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Basketball players suspended after paying prostitutes for sex

Basketball players suspended after paying prostitutes for sex

Four Japanese basketball players kicked out of the Asian Games for paying prostitutes for sex will be suspended for a year, officials said Wednesday. Japan Basketball Association chief Yuko Mitsuya told reporters the players would be barred from official tournaments for a year, adding their action “damages the honour and trust of Japan’s sporting world”. […] …

Nigerian stars win gold for Bahrain at Asian Games

Nigerian stars win gold for Bahrain at Asian Games

Festus Abu Nigerian-born  Bahrain sprinter Edidiong Odiong on Sunday won gold  at the 18th Asian Games women’s 100m final   at the 76,127-capacity  Gelora Bung Karno Stadium in Jakarta, Indonesia. The 21-year-old, who ditched Nigeria  for a lucrative deal with  the island country in 2015, dipped late to finish in 11.30secs to become Asia’s fastest woman. […] …

Asian Games: Iran’s Moradi breaks weightlifting’s oldest world record

Asian Games: Iran’s Moradi breaks weightlifting’s oldest world record

Sohrab Moradi of Iran broke weightlifting’s longest standing world record on his way to gold in the men’s 94kg class at the Asian Games on Saturday. Moradi hoisted 189kg in the competition’s opening discipline to better the snatch record set at 188kg in 1999 by Greece’s Akakios Kakiasvilis. READ ALSO: I pay to have sex with […] …

Sports-mad couple name baby ‘Asian Games’

Sports-mad couple name baby ‘Asian Games’

Sports-mad Indonesian couple have named their new baby ‘Asian Games’ to mark her arrival as the country kicked off the world’s second-biggest multi-sport event. The little girl – full name Abidah Asian Games – was born about a month early in co-host city Palembang, just hours before Saturday’s opening ceremony, her parents told AFP on […] …

Sports-mad couple name new baby ‘Asian Games’

Sports-mad couple name new baby ‘Asian Games’

A sports-mad Indonesian couple have named their new baby ‘Asian Games,’ to mark her arrival as the country kicked off the world’s second-biggest multi-sport event. The little girl — full name Abidah Asian Games — was born about a month early in co-host city Palembang, just hours before Saturday’s opening ceremony, her parents told AFP […] …

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