As Asian Games host, Indonesia has more at stake than sport

Aug 14, 2018

Indonesia is deploying 100,000 police and soldiers to provide security for the Asian Games, the biggest event ever held in its terror attack prone capital Jakarta, parts of which have been spruced up as it readies to welcome thousands of visitors

Philippine president to visit Israel, meet Netanyahu

Aug 13, 2018

Philippine leader Rodrigo Duterte has accepted an invitation to visit Israel next month in a sign of improving ties, which hit a sore spot early in his presidency when he compared his bloody anti-drug crackdown to Hitler and the Holocaust

Son Heung-min arrives in Indonesia for Asian Games

Aug 13, 2018

After making his first appearance of the Premier League season on Saturday, Tottenham forward Son Heung-min lands in Indonesia to play for South Korea at the Asian Games

US beats Japan 7-6 in final of softball world championship

Aug 12, 2018

Kelsey Stewart drove in the winning run in the bottom of the tenth inning as the United States beat Japan 7-6 the final of the women's world softball championship.

Ledecky to tackle all 4 distances in Tokyo _ 200 to 1,500

Aug 12, 2018

Katie Ledecky says she plans to swim all four individual races in the 2020 Tokyo Olympics _ 200 through the 1,500.

US beats Japan 4-3 to reach final of softball worlds

Aug 11, 2018

Pitcher Rachel Garcia drives in the winning run in the eighth inning to lift the United States to a 4-3 win over Japan and into the final of the women's world softball championship

Pan Pacs: Ledecky, Dressel get wins; Ikee pleases home fans

Aug 11, 2018

Americans Katie Ledecky and Caeleb Dressel had a better day at the Pan Pacific Championships after unexpected losses during the first two days of the four-day event

Cate Campbell atones for failure in Rio de Janeiro Olympics

Aug 10, 2018

Australian swimmer Cate Campbell atones for failure at Rio de Janeiro Olympics by winning 100 freestyle at Pan Pacs

US beats Australia 3-1 at women's softball worlds

Aug 10, 2018

Monica Abbott had 18 strikeouts and the United States defeated Australia 3-1 in the playoffs of the women's world softball championship

Women's volleyball captain Zhu leads China into Asian Games

Aug 10, 2018

A volleyball player who makes her living in Turkey is the unrivalled star of China's squad to this month's Asian Games in Indonesia

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