Posts Tagged Asia

Japan, US paired in 1st round of Premier12 baseball event

SEOUL, South Korea (AP) — Co-host and top-ranked Japan has been grouped with the United States in the inaugural Premier12 baseball tournament, which features the top 12 countries in the World Baseball Softball Confederation’s rankings.

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Monaco GP poignant for Manor F1 after Bianchi crash in Japan

MONACO (AP) — With Jules Bianchi still recovering from life-threatening head injuries in a nearby hospital, this weekend’s Monaco Grand Prix will be tinged with both sadness and fond memories for the Manor team.

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Official: Zimbabwe not need gov’t blessing to tour Pakistan

LAHORE, Pakistan (AP) — Zimbabwe players arrived in Pakistan amid heavy security on Tuesday saying they were focused solely on playing cricket, despite fresh warnings about their safety on tour.

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Contador gains time on Porte in 10th stage of Giro

FORLI, Italy (AP) — Alberto Contador held on to the overall lead and gained time on rival Richie Porte in the almost entirely flat 10th stage of the Giro d’Italia on Tuesday.

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Sports in disarray after devastating Nepal earthquakes

In this Saturday, May 16, 2015 photo, makeshift tents for earthquake survivors are set up at Dasharath Stadium in Kathmandu, Nepal. Two recent earthquakes killed more than 8,300 people and have had a devastating impact on all aspects of life in Nepal, including sports. A revered national volleyball coach is among the thousands of dead, trapped in his rented house when devastating earthquakes rocked Nepal. The national football stadium venue was damaged, before becoming a makeshift refuge for displaced survivors of the quakes. The cricket team’s preparations for an elite international tournament next year are disarray. (AP Photo/Niranjan Shrestha)

KATHMANDU, Nepal (AP) — A revered national sports coach is among the thousands of dead, trapped in his rented house when devastating earthquakes rocked Nepal.

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