China's Zhang Wenxiu celebrates after winning the women's hammer throw competition at the 17th Asian Games in Incheon, South Korea, Sunday, Sept. 28, 2014. (AP Photo/Lee Jin-man)
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The Asian Games was hit by yet another doping scandal Friday when China's Zhang Wenxiu was expelled and stripped of the gold medal she won in the hammer throw.News of the latest positive test overshadowed the penultimate day's competition where China won another seven gold medals to take their total to 149, with just seven more to be decided Saturday before the Closing Ceremony.Hosts South Korea won another four golds Friday to lift their total to 77, second overall, while Kazakhstan had an extraordinary day, winning eight golds to remain a strong fourth.With a strong squad featuring three members of the team that won this year's Twenty20 World Cup, Sri Lanka made 133 then bowled out Afghanistan for just 65 .Japan won nine medals Friday but no golds, losing the men's volleyball final to Iran in the last event of the day.Cambodia captured their first ever gold medal at the Asian Games, and their first of any color since 1970, when teenager Seavmey Sorn won the women's under 73 kilogram taekwondo event, beating Iran's Fatemeh Rouhani in the final.
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