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Doping takes spotlight from teenage champs at Asian Games

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INCHEON South Korea - The ugly spectre of drugs in sport took centre stage at the Asian Games on Tuesday when two athletes, including a gold medal winner, were kicked out of the region's biggest multi-sports competition for doping offences.

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Tomita still in Korea after paying fine for stealing camera

10:14am IST

INCHEON South Korea - Japanese swimmer Naoya Tomita remains in South Korea despite being cleared to return home after paying a fine for stealing a camera at the Asian Games.

Syrian karate competitor fails dope test at Asiad

11:45am IST

INCHEON South Korea - Syrian karate competitor Nour Aldin Al-Kurdi has become the fifth athlete at the Asian Games to fail a doping test, the Olympic Council of Asia announced on Wednesday.

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Interview: Training, not birthplace, makes you win - Jamal

11:46am IST

INCHEON South Korea - Ethiopian-born Maryam Yusuf Jamal thanked Bahrain for giving her the chance to earn a living from athletics on Wednesday and told Reuters that her Asian Games 1,500 metres gold medal was down to intensive training, not which country she originated from.

Wushu gold medallist Tai tests positive at Asiad

30 Sep 2014

INCHEON South Korea - Tai Cheau Xuen, who won a gold medal in wushu for Malaysia at the Asian Games, has been expelled from the event and stripped of her medal because of a failed drugs test, one of two announced on Tuesday.

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