Asian Games 2018: Full schedule, fixtures, when and where to watch Indonesia event on TV and online

The Asian Games will be held from 18 August to 2 September in the Indonesian cities of Jakarta and Palembang. It will be the 18th edition of the Games since India hosted the first edition way back in 1951.

The sporting extravaganza will see around 10,000 athletes from 45 countries compete in 58 games. The opening and closing ceremonies of the Games will be held at the Gelora Bung Karno Main Stadium in Jakarta.

A cyclist rides past an installation promoting the upcoming Asian Games, to be held in Jakarta and Palembang. Reuters

A cyclist rides past an installation promoting the upcoming Asian Games, to be held in Jakarta and Palembang. Reuters

The Indian sports ministry has cleared an 804-member Indian contingent, including 572 athletes, for the Asian Games. The ministry cleared all the athletes and officials recommended by the Indian Olympic Association (IOA) with the only rider being that only 49 officials can be part of the contingent at the cost of their respective federations.

The government will bear the cost of 572 athletes, 183 officials, 119 coaches and 21 doctors and physiotherapists and 43 other extra officials. Out of the 572 athletes cleared to take part in 36 sports, 312 are men while the rest 260 are women.

Eight new sports disciplines have been added to the contingent, namely Karate, Kurash, Pencak Silat, Roller Skating, Sambo, Sepaktakraw, Triathlon and Soft Tennis. Track and field events start on 25 August in the Asian Games.

India had won 57 medals, comprising 11 gold, 10 silver and 36 bronze medals in the previous edition at Incheon, South Korea. This time around as well, there are medal hopes for various sports like hockey, badminton, table tennis etc.

Where to watch

The tournament will be broadcast live on Sony Ten Network and can also be live streamed on SonyLiv website and mobile application.

Full schedule

August 18:
Opening ceremony

August 19:
Aquatics - Swimming - Medal Competition
Aquatics - Water polo - Event Competition
Baseball - Softball - Event Competition
Basketball - 5X5 - Event Competition
Football - Event Competition
Handball - Event Competition
Field Hockey - Event Competition
Kabaddi - Event Competition
Karate - Medal Competition
Martial arts - Pencak silat - Event Competition
Martial arts - Wushu - Medal Competition
Rowing - Event Competition
Sepaktakraw - Event Competition
Tennis - Event Competition
Volleyball - Beach - Event Competition
Volleyball - Indoor - Event Competition
Weightlifting - Medal Competition

Dhanraj Pillay carries India's flag after their win over Pakistan in the semi-final of the 14th Asian Games in 2002. REUTERS

Dhanraj Pillay carries India's flag after their win over Pakistan in the semi-final of the 14th Asian Games in 2002. REUTERS

August 20:
Aquatics - Swimming - Medal Competition
Aquatics - Water polo - Event Competition
Baseball - Softball - Event Competition
Basketball - 5X5 - Event Competition
Cycling - Mountain bike - Medal Competition
Equestrian - Dressage - Medal Competition
Football - Event Competition
Gymnastics - Artistic - Medal Competition
Handball - Event Competition
Field Hockey - Event Competition
Kabaddi - Event Competition
Karate - Medal Competition
Martial arts - Pencak silat - Event Competition
Martial arts - Wushu - Medal Competition
Rowing - Event Competition
Sepak takraw - Event Competition
Sports Climbing - Event Competition
Tennis - Event Competition
Volleyball - Beach - Event Competition
Volleyball - Indoor - Event Competition
Weightlifting - Medal Competition

August 21:
Aquatics - Swimming - Medal Competition
Aquatics - Water polo - Event Competition
Archery - Event Competition
Baseball - Softball - Event Competition
Basketball - 5X5 - Event Competition
Cycling - Mountain bike - Medal Competition
Equestrian - Dressage - Event Competition
Football - Event Competition
Golf - Event Competition
Gymnastics - Artistic - Medal Competition
Handball - Event Competition
Field Hockey - Event Competition
Kabaddi - Event Competition
Karate - Medal Competition
Martial arts - Kurash - Medal Competition
Martial arts - Pencak silat - Event Competition
Martial arts - Wushu - Medal Competition
Rowing - Event Competition
Paragliding - Event Competition
Sepak takraw - Medal Competition
Shooting - Medal Competition
Sports Climbing - Event Competition
Tennis - Event Competition
Volleyball - Beach - Event Competition
Volleyball - Indoor - Event Competition
Weightlifting - Medal Competition

