Thursday, October 2, 2014
When Taiwan's budding taekwondo star Lin Wan-ting made her international debut at the East Asian Games in October 2013, her sights were already set on winning a gold medal at the 2014 Asian Games in South Korea.
Wednesday, October 1, 2014
Asian Games organizers on Tuesday expelled Malaysia's wushu gold medal-winner Tai Cheau Xuen after she became the third doping failure of the giant event.
An ancient contact sport rooted in Indian mythology and said to date back 5,000 years, “kabaddi” is proving a knockout at the Asian Games as its popularity spreads.
Japan has protested to Asian Games organizers in South Korea after the image of a Korean hero who assassinated a senior Japanese official a century ago was shown in a stadium, officials said Tuesday.
Tuesday, September 30, 2014
Taiwanese cyclist Hsiao Mei-yu (蕭美玉) finished third in the women's road race at the 2014 Asian Games on Monday, increasing her personal medal haul at the games in Incheon to four in four events.
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.