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The Asian Games, also known as Asiad, is a continental multi-sport event held every four years among athletes from all over Asia. [1]

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African Games

The African Games, formally known as the All-Africa Games or the Pan African Games, are a continental multi-sport event held every four years, organized by the African Union (AU) with the Association of National Olympic Committees of Africa (ANOCA) and the Association of African Sports Confederations (AASC).

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Ahmed Al-Fahad Al-Ahmed Al-Sabah

Sheikh Ahmed Al-Fahad Al-Ahmed Al-Jaber Al-Sabah (احمد الفهد الاحمد الجابر الصباح; born 12 August 1963) is a Kuwaiti politician and sports administrator who is current president of Olympic Council of Asia and Asian Handball Federation.

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Akihito

is the current Emperor of Japan.

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Aklan

Aklan (Akean) (Aklanon pronunciation) (Akeanon: Probinsiya it Akean; Kapuoran sang Aklan; Lalawigan ng Aklan) is a province in the Philippines located in the Western Visayas region.

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Arab world

The Arab world (العالم العربي; formally: Arab homeland, الوطن العربي), also known as the Arab nation (الأمة العربية) or the Arab states, currently consists of the 22 Arab countries of the Arab League.

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Archery at the Asian Games

Archery has been an event at the Asian Games since 1978 in Bangkok, Thailand.

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Asia

Asia is Earth's largest and most populous continent, located primarily in the Eastern and Northern Hemispheres.

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Asian Football Confederation

The Asian Football Confederation (AFC) is the governing body of association football in Asia and Australia.

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Asian Games Federation

The Asian Games Federation (AGF) was the governing body of sports in Asia from 1949 to 1982.

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Asian Games sports

This is a list of sports played in the Asian Games and other major affiliated games organised by the Olympic Council of Asia.

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Athlete

An athlete (also sportsman or sportswoman) is a person who competes in one or more sports that involve physical strength, speed or endurance.

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Athletics at the Asian Games

Athletics is an Asian Games event since 1951 in New Delhi, India.

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Australian Olympic Committee

The Australian Olympic Committee (AOC) is the National Olympic Committee responsible for developing, promoting and protecting the Olympic Movement in Australia.

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Badminton at the Asian Games

Badminton has been one of the regular Asian Games sports since 1962 in Jakarta, Indonesia.

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Bangkok

Bangkok is the capital and most populous city of the Kingdom of Thailand.

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Baseball at the Asian Games

Men's Baseball has been an event at the Asian Games, since the Games in Hiroshima, Japan in 1994.

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Basketball at the Asian Games

Basketball is an Asian Games sport since the 1951 edition.

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Beach volleyball at the Asian Games

Beach volleyball was introduced at the Asian Games in the 1998 edition and has been held at every edition since.

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Beijing

Beijing, formerly romanized as Peking, is the capital of the People's Republic of China, the world's second most populous city proper, and most populous capital city.

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Bhumibol Adulyadej

Bhumibol Adulyadej (ภูมิพลอดุลยเดช;;; see full title below; 5 December 1927 – 13 October 2016), conferred with the title King Bhumibol the Great in 1987, was the ninth monarch of Thailand from the Chakri dynasty as Rama IX.

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Bhutan at the Asian Games

Bhutan is a member of South Asian Zone of the Olympic Council of Asia, and participating in the Asian Games since the Beijing 1990 Games.

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Board games at the Asian Games

Board games were included as events during the 2006 and 2010 Asian Games.

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Bodybuilding at the Asian Games

Bodybuilding was an Asian Games event from 2002 to 2006.

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Boracay

Boracay is a small island in the Philippines located approximately south of Manila and off the northwest tip of Panay Island in Western Visayas region of the Philippines.

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Bowling at the Asian Games

Bowling events have been contested at every Asian Games since 1978 Asian Games in Bangkok.

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Boxing at the Asian Games

Boxing has been contested at every Asian Games since its introduction to the program at the 1954 Asian Games.

