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MELBOURNE (Reuters) - Cash-strapped national governing body Cycling Australia has had a board shake-out and will receive a A$2 million (1.1 million pounds) loan to help lift the sport out of its financial struggles, officials said on Tuesday.
SEOUL (Reuters) - South Korean fans have snapped up tickets to see high-profile athletes such as Olympic swimming champion Park Tae-hwan at the Asian Games, but overall sales for the multi-sport event are dragging with the opening ceremony just four days away.
SEOUL (Reuters) - Japan has stoked its sporting rivalry with neighbours South Korea ahead of this month's Asian Games and said it plans to use the multi-sport event in Incheon, west of Seoul, as a springboard to success at the 2020 Olympics in Tokyo.
COACHES Rashid Sidek (badminton) and K. Dharmaraj (hockey) were blamed for their team’s failures. With the Asian Games set to begin next week, will more coaches bear the brunt of their players’ shortcomings? Is it right to blame the coaches? Starsports RAJES PAUL speaks to senior lecturer Kok Lian Yee, from Universiti Putra Malaysia’s (UPM) Department of Sports Studies, to try and make some sense of it all.
LONDON (Reuters) - Oscar Pistorius's conviction for culpable homicide after shooting dead his girlfriend Reeva Steenkamp will not harm the profile of the Paralympic movement, the International Paralympic Committee (IPC) said on Friday.