Asian Games 2014 - updates

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WATCH: Jimmy Alapag talks Gilas Pilipinas

Oct 25, 2014 - 12:28 PM

In this first of a two part interview the Gilas team captain reflects on the team s campaign in 2014 and shares his thoughts on the Gilas Pilipinas program

Philippines row rumbles as fans defend Douthit

Sep 27, 2014 - 8:03 PM

Fans jump to Marcus Douthit s defense after the big man was benched in Gilas Pilipinas game vs South Korea

Marcus Douthit bore the brunt of the criticism after Gilas' surprise defeat to Qatar. File photo by Nuki Sabio

Indonesia wRap: 25 September 2014

Sep 25, 2014 - 11:26 AM

DPR RI akan melaksanakan sidang paripurna tentukan nasib RUU Pilkada Semalam mantan Ketua Umum Partai Demokrat Anas Urbaningrum divonis 8 tahun penjara

GUILTY. Former head of the Democrat Party Anas Urbaningrum (C) is hugged by his supporters after his guilty verdict was announced in Jakarta on September 24, 2014. Photo by AFP

Indonesia wRap: 23 September 2014

Sep 23, 2014 - 10:06 AM

Tim nasional Indonesia U 23 harus keok melawan Thailand tapi tetap lolos ke babak 16 besar Asian Games 2014 BlackBerry akan meluncurkan smartphone terbarunya agar tetap relevan dan ucapkan selamat tinggal kepada macet karena akses jalan ke Bandara Soekarno Hatta akan ditambah

KALAH TAPI MENANG. Timnas Indonesia U-23 kalah 0-6 dari Thailand dalam laga terakhir babak penyisihan Grup E Asian Games 2014, 22 September 2014. Foto oleh AFP

Condoms hottest item at Asian Games

Sep 18, 2014 - 4:16 PM

This does not mean that athletes have already been engaged in bed hopping I think most of them just want to keep them as souvenirs

Mascots named Barame (L), Vichuon (C) and Chumuro (R) pose on the flag plaza of the Athletes' Village for the upcoming 2014 Asian Games during a media tour in Incheon on August 26, 2014. Jung Yeon-Je/AFP

North Korean reporters to file stories by fax at Asian Games

Sep 16, 2014 - 3:07 PM

North Korea s reporters at the Asian Games will have to file stories using fax because their web access is restricted in South Korea

BACK TO THE FUTURE. North Korea football team members and officials cheer during their side’s victory over China at the Asian Games. File photo by Jeon Heon-Kyun/EPA

South Koreans banned from waving North's flag at Asian Games

Sep 16, 2014 - 2:31 PM

South Koreans are banned from carrying North Korean flags into Asian Games venues and anyone waving one at an event could face arrest

North Korea football team members and officials cheer during their side’s victory over China at the Asian Games. Photo by Jeon Heon-Kyun/EPA

Jimmy Alapag, Marcus Douthit to play in Asian Games

Sep 11, 2014 - 6:59 PM

Gilas Pilipinas team captain Jimmy is putting his retirement from national team duties on hold to play in the Asian Games while Marcus Douthit will take the place of ineligible naturalized player Andray Blatche

Asiad takes down national flags over North Korea protest fears

Sep 11, 2014 - 1:51 PM

Asian Games organizers in Incheon have removed all national flags from streets near the venues amid protests about the flying of the North Korean flag

A picture made available on 11 September 2014 shows the North Korean flag (2-L) together with other flags at the Athletes' village of the 17th Asian games in Incheon, South Korea, 26 August 2014. Jeon Heon-Kyun/EPA

Gilas Pilipinas grouped with Iran in Asian Games

Aug 21, 2014 - 4:00 PM

The national men s basketball team is set for another clash with Iran this time in the 2014 Asian Games in South Korea

RETURN BOUT. Gilas Pilipinas will be grouped with Iran in the upcoming Asian Games. Photo by Mark Cristino

Two Koreas hold talks on Asian Games participation

Jul 17, 2014 - 1:31 PM

It was the first meeting between the two sides at the border truce village of Panmunjom for five months and comes at a time of simmering tensions following an unusually extended series of North Korean rocket and missile tests

READY FOR THE ASIAD. Columns at a subway station platform in Incheon, 40 kilometers west of Seoul, South Korea, 12 September 2013, are plastered with photos of some of the country's top athletes in an advertisement for the 2014 Asian Games, which the port city will be hosting. YNA/EPA

Two Koreas agree to hold talks on Asian Games arrangements

Jul 14, 2014 - 11:25 AM

The North will send about 150 athletes and a cheering squad to the Incheon Games in September

READY FOR THE ASIAD. Columns at a subway station platform in Incheon, 40 kilometers west of Seoul, South Korea, 12 September 2013, are plastered with photos of some of the country's top athletes in an advertisement for the 2014 Asian Games, which the port city will be hosting. YNA/EPA