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Busan

Busan, formerly known as Pusan and now officially is South Korea's second most-populous city after Seoul, with a population of over 3.5 million inhabitants.

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Canoeing at the Asian Games

Canoeing events have been contested at every Asian Games since 1990 Asian Games in Beijing.

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Capital city

A capital city (or simply capital) is the municipality exercising primary status in a country, state, province, or other administrative region, usually as its seat of government.

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China

China, officially the People's Republic of China (PRC), is a unitary one-party sovereign state in East Asia and the world's most populous country, with a population of around /1e9 round 3 billion.

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China at the Asian Games

People's Republic of China first competed at the Asian Games in 1974.

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Chinese Taipei

"Chinese Taipei" is the name for Taiwan designated in the Nagoya Resolution whereby the Republic of China (ROC) and the People's Republic of China (PRC) recognize each other when it comes to the activities of the International Olympic Committee.

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Chun Doo-hwan

Chun Doo-hwan (or; born 18 January 1931) is a South Korean politician and former South Korean army general who served as the President of South Korea from 1979 to 1988, ruling as an unelected coup leader from December 1979 to September 1980 and as elected president from 1980 to 1988.

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Continent

A continent is one of several very large landmasses of the world.

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Cricket at the Asian Games

The team sport of Cricket became a medal sport at the 2010 Asian Games.

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Cue sports at the Asian Games

Cue sports events were contested at the Asian Games starting from the 1998 Games in Bangkok.

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Cycling at the Asian Games

Cycling events have been contested at every Asian Games since the 1951 Asian Games in New Delhi, with the exception of the 1954 Games.

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Dancesport at the Asian Games

Dancesport is a competitive team sport which includes ballroom dancing.

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Diving at the Asian Games

Diving is a part of the Asian Games since the first edition of the continental sports event in 1951, when New Delhi hosted the Games.

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Doha

Doha (الدوحة, or ad-Dōḥa) is the capital and most populous city of the State of Qatar.

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Dragon boat at the Asian Games

Dragon boat was an Asian Games sport in 2010 edition.

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East Timor at the Asian Games

Timor-Leste first competed at the Asian Games in 2002.

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Empire of Japan

The was the historical nation-state and great power that existed from the Meiji Restoration in 1868 to the enactment of the 1947 constitution of modern Japan.

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Equestrian at the Asian Games

Equestrian has been an Asian Games event since 1982 in New Delhi, India.

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European Games

The European Games is an international multi-sport event in the Olympic tradition contested by athletes from European nations.

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European Olympic Committees

The European Olympic Committees is an organisation based in Rome, Italy.

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Expo '70

was a world's fair held in Suita, Osaka, Japan, between March 15 and September 13, 1970.

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Far Eastern Championship Games

The Far Eastern Championship Games (also known as the Far Eastern Championships, Far Eastern Games or Far East Games) was an Asian multi-sport event considered to be a precursor to the Asian Games.

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Fencing at the Asian Games

Fencing events have been contested at every Asian Games since 1974 Asian Games in Tehran.

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Field hockey at the Asian Games

Field hockey is an Asian Games event since 1958 in Tokyo, Japan.

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Football at the Asian Games

Men's football has been a part of the Asian Games sporting events since the 1951 edition.

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Golf at the Asian Games

Golf was an event at the Asian Games for the first time in 1982, when the games were held in New Delhi, India.

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Guangzhou

Guangzhou, also known as Canton, is the capital and most populous city of the province of Guangdong.

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Gulf War

The Gulf War (2 August 199028 February 1991), codenamed Operation Desert Shield (2 August 199017 January 1991) for operations leading to the buildup of troops and defense of Saudi Arabia and Operation Desert Storm (17 January 199128 February 1991) in its combat phase, was a war waged by coalition forces from 35 nations led by the United States against Iraq in response to Iraq's invasion and annexation of Kuwait.

