When the Asian Games Federation was formed in 1949, the Headquarters was established in New Delhi, India. In 1981, the Sports leaders in Asia decided to change the name of ‘ Asian Games Federation’ to ‘Olympic Council of Asia’. In 1982, the Headquarters of Olympic Council of Asia was moved from India to Kuwait.
When was the Olympic Council of Asia form?
The OCA was officially established on November 16, 1982 in New Delhi, during the first General Assembly. At this time, there were 34 member National Olympic Committees (NOCs), referred to as founder members.