Sports / Newsmakers

Qatari sprinter breaks men's 100m Asian record

2014-09-29 00:39

Qatari sprinter spoiled the party of Japan and China squaring off at the men's 100m final with strong performance, but the showstopper was welcomed by his East Asian counterparts for raising the bar of the sprint event completion.

Sun still shining, despite sporadic setbacks

2014-09-25 05:30

Sun Yang had been labeled China's "bad boy" of swimming for a number of out-of-pool scandals, but the young star says he has learned a lot from the ups and downs and is ready to embark on a new phase of his career.

A rivalry based on respect

2014-09-25 05:20

Swimming star Sun Yang and his South Korean counterpart Park Taehwan always appear as hostile rivals but in reality they share respect and admiration.

David puts on a squash clinic for Olympic watchers

2014-09-24 10:19

Nicol David has done just about everything she can to win over the Olympic movers and shakers.

China's Sun Yang tests water in archrival Park Tae-hwan's pool

2014-09-18 10:52

After his first practice in the pool at the venue named after archrival Park Tae-hwan, Chinese swimming super star Sun Yang said on Tuesday that he enjoyed it as much as in any other pools.

'Super Dan' vows all-out efforts in clash with Lee Chong Wei

2014-09-17 17:16

Lin Dan said he would play to the best of his capabilities in a much anticipated showdown against his long-time rival Lee Chong Wei.

Iranian official accused of sexual harassment in Asiad

2014-09-17 15:53

An equipment manager for the Iranian men's soccer team faces police investigation on suspicion of sexually harassing a South Korean female volunteer at a stadium, an official at the Incheon Asian Games Organizing Committee (IAGOC) confirmed on Tuesday.

S. Korean-born badminton star comes home as coach of Japanese team

2014-09-17 15:14

South Korean-born badminton star Park Joo-bong has come home again: as the head coach of the Japanese team competing at this year's Asian Games here.

Govt cuts 263 from India team for Asian Games

2014-09-10 10:47

The Indian government has struck off 263 names recommended by the national Olympic association for the team to compete at the Asian Games in Incheon next week.

Chinese swimmer Sun Yang holds first practice

2014-09-16 15:10

China's flamboyant swimming star Sun Yang, the biggest rival of South Korean Olympic gold medalist Park Tae-hwan, held a much-anticipated open practice here on Wednesday.

Coach puts heat on Olympic champ Zhang

2014-09-16 07:44

Head coach Liu Guoliang warns Olympic and world singles champ Zhang Jike to knuckle down for team events or risk a chance to defend his gold.

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