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Guru Dutt Sondhi

Guru Dutt Sondhi (10 December 1890 – 20 November 1966), 1966 was a sports administrator in India, manager of the Indian Olympic team at three Olympics, founder of the Western Asiatic Games (New Delhi and Patiala, 1934) and the founder of the Asian Games Federation (AGF; New Delhi 1951).

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Gymnastics at the Asian Games

Gymnastics events have been contested at every Asian Games since 1974 Asian Games in Tehran.

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Hamad bin Khalifa Al Thani

Sheikh Hamad bin Khalifa bin Hamad bin Abdullah bin Jassim bin Mohammed Al Thani (الشيخ حمد بن خليفة آل ثاني; born 1 January 1952) is a member of the ruling Al Thani Qatari royal family.

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Handball at the Asian Games

Handball has been an Asian Games event since 1982 when the sport was first played in New Delhi, India.

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Hangzhou

Hangzhou (Mandarin:; local dialect: /ɦɑŋ tseɪ/) formerly romanized as Hangchow, is the capital and most populous city of Zhejiang Province in East China.

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Hirohito

was the 124th Emperor of Japan according to the traditional order of succession, reigning from 25 December 1926, until his death on 7 January 1989.

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Hiroshima

is the capital of Hiroshima Prefecture and the largest city in the Chūgoku region of western Honshu - the largest island of Japan.

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Incheon

Incheon (formerly romanized as Inchŏn; literally "kind river"), officially the Incheon Metropolitan City (인천광역시), is a city located in northwestern South Korea, bordering Seoul and Gyeonggi to the east.

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India

India (IAST), also called the Republic of India (IAST), is a country in South Asia.

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India at the Asian Games

India is a member of the South Asian Zone of the Olympic Council of Asia (OCA), and has participated in the Asian Games since their inception in 1951.

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Indo-Pakistani wars and conflicts

Since the partition of British India in 1947 and creation of modern states of India and Pakistan, the two South Asian countries have been involved in four wars, including one undeclared war, and many border skirmishes and military stand-offs.

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Indonesia

Indonesia (or; Indonesian), officially the Republic of Indonesia (Republik Indonesia), is a transcontinental unitary sovereign state located mainly in Southeast Asia, with some territories in Oceania.

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Indonesia at the Asian Games

Indonesia is a member of the Southeast Asian Zone of the Olympic Council of Asia (OCA), and has competed in all editions of the Asian Games since it was first held in 1951, one of only seven countries to do so.

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International Association of Athletics Federations

The International Association of Athletics Federations (IAAF) is the international governing body for the sport of athletics.

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International Olympic Committee

The International Olympic Committee (IOC; French: Comité International Olympique, CIO) is a Swiss private non-governmental organisation based in Lausanne, Switzerland, which is the authority responsible for the modern Olympic Games.

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International Weightlifting Federation

The International Weightlifting Federation (IWF), headquartered in Budapest, is the international governing body for the sport of Olympic weightlifting.

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Israel at the Asian Games

Israel competed at the Asian Games five times, from 1954 to 1974.

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Jakarta

Jakarta, officially the Special Capital Region of Jakarta (Daerah Khusus Ibu Kota Jakarta), is the capital and largest city of Indonesia.

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Japan at the Asian Games

Japan has competed at the Asian Games since their inception in 1951, held in New Delhi, India.

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Judo at the Asian Games

Judo is an event at the Asian Games since 1986 in Seoul, South Korea.

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Kabaddi at the Asian Games

Kabaddi made its first appearance as an exhibition sport at the 1982 and became an Asian Games event since 1990 in Beijing, China.

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Karate at the Asian Games

Karate is an Asian Games event first held at the 1994 in Hiroshima, Japan.

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Kazakhstan

Kazakhstan (Qazaqstan,; kəzɐxˈstan), officially the Republic of Kazakhstan (Qazaqstan Respýblıkasy; Respublika Kazakhstan), is the world's largest landlocked country, and the ninth largest in the world, with an area of.

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Kim Dae-jung

Kim Dae-jung, or Kim Dae Jung (6 January 192418 August 2009), was a South Korean politician who served as President of South Korea from 1998 to 2003.

