Sexual harassment cases mar Asian Games countdown

More Sports | ASIAN GAMES Sep 17, 2014

Sexual harassment cases mar Asian Games countdown

A second sexual harassment case at the Asian Games was being investigated by South Korea police on Wednesday, two days before the opening ceremony. Police asked prosecutors to indict a 19-year-old Palestinian soccer player for allegedly harassing a female staff member at the athletes' village, ...

Japan U-21s, Nadeshiko look toward future

Soccer / World Cup | ASIAN GAMES Sep 13, 2014

Japan U-21s, Nadeshiko look toward future

Makoto Teguramori's men will kick off Japan's Asian Games campaign on Sunday when they take on Kuwait in the soccer competition. Five days ahead of the opening ceremony of the 17th Games, the Japanese under-21s will look to defend the title they won four years ...

More Sports / Swimming Jun 21, 2014

Seto prevails in men's 200 butterfly

Daiya Seto outpaced the field en route to winning the men's 200-meter butterfly on the third day of the Japan Open swimming tournament on Saturday. Seto clocked a time of 1 minute, 54.75 seconds at Tokyo Tatsumi International Swimming Center in the meet, which is ...

Vietnam pulls out of hosting 2019 Asian Games

Asia Pacific Apr 18, 2014

Vietnam pulls out of hosting 2019 Asian Games

Vietnam has withdrawn as the host of the 2019 Asian Games, saying it lacked funds and its reputation could be at risk if the event flops. The government's initial decision to host the games had generated little excitement domestically, and there had been increasing opposition ...