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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.

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Asian Games success highlighted taekwondo’s expansion in 2018
10 Jan 2019

Seoul, Korea, January 10, 2019: The President of World Taekwondo, Choue Chungwon, has used his New Year's message to highlight the continuing growth of the sport, notably at the 18th Asian Games. Choue said the addition .....

Asian Games named ‘Sports Event of the Year’ in Philippines
10 Jan 2019

Manila, Philippines, January 10, 2019: The 18th Asian Games has been named “Multi-Sport Event of the Year” by a sports media group in the Philippines.

In their second annual awards, Philippine Athletes at Multi-Sport.....

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