The 16th Asian Games
Held from: November 12 - 27, 2010
Hosted by: The Guangzhou Asian Games Organising Committee (GAGOC)
Participating countries/regions: 45 member countries and regions of OCA
Main stadium Guangdong Olympic Sports Centre
Sports: 42 Sports - 28 Olympic Sports and 14 non-Olympic Sports
The Asian Amateur Kabaddi Federation was formed in the year 1978. In the 11th Beijing Asian Games(1990), Kabaddi was included as a regular sport in the Asian Games for the first time. [Full story]
Venue: Guangwai Gymnasium
Gold medals: 1
Event schedule: November 22 - 26, 2009
DanceSport developed out of the narrow confines of competition ballroom dancing and it becomes an official Asian Games sport in Guangzhou Asian Games, 2010. [Full story]
Venue: Zengcheng Gymnasium
Gold medals: November 13 - 14, 2009
Event schedule: 3434
Roller Sports
Roller Sports came from the ice skating. It’s the first time that roller sports became a competition sport in Asian Games in Guangzhou Asian Games, 2010. [Full story]
Venue: Guangzhou Velodrome
Gold medals: 9
Event schedule: November 23 - 26, 2009
It is generally believed that sepaktakraw was played as early as the 9th Century and became an official Asian Games sport in 11th Asian Games, Beijing, in 1990. [Full story]
Venue: Haizhu Sports Centre (to be confirmed)
Gold medals: 6
Event schedule: November 13 - 14, 2009
Guangdong Olympic Sports Centre
Construction date: December 31, 1998 - September 31, 2010 Total land surface: 300,000 sq m
Location: Seating: 80,012
Asian Games events Opeing/Closing Ceremony, Athletics, Football
Asian Games dates: 34343
Guangdong Gymnasium
Construction date: September 1956 Total land surface: 140,000 sq m
Location: Seating: 80,012
Asian Games events Basketball, Volleyball
Asian Games dates: November 13 - 26, 2010
Asian Games Town Gymnasium
Construction date: August 2008 - March 2010 Total land surface: 65,315 sq m
Location: Seating: 6,233
Asian Games events Artistic Gymnastics, Rhythmic Gymnastics, Trampoline, Cue Sports, Squash
Asian Games dates: November 13 - 26, 2010
Guangzhou Velodrome
Construction date: Total land surface:
Location: Seating:
Asian Games events Cycling, Roller Sports
Asian Games dates:
Afghanistan: Spring is approaching
  Since ancient times Afghanistan has been a cultural crossroads for many different peoples and their traditions. [Full story]
Bahrain: Middle East Lite
  Bahrain is called "Middle East Lite",which is because of its incredible beautiful sea and island scenery. [Full story]
Bangladesh: a country on the rivers
  Kaptai Lake is a man-made lake in south-eastern Bangladesh. It is located in the Kaptai Upazila of Rangamati District of Chittagong Division. [Full story]
Bhutan: the happiest country
  Bhutan is called "The last Shangri-la" in the world. One of the reasons is because of its beautiful scenery. [Full story]
Name: The Asian Games
Periods: every four years
Organised and regulated by: the OCA and under the supervision of the IOC
Goal: allowing athletes from all over the Asian continent to compete
About the Games: Guangzhou 2010
Previous Games: New Delhi 1951, Manila 1954, Tokyo 1958, Jakarta 1962, Bangkok 1966, Bangkok 1970, Tehran 1974, Bangkok 1978, New Delhi 1982, Seoul 1986, Beijing 1990, Hiroshima 1994, Bangkok 1998, Busan 2002, Doha 2006
The 15th Asian Games
Rank Country/Region Gold Silver Bronze
1 China 165 88 63
2 South Korea 58 53 82
3 Japan 50 71 77
4 Kazakstan 23 19 43
5 Thailand 13 15 26
Medals Tally:

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