What has driven this shift? And what will be the impact of the sports events on the host countries' economic development? Two experts share their views on the issue with China Daily's Liu Jianna.
China Highlights has listed the following sports events in China. It is regarded as one of the most challenging marathons in the world. Huangyaguan literally means "Yellow Cliff Pass".
Sports in Indonesia are popular from both the participation and spectating aspect. Some popular sports in Indonesia are badmintonfootballvolleyball and the native Indonesian martial art Pencak Silat. Indonesia has won gold medals in badminton in every Olympic Games since the sport was first introduced to the Olympics in except in Summer Olympics.
Asia is becoming an increasingly popular sporting destination, and although it has had many high profile events for several decades, it is an ever-growing business that is currently going from strength to strength. There are many sporting events that take place in Asia with competitors that come from all over the world, and of course there are far too many examples to list in one place, so in this article we have focused on games that are for Asian countries to compete with one another, and primarily games held by the most prestigious organisation: the Olympic Council of Asia, OCA. These are all spectator sports, so if you happen to be in the area during competition season, we highly recommend you get a ticket, as events in all of these series are a riveting and inspiring experience, plus with such a range of disciplines to choose from, you are bound to find something that piques your interest.
With England and Wales playing host, the Cricket World Cup will be the first World Cup to not include any of the 93 associate members of the International Cricket Council, due to their elimination at the qualifying stage in which both associate and full member nations may participate. As a result, new associate member the United States, as well as the renowned Netherlands national cricket team, will not be part of the season. As one of the most notable European football competitions of the year, the final will be an all-English affair between Liverpool and Tottenham Hotspur after both Barcelona and Ajax were knocked out of the competition in a series of thrilling semi-final matches.
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Buckle up! The official countdown for Asian Games has begun. On AugustIndonesian President Joko Widodo showed his archery skill by firing an arrow into a target, starting the countdown.
Here is a list of the major international sports events in which teams from different countries battle it out, both for individual sports and multi-sport events. In these events countries of the world are brought together in competition - in some of these most countries of the world are represented, in others only a select few. For some of these events there is more information available, follow the links. These are just some of the major international sporting events from around the world.
This is big news for a sport largely absent from major multi-sports events but which has big ambitions to move beyond its traditional boundaries. The Asian Cricket Council unsuccessfully appealed, according to sources. But the re-emergence of cricket at the Asian Games is a fillip for the sport which has long struggled to grow past its Commonwealth base.