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The Asian Games have been postponed indefinitely as host China battles a resurgence of COVID-19 cases. The Olympic Council of Asia (OCA) said on Friday the games, scheduled for September, were being delayed because of concerns over the spreading Omicron variant. China is racing to contain its largest outbreak since the early days of the pandemic. “The Olympic Council of Asia has announced that the 19th Asian Games, originally scheduled to be held in Hangzhou, China from September 10 to 25, 2022, will be postponed,” said a statement on the official website. The new dates for the sporting contest “will...