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2014 Incheon Asian Games

2014 Incheon Asian Games

The 2014 Asian Games, officially known as the XVII Asiad, is the largest sporting event in Asia governed by Olympic Council of Asia (OCA). It is scheduled to take place in Incheon, Korea’s port city, South Korea from September 19 through Oct. 4, featuring 439 events in 36 sports.

Incheon was awarded the right on April 17, 2007, defeated Delhi, India to host the Games. Incheon is the third city in South Korea after Seoul (1986) and Busan (2002) to host the Asian Games.

  · Official Name : the 17th Asian Games Incheon, 2014
  · Duration : Sep. 19, 2014 - Oct. 4, 2014 (16 days)
  · Venues : In and around Incheon Metropolitan City
  · Participants : 13,000 athletes and officials and 7,000 media from 45 National Olympic Committees
  · Operation staff : approx. 30,000
  · Host : The Olympic Council of Asia (OCA)
  · Organizer : The 2014 Incheon Asian Games Organizing Committee (IAGOC)
  · No. of Sports : 36 sports
  · Official Games Website : http://www.incheon2014.kr/index

Incheon Asiad Main Stadium (photo courtesy of the Incheon Asian Games Organizing Committee)

Incheon Asiad Main Stadium (photo courtesy of the Incheon Asian Games Organizing Committee)

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'Sweat will bring rewards at Incheon AG'
Aug 21, 2014
Korean national wrestlers train hard with sweat at the Korea National Training Center in Taeneung, Seoul, on August 20.A press conference was held at the Korea National T...

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Uniforms unveiled for Incheon Asian Games 2014
Aug 20, 2014
With less than a month to go before the Incheon Asian Games 2014, the uniforms to be worn by the staff and officials have recently been made public. The 2014 Incheon Asia...

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Turkmen college students train to volunteer for the Inc...
Jul 23, 2014
Myrat Mammetaliyev, Turkmen ambassador to South Korea, visited the 2014 Incheon Asian Games Organizing Committee (IAGOC) on July 21 and discussed with President Kim Young...

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Jordan Judo team trains in Incheon for the 'Vision 2014...
Jul 21, 2014
The judo team of the Hashemite Kingdom of Jordan visited Incheon on July 9 to participate in the “OCA-Incheon Vision 2014 Program”, which is run by Incheon to help the In...