China's Hangzhou to Host 2022 Asian Games
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China's Hangzhou to Host 2022 Asian Games

Chinese city Hangzhou was the lone candidate to bid for hosting the 2022 Asian Games. The decision comes shortly after Beijing won the right to host the 2022 Winter Olympics.

Narendra Modi's Charm Bowls Over Indian Asian Games 2014 Medallists
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Narendra Modi's Charm Bowls Over Indian Asian Games 2014 Medallists

The Prime Minister hosted the Asian Games 2014 medallists at his residence on Tuesday morning, where he felicitated the medal winners and some coaches.

Asian Games: Malaysia Wushu Chief Quits Over Doping, Says Report
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Asian Games: Malaysia Wushu Chief Quits Over Doping, Says Report

Asian Games champion Tai Cheau Xuen stripped of her gold medal and Martin Lim reportedly said he was "taking full responsibility."

India's Asian Games Performance is Inspiring: Sports Minister Sarbananda Sonowal
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India's Asian Games Performance is Inspiring: Sports Minister Sarbananda Sonowal

India won 57 medals, including 11 golds, at the 17th edition of the Asian Games in the South Korean city.

Funding an Obstacle to Olympic Dream: Seema Punia
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Funding an Obstacle to Olympic Dream: Seema Punia

Seema Punia won gold in the women's discus throw at the Incheon Asian Games with a personal best of 61.03 metres.

Kerala Announces Cash Awards for Asian Games Medallists
Indo-Asian News Service

Kerala Announces Cash Awards for Asian Games Medallists

Quarter-miler Tintu Luka, who won one gold and silver, would get Rs.25 lakh and her coach PT Usha would get Rs 2 lakh.

Police Search for Seven Athletes Missing From Asian Games
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Police Search for Seven Athletes Missing From Asian Games

The seven missing from the Asian Games include three from Nepal, two from Sri Lanka and one each from Bangladesh and Palestine.

Karnataka Announce Cash Rewards for Asian Games Medallists
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Karnataka Announce Cash Rewards for Asian Games Medallists

Speaking at a reception accorded to gold medalist M R Poovamma in Mangalore on Tuesday, Karnataka Sports Minister Abhayachandra Jain said Rs 7 lakh would be given to silver medalists and Rs 5 lakh to bronze medalists at the Games. Poovamma will get Rs 10 lakh for her gold.

Asian Games 2014: China's Pain Over 'Three Big Ball Sports'
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Asian Games 2014: China's Pain Over 'Three Big Ball Sports'

China won 151 gold medals at the two-week Games in South Korea, but no titles in football and basketball, the world's most popular sports.

Seema Punia Relieved to Win Asian Games Gold, Sets Sight on Olympic Medal
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Seema Punia Relieved to Win Asian Games Gold, Sets Sight on Olympic Medal

Seema Punia, the only individual gold medallist among track and field athletes in the South Korean city, rued the lack of financial support and expects corporate sponsorships coming her way to prepare for next year's World Championships and Rio Games.

Asian Games: Two Sri Lankan Athletes Missing in South Korea
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Asian Games: Two Sri Lankan Athletes Missing in South Korea

A hockey player and a member of the beach volleyball team were unaccounted for at the time Sri Lanka's 80-strong contingent prepared to leave.

Asian Games: Heroes, Villains and Kim Jong-Un Leave Mark in Korea
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Asian Games: Heroes, Villains and Kim Jong-Un Leave Mark in Korea

Failed doping tests, ham-fisted bureaucracy and judging scandals all reared their ugly head at the Asian Games, the constant trickle of controversy providing a reminder of the fact that for every modern sports hero, a villain of the piece often lurks.

Asian Games: Records, Rows at Incheon
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Asian Games: Records, Rows at Incheon

Between the "Gangnam Style" opening ceremony and Saturday's spectacular close, 17 world records fell and dozens of potential Olympic champions were unearthed.

Asian Games Identity Row Set to Hot up
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Asian Games Identity Row Set to Hot up

The Olympic Council of Asia (OCA) says it is working towards admitting Pacific nations in future Games, paving the way for the likes of Australia and New Zealand to take part.

Successful Games Launch Asia's Golden Age of Sport
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Successful Games Launch Asia's Golden Age of Sport

Incheon Asian Games was hailed as a brilliant success and a model for future multi-sports events despite being tarnished by doping, crime and rows over religious freedom, women's rights and judging.

Asian Games End With Enthralling Cultural Extravaganza
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Asian Games End With Enthralling Cultural Extravaganza

The formal closing was done at the Incheon Asian Games Main Stadium by Olympic Council of Asia president Sheikh Ahmad Fahad Al-Sabah after an impressive cultural show that kept the crowd enthralled.

Asian Games: India Sign Off Bollywood Style
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Asian Games: India Sign Off Bollywood Style

There was plenty of emotion, drama, suspense and heartbreak, a few stirring feats as India left Incheon with 11 gold medals, down from 14 in Guangzhou four years ago, and finished two spots lower than the sixth place it gained in the medals tally last time.

Asian Games: Olympic Council of Asia Happy with Very Few Positive Dope Tests
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Asian Games: Olympic Council of Asia Happy with Very Few Positive Dope Tests

The 2014 edition of the Asian Games ended on October 4 with a spectacular closing ceremony in Incheon.

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