Dhaka 2010
The 2010 South Asian Games, officially the 11th South Asian Federation Games, is a major multi-sport event, scheduled to take place from January 29 to February 8, 2010 in Dhaka, Bangladesh. This will be the third time that the Bangladeshi capital hosts the Games, thus becoming the 4th city to host the Games multiple times (after Colombo, Kathmandu and Islamabad). It is also expected to be the largest sporting event ever in the history of Bangladesh.

Originally, the 11th South Asian Games were scheduled to take place in November 2009. However, the host country, Bangladesh, faced hurdles due to general elections,as a result South Asian Association Council (SAOC) held the 39th Executive Meeting and decided against hosting the Games in 2009,thus postponing the games to (early) 2010.

A total of 8 countries will participate in the 2010 South Asian Games.

There are 23 official sports for the 11th SAF Games.

They are For the first time, Twenty20 cricket will be included in the Games.

In 2008, it was rumoured that hockey, volleyball, rowing and wrestling had been excluded from the Games. However, later sources confirmed that only rowing had been excluded.

Officially opened by: Sheikh Hasina Wazed (expected)
Main Stadium: Bangabandhu National Stadium (expected)
Website: www.11sagdhaka2010.com.bd
11th South Asian Games  Dhaka 2010
Opening Ceremony 29 Jan 2010
Closing Ceremony 08 Feb 2010
Host City Dhaka
Country Bangladesh
Nations Participating 8
Events 158
Sports 23
Sports/Disciplines 23
Sports / Disciplines
Aquatics
Swimming ASW
Archery AR
Badminton BD
Basketball BK
Boxing BX
Cricket CC
Football FB
Golf GO
Handball HB
Hockey HO
Judo JU
Kabaddi KA
Karate KR
Shooting SH
Squash SQ
Table Tennis TT
Taekwondo TK
Volleyball VB
Weightlifting WL
Wushu WU
Athletics AT
Cycling CY
Wrestling WR
News
10.02.2010
Regional powerhouse India romped away at the top of the medals table for the 11th South Asian Games, which closed in Dhaka, Bangladesh, on Tuesday. India won 90 of the 158 gol...

09.02.2010
Bangladesh signed off their campaign in the 11th South Asian Games Dhaka 2010 by winning 18 gold medals, their highest haul in the history of the regional multi-sports event. ...

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