1:19 pm October 17, 2014 | No Comment
Oscar Pistorius will be committed to the hospital wing of one of South Africa's toughest prisons if the double-amputee Olympic track star is sentenced to jail time for killing his girlfriend, the head of the prison service said on Thursday.
10:45 am October 15, 2014 | No Comment
Friends and colleagues of Mohammad Sarengat paid their last respects to the Indonesian sprinting great as he was laid to rest in a military burial at Jeruk Purut Public Cemetery, South Jakarta, on Tuesday. Sarengat died at the age of 75 on Monday in South Jakarta’s Pondok Indah Hospital after suffering multiple strokes in recent […]
2:30 pm October 6, 2014 | No Comment
North Koreans lined the streets of Pyongyang to welcome home their Asia Games athletes, state media said on Monday, but there was no reported appearance by the communist country's sports-fanatic leader.
12:00 pm October 5, 2014 | No Comment
The 17th Asian Games came to a close on Saturday, bringing an end to two weeks of intense competition, drama and controversy that shone a light on the best and worst of a region that will host the world's biggest events for the next decade.
2:22 pm September 30, 2014 | No Comment
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.
10:38 am September 22, 2014 | 4 Comments
Incheon. Asian Games organizers prevented a potential mass outbreak of food poisoning after salmonella was detected in lunch boxes prepared for athletes, officials said Monday. The bacteria was found on Sunday in meat included in boxed meals provided by a food caterer. A spokesman for the organizing committee told Agence France-Presse that all 76 lunch […]
2:23 pm September 18, 2014 | No Comment
Incheon, South Korea. North Korea’s flag was raised on Thursday at the Asian Games athletes’ village as competitors from the reclusive state batted off journalists’ questions with polite smiles and stony silence. Normally anyone waving the North’s flag or singing its national anthem in South Korea could face arrest under Seoul’s strict national security law. […]