Dattu Bhokanal at the Rio Olympics 2016. Getty

Dattu Bhokanal at the Rio Olympics 2016. Getty

August 22:
Aquatics - Swimming - Medal Competition
Archery - Event Competition
Baseball - Softball - Event Competition
Basketball - 5X5 - Event Competition
Basketball - 3X3 - Event Competition
Bowling - Medal Competition
Bridge - Event Competition
Cycling - Road - Medal Competition
Football - Event Competition
Golf - Event Competition
Gymnastics - Artistic - Medal Competition
Field Hockey - Event Competition
Kabaddi - Event Competition
Martial arts - Kurash - Medal Competition
Martial arts - Pencak silat - Event Competition
Martial arts - Wushu - Medal Competition
Paragliding - Event Competition
Rowing - Event Competition
Sepak takraw - Event Competition
Sports Climbing - Event Competition
Shooting - Medal Competition
Tennis - Event Competition
Volleyball - Beach - Event Competition
Volleyball - Indoor - Event Competition
Weightlifting - Medal Competition

August 23:
Aquatics - Swimming - Medal Competition
Aquatics - Water polo - Event Competition
Archery - Event Competition
Badminton - Event Competition
Baseball - Softball - Medal Competition
Basketball - 5X5 - Event Competition
Basketball - 3X3 - Event Competition
Bowling - Medal Competition
Canoeing - Traditional boat race - Event Competition
Cycling - Road - Medal Competition
Equestrian - Dressage - Medal Competition
Football - Event Competition
Golf - Event Competition
Gymnastics - Artistic - Medal Competition
Field Hockey - Event Competition
Jet ski - Medal Competition
Kabaddi - Event Competition
Martial arts - Kurash - Medal Competition
Martial arts - Pencak silat - Event Competition
Martial arts - Wushu - Medal Competition
Paragliding - Event Competition
Sailing - Event Competition
Sepak takraw - Event Competition
Shooting - Medal Competition
Sports climbing - Event Competition
Squash - Event Competition
Tennis - Medal Competition
Volleyball - Beach - Event Competition
Volleyball - Indoor - Event Competition
Weightlifting - Medal Competition

India's PV Sindhu in action at the World Badminton Championships in Nanjing. AP

India's PV Sindhu will be hoping for a medal at the Asian Games. AP

August 24:
Aquatics - Swimming - Medal Competition
Aquatics - Water polo - Event Competition
Archery - Event Competition
Badminton - Event Competition
Basketball - 5X5 - Event Competition
Basketball - 3X3 - Event Competition
Bowling - Event Competition
Boxing - Event Competition
Bridge - Event Competition
Canoeing - Slalom - Medal Competition
Canoeing - Traditional boat race - Event Competition
Cycling - Road - Medal Competition
Equestrian - Eventing - Event Competition
Fencing - Medal Competition
Football - Event Competition
Golf - Medal Competition
Gymnastics - Artistic - Medal Competition
Handball - Event Competition
Field Hockey - Event Competition
Jet ski - Medal Competition
Kabaddi - Medal Competition
Martial arts - Kurash - Medal Competition
Martial arts - Pencak silat - Medal Competition
Paragliding - Medal Competition
Rowing - Medal Competition
Sailing - Event Competition
Sepak takraw - Event Competition
Shooting - Medal Competition
Sports climbing - Event Competition
Squash - Event Competition
Tennis - Event Competition
Volleyball - Beach - Event Competition
Volleyball - Indoor - Event Competition
Weightlifting - Medal Competition

