South Asian Games is a major multi sports events and 2019 South Asian Games is a 13th edition of the South Asian Games. South Asian Games is a biennial multi sports event. South Asian Games 2019 was originally slated to be held from March 9 to 18, 2019 in Kathmandu and Pokhara, Nepal.
The dates were, however, postponed and the event will now take place from 1-10 December 2019. The new dates were confirmed at the Executive Board meeting of the South Asian Olympic Council on 1 March 2019 in Bangkok. Pokhara Rangasala will host men’s football, while the stadium is expected to finish less than 10 months with a 20,000-plus capacity.
South Asian Games 2019 Info
Multi Sports Event
Date : December 1 to 10, 2019
City : Kathmandu & Pokhara
Country : Nepal
Participating Nations : 8
Opening Ceremony : December 1
Closing Ceremony : December 10
Sports : 28
Event : 26 Sports
Athletes : 2800
South Asian Games History :
The first South Asian Games were hosted by Kathmandu, Nepal in 1984. From 1984 to 1987 they were held every year except 1986, as it was a year of Commonwealth Games and Asian Games. From 1987 onwards, they have been held every two years except for some occasions.
In 2004, it was decided in the 32nd meeting of South Asian Sports Council to rename the games from South Asian Federation Games to South Asian Games as the officials believed the word Federation was diminishing the emphasis on event and acting as a barrier in attracting crowd.
Participating Nations – South Asian Games 2019
Sports – South Asian Games 2019
These Games will feature 28 sports with paragliding making it debut and cricket returning after 8 years. Golf and karate were the two sports added by the hosts as their choice.
- Table Tennis
How to watch South Asian Games 2019 Live Stream ?
South Asian Games 2019 organizer, Nepal olympic committee sold the broadcaster rights to Indian company, NK Media Ventures. NK Media Ventures provide South Asian Games 2019 Live in more than 15 channels across South Asia.
In Nepal following channels purchased broadcasting rights from NK Media Ventures.