Muaythai was included in Asian games as a demonstration sport in 1998, has been fully recognized by the Olympic Council of Asia (OCA) in 1999 and SportAccord in 2006. Muaythai is included in Asian Beach Games and the Asian Indoor & Martial Arts Games, both of which are under the umbrella of the OCA.
The 3rd Indoor Asian games opened in Hanoi this Friday in spectacular fashion. 43 Asian countries participated at the opening ceremony. Vietnamese President Nguyen Minh Triet announced the official opening of the games. Delivering a speech at the opening ceremony, President of the Olympic Council of Asia Sheikh Ahmad Al-Fahad Al-Sabah said that he expected athletes […]