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  • Bahraini held in Thailand a ‘test’ for FIFA: ex-Aussie captain

    Bahraini held in Thailand a ‘test’ for FIFA: ex-Aussie captain0

    Former Australia football captain Craig Foster said on Friday a Bahraini refugee player held in Thailand is a ‘test’ for FIFA, as rights groups try to duplicate the asylum success story of a Saudi woman who avoided deportation from the country. Foster is in Bangkok helping with the fight to free Hakeem Alaraibi, who was

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  • APD | Double players defend champion titles in 2019 Indonesia masters championship

    APD | Double players defend champion titles in 2019 Indonesia masters championship0

    By APD writer Aditya Nugraha JAKARTA, Jan. 27 (APD) — Top badminton players in doubles groups defended their champion titles in 2019 Indonesia Masters championship as they trashed their opponents in final round here on Sunday. The defending Women’s Doubles (WD) champion from Japan Misaki Matsumoto / Ayaka Takahashi defeated South Korean pairing Kim So Yeong

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  • Osaka edges Kvitova for Australian Open title, No. 1 ranking

    Osaka edges Kvitova for Australian Open title, No. 1 ranking0

    Naomi Osaka recovered after wasting three championship points and reasserted herself down the stretch to win the Australian Open for a second consecutive Grand Slam title, edging Petra Kvitova 7-6 (2), 5-7, 6-4 on Saturday night. The victory allows the 21-year-old Osaka to become the first tennis player from Japan to reach No. 1 in

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