22 Jun 2018
AESF announced results of the Regional Qualifier Competitions for the Asian Games 2018

A total of 27 countries and regions signed up for the Qualifier Competitions which were held from June 6 to 20, 2018. Starcraft II and Hearthstone took the form of online matches while Arena of Valor and the Clash Royale qualifiers were conducted offline in Hong Kong, China.

For League of Legends, the South Asia and Southeast Asia qualifiers were held in Ho Chi Minh City, Vietnam; the East Asia qualifiers were held in Hong Kong, China; the Ce....

22 Jun 2018
Sauna among services planned at Asian Games Athletes’ Village

Jakarta, Indonesia, June 22, 2018: As if Jakarta were not hot enough in the sultry summer months, Asian Games organisers INASGOC are planning a special service at the new Athletes’ Village – a sauna. The steaming sauna bath will be just one of many services at the Athletes’ Village at Kemayoran, which will accommodate up to 14,500 athletes and officials in six tower blocks. A seventh tower will be occupied by 2,000 organising committee staff and ....

22 Jun 2018
Sri Lanka NOC plans Olympic Day celebration

Colombo, Sri Lanka, June 22, 2018: Sri Lanka NOC will hold their Olympic Day celebrations on Monday, June 25 at Nuwara Eliya district. The Olympic Day Run will commence outside the President’s House at 10am and end at the Cinecitta Grounds.

The total distance of the run will be 1.5km. After the run there will be a flag-raising ceremony and the lighting of the traditional oil lamp followed by a one-minute silence in remembrance of fallen heroe....

22 Jun 2018
Hong Kong, China NOC inducts first two members into Hall of Fame

Hong Kong, China, June 22, 2018: In recognition of the contributions of outstanding sports personalities such as leaders, athletes, coaches and officials in Hong Kong, the Sports Federation & Olympic Committee Hall of Fame has been established this year on the 2/F of Olympic House in Causeway Bay.

On the occasion of the Opening Ceremony of the 15th Asiania Sport For All Association Congress on June 22, the Unveiling Ceremony of the Hall o....

21 Jun 2018
Asian Games Fun Run press conference opens Iran NOC media auditorium

Tehran, IR Iran, June 20, 2018: The newly completed Iran NOC media auditorium is put in “test” for the first time on Wednesday while it hosts the press conference of the 23rd edition of 2018 Jakarta – Palembang Asian Games Fun Run. Mr. Shahrokh Shahnazi - Secretary General of IR Iran NOC, Mr. Haider Farman – OCA Asian Games Director, Syahrir Nawier KOI Executive Board Member together with more than 20 local media attended today’s press conference....

21 Jun 2018
INASGOC President rallies Asian Games staff

Jakarta, Indonesia, June 21, 2018: The President of the Indonesia Asian Games Organising Committee, Mr Erick Thohir, conducted a post-Ramadan festival for 500 staff at INASGOC HQ in Jakarta on Thursday morning. As June 21 marked the official return to work after the Eid al-Fitr holiday, INASGOC held a “Halal bi Halal” celebration under a blazing sun.

The occasion began with a rallying speech by Mr Thohir, who highlighted the fact there were j....

21 Jun 2018
Asian Games golf course earns 'great venue' praise from R&A

Jakarta, Indonesia, June 21, 2018: The Technical Delegate for the golf tournament at the 18th Asian Games believes the players will have only positive things to say about the “great venue” at Pondok Indah Golf Course on the outskirts of the capital. Mr Nick Shan, Singapore-based Assistant Director, Asia-Pacific, of R&A (The Royal and Ancient Golf Club of St Andrews, Scotland), conducted an inter-departmental meeting at Pondok Indah GC on Thur....

21 Jun 2018
Tehran hosts 2018 Jakarta – Palembang Asian Games Fun Run

Tehran, IR Iran, 21 June 2018: More than 300 peoples have participated in the 23rd edition of 2018 Jakarta – Palembang Asian Games Fun Run held in Tehran Chitgar Lake Park on Thursday morning.

Representatives from Tehran Municipal government, IR Iran NOC, Olympic Council of Asia, Indonesia Olympic Committee and INASGOC attended today’s fun run event.

2018 Jakarta – Palembang Asian Games Fun Run will continue its journey in Iran whil....

20 Jun 2018
Mongolia NOC hosts sports medicine and science seminar with Russian experts

Ulaanbaatar, Mongolia, June 20, 2018: Mongolia NOC organised a Sports Medicine and Science Seminar in Ulaanbaatar with the support of IOC Olympic Solidarity from June 11-15. In accordance with the Memorandum of Understanding signed between the Russian Olympic Committee, Mongolia NOC invited two experts from Russia. They were:

*Sergei Alexandrovich Sharakin, head of the scientific-methodology department of the ROC Innovation Centre, specialist....

19 Jun 2018
Vietnam NOC celebrates Olympic Day

Thai Nguyen, Vietnam, June 19, 2018: On the occasion of the 124th anniversary of the founding of the IOC on June 23, 1894, the Vietnam Olympic Committee organised Youth Olympic Day 2018 at Binh Yen High School in Dinh Hoa district, Thai Nguyen province, in coordination with the People's Committee of Dinh Hoa district.

Youth Olympic Day was attended by Mr. Luong Van Lanh, Secretary of the district Party Committee and Chairman of the People's C....