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After the fireworks, 1st medals up for grabs at Asian Games

Aug 18, 2018

Sun Yang has the international profile, the three Olympic gold medals and the first of the men's events in the pool on the first day of medal competition at the Asian Games. But there's one race he can't win Sunday

Ban will keep China out of Asian Games weightlifting

Aug 18, 2018

A doping ban will keep China out of weightlifting at the Asian Games

Japan: Asian Games a proving ground for 2020 Tokyo Olympics

Aug 18, 2018

Japan is shooting for a record 30 gold medals at its 2020 Tokyo Olympics, and the Asian Games are the proving ground

Sun is up, Schooling is in for Asian Games swimming program

Aug 18, 2018

Sun Yang and Joseph Schooling enter the Asian Games swimming program under the weight of intense expectations from their nations

Son's arrival unable to inspire comeback win for South Korea

Aug 17, 2018

Winning the gold medal at the Asian Games got a little more complicated for Tottenham forward Son Heung-min when his belated entry into the tournament for South Korea ended in a surprising 2-1 loss to Malaysia

Ban Lifted: Kuwaitis compete under own flag at Asian Games

Aug 17, 2018

Athletes from Kuwait will compete under their own flag in the Asian Games after the International Olympic Committee provisionally lifted the country's suspension.

Asian Games: Something for everybody _ even contract bridge

Aug 17, 2018

The Asian Games are enormous, with 11,500 athletes expected _ about 1,000 more than a typical Summer Olympics.

Amnesty condemns Indonesia police killings ahead of games

Aug 17, 2018

Amnesty International says Indonesian police fatally shot dozens of petty criminals in a deliberate campaign of "unnecessary and excessive" force ahead of the Asian Games

Clarkson, Yao Ming keen observers at Asian Games basketball

Aug 16, 2018

Cleveland Cavaliers guard Jordan Clarkson got a clearance from the NBA to play in the Asian Games but had to watch from the sidelines as the Philippines won its opening game against Kazakhstan

Through hoops: Combined Koreas set tone for Asian Games

Aug 16, 2018

Big picture already clear after one win for combined Koreas in Asian Games

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