Indonesia to build athletes’ village for 2018 Asian Games

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Jakarta governor Basuki Tjahaja Purnama announced on January 7 his approval of the construction of an 11 hectare athletic village in the Kemayoran sub district of Jakarta, as part of the preparation for the 2018 Asian Games.

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Vietnam finishes fifth at Asian Beach Games

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Vietnam finishes fifth at Asian Beach Games

Vietnam athletes finished fifth in the medal tally at the 4th Asian Beach Games in Phuket, Thailand, which is far exceeding the target of tenth place.

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Winter Games will not move for World Cup - OCA boss

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Báo Thanh Niên English 5 month(s) ago

Asia's top Olympic official rules out 2022 Winter Olympics shift from its traditional time-slot to avoid clashing with the World Cup.

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Drama and controversy reign at Asian Games

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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 6 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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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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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 6 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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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 12 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 12 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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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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