China need to learn how to focus for an entire game ahead of their crunch Asian Cup quarter-final with Iran, the biggest -- and possibly last -- game of his tenure.
South Korea and the United States on Monday held talks on the upcoming second meeting between North Korean leader Kim Jong-un and US President Donald Trump that is scheduled to take place in late February.
Kyrgyzstan ace Vitalij Lux claims he would rather sit in his hotel room alone than be a sex symbol after his Asian Cup hat-trick sent female fans into a spin.
He's the safe hands behind Iran's Asian Cup quest whose rags-to-riches story turned him into a national hero -- now giant goalkeeper Alireza Beiranvand has become an internet smash.
Top seed Simona Halep was forced to dig deep to stay in the Australian Open on a day of epic battles Thursday that saw Japanese pair Naomi Osaka and Kei Nishikori survive but 2014 champion Stan Wawrinka crash out.
South Korea and China meet in their final group game with an incentive to top the group looming large over the game.
A focused Serena Williams sent an ominous Australian Open warning with a 49-minute first-round demolition Tuesday as young gun Alexander Zverev comfortably began his tilt at a maiden Grand Slam title.
Japan captain Maya Yoshida has warned the Blue Samurai they will need to find an extra gear to challenge co-favourites Iran and South Korea for the Asian Cup title.
The idea of opening an international coffee school was embraced with the goal to promote the region's coffee.
Tired but smiling, an 18-year-old Saudi woman who said she feared death if deported back home arrived Saturday in Canada, which offered her asylum in a case that attracted global attention after she mounted a social media campaign.
Europe is giving US-led calls for a boycott of Huawei 5G telecoms equipment a mixed reception, with some governments untroubled by spy suspicions against the Chinese giant, but others backing a ban.
Iran sank Vietnam and Iraq beat Yemen as the neighbours and arch-rivals powered into the Asian Cup round of 16 on Saturday ahead of their highly anticipated group decider next week.
North Korea needs to take "more bold, practical measures for denuclearisation" to ensure sanctions are lifted, the South's President Moon Jae-in said Thursday with negotiations stalling between Pyongyang and Washington.
On one occasion she thought she "could die here" as he kicked and punched her, she said, breaking down in tears. A ruling in the assault appeal is expected on January 14.
United States Secretary of State Michael Pompeo has said that he is "confident" that a second meeting between President Donald Trump and North Korean leader Kim Jong-un will take place soon.
China coach Marcello Lippi has put his players through a tough month of training ahead of the Asian Cup, but the decorated Italian will need to inspire something special if his ageing side are to be serious contenders.
P V Sindhu suffered a shocking loss to Sung Ji Hyun but defending champions Hyderabad Hunters still looked on course for a win with a 3-1 lead over Chennai Smashers in the Premier Badminton League here Tuesday.
South Korea says it will fine BMW 11.2 billion won (USD 9.9 million) and file a criminal complaint against the company with state prosecutors over an allegedly botched response to dozens of engine fires reported in the country.