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Hosts Indonesia bid emotional farewell to 18th Asiad

Sep 02 2018

JAKARTA Indonesia bid an emotional farewell to the 18th Asian Games on a rain-soaked evening at the Gelora Bung Karno stadium on Sunday with the Olympic Council of Asia (OCA) President hailing the event as a "historical success".

Games-Hosts Indonesia bid emotional farewell to 18th Asiad

Sep 02 2018

JAKARTA, Sept 2 Indonesia bid an emotional farewell to the 18th Asian Games on a rain-soaked evening at the Gelora Bung Karno stadium on Sunday with the Olympic Council of Asia (OCA) President hailing the event as a "historical success".

Japanese golden girl Ikee becomes first female MVP

Sep 02 2018

JAKARTA Japanese swimmer Rikako Ikee became the first female athlete to be named the Most Valuable Player (MVP) at an Asian Games on Sunday after the teenager scooped an unprecedented six gold medals in the Jakarta pool.

Games-Japanese golden girl Ikee becomes first female MVP

Sep 02 2018

JAKARTA, Sept 2 Japanese swimmer Rikako Ikee became the first female athlete to be named the Most Valuable Player (MVP) at an Asian Games on Sunday after the teenager scooped an unprecedented six gold medals in the Jakarta pool.

Indonesia to bid for 2032 Olympics after Asiad success

Sep 01 2018

JAKARTA Buoyed up by the success of hosting the ongoing Asian Games, Indonesia will bid for the 2032 Olympics, President Joko Widodo said on Saturday.

UPDATE 2-Games-Indonesia to bid for 2032 Olympics after Asiad success

Sep 01 2018

JAKARTA, Sept 1 Buoyed up by the success of hosting the ongoing Asian Games, Indonesia will bid for the 2032 Olympics, President Joko Widodo said on Saturday.

Bahrain's Odiong adds relay gold to sprint double in Jakarta

Aug 30 2018

JAKARTA Bahrain's Nigerian-born Edidiong Odiong picked up her third gold medal of the Asian Games on Thursday when she led her country to the women's 4x100 metres relay title, ending China's hold on the event.

Esports needs to raise game to become medal event - OCA

Aug 30 2018

JAKARTA Esports must streamline its governing bodies and avoid over-commercialisation before it can graduate to a full medal event at the next Asian Games, Olympic Council of Asia (OCA) Director General Husain Al-Musallam has told Reuters.

Games-Esports needs to raise game to become medal event: OCA

Aug 30 2018

JAKARTA, Aug 30 Esports must streamline its governing bodies and avoid over-commercialisation before it can graduate to a full medal event at the next Asian Games, Olympic Council of Asia (OCA) Director General Husain Al-Musallam has told Reuters.

OCA hopes to see Kuwait back in Olympic fold for 2020

Aug 30 2018

JAKARTA Olympic Council of Asia (OCA) Director General Husain Al-Musallam has told Reuters he hopes his native Kuwait will implement a roadmap proposed by the International Olympic Committee that will see it return to the Olympic fold ahead of the 2020 Tokyo Games.

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