Asian games

— 24 October 2023

Hangzhou back on track

No respite in Hangzhou. Two weeks after the end of the 19th Asian Games (September 23 to October 8), the Paralympic version of the continental event kicked off on... Read more »

— 23 October 2023

Ski-mountaineering makes its mark

Another step forward for ski-mountaineering. After making its Olympic debut at the 2020 Winter Youth Games in Lausanne, then entering the program for the 2026 Milan-Cortina Games, the discipline... Read more »

— 9 October 2023

WADA threatens OCA

The start of a new crisis in the Olympic movement? AFP reports that the World Anti-Doping Agency (WADA) has threatened sanctions against the Olympic Council of Asia (OCA) over... Read more »

— 5 October 2023

Doping at the Games

The 2023 Asian Games in Hangzhou, China, which opened on Saturday 23 September, have recorded two new cases of doping. The Olympic Council of Asia (OCA) made the announcement... Read more »

— 3 October 2023

Both Koreas go for gold

On Monday 2 October, sport and politics crossed paths at the 2023 Asian Games in Hangzhou, China. As is often the case, the scene took place during the table... Read more »

— 29 September 2023

North Korea opens its counter

It’s a done deal. On Thursday 28 September, North Korea won its first gold medals at the 2023 Asian Games in Hangzhou, China. On the sixth day of the... Read more »

— 27 September 2023

China leads the way in e-sports

A new page in the history of the international sporting movement was turned on Tuesday 26 September at the 2023 Asian Games in Hangzhou. The first official gold medal... Read more »

— 26 September 2023

Samaranch compliments Xi Jinping

Juan Antonio Samaranch, one of the IOC’s vice-presidents, doesn’t hold back his praise and superlatives when it comes to China. Present in Hangzhou since last week for the 2023... Read more »

— 26 September 2023

Qatar knows how to entertain

Qatar is getting a head start. Its National Olympic Committee (QOC) took advantage of the start of the 2023 Asian Games in Hangzhou, China (September 23 to October 8),... Read more »