Miscellany

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    Japan’s Ikee scoops MVP

    AFP | Updated at 12:17am on September 03, 2018

    Teenage swimming sensation Rikako Ikee said she would celebrate with barbecued beef and sushi as she was named the best athlete at the Asian Games...

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    Asian Games Corner

    | Updated at 12:05am on September 02, 2018

    Two North Korean coaches were kicked out of the Asian Games Saturday after mounting a protest in the ring after one of their boxers lost...

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    Son wins gold to avoid military service

    Agence France-Presse . Jakarta | Updated at 12:05am on September 02, 2018

    Tottenham Hotspur forward Son Heung-min was left beaming from ear to ear after winning an exemption from almost two years of military service by leading...

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    Chayan retires with no regret

    Azad Majumder . Jakarta | Updated at 12:05am on September 02, 2018

    It was not the scene perhaps Mamunur Rahman Chayan had been prepared for. At the end of the game, players from both teams lined up...

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    Harry’s ignoring me, sulks Son

    Agence France-Presse . Cibinong | Updated at 12:05am on September 01, 2018

    Tottenham star Son Heung-min said Friday he was still waiting for Spurs team-mates Harry Kane and Dele Alli to wish him luck as he goes...

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    Africa-born stars sweep Bahrain to top of athletics

    Agence France-Presse . Jakarta | Updated at 12:05am on September 01, 2018

    The tiny Gulf kingdom of Bahrain finished joint-top of the Asian Games athletics table with 12 golds -- but not everyone is rushing to congratulate...

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    Asian Games Corner

    | Updated at 12:05am on September 01, 2018

    Substitute Yuika Sugasawa scored with just seconds left as former world champions Japan beat fierce rivals China 1-0 to regain the Asian Games women’s football...

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    Rugby offers Sri Lanka last hope

    Azad Majumder . Jakarta | Updated at 12:05am on September 01, 2018

    Bangladesh’s physical presence in the 18th Asian Games has not yet ended as they have still a game to play in men’s hockey’s fifth-place decider...

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    No Indo-Pak hockey final in Asiad

    Azad Majumder . Jakarta | Updated at 12:45am on August 31, 2018

    What was expected to be a great final, it has now turned out to be third place deciding match in Asian Games hockey as both...

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    Asian Games Corner

    | Updated at 12:05am on August 31, 2018

    Being born with six toes on each foot didn’t stop India’s Swapna Barman winning the Asian Games heptathlon -- but she immediately issued a plea...

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