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Qatar's big cash incentives for Asiad medallists
Doha, Dec 12 (Xinhua) The Qatar National Olympic Committee (QNOC) and telecommunication company Q-Tel have jointly decided to give 250,000 Qatari riyals to all the gold medal winners at the 15th Asian Games.

Tuesday, December 12, 2006 6:44:38 PM

Paes-Bhupathi in doubles final
Doha, Dec 12 (IANS) India's Leander Paes and Mahesh Bhupathi booked the final berth in men's doubles by defeating Cecil Mamiit and Fredrick Taino of the Philippines 6-2, 6-4 in the semi-finals at the 15th Asian Games here Tuesday.

Tuesday, December 12, 2006 5:06:18 PM

Iraqi kicked out over banned drugs
Doha, Dec 12 (Xinhua) Iraqi bodybuilder Saad Faeaz (75 kg) has been kicked out of the Asian Games here after banned drugs were found in his luggage at the Doha airport, the Olympic Council of Asia (OCA) announced Tuesday.

Tuesday, December 12, 2006 4:43:46 PM

China breaks Games cycling record
Doha, Dec 12 (Xinhua) China broke the Asian Games record in the men's cycling team pursuit event to win the bronze medal at the 15th games here Tuesday.

Tuesday, December 12, 2006 4:31:14 PM

Guo now most successful women diver in Asiad
Doha, Dec 12 (Xinhua) Chinese diving diva Guo Jingjing became the most successful female diver in Asian Games history, when she won the women's 3-meter synchronized springboard diving event at the 15th Asian Games.

Tuesday, December 12, 2006 4:23:52 PM

Sania to face Jie in singles tennis final
Doha, Dec 12 (IANS) India's Sania Mirza will face Chinese Jie Zheng in the final of the women's singles tennis at the 15th Asian Games here Wednesday.

Tuesday, December 12, 2006 4:16:24 PM

45 killed in Baghdad suicide bombing
Baghdad, Dec 12 (Xinhua) At least 45 people were killed and 148 injured early Tuesday when a suicide bomber blew up his vehicle in a crowded square here.

Tuesday, December 12, 2006 12:48:16 PM

Shopping - the 40th sport at Doha Games
Doha (Qatar), Dec 12 (DPA) The 15th Asian Games already has an incredible 39 sports in its programme, but a strong argument could be made to include at least one more - shopping.

Tuesday, December 12, 2006 8:49:32 AM

Leaders China's tally nears 250-medal mark
Doha, Dec 11 (IANS) China continued to build on its lead Monday, taking the gold medals tally to 124 in a total of 243 at the end of the tenth day of competition at the 15th Asian Games here. India is placed eighth.

Tuesday, December 12, 2006 1:12:55 AM

India beats Uzbekistan, inches closer to chess gold
Doha, Dec 11 (IANS) India took another big step towards wresting the chess gold Monday when it defeated Uzbekistan 3-0 in a sixth-round match to take its points tally to 12 points at the 15th Asian Games here.

Tuesday, December 12, 2006 12:56:55 AM

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