Man United scraps planned training camp in Middle East

Soccer Jan 15, 2020

Man United scraps planned training camp in Middle East

Manchester United has scrapped a planned midseason training camp in the Middle East amid high tensions in the region, manager Ole Gunnar Solskjaer said Tuesday. "If there's one thing that worries me, it's not on the football pitch," Solskjaer said. "It's other things that worry ...

World / Politics Sep 24, 2019

Iran vows to 'destroy' any attacker

Iran's armed forces chief of staff on Tuesday vowed to destroy any enemy that attacks the country, a news agency reported. "The result of any aggression will be destruction" and "captivity," the Fars news agency reported Mohammad Bagheri as telling parliament. Iran has "no animosity towards ...

Japan advances to final against South Korea

Soccer Aug 30, 2018

Japan advances to final against South Korea

Japan made it to the Asian Games men's soccer final for the first time since winning in 2010 with a 1-0 semifinal victory over United Arab Emirates on Wednesday night. In Sunday's final, Japan will play South Korea, after the defending champion beat Vietnam 3-1 ...

Shiotani embracing challenge of move to Al Ain

Soccer / J. League Jun 16, 2017

Shiotani embracing challenge of move to Al Ain

Defender Tsukasa Shiotani said Friday he is relishing the prospect of testing himself in the United Arab Emirates after securing a move to Al Ain from struggling Sanfrecce Hiroshima. The 28-year-old Shiotani, who has signed a two-year deal with the 2003 Asian Champions League winner, ...