Sunday, September 28, 2014
China dominated the Asian Games weightlifting and their toughest woman Zhou Lulu outshone the world's strongest man to round off a week of scintillating record-breaking action.
Taiwan's national weightlifting coach said that he hoped the stunning success of his golden girls could lift spirits back home in a devastated city close to their hearts.1 Comment
Saturday, September 27, 2014
South Korea's Kim Min-jae won a shock silver medal in the men's 105kg weightlifting Friday and then melted hearts by cuddling his 8-month-old baby son on the victory podium.
China's badminton head coach Li Yongbo has accused hosts South Korea of deliberately manipulating the air-conditioning during their men's team final at the Asian Games.
Uzbek gymnast Oksana Chusovitina was winning gold medals at international meets before many of her rivals at the Asian Games were even born. At 39 years of age, she's not done yet.
Cycling's world governing body the Union Cycliste Internationale (UCI) announced on Thursday a change to how riders will be judged if they test positive for banned substances.
A group of eccentric international cricketers on Friday set a new record for the highest-ever match with a lung-busting effort at the top of Mount Kilimanjaro.
Friday, September 26, 2014
Qatar's women's basketball team stood defiant over a ban on their Muslim headscarves Thursday as a second doping case and match-fixing fears overshadowed the Asian Games.
Liu Hao Thursday became the third Chinese male weightlifter in a row to pull out all the stops with the final lift of the competition and snatch an unlikely gold medal.
Hong Kong's Shek Wai-hung scooped an unexpected men's vault gold Thursday as South Korea's Olympic champion Yang Hak-Seon stumbled to silver on a night of slips and spills in the Asian Games gymnastics.