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The Asian Games that were set to be held in the Chinese city of Hangzhou in September have been postponed, organisers said on Friday, as China continues to battle a spread of COVID-19 cases. The Olympic Council of Asia said, following a meeting with the Chinese Olympic Committee, that the 19 th Asian Games, scheduled to be held in September, would be postponed and new dates announced “in the near future”. The Asian Youth Games, also to be held in China in December in Shantou, would be cancelled as the games had been postponed once last year. Another major event...