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Ex-Olympian, hockey coach Lawrence van Huizen dies, aged 89

His son Stephen and late brother Peter also played hockey for Malaysia.

Cricket to make Asian Games return at Hangzhou 2022

The sport has long struggled to grow beyond its traditional bases and was last included in the 1900 Olympic games.

Oceania nations, including Australia, to compete at 2022 Asian Games

Oceania has not participated in the Asian Games previously, but sporting ties with Asia have been growing.

Indonesia president picks Asian Games chief to run re-election campaign

Thohir, who is also chairman of Italian soccer club Inter Milan, was brought in to lead the Asian Games committee in 2015 amid concerns over a ballooning budget.

Olympic dreams emerge as Asian Games close in Jakarta

Indonesia's hosting of the Asian Games may prove to be a stepping stone towards hosting the Olympics.

After Asian Games, Nicol all set for China Open

Having won two medals at the Asian Games, Nicol David will enter the China Open with renewed confidence.

Japanese golden girl Ikee becomes first female MVP

Rikako Ikee's six gold medals made her deserving of the award.

AIBA to allow judging protests after Asian Games boxing turmoil

It is not the first time boxing at the Asian Games has been dogged by controversial judging.

Asian Games: Never-say-die Japan pip Malaysia to hockey gold

Japan stages a spectacular comeback and edges out Malaysia in a penalty shootout.

South Korea’s Asiad football gold secures military exemption for Son

By winning an Asian Games gold medal, Son Heung-min has earned a military exemption.

Legend Hawk slams Malaysian skater haters as Games teen trolled

Skateboarding impresario Tony Hawk was one of thousands who rushed to Fatin Syahirah's defence when she found herself subject to vitriolic comments online.

India’s Amit stuns Olympic champion, Uzbeks lords of Asian ring

Although Amit Panghal of India won an upset victory over Hasanboy Dusantov of Uzbekistan, it was not enough to stop Uzbekistan from leaving the Asian Games with the most boxing gold medals.

Malaysia fail to reach rugby sevens semifinal at Asian Games

Malaysia lost 40-5 to South Korea in the quarterfinal.

Indonesia to bid for 2032 Olympics

Widodo said the Asian Games have proved the country has the ability to host the world's most prestigious multi-sports event.

Japan clinch triathlon double

Jumpei Furuya and Yuko Takahashi won gold medals in the men's and women's triathlon respectively.

Hockey squad determined not to miss golden opportunity

If Malaysia beat Japan in the Asian Games final, it would be their first Asian Games gold medal ever.

Japan cut down China in women’s football final

This is Japan's second time winning the Asian Games gold medal.

Sailing squad contributes gold at Asian Games on Merdeka Day

National Olympic sailor Khairulnizam Mohd Afendy, who is the country’s first athlete to book a slot at the 2020 Tokyo Olympics, settled for silver in the Laser Standard event.

Asian Games: ‘Pocket rocketman’ settles for bronze in Keirin

A disappointed Mohd Azizulhasni Awang says he could not do the final acceleration because he didn't have the space.

Asian Games: Malaysia’s sole roller skater rues strategy after exit

But Mohamad Hazim Shahrum has no regrets taking part in race.

‘Sports bodies must answer for poor performance of Asian Games athletes’

Deputy chef de mission Dr SS Cheema says sports associations must explain why they sent 'totally unfit' athletes to regional games.

Criticise me, not Fatin, Syed Saddiq says in defence of skateboarder

The youth and sports minister says public should applaud teenager for her courage in competing in international arena.

Indonesian family questions police killings in run-up to Asian Games

The ombudsman has asked police for details of the killings, including forensic reports, the identify of officers involved and investigation files.

Asian Games: Malaysian women triathletes finish in 12th, 16th place

Irene Chong says the hot weather made it tough but she was determined to finish the race as it is National Day.

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