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Koji Ito

is a retired Japanese track and field sprinter and Japan's second-fastest record holder of 100m sprint with a time of 10.00 seconds.

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Kosuke Hagino

is a Japanese competitive swimmer who specializes in the individual medley and 200 m freestyle.

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Kosuke Kitajima

is a Japanese retired multiple Olympic gold medalist breaststroke swimmer.

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Lin Dan

Lin Dan (born October 14, 1983) is a Chinese professional badminton player.

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List of transcontinental countries

This is a list of countries located on more than one continent, known as transcontinental states or intercontinental states.

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London

London is the capital and most populous city of England and the United Kingdom.

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Malay, Aklan

, officially the, (Aklanon: Banwa it Malay; Hiligaynon: Banwa sang Malay; Bayan ng Malay), is a settlement_text in the province of,. According to the, it has a population of people.

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Maldives at the Asian Games

Maldives first competed at the Asian Games in 1990.

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Manchukuo

Manchukuo was a puppet state of the Empire of Japan in Northeast China and Inner Mongolia from 1932 until 1945.

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Manila

Manila (Maynilà, or), officially the City of Manila (Lungsod ng Maynilà), is the capital of the Philippines and the most densely populated city proper in the world.

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Modern pentathlon at the Asian Games

Modern pentathlon is an Asian Games event first held at the 1994 in Hiroshima, Japan.

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Mohammad Reza Pahlavi

Mohammad Reza Pahlavi (Mohammad Reza Pahlavi,; 26 October 1919 – 27 July 1980), also known as Mohammad Reza Shah (Mohammad Rezā Šāh), was the last Shah of Iran from 16 September 1941 until his overthrow by the Iranian Revolution on 11 February 1979.

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Most valuable player

In sports, a most valuable player (MVP) award is an honor typically bestowed upon the best-performing player (or players) in an entire league, for a particular competition, or on a specific team.

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Multi-sport event

A multi-sport event is an organized sporting event, often held over multiple days, featuring competition in many different sports among organized teams of athletes from (mostly) nation-states.

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Munich massacre

The Munich massacre was an attack during the 1972 Summer Olympics in Munich, West Germany, in which the Palestinian terrorist group Black September took eleven Israeli Olympic team members hostage and killed them along with a German police officer.

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Nagoya

is the largest city in the Chūbu region of Japan.

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National Olympic Committee of Iraq

The National Olympic Committee of Iraq (NOCI) (اللجنة الاولمبية الوطنية العراقية) is the National Olympic Committee (NOC) for Iraq.

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New Delhi

New Delhi is an urban district of Delhi which serves as the capital of India and seat of all three branches of Government of India.

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Oceania National Olympic Committees

The Oceania National Olympic Committees (acronym: ONOC) is an international organisation that congregates the 17 National Olympic Committees (NOCs) of Oceania.

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Olympic Charter

The Olympic Charter is a set of rules and guidelines for the organisation of the Olympic Games, and for governing the Olympic movement.

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Olympic Committee of Israel

The Olympic Committee of Israel (Hebrew: הוועד האולימפי בישראל) is the recognized National Olympic Committee (NOC) of Israel, and the governing body of Olympic sports in Israel.

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Olympic Committee of the Democratic People's Republic of Korea

The Olympic Committee of the Democratic People's Republic of Korea (조선민주주의인민공화국 올림픽 위원회; IOC code: PRK) is the National Olympic Committee (NOC) representing North Korea (competing either as DPR Korea or as the country's full official name, the Democratic People's Republic of Korea).

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Olympic Council of Asia

The Olympic Council of Asia (OCA) is a governing body of sports in Asia, currently with 45 member National Olympic Committee.

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Olympic Games

The modern Olympic Games or Olympics (Jeux olympiques) are leading international sporting events featuring summer and winter sports competitions in which thousands of athletes from around the world participate in a variety of competitions.

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Osaka

() is a designated city in the Kansai region of Japan.

