APSF endorses cancellation of 2020 Asean Para Games

KUALA LUMPUR, June 21 (NNN-BERNAMA) — The ASEAN Para Sports Federation (APSF) has officially endorsed the cancellation of the 2020 ASEAN Para Games in the Philippines in October due to the COVID-19 pandemic and will now focus on the 2021 edition in Vietnam. The decision was reached on Friday after APSF held its Board of Governors meeting via an emergency […]

Djokovic Wins 8th Australian Open Championship

Serbian tennis star Novak Djokovic has captured his 8th Australian Open title, coming back to defeat Austrian Dominic Thiem in five sets, 6-4, 4-6, 2-6, 6-4, 6-4, in Melbourne Sunday.It is the 17th Grand Slam title for Djokovic, ranked number two in th…

Approaching Typhoon, Snafus Mar Southeast Asian Games

CLARK, PHILIPPINES – An approaching typhoon is threatening to complicate the hosting by the Philippines of the largest biennial games in Southeast Asia, already marred by logistical foul-ups that the president vowed to investigate.President Rodrigo Dut…

In Nairobi, Martial Art Steers Many Away From Crime

NAIROBI Kayole Social Hall, located in Nairobi’s Eastland, a slum in Kenya’s capital, normally hosts meetings and gatherings of locals. But on weekends, it becomes a training space for dozens of young athletes. There, young boys and girls get togethe…

North, South Korea to Meet in 2022 World Cup Qualifiers

KUALA LUMPUR, MALAYSIA – North Korea and South Korea have been drawn together in an Asian qualifying group for soccer’s 2022 World Cup.The Korean neighbors will play each other home and away in the five-nation Group H that includes Lebanon, Turkmenista…