Friday, September 26, 2014
Iran's new star keirin rider earned himself a pass out of military service by snatching a surprise Asian Games cycling gold Thursday — reducing his relieved mum to tears.
Thursday, September 25, 2014
Veteran comeback kid Lee Hyun-Il sealed victory as South Korea downed badminton giants China Tuesday to take gold in a thrilling five-match men's team final.
Narantuya Chuluunbadrakh became the first Mongolian to win a shooting gold medal in the Asian Games when she clinched the women's 50m rifle prone title on Wednesday.
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.