Monday, September 22, 2014
Asia's Olympic boss Sunday said niche events like kabaddi, sepak takraw and wushu would remain in the Asian Games despite pressure to reduce the number of sports.
Sunday, September 21, 2014
Indonesia was formally named the host country for the 2018 Asian Games on Saturday, filling the void created when Vietnam relinquished its hosting rights over financial concerns.
Unheralded Zhang Mengyuan stung hosts South Korea Saturday as China grabbed three of the four shooting golds and India's Jitu Rai won the other on day one of the Asian Games.
There were jubilant scenes in the Incheon velodrome Saturday as South Korea beat China to gold in the Asian Games men's cycling team sprint.
Pistols drawn as if mirroring regional military tensions, China's synchronized swimmers stormed to Asian Games gold in the duet competition on Saturday to the sound of a ticking bomb.
Saturday, September 20, 2014
South Korean President Park Geun-hye opened the Incheon Asian Games at a glittering, K-Pop inspired ceremony Friday as North Korean athletes received an unexpectedly warm welcome.
Wednesday, September 17, 2014
Hong Kong's Olympic darling Sarah Lee Wai-sze will have to draw on her trademark resourcefulness as she chases double cycling gold at the Asian Games.
Monday, September 15, 2014
Ukraine's Bohdan Bondarenko added the Continental Cup high jump title to his European and world crowns Saturday with a clearance of 2.37m, some distance off the 21-year-old world record of 2.45m held by Cuban legend Javier Sotomayor.
Tour of Spain leader Alberto Contador has ruled out competing at the world championships in his home country a week from now despite being picked for the Spanish team.
Saturday, September 13, 2014
Abhinav Bindra has hit just about every career target within his range, with the one glaring exception now directly in his sights at Incheon.