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Kabaddi, cricket retained; cue sports, chess out

The Olympic Council of Asia (OCA) and the Incheon Asian Games Organising Committee (IAGOC) have decided to retain kabaddi and cricket while throwing out cue sports and chess from the programme for the 2014 Games. The decision was arrived at in the recent meetings held between the OCA and the IAGOC in Muscat, Oman, during [...]

By |December 10th, 2010|news|Comments Off on Kabaddi, cricket retained; cue sports, chess out

Baize sports, kabbadi, chess out of Incheon?

Cue sports stars Pankaj Advani, Geet Sethi and Alok Kumar might not be part of the Asian Games in Incheon, South Korea, in 2014 as on Monday, the Olympic Council of Asia (OCA), at its board meeting here, endorsed its earlier decision of bringing down the number of  disciplines from 42 to 35. An even [...]

By |November 15th, 2010|news|Comments Off on Baize sports, kabbadi, chess out of Incheon?

Chess, dance might get cut from 2014 Asian Games

South Korean organizers of the next Asian Games in Incheon have proposed cutting sports such as cricket and dance from the 2014 program.The Olympic Council of Asia has decided to cap the number of sports at future Asian Games at 35 _ 28 from the Olympic program and seven more that reflect the region's culture.The [...]

By |November 12th, 2010|news|Comments Off on Chess, dance might get cut from 2014 Asian Games