Most Important Upcoming Sports Venue 2017-18,List!
Today we are providing you with an article on the list of Upcoming Sports Venue. Two or three questions are expected in upcoming exams from this topic. This article is important for upcoming Banking, Insurance & SSC Exams.
List of Upcoming Sports Venue
1. Asian Games –
The Asian Games, also known as Asiad is a Pancontinental multi-sport event held every four years among athletes from all over Asia. The Games were regulated by the Asian Games Federation (AGF).
Note: First Asian games were held in New Delhi, India in 1951.
- Venue of Asian Games 2014 – Incheon, South Korea.
- Venue of Asian Games 2018 – Jakarta-Palembang, Indonesia.
- Venue of Asian Games 2022 – Hangzhou, China.
- Venue of Asian Games 2026 – Nagoya, Japan.
2. Commonwealth Games (CWG) –
The Commonwealth Games is an international multi-sport event involving athletes from the Commonwealth of Nations held every four years.
Note: The first Commonwealth Games held in 1911 in London, England.
- Venue of CWG 2010 – New Delhi, India.
- Venue of CWG 2014 – Glasgow, Scotland.
- Venue of CWG 2018 – Gold Coast, Australia.
- Venue of CWG 2022 – Birmingham, England.
Note: The 2022 Commonwealth Games will no longer take place in Durban, South Africa as the South African government failed to give financial guarantees for the event.
3. Olympics Games –
The Olympic Games are held every four years, with the Summer and Winter Games alternating by occurring every four years but two years apart.
i. The first modern Olympics games were held in Athens, Greece, in 1896.
ii. International Olympic Committee (IOC) headquarters – Lausanne, Switzerland.
iii. IOC President – Thomas Bach.
Summer Olympic –
- Venue of Summer Olympic Games 2016 – Rio de Janeiro, Brazil.
- Venue of Summer Olympic Games 2020 – Tokyo, Japan.
- Venue of Summer Olympic Games 2024 – Paris, France.
Winter Olympic –
- Venue of Winter Olympic Games 2014 – Sochi, Russia.
- Venue of Winter Olympic Games 2018 – Pyeongchang, South Korea.
- Venue of Winter Olympic Games 2022 – Beijing, China.