South Korea's Lee Yong-jae, second left, and teammates celebrate their winning goal during their men's soccer final match against North Korea at the 17th Asian Games in Incheon, South Korea, Thursday, Oct. 2, 2014. (AP Photo/Dita Alangkara)
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South Korea celebrated a famous win over its bitter rivals North Korea at the Asian Games Thursday, winning the gold medal in the men's football final.South Korea emerged as the winners, but only just.The teams finished level at 1-1 at the end of regular time and were forced into a penalty shootout, which India won 4-2 to capture its first Asian Games title since 1998, earning an automatic place at the 2016 Rio Olympics.Bahrain won three of the 11 gold medals decided in athletics, taking the men's 10,000 meters and the women's 5,000 meters and marathon, all with African-born runners who have switched nationalities.With two days of competition to go, China has an unbeatable lead at the top of the medals table, with 322 medals in total, including 142 golds, well down from the 199 it won at the last Asian Games four years ago.
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