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  1. Asian Games: Taiwan's Hsu smashes...Read the original story w/Photo

    8 hrs ago | Suria

    Taiwan's Hsu Shu-ching rewrote the record books as she took the women's 53kg class weightlifting gold at the Asian Games on Sunday. Taiwan's Shu Ching Hsu lifts takes women's 53kg weightlifting gold at the 2014 Asian Games in Incheon on September 21, 2014 - by Pornchai Kittiwongsakul Having seen Kazakhstan's Zulfiya Chinshanlo break her own clean and jerk world record by 1kg with her second attempt at 132kg, Hsu replied with the same weight on her next lift.

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  2. Asian Games: Korean schoolboy outguns...Read the original story w/Photo

    8 hrs ago | Suria

    Shy teenager Kim Cheong-Yong beat the Olympic and world champion as South Korea swept the men's 10 metre air pistol titles at the Asian Games Sunday. Kim Cheongyong of South Korea wins the men's 10m air pistol final at the Asian Games in Incheon on September 21, 2014, with a score of 201.2 - by Manan Vatsyayana The 17-year-old beat a star-studded field in the eight-man final to claim the individual crown to thunderous applause from home fans.

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  3. Asian Games: Japan take men's team...Read the original story w/Photo

    8 hrs ago | Suria

    Japan upset favourites China to claim the Asian Games men's team gymnastics gold Sunday, with Beijing's golden boy Zou Kai outshone in the floor routine by an unfancied outsider. Chinese gymnast Wang Peng competes at Namdong Gymnasium during the Incheon Asian Games on September 21, 2014 - by Prakash Singh The Chinese, who have dominated Asian Games gymnastics, with 123 golds out of a possible 175 since the event was introduced in 1974, were beaten into third by South Korea, let down by a patchy performance across the six disciplines.

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  4. Sixth is Cai Lin's best in the poolRead the original story w/Photo

    8 hrs ago | The Star Online

    INCHEON: Khoo Cai Lin put up a creditable performance as the swimming competition got under way at the Munhak Park Tae-hwan Aquatics Centre. The 25-year-old swam her season's best time of 4:18.07 in her 400m freestyle heat in the morning to squeeze into the final as the eighth fastest qualifier.

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  5. Li Na retires from WTA tennis with 'no regrets'Read the original story w/Photo

    8 hrs ago | CBC News

    Li Na sobs Sunday as she speaks to reporters during a retirement media conference at the National Tennis Center in Beijing. Two days after announcing the end of her momentous tennis career in an open letter to friends and fans, Li Na entered her farewell media conference with the appearance of somebody who had been crying.

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  6. New swim sensation strikes goldRead the original story w/Photo

    8 hrs ago | Iol.co.za

    Incheon, South Korea Japan's new swimming sensation Kosuke Hagino produced an astonishing upset over heavyweights Sun Yang and Park Tae-Hwan Sunday to win Asian Games gold in the men's 200 metres freestyle. Even Hagino's coach had given the medley specialist "zero chance" of upsetting the joint favourites but an eye-popping final 50 metres saw the Japanese storm through to win in one minute, 45.23 seconds in Incheon.

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  7. Retiring Li Na says she has 'no regrets'Read the original story w/Photo

    8 hrs ago | The Globe and Mail

    Chinese tennis player Li Na cries during her retirement press conference at the National Tennis Centre on Sept. 21 in Beijing.

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  8. As it happened: Asian Games Day 2Read the original story w/Photo

    8 hrs ago | Rediff.com

    (For live updates, scroll down to the bottom of the page) INDIA RESULTS SO FAR ON DAY 2: SHOOTING: India win bronze medal in 10m Air Pistol Team event. File photo of badminton player Saina Nehwal. (Getty Images) SHOOTING: Jitu Rai finishes 5th in the Men's ...

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  9. Indian women settle for badminton team bronzeRead the original story

    8 hrs ago | Nerve News

    Ending a 28-year-old medal drought in badminton at the Asian Games, India Sunday settled for the bronze in the women's team event going down tamely to hosts South Korea in the semi-finals at the Gyeyang Gymnasium here. Though World No.7 Saina Nehwal gave India a good start by winning the first singles, her compatriots went on to lose the next three ties and go down 1-3 in the last-four clash.

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  10. Asian Games: NKorea's Kim breaks three lifting recordsRead the original story w/Photo

    8 hrs ago | Bangkok Post

    North Korea's Kim Un-Guk broke three world records on his way to gold in the 62kg class weightlifting at the Asian Games on Sunday. North Korea's Kim Un-Guk competes in the men's 62kg weightlifting event at the Asian Games in Incheon on September 21, 2014 He followed up his record 154kg snatch with a clean and jerk of 174kg to set a new combined record of 228kg.

