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Asian Summer Games

As the biggest multi-sport games after the Olympic Games, the Asian Games is the most prestigious event organized by the Olympic Council of Asia. The Asian Games are held every four years. The Asian Games follow the sports programme of the Olympic Games, with swimming and athletics as the core sports, as well as featuring disciplines which reflect the diverse sporting culture of the Asian continent such as sepaktakraw (South East Asia), kabaddi (South Asia) and wushu (EastAsia). The inaugural Asian Games took place in New Delhi, India, in 1951 with 11 countries competing in six sports.


Future Games


Vietnam’s Anh Vien plans ‘hard, hard, hard’ work for next Asian Games
12 Dec 2018

Hangzhou, China, December 11, 2018: The mighty leap from South East Asian swimming star to Asian Games medal-winner proved to be beyond Vietnam’s Nguyen Ahn Vien in Jakarta this year.

“No medal – it was very terrible.....

Hangzhou officials look ahead to 19th Asian Games 2022
08 Dec 2018

Hangzhou, China, December 8, 2018: The 14th FINA World Swimming Championships (25 metres) in Hangzhou, China next week will provide a big stepping stone on the road to the 19th Asian Games in 2022, according to governmen.....