China’s Sun Peiyuan claimed the first gold medal of the 2018 Asian Games here after winning the men's changquan wushu event today.
As was widely expected, the GBK Aquatics Centre played host to a battle between China and Japan on the opening day of the swimming at the Asian Games, with China coming off just the better.
The 2022 Asian Games in Hangzhou will be the start of a new chapter for the city, officials claimed here today at the Olympic Council of Asia (OCA) General Assembly.
By Duncan Mackay, Daniel Etchells and James Diamond in Jakarta
Indonesia President Joko Widodo officially declared the 2018 Asian Games open here tonight during a dazzling ceremony that showcased the host nation’s traditional cultures.
The official opening day of competition at the 2018 Asian Games is due to take place here tomorrow with the first gold medal scheduled to be won in the men's changquan wushu event.
The Olympic Council of Asia (OCA) Sports Committee has unanimously proposed the programme for the 2022 Asian Games in Hangzhou, it was revealed here today.
E-commerce platform Blibli.com has been drafted in to help the firm KiosTix sell Asian Games tickets after three days of malfunctions meant no one has been able to buy any.
NBA stars cleared to compete at Asian Games as Philippines name Jordan Clarkson flagbearer for Opening Ceremony
National Basketball Association (NBA) star Jordan Clarkson, who plays guard for the Cleveland Cavaliers, will carry the Philippine flag at the Opening Ceremony of the Asian Games this evening, having initially been told he was unable to compete at the event.
China’s hopes of competing in weightlifting here at the 2018 Asian Games have ended after the Olympic Council of Asia (OCA) vowed to adhere to the International Weightlifting Federation’s (IWF) ban on the country.
Japan hope to win 30 Olympic gold medals and finish third in the medals table at Tokyo 2020, the Japanese Olympic Committee (JOC) has announced here today.
By Daniel Etchells and James Diamond at the Gelora Bung Karno Main Stadium in Jakarta, and Duncan Mackay at the Main Press Centre
Amnesty International have claimed that Indonesian police have shot dead more than 70 people in the lead-up to the country’s hosting of the 2018 Asian Games here, criticising what it describes as an "unnecessary and excessive use of force".
Iranian taekwondo player Kimia Alizadeh could be forced to retire from the sport after picking up an injury that ruled her out of competing at the 2018 Asian Games here, according to her coach Mahroo Komrani.
Jakarta Palembang 2018 have named the official airline and mobility app of the Asian Games as Qatar Airways and Moovit respectively.