JAKARTA China quietly continued their domination of the region's sporting arena, while 2020 Summer Olympics host Japan were buoyed by plenty of encouraging performances at the 18th Asian Games which ended in Indonesia on Sunday.
JAKARTA Japan staged a spectacular regulation time comeback to draw 6-6 before edging out Malaysia 3-1 in a penalty shootout and claim the men's hockey gold at the Asian Games on Saturday.
JAKARTA As she climbed down the steps at the Gelora Bung Karno Stadium, Swapna Barman, India's newly-minted Asian Games heptathlon champion, handed over her gold medal to a bearded man and bent down to touch his feet.
JAKARTA Swapna Barman's claim to fame before landing in Jakarta was as the athlete with 12 toes but the 21-year-old will return home having forged a new identity after winning India's first Asian Games gold in the heptathlon.
JAKARTA Esports' Olympic inclusion remains a distant dream despite its successful Asian Games debut as a demonstration sport in Jakarta, the game's continental chief said on Wednesday.
JAKARTA Tottenham Hotspur striker Son Heung-min is not the only South Korean chasing an Asian Games gold to avoid military service and the issue influenced celebration in Tuesday's archery final in the men's individual recurve event.
JAKARTA Two sets of twins stood on the podium with Asian Games medals around their necks after the final of women's duet in synchronised swimming on Tuesday.
JAKARTA Most athletes are happy to let their performance do the talking but India's hockey goalkeeper PR Sreejesh sees strenuously exercising his vocal cords a key part of his job.
JAKARTA, Aug 27 Most athletes are happy to let their performance do the talking but India's hockey goalkeeper PR Sreejesh sees strenuously exercising his vocal cords a key part of his job.
JAKARTA It is only the halfway stage of the Asian Games yet hosts Indonesia have already secured their best-ever showing after surpassing the 11 golds they won at their first home Games in 1962.