Doha to host single-leg Asian Champions League final

Soccer Oct 16, 2020

Doha to host single-leg Asian Champions League final

Qatar will host the single leg final of this year's Asian Champions League in Doha on Dec. 19 amid the COVID-19 pandemic, the Asian Football Confederation said on Friday. Like most other sports in the world, this year's Asian Champions League was suspended in March ...

Japan to extend entry ban to Russia and 13 other countries, Abe says

National Apr 27, 2020

Japan to extend entry ban to Russia and 13 other countries, Abe says

Japan will deny entry to foreign travelers from a further 14 countries, including Russia, Saudi Arabia and the United Arab Emirates, strengthening its border controls to contain the spread of the novel coronavirus, Prime Minister Shinzo Abe said. With the ban effective starting Wednesday, people ...

Qatar upsets Japan 3-1 to claim first Asian Cup title

Soccer Feb 2, 2019

Qatar upsets Japan 3-1 to claim first Asian Cup title

Qatar foiled Japan’s bid for a record-extending fifth Asian Cup title on Friday, winning the tournament for the first time in a 3-1 upset. Golden Boot winner and tournament MVP Almoez Ali scored an early opener before Abdelaziz Hatim added a second as Felix Sanchez’s ...