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Pacific Games

The Pacific Games (formerly known as the South Pacific Games) is a multi-sport event, much like the Olympic Games (albeit on a smaller scale), with participation exclusively from countries around the South Pacific Ocean.

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Pakistan

Pakistan (پاکِستان), officially the Islamic Republic of Pakistan (اِسلامی جمہوریہ پاکِستان), is a country in South Asia.

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Palembang

Palembang (Indonesian pronunciation: palɛmˈbaŋ) is the capital city of South Sumatra province of Indonesia.

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Park Geun-hye

Park Geun-hye (born 2 February 1952) is a former South Korean politician who served as the 11th President of South Korea from 2013 to 2017.

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Park Tae-hwan

Park Tae-hwan (Korean: 박태환,; born September 27, 1989) is a South Korean competitive swimmer who is an Olympic gold medalist and world champion.

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Philippines

The Philippines (Pilipinas or Filipinas), officially the Republic of the Philippines (Republika ng Pilipinas), is a unitary sovereign and archipelagic country in Southeast Asia.

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Philippines at the Asian Games

Philippines is a member of the South East Asian Zone of the Olympic Council of Asia (OCA), and has participated in the Asian Games since their inception in 1951.

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Rajendra Prasad

Rajendra Prasad (3 December 1884 – 28 February 1963) was the first President of India, in office from 1950 to 1962.

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Ramon Magsaysay

Ramon del Fierro Magsaysay Sr. (August 31, 1907 – March 17, 1957) was a Filipino politician who was the seventh President of the Philippines, serving from December 30, 1953 until his death in an aircraft disaster.

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Republics of the Soviet Union

The Republics of the Soviet Union or the Union Republics (r) of the Soviet Union were ethnically based proto-states that were subordinated directly to the Government of the Soviet Union.

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Roller sports at the Asian Games

Roller sports had been included in the Asian Games only once the 2010 Asian Games in Guangzhou, China.

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Rowing at the Asian Games

Rowing has been contested at every Asian Games since its introduction to the program at the 1982 Asian Games.

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Rugby union at the Asian Games

Rugby union at the Asian Games has been played since the 1998 games in Bangkok, Thailand.

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Sailing at the Asian Games

Sailing is an Asian Games sport since the 1970 edition and has been held at every edition since, After not being included in 1974.

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Samsung

Samsung is a South Korean multinational conglomerate headquartered in Samsung Town, Seoul.

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Second Sino-Japanese War

The Second Sino-Japanese War was a military conflict fought primarily between the Republic of China and the Empire of Japan from July 7, 1937, to September 2, 1945.

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Seoul

Seoul (like soul; 서울), officially the Seoul Special Metropolitan City – is the capital, Constitutional Court of Korea and largest metropolis of South Korea.

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Sepak takraw at the Asian Games

Sepak takraw has been included in the Asian Games since the 1990 Asian Games in Beijing, China.

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Shooting at the Asian Games

Shooting sports events have been held at every Asian Games since 1954 Asian Games in Manila.

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Singapore at the Asian Games

Singapore has competed in all editions of the Asian Games since it was first held in 1951, one of only seven countries to do so.

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Soft tennis at the Asian Games

Soft tennis is an Asian Games sport since the 1994 edition.

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Softball at the Asian Games

Softball has been an event at the Asian Games since 1990 in Beijing, China.

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South Korea

South Korea, officially the Republic of Korea (대한민국; Hanja: 大韓民國; Daehan Minguk,; lit. "The Great Country of the Han People"), is a country in East Asia, constituting the southern part of the Korean Peninsula and lying east to the Asian mainland.

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Sports and Olympic Committee of Macau, China

The Sports and Olympic Committee of Macau, China (MOC,, Comité Olímpico e Desportivo de Macau, China (CODM)), is the National Olympic Committee (NOC) of Macau and is responsible for organizing the Special Administrative Region's (SAR) participation in international sporting events.

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Squash at the Asian Games

Squash is an Asian Games sport since the 1998 edition and has been held at every edition since.

