News - Asia

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.

Touch regeneration in Sri Lanka

July 6, 2021 @ 0:00 UTC

COVID might have obstructed the growth objectives for Touch in Sri Lanka. Yet it's still all systems go for Sri Lanka Touch Association and its plans to have teams ready to play as soon as international competition resumes.

Malaysian Touch pauses all activities due to nationwide lockdown

June 27, 2021 @ 0:00 UTC

Malaysian Touch Association (MTA) took decisive action as COVID-19 once again gripped the Southeast Asian country. Then once sports are allowed to recommence, MTA will launch the Malaysia National Development Tournament.