Jakarta Asian Games

MUMBAI: Twitter recorded 12 million tweets on the 2018 Asian Games in Indonesia, it was announced on Thursday.

The two-week event generated 12 million Tweets, from the opening ceremony on August 18 until the closing ceremony on September 2, according to a statement.

The closing ceremony was also something to remember. From the amazing fireworks, athletes and volunteers parade, to performers by national and international artists, ClosingCeremonyAsianGames2018 succeeded to amaze the world, generating 1.8 million Tweets related to the event.

Aug 04, 2018 16:08
NEW DELHI: The Sports Ministry on Friday approved of a Rs 3 million grant, providing assistance to Indian athletes in order to train for the Asian Games, Press Trust of India reports. 
Jul 24, 2018 13:07
KUALA LUMPUR: A redraw for the men's football tournament at Asian Games in Indonesia took place on Wednesday, after organisers left out two countries in the first draw earlier in July. The new draw took place at the headquarters of the Asian Football Confederation (AFC) here in Malaysia, Xinhua news agency reports.
Jul 23, 2018 16:07
MUMBAI: The All India Football Federation (AIFF) condemned the Indian Olympic Association’s (IOA) decision to drop the national football teams from the upcoming Asian Games contingent.
Jul 21, 2018 15:07
NEW DELHI: The Indian Olympic Association (IOA) confirmed on Friday that the Indian contingent for the Asian Games will increase from 524 to 551 as it will be sending teams to participate in the sports climbing and bridge events of the competition, Times of India reports.  Sports climbing will be represented by 3 athletes while 24 of them will be a part of the bridge team.
Jul 12, 2018 19:07
JAKARTA: The 18th Asian Games is set to sell more than 1.2 million tickets, a member of the organizing committee said here on Wednesday. "We will sell over 1.2 million tickets during the Asian Games for all the sports," Danny Buldansyah, an organising committee official, was quoted by Kontan media as saying.
Jul 06, 2018 18:07
NEW DELHI: The Sports Authority of India (SAI) confirmed on Thursday that the Target Olympic Podium Scheme (TOPS) and its administration will come under comprehensive review after the Asian Games, Press Trust of India reports.
Jul 05, 2018 16:07
CHENNAI: While the Indian Olympic Association (IOA) is all set to send 524 athletes and confirmed its participation in 36 sports at the Asian Games 2018 in Jakarta this August, it is expected to take a decision on India’s eSports squad within a few days, New Indian Express reports.
Jul 04, 2018 14:07
NEW DELHI: The Indian Olympic Association (IOA), expectedly, found no place for football in its list of teams cleared to compete in the upcoming Asian Games, but did add eight less well nown disciplines, arguing they have "shown promise".
Jul 03, 2018 18:07
NEW DELHI: Following Indian Olympic Association’s decision not to clear its teams' participation in the upcoming Asian Games, the All India Football Federation says it is willing bear the costs if required. AIFF general secretary Kushal Das labelled the stance taken by the IOA as “sad and disheartening.” 
Jul 02, 2018 14:07
NEW DELHI: In a relief to Sony Pictures Networks India, the official and exclusive broadcaster of India’s upcoming tour of England, the Delhi High Court on Friday has banned over 300 unlicensed websites and cable operators  to broadcast or stream the series, Press Trust of India reports.