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Tag Archives: Asian Games

Amit stars for India, double for Japan

Son avoids military duty with gold JAKARTA, Indonesia, Sept 1, (Agencies): Tottenham forward Son Heung-min will get to skip military service. Son avoided the service obligation when South Korea defeated Japan 2-1 in the Asian Games gold medal soccer game on Saturday. The South Korean government rewards holders of Asian …

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Vikas makes history for India as ugly scenes mar boxing

Bahrain’s Odiong completes sprint double JAKARTA, Aug 29, (Agencies): Nigerian-born Edidiong Odiong of Bahrain pipped India’s Dutee Chand for the second time in three days to win the women’s 200 meters gold and claim the prestigious sprint double at the Asian Games on Wednesday. Wei Yongli of China again came …

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Kuwaiti athletes win acclaim for bagging medals in sports

Jordan nods judicial MoU with Kuwait KUWAIT CITY, Aug 28, (KUNA): Kuwait’s First Deputy Prime Minister and Defense Minister Sheikh Nasser Sabah Al-Ahmad Al-Sabah sent on Tuesday a cable of congratulations to Kuwaiti shooter Mansour Al-Rashidi for winning a gold medal at the 2018 Asian Games, held in Indonesia. In …

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Chopra reaps javelin gold for India

Salimikordasiabi completes hat trick JAKARTA, Aug 27, (Agencies): India’s Neeraj Chopra smashed the field to claim the men’s javelin gold at the Asian Games on Monday by posting his personal best which was nearly six meters clear of his closest competitor. The long-haired 20-year-old entered the competition in Jakarta having …

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Proud to see Kuwaiti flag high, thanks to our heroes: Speaker

PM hails achievements of Kuwait athletes KUWAIT CITY, Aug 26 (KUNA): Kuwaiti National Assembly Speaker Marzouq Ali Al-Ghanim expressed on Sunday his proudness in watching the flag of Kuwait flying high thanks to achievements made heroes Mansour Al- Rashidi and Ali Al-Shatti at the 18th Asian Games in the Indonesian …

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China’s Sun completes ‘golden slam’

Seto retains title, Kumar upset JAKARTA, Aug 19, (AFP): Chinese giant Sun Yang swept to Asian Games 200m freestyle gold Sunday to add to his Olympic and world titles – then had his national anthem played twice after a flag-pole malfunction. The triple Olympic champion produced a blistering last two …

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Two Koreas ‘march together’ as Asian Games burst into life

Widodo declares the Games open JAKARTA, Aug 18, (AFP): North and South Korea marched together in a stirring display of unity as the Asian Games, one of the world’s biggest sports events, opened in a blaze of colour in Jakarta on Saturday. South Korean women’s basketball player Lim Yung-hui and …

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UAE and Palestine added to Asian Games after mixed-up

Malaysian badminton star Lee out KUALA LUMPUR, July 25, (AFP): The United Arab Emirates and Palestine were Wednesday officially added to the football tournament at the Asian Games after they were accidentally omitted from the original draw. The Asian Football Confederation (AFC) conducted a limited re-draw at their headquarters in …

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