England-based taekwondo fighter Aneela Ayesha looks set to make her international debut for Pakistan at the Jakarta Palembang 2018 Asian Games this year.
2018 Jakarta Palembang Asian Games
The Olympic Council of Asia (OCA) has said it will only back joint Korean teams at this year's Asian Games in Jakarta and Palembang if it does not mean an increase in athletes.
Jakarta Palembang 2018 organisers have said that Indonesia will be ready to open the Games, which start on August 18, within 100 days.
Preparations for the 2018 Asian Games in Jakarta and Palembang have been met with glowing praise with 100 days to go before the extravaganza across the two Indonesian host cities.
Two-time Olympic equestrian rider and President of the Japanese Olympic Committee Tsunekazu Takeda recently described the equestrian venue for the 2018 Asian Games in Jakarta Palembang as “fantastic”.
Coach expresses hope of joint Korean table tennis team at Asian Games but warns decision should be taken for sporting reasons
South Korean men's table tennis coach Kim Taek-soo expressed his hope that a unified Korean team will compete at this year's Asian Games in Jakarta and Palembang but warned they should only do so if it increases their chance of success.
Delegates from National Olympic Committees across South and East Asia have heard updates about this year's Asian Games in Jakarta Palembang at an Olympic Solidarity and Olympic Council of Asia Regional Forum in Phnom Penh.
Korean Sport and Olympic Committee (KSOC) President Lee Kee-heung has cast doubt on the possibility of North and South Korea competing on joint teams at this year's Asian Games in Jakarta and Palembang, admitting it will be "difficult" to bring the two countries together in certain events.
Organisers of this year's Asian Games in Jakarta and Palembang have expressed concern over the potential of cyber attacks affecting major events such as the Opening and Closing Ceremonies.
Indonesian President Joko Widodo has highlighted his support for the 2018 Asian Games in Jakarta and Palembang by wearing a jacket promoting the event.
Shirin Gerami is reportedly set to become the first female triathlete to represent Iran at the Asian Games.
Around 200 runners representing athletes, governing bodies and overseas embassies participated in the first-ever Asian Games Fun Run to take place in Pyongyang today.
This year's Asian Games in Jakarta and Palembang will be worth IDR 45.1 trillion (£2.3 billion/$3.2 billion/€2.6 billion) to the economy in Indonesia, a new survey has estimated.
Athletes from North and South Korea could compete as part of a unified team at events, including the 2018 Asian Games in Jakarta Palembang, following the historic meeting between leaders from the respective nations this week.
Tottenham Hotspur striker Son Heung-min wants to play for South Korea in this year's Asian Games in Jakarta Palembang, the country's under-23 coach Kim Hak-bum has claimed.