Drama and controversy reign at Asian Games

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Báo Thanh Niên English 2 week(s) ago

Drama and controversy reign at Asian Games

Cries of foul play took over the Asian Games on Wednesday when an Indian female boxer refused to accept her medal and Malaysia lodged a formal complaint after one of its competitors failed a drugs test.

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Malaysian loses Asian Games gold medal over doping

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Malaysian loses Asian Games gold medal over doping

The banning of a Malaysian martial arts gold medallist for a doping offence overshadowed rare victories for Saudi Arabia and Singapore at the Asian Games on Tuesday.

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Indonesia replaces Vietnam as ASIAD 18 host

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VietnamNet English 1 month(s) ago

Indonesia replaces Vietnam as ASIAD 18 host

The Olympic Council of Asia (OCA) on September 19 selected Indonesia as a host country of the next Asian Games in 2019 (ASIAD 18) in lieu of Vietnam.

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Asian Games opening ceremony closes Gangnam Style

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Báo Dân Trí English 1 month(s) ago 2 related news

Asian Games opening ceremony closes Gangnam Style

A lavish opening ceremony at the Asian Games included poetry, the standard fireworks, and a rousing finale of singer PSY belting his signature hit "Gangnam Style" through a sequined microphone on Friday.

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Diversity, sporting power on show at Asiad opening

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Diversity, sporting power on show at Asiad opening

The 17th Asian Games opened in a multi-colored blaze of fireworks and carefully crafted K-Pop routines on Friday, as athletes from the world's most populous region came together in pursuit of gold and glory in South Korea.

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OCA throws Iran official out of Asiad for sexual harassment

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Báo Tuổi Trẻ English 1 month(s) ago

OCA throws Iran official out of Asiad for sexual harassment

The Olympic Council of Asia (OCA) has thrown an Iranian official out of the Asian Games after South Korean police charged him with sexual harassment, while a Palestine soccer player has been charged with the same offence and banned from leaving the country.

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Indonesia replaces Vietnam as ASIAD 18 host

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VOV News English 1 month(s) ago 1 duplicate news

Indonesia replaces Vietnam as ASIAD 18 host

(VOV) - The Olympic Council of Asia (OCA) on September 19 selected Indonesia as a host country of the next Asian Games in 2019 (ASIAD 18) in lieu of Vietnam.

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Asian Games: South Koreans banned from waving North's flag

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Asian Games: South Koreans banned from waving North's flag

South Koreans are banned from carrying North Korean flags into Asian Games venues and anyone waving one at an event could face arrest, games organisers said Tuesday (Sep 16).

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Asian Olympic council says won’t fine Vietnam for not hosting 2019 Asiad

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Báo Tuổi Trẻ English 6 month(s) ago

Asian Olympic council says won’t fine Vietnam for not hosting 2019 Asiad

The Olympic Council of Asia (OCA) has said it will not impose a penalty on Vietnam following Hanoi’s withdrawal last week from hosting the 18th Asian Games in 2019.

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OCA backs Viet Nam's withdrawal from hosting ASIAD

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VietNam News English 6 month(s) ago

OCA backs Viet Nam's withdrawal from hosting ASIAD

Viet Nam will not be penalised for withdrawing from hosting the 2019 Asiad Games, Deputy Chairman of the Viet Nam Olympic Committee Hoang Vinh Giang has confirmed.

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No penalty for Vietnam’s withdrawal as host of 18th Asian Games

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VietnamNet English 6 month(s) ago

No penalty for Vietnam’s withdrawal as host of 18th Asian Games

VietNamNet Bridge – On Wednesday evening, the Olympic Committee of Asia (OCA) approved Vietnam’s withdrawal from hosting the 2019 Asian Games. The committee will urgently seek another host, with a target of deciding by September this year.

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OCA accepts Vietnam’s withdrawal of ASIAD hosting

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VietnamPlus English 6 month(s) ago

OCA accepts Vietnam’s withdrawal of ASIAD hosting

The Olympic Council of Asia (OCA) on April 24 announced that it has consented to Vietnam’s decision to withdraw from hosting the 18th Asian Games (ASIAD 18) in 2019.

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Vietnam escapes fines for not hosting Asian Games

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Báo Thanh Niên English 6 month(s) ago 1 related news

Vietnam escapes fines for not hosting Asian Games

Sheikh Ahmad Al Fahad Al Sabah, President of the Olympic Council of Asia, talks with Hoang Tuan Anh, Vietnam's Minister of Culture, Sports and Tourism at OCA headquarters in Kuwait Wednesday. PHOTO COURTESY OF OCA

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OCA President backs Vietnam’s withdrawal of hosting ASIAD

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VietnamPlus English 6 month(s) ago 1 duplicate news

OCA President backs Vietnam’s withdrawal of hosting ASIAD

President of the Olympic Council of Asia (OCA) Sheikh Ahmad Al Fahad Al Sabah on April 23 showed his support for Vietnam’s option of withdrawing the hosting of the 18th Asian Games (ASIAD 18) in 2019.

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Officials go to Kuwait for withdrawal as the host of 18th Asian Games

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VietnamNet English 6 month(s) ago

Officials go to Kuwait for withdrawal as the host of 18th Asian Games

VietNamNet Bridge – A Vietnam delegation led by the Minister of Culture, Sports and Tourism, Mr. Hoang Tuan Anh, yesterday met with officials of the Olympic Committee of Asia (OCA) to withdraw from hosting the 18th Asian Games.

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