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.
What is the old name Olympic Council of Asia?
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’.
Where is the headquarter of Olympic Council of Asia?
When was the first Roman Olympics?
Historical records indicate that they began in 776 BC in Olympia. They continued to be celebrated when Greece came under Roman rule, until the emperor Theodosius I suppressed them in 394 AD as part of the campaign to impose Christianity as the state religion of Rome.
What do Olympic rings mean?
The Olympic symbol (the Olympic rings) expresses the activity of the Olympic Movement and represents the union of the five continents and the meeting of athletes from throughout the world at the Olympic Games.