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Jakarta silver erases nightmares for tormented Indian sprinter Chand

Despite being the first Indian woman since 1980 to compete in the 100m at the Olympics in Rio two years ago, Chand has been subject to abuse for being "unfeminine" by some.

South Korea overcome Clarkson challenge to enter basketball semis

Ricardo Preston Ratliffe's 30 points outperformed Jordan Clarkson's 25 and led South Korea to the victory.

Vocal volleys part of the job for India’s hockey goalie

The talkative P. R. Sreejesh is attempting to lead India to an Asian Games gold medal.

Indonesia’s silver medallist Nova: ‘I went all out, if I die,...

Emilia Nova won Indonesia's first Asian Games track and field medal since 1998.

China’s Su becomes Asia’s fastest man in Games record time

Su held off his opponents with a late burst of speed to win the event in 9.92 seconds, ahead of Nigerian-born Qatari Tosin Ogunode, who clocked 10.00, in the Indonesian capital.

BAM blames coaches over badminton team’s failure at Asian Games

The coaching committee must do something drastic, says BAM president Norza Zakaria.

Tears as North Korea’s Rim follows little sister to gold

The sisters couldn't hold back their emotions after Jong Sim was presented with her gold medal by North Korean Sports Minister Kim Il Guk.

Indonesia’s giant killer Ginting sails into badminton semis

Ginting beat Chen Long 21-19, 21-11 to sail through to the semis, guaranteeing Indonesia a medal in the men's singles event in Jakarta.

Indonesia optimistic during best ever Asian Games

Indonesia seems optimistic about the upcoming Olympics too as the Asian Games is ongoing.

Nicol David earns Malaysia’s second gold at Asian Games

She edges out national junior player S Sivansangari in a five-set thriller.

Asian Games shine spotlight on Indonesian cuisine

Here are a few of the foods that best distil the flavours of Indonesian cuisine.

Iran’s Moradi breaks weightlifting’s oldest world record

Moradi hoisted 189kg in the competition's opening discipline to better the snatch record set at 188kg in 1999 by Greece's Akakios Kakiasvilis.

S Korea dashes Malaysia’s hopes for another gold in bowling

The women's team came in second after managing 8,149 pinfalls.

Japan’s Yamaguchi targets second badminton gold after team woes

Despite losing all three of her matches in the team event, Akane Yamaguchi nevertheless believes she can win an individual gold medal.

Turkmen wrestler becomes first doping case at Asian Games

Rustem Nazarov tested positive for furosemide, and was therefore disqualified.

Asiad hosts Indonesia take first-ever rowing gold

Victory in the lightweight men's eight was the country's ninth gold medal in the regional Olympics, bringing it only two short of its record set in 1962, the last time the nation hosted the event.

Spirited Iran end India’s kabaddi reign

Such has been India's dominance that when South Korea edged them 24-23 in a group match on Monday, it was their first kabaddi defeat at the Asian Games.

Son’s South Korea defeat Iran to reach Asian quarters

Defending champions South Korea defeated a physical Iran team 2-0 in a clash between two tournament heavyweights in Cikarang.

Cyclist’s Uzbek switch denied at Asian Games

Cyclist Olga Zabelinskaya, who has previously served an 18-month doping ban, switched nations after saying she did not think she would be allowed to compete under a Russian flag.

‘I’m one of them’ – badminton’s Sindhu soars in rich list

India's PV Sindhu places so high on the Forbes rich list, behind six well-known tennis players with Serena Williams at number one.

Japan swim queen Ikee sweeps to fifth Asian Games gold

The irrepressible Ikee propelled Japan to victory in the women's 4x100m medley relay in Jakarta.

Chinese swimmer assaulted Korean at Asian Games

Kim Hye-jin accidentally struck the unnamed Chinese swimmer's face while training at Jakarta's Aquatic Center.

National men’s bowling team wins silver at Asian Games

Rafiq Ismail, Timmy Tan Chye Chern and Ahmad Muaz Mohd Fishol clinch the second spot after recording 4,235 points.

Vietnamese women row to first Asian Games gold

Vietnam's lightweight women's quadruple sculls claimed gold in the final race of the penultimate day of rowing events.