Thursday, September 25, 2014
China overtook North Korea at the top of the Asian Games weightlifting medals table Wednesday when world champion Xiang Yanmei comfortably saw off Ryo Un-Hui in the women's 69kg.
Wednesday, September 24, 2014
India's lone individual Olympic gold medalist Abhinav Bindra ended his career as a full-time shooter on Tuesday by winning two bronze medals at the Asian Games, saying it was time to take it easy.
China beat South Korea to take women's team badminton gold at the Asian Games Monday after a fierce battle that saw Korea's top seed break down in tears at her defeat.
Malaysia's world number one Nicol David fought back from a game down to overcome compatriot Low Wee Wern and take the Asian Games women's squash gold on Tuesday.
Olympic champion Bradley Wiggins is confident he can dethrone reigning three-time titlist Tony Martin when the world championship timetrial takes place in Ponferrada on Wednesday.
China's world and Olympic champion Lyu Xiaojun staved off the biggest upset of the Asian Games weightlifting so far when he summoned up one final glorious golden lift Tuesday.
Tuesday, September 23, 2014
China's double Olympic champion Sun Yang will skip the Asian Games 4x200 meters freestyle relay on Monday after hurting his thumb in the individual event, Chinese media reported.
Japan's Shotaro Shirai has set his sights on robbing Chinese gymnastics superstar Zou Kai of gold in the Asian Games individual floor routine after sensationally outdoing the five-time Olympic gold medalist in the team event.
The exuberant antics of North Korea's record-breaking weightlifters are causing a stir at the Asian Games as they are cheered on by pro-unification supporters with the police turning up en masse.
Japan's Kosuke Hagino followed a shock 200 meters freestyle gold by adding his signature 200m individual medley and the 4x200m freestyle relay title at the Asian Games on Monday as signs of Chinese frustration began to show.