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LAUSANNE ( Switzerland): The Russian flag and national anthem were banned from next year's Tokyo Olympics and other major sports events for four years on Monday (Dec 9).
SYDNEY: Queensland will launch a bid to bring the Summer Olympics to Australia for the third time in 2032 if it can get financial support from central and local government, state premier Annastacia Palaszczuk said on Monday (Dec 9).
CLARK (Philippines): Filipina sprinter Kristina Marie Knott defeated Vietnam's "Queen of Speed" Le Tu Chinh on Saturday (Dec 7) to take her South-East Asian (SEA) Games 200m track title in the first night of track and field action at the stadium in New Clark City.
SINGAPORE: Asian governments are starting to do their bit to revive economic growth as central banks gradually pull back on monetary policy easing.
Clark (Philippines): Olympic champion Joseph Schooling lived up to his billing at the South-East (Sea) Asian Games on Friday (Dec 6), claiming two golds in the pool in the Philippines.
LONDON (Reuters) - From Haiti's devastating earthquake to war in Syria, Reuters photographers have covered the biggest news stories of the decade, capturing images of armed conflict, natural disasters, the plight of migrants and the drama of sport.
Hong Kong (Dec 2): Japanese World Cup heroine Saki Kumagai was named Asia's women Player-of-the-Year at an awards ceremony in Hong Kong on Monday night (Dec 2).
TOKYO (Dec 2): Japanese Prime Minister Shinzo Abe saw his support rating slide amid questions about whether he rewarded supporters with invitations to a publicly funded cherry blossom-viewing party.
BEIJING (Dec 1, China Daily): Chinese swimmer Sun Yang revealed a signed document on Sunday (Dec 1), demonstrating that the Doping Control Officers (DCO) that arrived to test his blood and urine on Sept 4,2018, "lacked sufficient credentials."
MANILA (Dec 1): The Philippines is expected to post gains in new businesses, tourism receipts and prestige from hosting this year's edition of the South-east Asian Games, despite teething problems that have cast a harsh light on the country's ability to put together big international events.