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  11. Football: Leicester rally stuns Manchester UnitedRead the original story w/Photo

    8 hrs ago | Channelnewsasia.com

    Leicester City came from 3-1 down to beat Manchester United 5-3 in a thrilling Premier League clash on Sunday . Leicester City's Argentinian striker Leonardo Ulloa scores their fifth goal from the penalty spot past Manchester United's Spanish goalkeeper David de Gea.

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  12. [Asian Games] Olympic champ Kim Jae-bum re-claims Asiad goldRead the original story w/Photo

    9 hrs ago | Korea Herald

    South Korean Olympic champion Kim Jae-bum won gold in the men's under-81 kilogram judo at the Asian Games on Sunday for the second time in the continental competition. Kim outdueled Nacif Elias from Lebanon by shido in the event's final at Dowon Gymnasium in western Incheon to win the men's -81 kg title at the Incheon Asian Games.

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  13. Korea baseball gears up for first gameRead the original story w/Photo

    9 hrs ago | Korea Herald

    South Korea's baseball team will have its opening match against Thailand, taking the first step toward two straight Asiad golds on Monday, the third day of competition. Left-hander Kim Kwang-hyun will start the game against the Southeast Asian country at 6:30 p.m. at Munhak Baseball Stadium, central Incheon, the host city of this year's Asian Games that kicked off Friday.

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  14. N. Korean brings big cheers to weightli...Read the original story w/Photo

    9 hrs ago | Korea Herald

    North Korea's world-beater Om Yun-chol, the smallest weightlifter in the men's 58-kilogram final at the 2014 Asian Games, made the biggest noise Saturday night in Incheon, whipping the crowd from both sides of the tense border into a frenzy with his record-breaking performance. The 152-centimeter-tall lifter, who set a world record in the clean and jerk en route to winning his country's first gold at this year's Asiad, singlehandedly brought a rock concert atmosphere to the Moonlight Festival Garden Weightlifting Venue.

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  15. Weightlifting - North Korea's Kim breaks weightlifting recordRead the original story w/Photo

    9 hrs ago | Yahoo!

    Kim Un Guk became the second North Korean weightlifter in two days to break world records at the Asian Games, lifting 154kg in the snatch component of the men's 62kg category on Sunday before setting a new mark for his total lift. A day after fellow London Olympics gold medallist Om Yun Chol set a new mark in the 56kg category, Kim bettered the snatch record set by China 's Shi Zhiyong 12 years ago by 1kg.

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  16. Tennis: - No regrets' for retiring Li Na at emotional farewellRead the original story w/Photo

    9 hrs ago | Times of Oman

    Beijing: Pioneering Chinese tennis star Li Na said on Sunday she has "no regrets" about her decision to retire over persistent knee injuries, but wiped away tears as she acknowledged she thought long and hard about the decision. The two-time Grand Slam winner was making her first public remarks since she announced her shock retirement via social media on Friday.

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  17. Li Na Says "I Have No Regrets" in Beijing Press ConferenceRead the original story

    9 hrs ago | Tennis Now

    China's Li Na shed a few tears but managed smiles as well during a Beijing press conference where she explained her retirement decision. Photo Credit: Getty China's Li Na shed a few tears but managed in the end to smile as well during a packed press conference held at the China Open in Beijing.

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  18. Paula Radcliffe finishes third in first race for two years as...Read the original story w/Photo

    9 hrs ago | Daily Mail

    Paula Radcliffe finished third in the Worcester City 10k on Sunday morning in her first competitive outing in over two years. The women's world marathon record holder clocked a time of 35 minutes 49 seconds in the inaugural event as she builds towards a potential career swansong at next year's London Marathon.

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  19. Katie Ledecky repeats as USA Swimming athlete of yearRead the original story

    9 hrs ago | Washington Times

    Katie Ledecky was honored as the USA Swimming Athlete of the Year for the second straight season and took the Phillips 66 Performance Award for her record-breaking performance in the 1,500-meter freestyle at the Pan Pacific Championships. Ledecky , the Olympic gold medalist and world record-holder from Bethesda, Maryland, received the awards Saturday night at the United States Aquatic Sports Convention.

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  20. Tired Kei still fired up for Malaysian Open challengeRead the original story w/Photo

    9 hrs ago | The Star Online

    US Open runner-up Kei Nishikori of Japan with his fans during a meet and greet event in KL on Sunday. The world No.

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