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  • Diversity, sporting power on show at Asiad opening

    INCHEON South Korea (Reuters) - The 17th Asian Games opened in a multi-coloured 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.
  • 'Locksmith' Dutt hones bag of tricks for Asiad gold

    NEW DELHI (Reuters) - Touching feet is the traditional Indian way of showing respect to someone but, as his numerous opponents would vouch, if it's on the wrestling mat and the outstretched arms belong to Yogeshwar Dutt, it normally means danger. The 31-...

    South Korea fires warning shots at North's patrol boat

    SEOUL (Reuters) - South Korea fired warning shots on Friday after a North Korean patrol boat crossed a disputed maritime border to the west of the divided peninsula, the South's military said. Such incidents are not unheard of along the tense sea...

    Middle East ready to host Olympics, says OCA chief

    INCHEON South Korea (Reuters) - Doha and Dubai are capable of hosting the Middle East's first Olympic Games and the region would simply have to trust itself to deliver a great event in the face of doubt and criticism, the president of the Olympic...

    Asian Olympic boss unsure why Saudi Arabia excluded women

    INCHEON South Korea (Reuters) - Asia's top Olympic official is unsure why Saudi Arabia excluded women from their team for the Asian Games and says he thought the Islamic kingdom had "broken the ice" when they picked female competitors for the London...