FIFA has temporarily suspended the head of Afghanistan's Football Federation (AFF) over alleged physical and sexual abuse of players on the country's women's football team.
An independent Pakistani cricket tribunal has upheld a 10-year ban from the sport against Pakistani player Nasir Jamshed over his role in Pakistan Super League fixing scandals.
Thai golfer Tirawat Kaewsiribandit has won the first international golf event to be held in Pakistan in 11 years.
A series of deadly militant attacks have struck sport facilities and athletes in Afghanistan, where sports have flourished in recent years.
Kyrgyzstan defeated Uzbekistan 32 to 9 in the championship finals of kok-boru at the World Nomad Games in Cholpon-Ata, Kyrgyzstan, on September 7.
Afghan cricket star Rashid Khan has launched a charity foundation to help provide humanitarian assistance and education to orphans and impoverished children in the war-torn country.
With no officially sanctioned women's league to play in, a 16-year-old in Kabul has set up her own cricket team to get on the pitch.
Host city Pyeongchang officially kicked off the 2018 Winter Olympic Games with a dazzling opening ceremony.
A group of Polish mountaineers are attempting to be the first to scale K2, the world's second highest peak, in wintertime.
Iranians on social media are enraged after wrestler Alireza Karimi appeared to deliberately lose a match against his Russian opponent to avoid facing an Israeli rival in the next round.
Near the border of the northern provinces of Punjab and Khyber Pakhtunkhwa, local villagers gather every few months to race. Bulls run the 100 meter distance with their owners and handlers hanging on for dear life. (RFE/RL's Radio Mashaal)
Security was tight as Sri Lanka's cricket squad arrived in Lahore to play the final of a three-match series, eight years after its players and team officials were attacked by terrorists in the city.