Nanjing 2014

Ly Hoang Nam wins tennis epic as China finish top of the medals table at Asian Youth Games

By Nick Butler at the Nanjing Sport Institute

The tennis venue at the Asian Youth GamesAugust 23 - Ly Hoang Nam may be a name that becomes much more familiar in future years as the 16-year-old tennis star from Vietnam played like a true champion here at the Asian Youth Games in overcoming the heat, a formidable opponent and the exhaustion of playing for almost three hours to win a thrilling men's singles title 6-7, 7-5, 7-5

Squash teaches core Youth Games values

By Nick Butler at the Nanjing Olympic Sports Centre

The home crowd getting behind their team at the Asian Youth GamesAugust 18 - It has frequently been said that the aim of the Asian Youth Games is to introduce young athletes to the requirements of elite sport and this point could not have been underlined better than during a women's squash semi-final where mental rather than physical weaknesses were brutally exposed.