#Asian Games

Gaming Trends to Watch in 2022

A big year in gaming is coming to an end. From the release of exciting titles like. to all things PS5, 2021 was full of highlights for gamers. It looks like 2022 will be even bigger. The trends of this year will grow faster while developments in VR and social media will give gamers new ways to experience and share content.
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BHF announces preliminary squad for Asian Champions Trophy

Bangladesh Hockey Federation on Sunday announced a 28-member preliminary squad ahead of the sixth Men's Asian Champions Trophy to be held in Dhaka next month. The six nations - hosts Bangladesh, India, Malaysia, Japan, Pakistan and South Korea - will take part in the competition to be held at the Maulana Bhashani National Hockey Stadium in Dhaka from December 14 to 22.
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Iranian wushu championship underway in Qeshm

Qeshm (IP) - Iran's male and female wushu championship and the qualifying tournament for the 2022 Asian Games in Hangzhou, China, is underway in Qeshm Island. Iran Press/ Iran News: The Men's tournament will be held for three days (November 27-29, 2021) with 34 teams and 377 fighters and coaches.
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Top five Indian players to watch out for at Asian Champions Trophy

India will be defending their title in the tournament. The sixth edition of the Asian Champions Trophy returns in December 2021. It will kickoff on 14 December and will reach its climax on 22 December, with the Maulana Bhasani Hockey Stadium in Dhaka serving as its venue. Organized by the Asian Hockey Federation (AFH), the tournament will finally see the light of day after multiple delays due to the COVID-19 pandemic.

Pundir Qualifies for 2022 Asian Games at Second CDI Bangalore in India

At the second ever CDI in Bangalore, India, small tour rider and show jumper Gaurav Punder qualified as a team rider for the 2022 Asian Games in Hangzhou, China. The Equestrian Federation of India (EFI) is the main, driving force for horse sport in the country and played a pivotal role by hosting the second ever, CDI2* event at ASC Centre & College Bangalore. The federation ensured that every technical aspect was immaculately delivered for the second time on 16 - 18 November 2021.

Top players give thumbs-up for Grand Canal Asian Games Park

A tournament is held at the Grand Canal Asian Games Park in Hangzhou, on Nov 19. [Photo/]. The 2021 Table Tennis Invitational Tournament of Cities Along the Beijing-Hangzhou Grand Canal proved that the Grand Canal Asian Games Park is qualified to host top table tennis games, local media reported on Nov 21.

Manpreet to lead hockey team in Asian Champions Trophy; Sreejesh not in squad

India hockey team captain Manpreet Singh will lead a 20-member contingent in the Men's Asian Champions Trophy, scheduled to be held in Dhaka from December 14- 22. Veteran goalkeeper PR Sreejesh is not in the squad. Defending champions India will begin their campaign on the opening day against South Korea....

First-ever North-East Sports Conclave held in Guwahati

Guwahati: Sportstar hosted the first-ever North-East Sports Conclave on Friday, November 26, in Guwahati where a host of speakers discussed key issues pertaining to the sports ecosystem in the region. Assam Chief Minister Dr. Himanta Biswa Sarma shared his vision for sports development for the region, while Union Minister for...

Anand Velkumar: 1st Indian to clinch medal at the world speed skating games

Earlier this month, the world speed skating Game 2021 was held in Mundiales Ibague and Anand Velkumar inscribed his golden name in the history of skating by bagging a silver medal. He is an inspiration for all the aspirants and he has brought laurels to the nation with his excellent...

Focus on health for Hangzhou 2022 Para Games, Chefs de Mission told

Hangzhou, Nov 23 (IANS) The organisers of next year’s Asian Asian Para Games at Hangzhou in China have promised to further strengthen the measures for Covid-19 prevention control to ensure safe and secure competition. Various issues related to the Games came up at the Chefs de Mission Seminar held virtually last week at which the delegation were given a comprehensive introduction to the preparations of the Games.

Athletes from Oceania invited to compete in five sports at the 2022 Asian Games

It was announced by the Olympic Council of Asia (OCA) on Monday that athletes from Oceania will be allowed to participate in the 2022 Asian Games. The announcement marks the first time athletes from Oceania will be allowed to participate at the OCA’s flagship event. Oceania’s participation will be limited...

Bajrang Punia starts hunt for new coach ahead of Asian Games

By Vipul KashyapNew Delhi [India], November 22 (ANI): Tokyo Olympics bronze medallist Bajrang Punia has agreed to the Wrestling Federation of India's (WFI) suggestion to work with a new coach after parting ways with Emzarios Shako Bentinidis. Bajrang said he learned a lot from Shako Bentinidis during their three-year-long stint...

Tokyo Olympics Medalist Bajrang Punia Gets “Full Freedom” to Search for New Coach ahead of Asian Games | News of the fight

Bajrang Punia won a bronze medal at the Tokyo Olympics.© TUSEN. Tokyo Olympics bronze medalist Bajrang Punia accepted the Indian Wrestling Federation’s (WFI) suggestion to work with a new coach after parting ways with Emzarios Shako Bentinidis. Bajrang said he learned a lot from Shako Bentinidis during their three-year stay and that the wrestler is now awaiting a new coach. “My new coach is not yet decided, talks are underway but no final decision has been made yet, I have a good bond with Shako, he has been with me for three and a half years and I have a lot learned from him, “Bajrang told ANI.

Serial winner Jyothi Surekha Vennam takes pride in consistency; targets elusive Asian Games gold

A day after she had won an individual gold medal at the Asian Championships, compound archer Jyothi Vennam still hadn't celebrated that achievement - the only top podium finish for India at that tournament. On Thursday, the day she claimed the continental title, she had only taken part in one celebration - for the birthday of a teammate. A day later on Friday in Dhaka, the 25-year-old was in the spectators stand, cheering for her teammates competing in the recurve section.

Cambodia to host 5th Asian Youth Games in 2029

The Olympic Council of Asia (OCA) added two more multi-sport games to its calendar during the 40th OCA General Assembly in Dubai on Sunday. According to the OCA, the National Olympic Committee of Cambodia signed a host city contract with the OCA to organize the 5th Asian Youth Games in Phnom Penh in 2029.
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Asian Archery C'ships: Arjun Munda felicitates national archery players

New Delhi [India], November 20 (ANI): Archery President Arjun Munda on Saturday welcomed the national archery players who returned after winning the Asian Archery Championships 2021 in Dhaka. Speaking to ANI, the president said, "We welcome our champions today and we wish them all the luck to do better in...