August 25:
Aquatics - Water polo - Event Competition
Archery - Event Competition
Athletics - Medal Competition
Baseball - Event Competition
Basketball - 5X5 - Event Competition
Basketball - 3X3 - Event Competition
Bowling - Medal Competition
Boxing - Event Competition
Bridge - Event Competition
Canoeing - Slalom - Medal Competition
Canoeing - Sprint - Event Competition
Canoeing - Traditional boat race - Medal Competition
Cycling - BMX (race) - Medal Competition
Fencing - Medal Competition
Field Hockey - Event Competition
Jet ski - Medal Competition
Paragliding - Event Competition
Sailing - Event Competition
Sepak takraw - Event Competition
Shooting - Medal Competition
Sports climbing - Medal Competition
Squash - Event Competition
Table tennis - Event Competition
Tennis - Event Competition
Volleyball - Beach - Event Competition
Volleyball - Indoor - Event Competition
Weightlifting - Medal Competition

File picture of Shruti Vora.. AFP

Representational image. AFP

August 26:
Aquatics - Water polo - Event Competition
Archery - Event Competition
Athletics - Medal Competition
Badminton - Medal Competition
Baseball - Event Competition
Basketball - 5X5 - Event Competition
Basketball - 3X3 - Medal Competition
Bowling - Medal Competition
Boxing - Event Competition
Bridge - Medal Competition
Canoeing - Sprint - Event Competition
Cycling - Track - Medal Competition
Equestrian - Eventing - Medal Competition
Fencing - Medal Competition
Gymnastics - Rhythmic - Medal Competition
Handball - Event Competition
Field Hockey - Event Competition
Jet ski - Medal Competition
Martial arts - Pencak silat - Medal Competition
Paragliding - Event Competition
Sailing - Event Competition
Sepak takraw - Event Competition
Shooting - Medal Competition
Squash - Event Competition
Table tennis - Event Competition
Tennis - Event Competition
Volleyball - Beach - Event Competition
Volleyball - Indoor - Event Competition
Weightlifting - Medal Competition

August 27:
Aquatics - Synchronised Swimming - Medal Competition
Aquatics - Water polo - Event Competition
Archery - Medal Competition
Athletics - Medal Competition
Badminton - Event Competition
Baseball - Event Competition
Basketball - 5X5 - Event Competition
Bowling - Medal Competition
Boxing - Event Competition
Bridge - Event Competition
Canoeing - Sprint - Event Competition
Cycling - Track - Medal Competition
Fencing - Medal Competition
Football - Event Competition
Gymnastics - Rhythmic - Medal Competition
Handball - Event Competition
Field Hockey - Event Competition
Paragliding - Event Competition
Roller sports - Skateboarding - Event Competition
Sepak takraw - Medal Competition
Shooting - Medal Competition
Squash - Medal Competition
Table tennis - Medal Competition
Tennis - Event Competition
Volleyball - Beach - Event Competition
Volleyball - Indoor - Event Competition Wrestling - Medal Competition

File image of Sharath Kamal. Reuters

File image of Sharath Kamal. Reuters

August 28:
Aquatics - Diving - Medal Competition
Aquatics - Synchronised Swimming - Medal Competition
Aquatics - Water polo - Event Competition
Archery - Medal Competition
Athletics - Medal Competition
Badminton - Event Competition
Baseball - Event Competition
Basketball - 5X5 - Event Competition
Bowling - Medal Competition
Boxing - Event Competition
Bridge - Event Competition
Canoeing - Sprint - Medal Competition
Cycling - BMX (freestyle) - Medal Competition
Cycling - Track - Medal Competition
Equestrian - Jumping - Medal Competition
Fencing - Medal Competition
Football - Event Competition
Paragliding - Medal Competition
Roller sports - Skateboarding - Medal Competition
Sailing - Event Competition
Sepak takraw - Event Competition
Squash - Event Competition
Table tennis - Event Competition
Taekwondo - Medal Competition
Tennis - Medal Competition
Tennis - Soft tennis - Event Competition
Volleyball - Beach - Medal Competition
Volleyball - Indoor - Event Competition
Wrestling - Medal Competition

