Cricket, skateboarding, sambo and surfing are among sports removed from the programme for the 2018 Asian Games in Jakarta and Palembang in order to reduce the burden on Indonesian organisers.
The Olympic Council of Asia (OCA) has confirmed that 42 sports and 484 events will be contested at the 2018 Asian Games, due to be held jointly in Jakarta and Palembang in Indonesia.
All renovation and development work on the infrastructure needed for the 2018 Asian Games in Jakarta and Palembang will be completed by the end of October, it has been claimed.
Roller skating, surfing and soft tennis are among 44 sports proposed for inclusion at the 2018 Asian Games in Jakarta and Palambang, it was announced today.
Surfing may yet be added to the programme for the 2018 Asian Games after organisers confirmed they were trying to "find a solution" to get the sport included at the event in Jakarta and Palembang.
Indonesian Olympic Committee (KOI) secretary general Dody Iswandi has reportedly been named as a suspect in a corruption case linked to the 2018 Asian Games in Jakarta and Palembang.
The Olympic Council of Asia (OCA) signed a deal with the Indonesian Asian Games Organising Committee and Ssangyong Information and Communications Corp in 2018 co-host Jakarta.
Skateboarding has been added to the programme for the 2018 Asian Games in Jakarta and Palambang following a late agreement between organisers and members of the Olympic Council of Asia (OCA) Coordination Commission.
Surfing and skateboarding are set to be left off the Jakarta and Palambang 2018 Asian Games programme despite their recently gained Olympic status - but cricket and bridge are set to feature.
The official logo and mascots for the 2018 Asian Games in Jakarta have been unveiled during a ceremony at the host city’s Presidential Palace.
Indonesia’s Minister of Public Works and Housing, Basuki Hadimoeljono, has insisted that construction and renovation work will be completed in time for the 2018 Asian Games in Jakarta and Palembang.
A Host City contract for Jakarta to stage the 2018 Asian Para Games has been officially signed at a special ceremony today.
At least seven people have reportedly been killed in a series of bomb blasts in Jakarta today, the co-host city for the 2018 Asian Games.
Public opposition has forced Indonesia's Government to scrap the mascot for the 2018 Asian Games and choose a new one.
Jakarta Governor Basuki Tjahaja Purnama has claimed all events at the 2018 Asian Games should be held in Palembang for economic reasons.