Asian Games in Indonesia to feature 39 sports

The Asian Games in Indonesia will feature 39 sports, more than at the last event in South Korea, with some unusual additions including bridge, the Olympic Council of Asia (OCA) said Friday.But cricket, which was at the last two Asian Games, is being dropped after the OCA complained that major sides had failed to send full-strength squads.Other new additions at the 2018 games are pencak silat -- an Indonesian martial art -- jujitsu, paragliding, jet ski and sport climbing.The number of sports is three higher than at the 2014 games...

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By: France 24 - Friday, 21 April

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