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MK Stalin urges PM Modi to support Tamil Nadu to conduct Asian Beach Games in 2024
India

MK Stalin urges PM Modi to support Tamil Nadu to conduct Asian Beach Games in 2024

In a letter to PM Modi, CM MK Stalin pointed out that the OCA in its executive committee meet held on 6 May, 2022 at Tashkent had in principle accepted holding the ABG in Tamil Nadu in January, 2024

Asian Games 2022: Postponed event to be held from September 23 to October 8 next year
Sports

Asian Games 2022: Postponed event to be held from September 23 to October 8 next year

The 19th edition of the Games were originally slated to be held from September 10 to 25 this year.

Asian Games 2022 faces 'possibility' of postponement, says official
Sports

Asian Games 2022 faces 'possibility' of postponement, says official

The Olympic-sized event is scheduled to be held in September in Hangzhou near Shanghai, which is grappling with a major coronavirus emergency.

Randhir Singh appointed OCA's acting president after Al-Sabah steps aside on forgery charges
Sports

Randhir Singh appointed OCA's acting president after Al-Sabah steps aside on forgery charges

Randhir also served as the Secretary General of the Indian Olympic Association (IOA) from 1987 to 2012 and was a full member of the International Olympic Committee from 2001 to 2014 before becoming its honorary member.

Doha to host 2030 Asian Games, Riyadh to host 2034 edition: Olympic Council of Asia
Sports

Doha to host 2030 Asian Games, Riyadh to host 2034 edition: Olympic Council of Asia

Twenty-seven votes went to Doha, 10 to Riyadh and eight were abstentions, according to an official count.

Doha, Riyadh submit official bids for hosting 2030 Asian Games
Sports

Doha, Riyadh submit official bids for hosting 2030 Asian Games

Qatari capital Doha hosted the 2006 Games but Saudi Arabia has never organised an OCA multi-sport event

Coronavirus Outbreak: Olympic Council of Asia remains hopeful of hosting Asian Beach Games in Sanya despite fresh cases in China
Sports

Coronavirus Outbreak: Olympic Council of Asia remains hopeful of hosting Asian Beach Games in Sanya despite fresh cases in China

The Olympic Council of Asia on Tuesday said it remained "hopeful" of hosting the sixth Asian Beach Games at the Chinese city of Sanya in November, despite that country still reporting COVID-19 cases.

Viswanathan Anand, Baskaran Adhiban among Indian stars glad that chess will be back at Asian Games from Hangzhou 2022
Sports

Viswanathan Anand, Baskaran Adhiban among Indian stars glad that chess will be back at Asian Games from Hangzhou 2022

The legendary Viswanathan Anand along with other top players welcomed the return of chess to the Asian Games fold for the 2022 edition in Hangzhou, stating that it will be an incentive for players to take up the sport.

Sheikh Ahmad Al-Fahad Al-Sabah re-elected president of Olympic Council of Asia despite being investigated for forgery
Sports

Sheikh Ahmad Al-Fahad Al-Sabah re-elected president of Olympic Council of Asia despite being investigated for forgery

The OCA said its Ethics Commission had “reviewed” the cases of Sheikh Ahmad and Tsunekazu Takeda and that, based on the information available, no action would be taken

Oceania nations have been invited to compete in Olympic team events at 2022 Hangzhou Asian Games
Sports

Oceania nations have been invited to compete in Olympic team events at 2022 Hangzhou Asian Games

Oceania nations, including sporting powerhouse Australia, have been invited to compete in Olympic team events such as football and basketball at the 2022 Asian Games for the first time.

Women's World Boxing Championships: OCA condemns India for not allowing Donjeta Sadiku to participate in tournament
Sports

Women's World Boxing Championships: OCA condemns India for not allowing Donjeta Sadiku to participate in tournament

India could lose out on hosting marquee events like the Olympics, Asian Games in the future after Kosovo boxer Donjeta Sadiku was denied from participating in the ongoing AIBA Women's World Championship, Olympic Council of Asia said.

Esports to not feature violent content for the 2022 Asian Games: Alisport CEO
Gaming

Esports to not feature violent content for the 2022 Asian Games: Alisport CEO

Beijing announced on Thursday it would limit the number of new online video games.

After success of Asian Games 2018, Indonesia submits bid for hosting 2032 Olympics; IOC chief Thomas Bach welcomes move
Sports

After success of Asian Games 2018, Indonesia submits bid for hosting 2032 Olympics; IOC chief Thomas Bach welcomes move

Indonesia unveiled surprise plans to bid for the 2032 Olympics on Saturday as it rides high from its successful staging of the Asian Games.

Asian Games 2018: Olympic Council of Asia foils Russian cyclist Olga Zabelinskaya's attempts to compete for Uzbekistan
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Asian Games 2018: Olympic Council of Asia foils Russian cyclist Olga Zabelinskaya's attempts to compete for Uzbekistan

Olga Zabelinskaya, a cyclist who formerly represented Russia, winning silver in the 2016 Rio Olympics, attempted to compete for Uzbekistan at the Asian Games but was denied permission.

2018 Asian Games: Google Doodle commemorates start of the 18th edition of the Asiad in Indonesia
Sports

2018 Asian Games: Google Doodle commemorates start of the 18th edition of the Asiad in Indonesia

2018 Asian Games get underway on Saturday with an Opening Ceremony. This was commemorated by the day's Google Doodle.

Asian Games 2018: IOA instructs athletes, national sports federations to adhere to No Needle Policy in Indonesia
Sports

Asian Games 2018: IOA instructs athletes, national sports federations to adhere to No Needle Policy in Indonesia

The Asian Games-bound Indian athletes should adhere to the 'No Needle Policy' during the mega-event, the IOA said in a letter to all the national sports federations.

Asian Games 2018: Iraq Olympic Committee pulls out national football team from event, claim sources
Sports

Asian Games 2018: Iraq Olympic Committee pulls out national football team from event, claim sources

The Iraq Olympic Committee have pulled the team from the event, according to a source in Baghdad, and the decision will leave officials needing to address an imbalance in the opening phase of the tournament.

Asian Games 2018: Record number of athletes to participate, Olympic Council of Asia expects logistical problems
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Asian Games 2018: Record number of athletes to participate, Olympic Council of Asia expects logistical problems

A record number of athletes are expected to participate in this edition of the Asian Games, with many countries sending large contingents. The Olympic Council of Asia is worried about these numbers, citing the possibility of logistical issues occurring.

Rajyavardhan Singh Rathore assures IOC President Thomas Bach about India's commitment to clean sports
Sports

Rajyavardhan Singh Rathore assures IOC President Thomas Bach about India's commitment to clean sports

Rathore categorically mentioned that his ministry has "zero tolerance for substance abuse or for cheating in sports".

Jakarta, Palembang gear up for 2018 Asian Games as one-year countdown begins
Sports

Jakarta, Palembang gear up for 2018 Asian Games as one-year countdown begins

On a dusty construction site in central Jakarta, amid sacks of cement and bulldozers, hundreds of high-vis clad workers toil away to bring Indonesia's Asian Games dream to life.