Asian Games 2022 postponed due to rising Covid-19 cases in China, Asian Youth Games cancelled


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In the latest development, the Asian Games 2022, to be held in Hangzhou, China in September, has been postponed to 2023 due to rising COVID-19 cases in the country, the Olympic Council of Asia announced on Friday. The Games were originally slated to be held from September 10 to 25. “The Hangzhou Asian Games Organising Committee has been very well prepared to deliver the Games on time despite global challenges. However, the above decision was taken by all the stakeholders after carefully considering the pandemic situation and the size of the Games,” the OCA said in a statement. The host...