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South Korean footballer Jang Hyun-soo admits to falsifying records required for military service exemption
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South Korean footballer Jang Hyun-soo admits to falsifying records required for military service exemption

South Korean defender Jang Hyun-soo has issued a public apology for submitting fake documents to exempt himself for compulsory military service, after being caught in the act.

Asian Games 2018: Four Japanese basketball players sent home for soliciting prostitutes in Jakarta
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Asian Games 2018: Four Japanese basketball players sent home for soliciting prostitutes in Jakarta

The players were spotted in a notorious red light district of Jakarta in their national jerseys, JOC officials said, adding that the four had been ordered to leave immediately.

 Sarita Devi was not given a big penalty: Vijender Singh
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Sarita Devi was not given a big penalty: Vijender Singh

The 29-year-old Sarita was also fined 1,000 Swiss francs ($1020) for refusing to accept her 2014 Asian Games bronze medal Oct 1.

Sports Minister, Vijender Singh want AIBA to be lenient on Sarita Devi
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Sports Minister, Vijender Singh want AIBA to be lenient on Sarita Devi

Boxer L Sarita Devi today got support from Sports Minister Sarbananda Sonowal and Olympic bronze medallist pugilist Vijender Singh, who said that world body AIBA should take a lenient decision on her for refusing to accept her Asian Games medal after a controversial defeat.

Sports Ministry, IOA back Sarita Devi after AIBA says her career is 'over'
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Sports Ministry, IOA back Sarita Devi after AIBA says her career is 'over'

Sarita, as a form of protest against the judges' decision to award her semifinal bout to her opponent Park Ji-na, went and gave her bronze medal to her opponent.

Sports Ministry asks Boxing India to take charge of Sarita Devi suspension issue
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Sports Ministry asks Boxing India to take charge of Sarita Devi suspension issue

The Sports Ministry today asked the newly formed Boxing India (BI) to work towards revocation of provisional suspension imposed by AIBA on L Sarita Devi and three ringside coaches by helping them in filing their replies to the world body.

Sarita Devi apologises to AIBA for Asian Games protest
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Sarita Devi apologises to AIBA for Asian Games protest

A remorseful L Sarita Devi has pleaded with the International Boxing Association (AIBA) to lift the provisional suspension imposed on her for refusing to accept her bronze medal in the Asiad, saying that she deeply regrets her outburst on the podium and would never repeat it.

Boxing India requests AIBA to be lenient towards Sarita Devi
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Boxing India requests AIBA to be lenient towards Sarita Devi

Requesting the International Boxing Association to revoke the provisional suspension on L Sarita Devi, Boxing India President Sandeep Jajodia today said her unconditional apology and her impeccable past disciplinary record would form the crux of her defence in front of the world body.

IOA to discuss Sarita Devi ban with Ministry officials on Oct 28
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IOA to discuss Sarita Devi ban with Ministry officials on Oct 28

Rattled by the International Boxing Association’s decision to provisionally suspend boxer L Sarita Devi for her protest at the Asian Games, the IOA will hold a meeting with Sports Ministry officials on October 28 to discuss the way forward.

AIBA suspends Sarita Devi for Asian Games protest; boxer to miss world championships
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AIBA suspends Sarita Devi for Asian Games protest; boxer to miss world championships

AIBA has also suspended Sarita's three coaches as well as Adille Sumariwalla, who was India's Chef de Mission at the Asian Games.

Watching Pakistan's Asian Games semi-final video helped me: Sreejesh
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Watching Pakistan's Asian Games semi-final video helped me: Sreejesh

"I was confident about my game going into the shootout in the title clash," Sreejesh added.

Mary Kom named Most Valuable Player of India’s Asian Games campaign
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Mary Kom named Most Valuable Player of India’s Asian Games campaign

Olympic bronze medallist M.C. Mary Kom was on Monday chosen as the Most Valuable Player of India’s Incheon Asian Games campaign at a felicitation of the medal winners by contingent sponsors Samsung India.

Dhoni honours Asian Games hockey final hero Sreejesh on behalf of KCA
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Dhoni honours Asian Games hockey final hero Sreejesh on behalf of KCA

Indian hockey team vice-captain and goalkeeper P R Sreejesh, the hero of Incheon Asian Games final against Pakistan, was today honoured by Mahendra Singh Dhoni on behalf of Kerala Cricket Association (KCA) for his performance in the summit clash of the continental event.

I have been looked upon with suspicion whenever I have achieved something: Seema Punia
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I have been looked upon with suspicion whenever I have achieved something: Seema Punia

Livid with detractors for casting aspersions on her achievements because of a dope-tainted past, Asian Games gold medallist discus thrower Seema Punia on Tuesday said she has been "ill-treated" by authorities, including the national federation, for many years now.

Asian Games gold will have telling impact on Indian hockey: Terry Walsh
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Asian Games gold will have telling impact on Indian hockey: Terry Walsh

The Asian Games gold medal after a hiatus of 16 years will have a "telling impact" on Indian hockey, feels chief coach Terry Walsh, insisting that "sustainability" would be the key to produce "continued excellence".

Understand Sarita's pain but would've protested differently: Mary Kom
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Understand Sarita's pain but would've protested differently: Mary Kom

After returning from Incheon, Mary Kom said she does not want to dwell on the controversy too much but supports her fellow Manipuri.

While India apologises, Mongolia escalates protests against boxing officiating
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While India apologises, Mongolia escalates protests against boxing officiating

Mongolia will escalate its complaints about the officiating in boxing at the Asian Games, its chef de mission said on Saturday.

Asian Games: Olympic Council of Asia admits issues with judging of boxing
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Asian Games: Olympic Council of Asia admits issues with judging of boxing

Terming the Incheon Games "a success", the OCA chief said that at present there was no move to introduce a qualification system to gain entry into the Games.

Asian Games 2014: India end mixed campaign in eighth position with 57 medals
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Asian Games 2014: India end mixed campaign in eighth position with 57 medals

The medal count went down but Indian sports still had lots to celebrate with the men's hockey team coming good after a long time to strike gold even as the legend of M C Mary Kom got bigger in a mixed Asian Games campaign for the country's athletes.

I apologised because I didn't want any other Indian boxer to suffer: Sarita Devi
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I apologised because I didn't want any other Indian boxer to suffer: Sarita Devi

Sarita appeared to tell <em>NDTV</em> in an interview that her Korean opponent Jina Park had admitted Sarita won the fight when they exchanged words during the medal ceremony.