News - Asia

National Touch League experiment underway in Malaysia

Feb. 14, 2022 @ 0:00 UTC

The Inaugural National Touch League (NTL) Malaysia is off and running with the nation's elite vying to be part of the southeast Asian nation's teams for future international tournaments.

Lebanon the latest to join the international Touch family

Feb. 11, 2022 @ 0:00 UTC

FIT's endorsement allows Lebanon Touch Association to expand the game in the West Asian nation and the opportunity to recapture the glory days of past World Cups.

FIT outlines strategic plan for the return of international tournament play

Oct. 30, 2021 @ 3:30 UTC

FIT has unveiled its three-phase plan to kickstart international tournaments highlighted by preparations for a European Touch Championships in 2022 in England.

Malaysia moving forward - Nothing Is Impossible: 'Malaysia Boleh!'

Aug. 19, 2021 @ 0:00 UTC

In a guest post, Hj. Ahmad Sufiani Johari, President Interim of the Malaysia Touch Association, writes that the hosting of the 2019 FIT World Cup and the Association's long-term strategic planning is helping Touch in the southeast Asian country navigate COVID. The planning also has Malaysia on course to win a World Cup medal by 2031.

Qatar a beacon of Touch in the Persian Gulf

July 15, 2021 @ 0:00 UTC

QTouch is taking steps to re-establish the strong position the sport was in before the pandemic. Pre-COVID-19, Touch was the fastest growing sport in Qatar.