Olympic Council of Asia Current Affairs, GK & News

Asian Youth Games to be held in China in November 2021

The Olympic Council of Asia announced that the third Asian Youth Games is to be held in China in November 2021. Around 18 Olympic games such as rock climbing, athletics, gymnastics, aquatics, boat racing are to be included. Asian Youth Games The Asian Youth Games is held once in four years. It is organized by ..

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Sardar Singh named as member in Olympic Council of Asia (OCA) committee

Former India hockey captain Sardar Singh has been elected in the athletes standing committee of the Olympic Council of Asia (OCA) at its 38th General Assembly in Bangkok . Apart from him, IOA secretary general Rajeev Mehta was named in the culture standing committee. Hockey India secretary general Mohd Mustaque Ahmad is in the media ..

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Sheikh Ahmad Al-Fahad Al-Sabah re-elected as new President of Olympic Council of Asia

Sheikh Ahmad Al-Fahad Al-Sabah, a Kuwaiti politician and sports administrator, has been re-elected president of the Olympic Council of Asia (OCA) for an 8th term despite being embroiled in a forgery case brought by Swiss investigators. Sheikh Ahmad is considered a major powerbroker in world sport & won a new five-year term until 2024.The OCA ..

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Cricket to be re-introduced in Asian Games

The Olympic Council of Asia (OCA) has decided to reintroduce Cricket in the 2022 Asian Games to be held at Hangzhou, China. Cricket in Asian Games Earlier Cricket had featured in 2010 and 2014 Asian Games but was dropped from the 2018 Asian Games. In all probabilities mostly T20 version of cricket would be introduced in ..

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What are Asian Games?

Asian Games also called Asiad are the most celebrated and second largest multi-Sports event after Olympic Games. It is recognised by the International Olympic Committee and is held once in every four years. Before the Asian Games came into being, the Far Eastern Championship Games were held and it was only after WWII when many ..

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