North Korea fined $2,000 at Asian Cup

The Asian Football Confederation has fined North Korea $2,000 for failing to bring a player to an Asian Cup news conference.

The fine announced Sunday was the latest to be imposed on teams at the tournament in Doha, Qatar, for violating the AFC's media policy. Qatar also has been fined $2,000 for the same offense, while complaints against Iraq and Saudi Arabia for failing to bring players to a news conference have been sent to the AFC's disciplinary committee.