• 1

Conor McGregor: UFC fighter Michael Chiesa to sue Irishman over bus attack

Michael Chiesa has won 14 and lost four of his 18 UFC fights



Conor McGregor is being sued by UFC fighter Michael Chiesa, who claims he suffered physical, emotional and financial damage following the Irishman's attack on a bus in April.

McGregor threw a metal dolly into the window of a bus carrying fighters at a UFC media day at Brooklyn's Barclay's Center on 5 April.

Read more: Conor McGregor: UFC fighter Michael Chiesa to sue Irishman over bus attack

Asian Games 2018: South Korea's Son Heung-min wins Asian Games gold to avoid military service

Soccer Football - 2018 Asian Games - Men's Gold Medal Match - South Korea v Japan - Stadion Pakansari - Bogor, Indonesia - September 1, 2018 - Son Heung Min of South Korea celebrates after winning the gold medal. REUTERS/Darren Whiteside



JAKARTA: Tottenham Hotspur forward Son Heung-min was beaming from ear to ear after winning an exemption from almost two years of military service by leading South Korea to Asian Games gold on Saturday (Sep 1).

Read more: Asian Games 2018: South Korea's Son Heung-min wins Asian Games gold to avoid military service

Asian Games 2018: Carnival time for Japan as Koreas eye emotional hoops gold

Japan’s Aska Cambridge (centre) wins the final of the men's 4x100m relay athletics event during the 2018 Asian Games. (Jewel SAMAD/AFP)



JAKARTA: Japan's sprinters conjured up the spirit of the Rio Olympics as they raced to Asian Games gold on Thursday (Aug 30), while Unified Korea moved within sight of an emotional women's basketball title.

Two years after Japan won a stunning Olympic silver behind Usain Bolt's Jamaica, three of the same runners teamed up again for an emphatic 4x100 metres relay win in Jakarta.

Read more: Asian Games 2018: Carnival time for Japan as Koreas eye emotional hoops gold

Asian Games 2018: China still top dogs, says Asian badminton boss

Indonesian local favourite Anthony Sinisuka Ginting took down Olympic champion Chen Long in the quarter-finals of the Asian Games in Jakarta. (Photo: AFP/Sonny Tumbelaka)



JAKARTA: Badminton Asia president Anton Subowo denies China are in crisis after their shuttlers missed out on a singles medal at the Asian Games for the first time in 38 years.

Top-seeded Chinese Shi Yuqi crashed out in the opening round in Jakarta to Indonesian gold winner Jonatan Christie, while another local favourite Anthony Sinisuka Ginting took down Olympic champion Chen Long in the quarter-finals.

Read more: Asian Games 2018: China still top dogs, says Asian badminton boss

Asian Games 2018: Japan basketball players suspended after buying sex

The players deeply apologised for their actions AFP/Kazuhiro NOGI



TOKYO: Four Japanese basketball players kicked out of the Asian Games for paying prostitutes for sex will be suspended for a year, officials said Wednesday (Aug 29).

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".

Read more: Asian Games 2018: Japan basketball players suspended after buying sex


Subcategories

Related Articles