China are set to be confirmed as hosts of the 2032 Asian Cup after sole rivals South Korea withdrew from contention to stage the event.
Michael Pavitt: Late matches and dawn of next generation at Australian Open as Asian Cup provides political intrigue
January is comfortably one of the worst months of the year in Britain. The days are short, the weather is cold and the festivities of December are in the past. The only positive is waking up to entertaining sport elsewhere in the world.
Hosts United Arab Emirates scored a late penalty against Bahrain today to salvage a 1-1 draw in the opening match of the Asian Football Confederation Asian Cup in Abu Dhabi.
China's Fan Zhendong, named for the first time in his career as men's world number one in this month's International Table Tennis Federation (ITTF) rankings, will seek another first this weekend as he goes for victory at the Asian Cup in Yokohama.
The Korean Football Association (KFA) has named Suwon, Goyang, Hwaseong, Cheonan, Jeonju, Gwangju, Busan and Jeju as potential hosts for the 2023 Asian Cup - the Asian Football Confederation's (AFC) most prestigious tournament.
South Korea has entered the race to host the 2023 Asian Cup after the Korea Football Association (KFA) announced it had submitted a letter of interest to the Asian Football Confederation (AFC).
China is planning to bid for the 2023 Asian Cup, the continent's flagship football competition, they have announced.
Reigning Asian Football Confederation (AFC) Asian Cup champions Australia have been drawn against Jordan, Tajikistan, Kyrgyzstan and Bangladesh in the continent’s second round of qualifying for the Russia 2018 FIFA World Cup.