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  • On the Scene - Hanoi Wins 2019 Asian Games


    Hanoi hosted the 2009 Asian Indoor Games. (Getty Images)
    (ATR) Hanoi will stage the 2019 Asian Games and Surabaya will host the 2021 Asian Youth Games.

    Vietnam's capital beat out Indonesia's second-largest city for hosting rights Thursday at the Olympic Council of Asia General Assembly in Macau.

    Dubai, United Arab Emirates withdrew from the race.

    More to come from Around the Rings, including updates and reactions from the bid cities in Macau.

    Reported in Macau by Ed Hula III

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