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.
E-sports is set to become an official medal sport at the 2022 Asian Games in Chinese city Hangzhou following the announcement of a strategic partnership between the Olympic Council of Asia (OCA) and Alisports.
Turkmenistan President Gurbanguly Berdimuhamedov has claimed the 2017 Asian Indoor and Martial Arts Games (AIMAG) in Ashgabat "will open a new page in the history of world sport".
The fifth Asian Indoor and Martial Arts Games' Chefs de Mission Seminar has started in Ashgabat.
Ashgabat 2017 have officially launched their sport competition schedule for the Asian Indoor and Martial Arts Games.
The Sapporo 2017 Asian Winter Games held last month were "doping-free", according to the Olympic Council of Asia (OCA).
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.
The Executive Committee of the fifth Asian Indoor and Martial Arts Games (AIMAG) has unveiled Wepaly, the Ashgabat 2017 mascot, with 200 days to go.
Figures skating was the most popular sport at the Asian Winter Games, which drew to a close in Sapporo on Sunday (February 26), it has been revealed after full details of ticket sales were published.
Japan's Akira Lenting held off the close attentions of his Kazakh rivals to win the men’s 30 kilometre mass start cross-country competition at the Asian Winter Games.
Japan’s Arisa Murata claimed gold in the women’s moguls competition after producing a fine run to beat the defending champion Yuliya Galysheva of Kazakhstan at the Sapporo Bankei Ski Area.
Sapporo's Asian Winter Games have been officially closed here at a Closing Ceremony today held on ice at which Olympic Council of Asia (OCA) vice-president Timothy Fok predicted how they will be "back again" soon.
Japan’s Shoma Uno claimed the final gold medal of the Sapporo 2017 Asian Winter Games as the home favourite narrowly won the men’s figure skating title here today.
By Nick Butler and Michael Pavitt in Sapporo