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Sri Lanka at the Asian Games

Sri Lanka first competed at the Asian Games in 1951.

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Sukarno

Sukarno (born Kusno Sosrodihardjo; 6 June 1901 – 21 June 1970) was the first President of Indonesia, serving in office from 1945 to 1967.

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Swimming at the Asian Games

Swimming has been an Asian Games sport since the first edition in 1951.

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Synchronized swimming at the Asian Games

Synchronized swimming has been contested at the Asian Games since the 1994 Games.

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Table tennis at the Asian Games

Table tennis has been contested at the Asian Games since 1958 except the sports was excluded from the program in 1970, with singles and doubles events for both men and women.

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Taekwondo at the Asian Games

Taekwondo events have been contested at every Asian Games since 1986 Games in Seoul, South Korea.

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Tehran

Tehran (تهران) is the capital of Iran and Tehran Province.

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Tennis at the Asian Games

Tennis is part of the Asian Games program.

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Thailand

Thailand, officially the Kingdom of Thailand and formerly known as Siam, is a unitary state at the center of the Southeast Asian Indochinese peninsula composed of 76 provinces.

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Thailand at the Asian Games

Thailand has competed at every celebration of the Asian Games, including hosting the Games in 1966, 1970, 1978 and 1998.

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Tokyo

, officially, is one of the 47 prefectures of Japan and has been the capital since 1869.

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Triathlon at the Asian Games

Triathlon has been an event at the Asian Games since 2006 in Doha, Qatar.

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Typhoon Haiyan

Typhoon Haiyan, known as Super Typhoon Yolanda in the Philippines, was one of the strongest tropical cyclones ever recorded.

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Volleyball at the Asian Games

Volleyball for men is played at the Asian Games since the 1958 edition in Tokyo, Japan.

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Water polo at the Asian Games

Water polo has been contested at the Asian Games since 1951 in New Delhi, India.

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Weightlifting at the Asian Games

Weightlifting has been an event at the Asian Games since 1951 in New Delhi.

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Wen Jiabao

Wen Jiabao (born 15 September 1942) was the sixth Premier of the State Council of the People's Republic of China, serving as China's head of government for a decade between 2003 and 2013.

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Wrestling at the Asian Games

Wrestling has been an event at the Asian Games since 1954 in Manila, Philippines.

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Wushu at the Asian Games

Wushu has been contested at the Asian Games since 1990 in Beijing, China.

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Yang Shangkun

Yang Shangkun (3 August 1907 – 14 September 1998) was President of the People's Republic of China from 1988 to 1993, and was a powerful Vice Chairman and Secretary-General of the Central Military Commission under Deng Xiaoping.

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Zail Singh

Gyani Zail Singh (born Jarnail Singh, 5 May 1916 – 25 December 1994) was the seventh President of India serving from 1982 to 1987.

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1913 Far Eastern Championship Games

The 1st Far Eastern Championship Games were held in 1-9 February 1913 in Manila, Philippine.

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1934 Far Eastern Championship Games

The 1934 Far Eastern Championship Games was the tenth edition of the regional multi-sport event, contested between China, Japan and the Philippines, and was held from 16–20 May in Manila, the Philippines.

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1938 Far Eastern Championship Games

The 1938 Far Eastern Games were scheduled to be held in Osaka, Japan, although they were cancelled due to the outbreak of Second Sino-Japanese War.

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1948 Summer Olympics

The 1948 Summer Olympics, officially known as the Games of the XIV Olympiad, was an international multi-sport event which was held in London, United Kingdom.

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1951 Asian Games

The 1951 Asian Games, officially known as the First Asian Games, was a multi-sport event celebrated in New Delhi, India from 4 to 11 March 1951.

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1954 Asian Games

The 1954 Asian Games (officially known as the Second Asian Games – Manila 1954) was a multi-sport event held in Manila, Philippines from May 1 to 9, 1954.

