Tuesday, September 30, 2014
Taiwan bagged three more medals at the 2014 Asian Games in Incheon yesterday, namely the silver in the women's doubles tennis event, the bronze in the men's team table tennis and the bronze in women's individual road cycling.
Monday, September 29, 2014
The UAE's Alia Saeed Mohammed ran a personal best to win the Asian Games women's 10,000 meters on Saturday and claim the first of an expected slew of medals for African-born athletes running for wealthy Gulf states.
India's star woman boxer M.C. Mary Kom is not surprised at the crowd support for her at the Asian Games. The sprightly 31-year-old acknowledges cheers from the stands and does not even mind being pushed around as her fans jostle with each other to get pictured with her.
Teenage steeplechaser Ruth Jebet had her Asian Games gold medal restored on appeal Sunday as dominant China passed 100 wins with a week's competition still to go.
China's Wang Yihan fought back from a game down to condemn badminton world number one teammate Li Xuerui to another shock defeat in the women's singles final at the Asian Games Sunday.
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.