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Men’s squash team defeat defending champions India 2-1

Malaysia scored an upset victory over India to enter the semifinals.

Japan dare to dream of shock 2020 sprint win

Three of the four sprinters who earned Japan a stunning second behind Usain Bolt's Jamaica at the 2016 Olympics teamed up again for a dominant showing in Jakarta.

The trouble with pencak silat: rivals spar over martial art

Controversy began when Malaysia's Muhammad Robial Sobri took aim at Singapore's Sheik Ferdous Sheik Alauddin.

Azizulhasni contributes 5th gold at 2018 Asian Games

This is the second Asian Games medal for the national cycling ace after having won a silver medal in the men’s team sprint event earlier.

Son seeking gold with one eye on Spurs’ progress

If South Korea win the Asian Games gold medal in football, Tottenham player Son Heung-min will receive an exemption from otherwise mandatory military service.

Ugly scuffles at Asiad boxing after Iraqi loses

A fight between cornermen and security staff ensued after a bout between Indonesia's Sunan Agung Amoragam and Iraq’s Jaafar Al Sudani.

Malaysia advances to semi-finals in Asia Games individual cycling

Azizulhasni Awang and Muhammad Shah Firdaus Sahrom inch closer to the final race.

Son’s South Korea in football final after Vietnam win

Son, who plays for Premier League club Tottenham Hotspur, provided the assist for the second goal before being substituted in the 72nd minute.

‘Silver’ Sindhu seeks golden outcome to lost badminton finals

P. V. Sindhu has developed the unfortunate reputation of losing in tournament finals.

Indonesian medal winners contribute towards Lombok cause

Several Indonesian medallists at the Asian Games are donating some of their prize money to the victims of a series of earthquakes that hit the island of Lombok.

Vietnam lauds South Korean coach as football ‘wizard’

Park Hang-seo has coached Vietnam to its best-ever Asian Games result in football.

Bahrain grab inaugural 4x400m mixed relay gold as China soar

China won four track and field gold medals, while Bahrain picked up a gold in the 4x400m mixed relay.

Badminton a smash hit as Indonesia excels at Asian Games

The Asian Games badminton tournaments have proven to be extremely popular.

Twins make it a double sister act in Jakarta synchro final

Chinese twins Jiang Tingting and Wenwen won the gold medal in the women's duet in synchronised swimming, while Kazakhstani twins Alexandra and Yekaterina Nemich won the bronze.

Malaysian sepak takraw regu strikes gold after 24 years

The Malaysian regu overcame the tremendous home-crowd support for the Indonesia regu at the Ranau Hall of the Jakabaring Sports City.

Indonesia’s Christie downs Chou to claim badminton gold

Jonatan Christie beat Chou Tien-chen 21-18, 20-22, 21-15 in the final.

Cars, houses, heroes: North Koreans win hearts at Asian Games

The North Korean gaiety is an eye-opening change, together with the thaw in diplomatic relations culminating in the historic summit between Kim and US President Donald Trump in Singapore.

India’s Chopra smashes competition to win javelin gold

The Commonwealth Games champion threw even further at the Gelora Bung Karno Stadium, clearing a distance of 88.06 metres.

No drowning your sorrows: Indonesia bans booze at athletes’ villages

The Indonesian organising committee said it was enforcing an Olympic Council of Asia regulation that prohibits the consumption of liquor in athletes' housing.

South Korea’s extra-time win keeps alive Son’s gold medal hopes

After Hwang Ui-jo completed his hat-trick, Hwang Hee-chan secured the win in the dying minutes of extra time.

National bowler strikes gold in historic win for Malaysia

Rafiq Ismail becomes the first Malaysian to clinch the men’s bowling masters gold medal in the Asian Games.

National silat champion blames biased jury over silver medal

Mohd Al Jufferi Jamari withdraws from the match after he was not awarded points.

Asian Games: National women’s bowlers don’t make it to finals

Natasha Roslan finishes in 10th place, while Syaidatul Afifah Badrul Hamidi ends her campaign in 14th place.

China draws blank in Asiad badminton singles as rivals improve

China had two top 10 players in the men's singles in Jakarta but neither reached the last four.

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