Major League Baseball (MLB) is the pre-eminent baseball league in North America. Each season concludes with a World Series finale. The defending champions are the Chicago Cubs.
New general manager of Miami Marlins is first Chinese-American and woman to take up such an MLB post and comes at a time when an easing in tensions between Washington and Beijing would be welcome.
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Six sports stars named including Tokyo 2020 champion Sunisa Lee and decorated Olympian Alyson Felix.
The first ever to be featured as both an MLB All-Star pitcher and hitter, here’s how Japanese poster boy Shohei Ohtani became a two-way master.
After intense backlash, Stephen A Smith said he ‘screwed up’ for his ‘regrettable’ take on Japanese MLB player Shohei Ohtani’s need for an interpreter.
Australian Open champion wins two awards with Los Angeles Angels star and golfer Kim Sei-young among other winners in record haul for Asians and Asian-Americans at ESPYs.
State Governor Greg Abbott, who ordered Texas’ full reopening and ending of mask mandates, pulls out of the ceremonial first pitch in protest at MLB-Atlanta stadium All-Star decision.
Decision to move All-Star game and Tencent deal has politicised baseball’s ties with China and brought criticism from Republican figures such as former US president Donald Trump.
MLB commissioner Rob Manfred says relocation is demonstration of ‘values as a sport’ after Georgia governor Brian Kemp introduces sweeping changes to voting laws.
In a tough year for sport, these athletes and officials pushed past Covid-19 to soar on and off the court.
NBA executive Ilene Tsao, Clippers coach Natalie Nakase and former Emory coach Christy Thomaskutty are ready to follow in Kim Ng’s footsteps.
Stan Thangaraj says Ng’s appointment as Miami Marlins’ GM cannot be understated in its significance, even more so when Donald Trump calls the coronavirus the ‘kung flu’.
‘Having my name out there was a source of hope,’ MLB’s first female GM says of her persistence in applying for roles.
‘Watch out for falling glass … and bamboo,’ writes Lost actor Daniel Dae Kim on first female and Asian-American baseball GM Kim Ng taking over the Miami Marlins.
‘After decades of determination, it is the honour of my career to lead the Miami Marlins,’ Ng said in a statement.
Veteran third baseman exits the Los Angeles Dodgers 3-1 World Series-clinching victory midway through the game after the team were informed of positive test result.
Mookie Betts stars for Los Angeles Dodgers as they end frustrating championship drought after Major League Baseball season shortened by Covid-19 pandemic.
The Los Angeles Dodgers belt the Tampa Bay Rays in front of 11,388 fans due to coronavirus restrictions.
St Louis Cardinals announce seven players and six staff members tested positive.
After saying last week he would throw out the ceremonial first pitch at a New York Yankees baseball game next month, President Donald Trump reversed course and announced he will not make it.
Painter may have had a superhuman trait, shared with top baseball and tennis players, that ‘allowed him to see in a freeze-frame way’, researcher says. That allowed him to capture the moment of Mona Lisa breaking into a smile.
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