XVIII (18th) Edition of Asian Games 2018 is schedule to played between the 18 August to 2 September 2018 in Jakarta & Palembang Venue of Indonesia. For the hosting reason this Pan Asian Multi Sports Events also known Jakarta Palembang 2018. Total 462 Events in 40 Sports are featured in this Asian Games 2018 at Jakarat and Palembang from the TBA countries.
Gelora Bung Karno Main Stadium of Jakarata will be hosting the Opening ceremoney and Closing Ceremony Events.
For the first time in the history, the Asian Games Tournament are being co-hosted by two cities; one of the Indonesian capital of Jakarta (which is hosting the Games for the first time since 1962), and Second Palembang, the capital of South Sumatra province. It is also the first time (20 years ago) since 1998 the Asian Games back in Southeast Asia countries.
Also for the first time, eSports and canoe polo will be contested as a demonstration sports. eSports will be a medal event at the 2022 Asian Games.
Interesting Facts about Asian Games 2018:-
- Total Countries/Territories Participating:- 45
- Host Nation:- Indonesia
- Athletes Participating:-Details added soon
- Opening Ceremony:- 18 August 2018
- Office Website:- asiangames2018.id
List of Sports played in Asian Games 2018 Jakarta Palembang
- Aquatics (Diving – Watch live , Swimming – Watch live , Synchronized swimming, Water polo – Watch live)
- Archery – Watch live here
- Athletics – Watch Live here
- Badminton – Watch Live here
- Baseball (Baseball – Watch live here, Softball )
- Basketball – Watch live here (Basketball , 3-on-3 basketball )
- Bowling – Watch Live Here
- Boxing – Watch live here
- Canoeing – Watch live here (Sprint, Slalom, Traditional Boat Race)
- Contract bridge
- Cycling – Watch live here (BMX race, Mountain bike, Road, Track )
- Equestrian – Watch live here (Dressage , Eventing , Jumping )
- Fencing – Watch live here
- Field hockey – Watch live here
- Football – Watch live here
- Golf – Watch live here
- Gymnastics – Watch Live Here (Artistic, Rhythmic, Trampoline)
- Handball – Watch Live Here
- Judo – Watch live here
- Kabaddi – Watch Live Here
- Martial arts (Jujitsu, Kurash, Pencak silat, Sambo, Wushu )
- Mechanical sports (Jet ski – Watch live here, Paragliding)
- Modern pentathlon
- Roller sports (Inline speed skating, Skateboarding )
- Rowing – Watch live here
- Rugby sevens – Watch live here
- Sailing- Watch live here
- Sepak takraw – Watch live here
- Shooting – Watch live here
- Sport climbing – Watch live here
- Squash – Watch live here
- Table tennis – Watch Live Here‘
- Taekwondo – Watch live here
- Tennis –Watch live here (Tennis, Soft tennis)
- Triathlon- Watch Live here
- Volleyball – Watch Live Here(Beach volleyball, Volleyball )
- Weightlifting – Watch live Here
- Wrestling- Watch live here
Esports are playing as a Demostration in this Asian Games so Not any Medal will be counted in this category.
Asian Games 2018 Official Broadcaster – Jakarta Palembang Games 2018 Live TV channels
All the Sports viewers around the world looking to watch the XVIII – 18th Edition of Asian Games 2018 Each sports events live telecast on their TV channels and want to see their favorites athletes and players on Television set as well as online. Check out below the List of TV channels who Broadcast Jakarta Palembang Asian Games 2018 Live online.
Elang Mahkota Teknologi aka Emtek Group officially becomes the 2018 Asian Games official broadcaster of Indonesia. 2018 Asian Games event will be enjoyed by the All Indonesian people on this Channels on Emtek Group.
“Of course we welcome this. We hope to be able to broadcast as much as possible throughout Indonesia. Moreover, this year we will host the event as big as the Asian Games. So when else can we make the people of Indonesia become part of this event itself,” said Erick Thohir.
Indonesia will broadcast 38 sports events live telecast and coverage of Asian Games to be held in Jakarta and Palembang, South Sumatra, in August 2018.
“We will use a total of 427 high definition cameras to broadcast all sports events live except bridge and squash,” Director of Broadcast of the Asian Games 2018 organizing committee INASGOC Linda Wahyudi said during a press conference on Wednesday.
INASGOC has signed a contract with Swiss International Games and Broadcast Services (IGBS) as a partner in broadcasting Asian Games 2018 live stream and telecast on television channel.
Emtek Group has the rights to telecast live games in Indonesia through its TV channels including SCM & SCTV.
India and Their Sub continent Viewers watch 2018 Asian Games Live coverage and Telecast on Television channels in Sony Pictures Network Channel Sony Six / Sony Ten / Sony ESPN Channel. To Watch Asiad Games 2018 Jakarta Palembang Indonesia live stream online in india on Computer, Laptop, Mobile, Android device or Ipad and Iphone then kindly install official apps of Sonyliv or go to Sonyliv.com website. Local TV channels like DD sports / DD National may bring the live coverage of Fews asian games 2018 sports on their channel on Free to Air Dish and Tata Sky, Airtel, Videocon, Dish network.
Cable TV to air Asian Games live coverage in Hong Kong.
Dentsu have purchased the broadcasting rights for Japan.
List of Participating Nation in Asian Games 2018 at Indonesia
United Arab Emirates
2018 Asian Games torch relay
The same day the logo was unveiled, three new mascots were also unveiled. The trio of animal mascots are said to reflect Indonesia’s diversity, with the east of the country being represented by bird of paradise “Bhin Bhin”, the west by one-horned rhinoceros “Ika” and the central area by Bawean deer “Atung” as strategy, speed and strength respectively.