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Malaysian wushu winner fails dope test

Asian Games organisers on Tuesday expelled Malaysia's wushu gold medal‑winner Tai Cheau Xuen after she failed a drug test, becoming the...

Out-of-Africa gold rush prompts disquiet in Asian Games

Discontent grew over African‑born athletes at the Asian Games on Monday as two‑time world champion Maryam Yusuf Jamal led another assault on...

India rules kabaddi but others have plans, too

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Bone-crunching sport kabaddi a knockout hit

An ancient contact sport rooted in Indian mythology and said to date back 5,000 years, "kabaddi" is proving a knockout at the Asian Games as its popularity...

Japan pins Asian Games medals on runners

Japan is pinning its hopes of leaving the Asian Games with 50 gold medals on its track stars — and the marathon could be their biggest prize. For...

North, South Korea to meet in Asiad football final

South Korea overcame Thailand 2-0 to set up a showdown with North Korea in the Asian Cup men's football final on Tuesday. First‑half goals from...

Chinese athletes set to shine at Asian Games

Chinese athletes aim to show their class in the Asian Games track and field on Tuesday after a row over talented imported from Africa. Xia Wenjun will go...