Sports

Son's arrival unable to inspire comeback win for South Korea

Aug 17, 2018

Winning the gold medal at the Asian Games got a little more complicated for Tottenham forward Son Heung-min when his belated entry into the tournament for South Korea ended in a surprising 2-1 loss to Malaysia

Ban Lifted: Kuwaitis compete under own flag at Asian Games

Aug 17, 2018

Athletes from Kuwait will compete under their own flag in the Asian Games after the International Olympic Committee provisionally lifted the country's suspension.

Asian Games: Something for everybody _ even contract bridge

Aug 17, 2018

The Asian Games are enormous, with 11,500 athletes expected _ about 1,000 more than a typical Summer Olympics.

Amnesty condemns Indonesia police killings ahead of games

Aug 17, 2018

Amnesty International says Indonesian police fatally shot dozens of petty criminals in a deliberate campaign of "unnecessary and excessive" force ahead of the Asian Games

Clarkson, Yao Ming keen observers at Asian Games basketball

Aug 16, 2018

Cleveland Cavaliers guard Jordan Clarkson got a clearance from the NBA to play in the Asian Games but had to watch from the sidelines as the Philippines won its opening game against Kazakhstan

Through hoops: Combined Koreas set tone for Asian Games

Aug 16, 2018

Big picture already clear after one win for combined Koreas in Asian Games

Unified Korean women's basketball team wins at Asian Games

Aug 15, 2018

Three North Korean basketball players were part of a unified Korean women's basketball team that defeated Indonesia 108-40 at the Asian Games

As Asian Games host, Indonesia has more at stake than sport

Aug 14, 2018

Indonesia is deploying 100,000 police and soldiers to provide security for the Asian Games, the biggest event ever held in its terror attack prone capital Jakarta, parts of which have been spruced up as it readies to welcome thousands of visitors

Son Heung-min arrives in Indonesia for Asian Games

Aug 13, 2018

After making his first appearance of the Premier League season on Saturday, Tottenham forward Son Heung-min lands in Indonesia to play for South Korea at the Asian Games

Women's volleyball captain Zhu leads China into Asian Games

Aug 10, 2018

A volleyball player who makes her living in Turkey is the unrivalled star of China's squad to this month's Asian Games in Indonesia

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