August 29:
Aquatics - Diving - Medal Competition
Aquatics - Synchronised Swimming - Medal Competition
Aquatics - Water polo - Event Competition
Athletics - Medal Competition
Badminton - Event Competition
Baseball - Event Competition
Bowling - Medal Competition
Boxing - Event Competition
Bridge - Event Competition
Canoeing - Sprint - Medal Competition
Cycling - Track - Medal Competition
Fencing - Medal Competition
Gymnastics - Trampoline - Medal Competition
Handball - Event Competition
Field Hockey - Event Competition
Judo - Medal Competition
Martial arts - Jujitsu - Medal Competition
Martial arts - Sambo - Medal Competition
Paragliding - Event Competition
Sailing - Event Competition
Sepak takraw - Event Competition
Squash - Event Competition
Table tennis - Event Competition
Taekwondo - Medal Competition
Tennis - Medal Competition
Tennis - Soft tennis - Medal Competition
Volleyball - Indoor - Event Competition
Wrestling - Medal Competition

File image of Ramkumar Ramanathan. AFP

File image of Ramkumar Ramanathan. AFP

August 30:
Aquatics - Diving - Medal Competition
Aquatics - Water polo - Event Competition
Athletics - Medal Competition
Badminton - Event Competition
Baseball - Event Competition
Basketball - 5X5 - Event Competition
Bridge - Event Competition
Canoeing - Sprint - Event Competition
Cycling - Track - Medal Competition
Equestrian - Jumping - Medal Competition
Football - Event Competition
Handball - Medal Competition
Field Hockey - Medal Competition
Judo - Medal Competition
Martial arts - Jujitsu - Medal Competition
Martial arts - Sambo - Medal Competition
Paragliding - Event Competition
Roller sports - Roller skating - Event Competition
Sailing - Event Competition
Sepak takraw - Event Competition
Squash - Event Competition
Table tennis - Event Competition
Taekwondo - Medal Competition
Tennis - Soft tennis - Medal Competition
Volleyball - Indoor - Event Competition
Wrestling - Medal Competition

August 31:
Aquatics - Diving - Medal Competition
Aquatics - Water polo - Event Competition
Badminton - Medal Competition
Baseball - Event Competition
Basketball - 5X5 - Event Competition
Bridge - Event Competition
Boxing - Event Competition
Canoeing - Sprint - Medal Competition
Cycling - Track - Medal Competition
Football - Event Competition
Handball - Medal Competition
Field Hockey - Medal Competition
Judo - Medal Competition
Martial arts - Jujitsu - Medal Competition
Martial arts - Sambo - Medal Competition
Modern Pentathlon - Medal Competition
Paragliding - Event Competition
Roller sports - Roller skating - Medal Competition
Rugby sevens - Event Competition
Sailing - Medal Competition
Sepaktakraw - Event Competition
Squash - Event Competition
Table tennis - Medal Competition
Taekwondo - Medal Competition
Tennis - Soft tennis - Medal Competition
Triathlon - Medal Competition
Volleyball - Indoor - Medal Competition
Wrestling - Medal Competition

Sarjubala Devi gears up for the Asian Games 2018. BFI

Sarjubala Devi gears up for the Asian Games 2018. BFI

September 1:
Aquatics - Diving - Medal Competition
Aquatics - Water polo - Medal Competition
Badminton - Medal Competition
Baseball - Event Competition
Basketball - 5X5 - Medal Competition
Bridge - Event Competition
Boxing - Medal Competition
Canoeing - Sprint - Medal Competition
Cycling - Track - Medal Competition
Football - Medal Competition
Judo - Medal Competition
Martial arts - Jujitsu - Medal Competition
Modern Pentathlon - Medal Competition
Paragliding - Medal Competition
Rugby sevens - Medal Competition
Sepak takraw - Medal Competition
Squash - Medal Competition
Table tennis - Medal Competition
Taekwondo - Medal Competition
Tennis - Soft tennis - Medal Competition
Triathlon - Medal Competition
Volleyball - Indoor - Medal Competition

September 2:
Baseball and Bridge Medal Competitions followed by Closing Ceremony.

Click here to view the medals tally of the 2018 Asian Games


Updated Date: Aug 23, 2018 20:06 PM

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