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1958 Asian Games

The 1958 Asian Games, officially the Third Asian Games (第3回アジア競技大会) and commonly known as Tokyo 1958, was a multi-sport event held in Tokyo, Japan, from 24 May to 1 June 1958.

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1962 Asian Games

The 1962 Asian Games (Pesta Olahraga Asia 1962), were held from August 24, 1962 to September 4, 1962, in Jakarta, Indonesia.

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1966 Asian Games

The 1966 Asian Games, also known as the V Asiad, was a multi-sport event which was held from December 9 to 20, 1966, in Bangkok, Thailand.

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1970 Asian Games

The 6th Asian Games were held from December 9 to 20, 1970, in Bangkok, Thailand.

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1974 Asian Games

The 7th Asian Games (بازی‌های آسیایی ۱۹۷۴) were held from September 1 to 16, 1974, in Tehran, Iran.

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1978 Asian Games

The 8th Asian Games were held from December 9 to 20, 1978, in Bangkok, Thailand.

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1980 Summer Olympics

The 1980 Summer Olympics, officially known as the Games of the XXII Olympiad (r), was an international multi-sport event held in Moscow, Soviet Union, in present-day Russia.

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1982 Asian Games

The 9th Asian Games were held from November 19, 1982 to December 4, 1982, in Delhi, India.

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1986 Asian Games

The 10th Asian Games were held from September 20, 1986 to October 5, 1986, in Seoul, South Korea.

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1990 Asian Games

The 11th Asian Games (Chinese: 第十一届亚洲运动会) also known as XI Asiad, were held from September 22 to October 7, 1990, in Beijing, China.

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1994 Asian Games

The 1994 Asian Games (1994年アジア競技大会, 1994-nen Ajia kyōgi taikai) also known as XII Asiad were held from October 2 to 16, 1994, in Hiroshima, Japan.

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1998 Asian Games

The 1998 Asian Games, officially known as the XIII Asiad, was an Asian multi-sport event celebrated in Bangkok, Thailand from December 6 to 20, 1998, with 377 events in 36 sports and disciplines participated by 6,554 athletes across the continent.

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2002 Asian Games

The 2002 Asian Games (2002-nyeon Asian Geim), also known as XIV Asiad were an international multi-sport event held in Busan, South Korea from September 29 to October 14, 2002 with the football event commenced 2 days before the opening ceremony.

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2006 Asian Games

The 2006 Asian Games (دورة الألعاب الآسيوية 2006, Dawrat al-ʼAl‘ab al-Asīawīah), officially known as the XV Asiad, was an Asian multi-sport event held in Doha, Qatar from December 1 to 15, 2006 with 424 events in 39 sports and disciplines featured in the games.

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2010 Asian Games

The 2010 Asian Games, also known as the XVI Asian Games, was a multi-sport event celebrated in Guangzhou, Guangdong, China from 12 to 27 November 2010, although several events has commenced from 7 November 2010.

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2014 Asian Games

The 2014 Asian Games (2014nyeon asian geim, Hanja:2014年 아시안 게임), officially known as the 17th Asian Games, was an Asian multi-sport event held in Incheon, South Korea.

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2017 Asian Winter Games

The 2017 Asian Winter Games was the 8th edition of the Asian Winter Games.

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2018 Asian Games

The 2018 Asian Games (Pesta Olahraga Asia 2018), officially known as the 18th Asian Games and also known as Jakarta Palembang 2018, is a pan-Asian multi-sport event scheduled to be held from 18 August to 2 September 2018 in the Indonesian cities of Jakarta and Palembang.

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2022 Asian Games

The 2022 Asian Games, also known as XIX Asiad, will be a multi-sport event celebrated in Hangzhou, Zhejiang, China from September 10 to 25, 2022.

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2026 Asian Games

The 2026 Asian Games (2026-nen Ajia kyōgi taikai)(Dai-20-kai Ajia kyōgi taikai), also known as XX Asiad, will be a multi-sport event celebrated in Nagoya, Japan from September 18 to October 3, 2026.

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References

[1] https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Asian_Games

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