Rugby 7s included in Asian games | Sunday Observer

Rugby 7s included in Asian games

The 2018 Asian Games will take place, known as the XVIII Asiad,will be the 18th edition of a regional multi-sport event in Asia. It is to be hosted by Indonesia and is scheduled to take place from August 18 – September2, 2018.

This will be the second time that Jakarta is hosting the Asian Games, the first being the 1962 Asian Games. For the first time in the Asian Games history, two cities will host the Games Jakarta, the national capital city, and Palembang, the capital city of its South Sumatra province.

The 2018 Asian Games will feature Olympic sports and non-Olympic sports. For the first time, Pencak Silat and bridge will feature . (Aquatics) Diving, Swimming, Synchronized swimming, Water polo, Marathon swimming, Archery, Athletics, Badminton, (Baseball) Baseball, Softball, Basketball, Bridge, Bowling, Boxing, Canoeing, Sprint, Slalom, Cricket, Cycling, BMX, Mountain bike, Road, Track, Equestrian, Dressage, Eventing, Jumping, Fencing, Field hockey, Football, Golf, Gymnastics, Artistic, Rhythmic, Trampoline, Handball, Judo, Kabaddi, Martial art sports, Jujutsu, Karate, Kurash, Pencak silat, Wushu, Modern pentathlon, Rowing, Rugby sevens, Sailing, Sepaktakraw, Sport climbing, Shooting, Squash, Table tennis, Taekwondo, Tennis, Soft tennis, Triathlon, Volleyball, Beach volleyball, Weightlifting, Wrestling. This time possibility of hosting the Games without football since Indonesia is suspended by FIFA. 

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