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‘E-Sports’ finds a spot in 2022 Asian Games

DNMUM387059 | 4/20/2017 | Author : DNA Correspondent | WC :99


Competitive video gaming will be included in the official sporting programme of the 2022 Asian Games in Hangzhou, China.
The move is the result of a partnership between Alisports, the sports wing of e-commerce giant Alibaba, and the Olympic Council of Asia (OCA)
As per reports in The Guardian and the BBC, the Olympic Council of Asia said it wanted to ‘reflect the rapid development and popularity of this new form of sports participation’. Competitive video gaming will also feature as a demonstration sport in the 2018 Asian Games in Jakarta, Indonesia.

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