How to Watch 2018 Asian Games Online

Indonesia Set to host the 18th Asian Games 2018 in Jakarta & Palembang

Asian Games 2018 also known as 18th Asian games or Jakarta Palembang 2018 Asian Games, is a multi-sports event starting from 18th of August in Indonesia. The 18th Asian Games will come to an end on the 2nd of September 2018. The event is taking place in two main cities of the county i.e. Jakarta and Palembang.

The capital of Vietnam i.e. Hanoi was first selected venue in a bid with two other candidates for Asian games 2018, Surabaya and Dubai. But due to some concerns, the Hanoi was failed for hosting the event.


Where to Watch 2018 Asian Games Or Jakarta Palembang 2018 Asian Games

The opening ceremony of Asian Games 2018 will be broadcasted live from Jakarta main stadium on 18 August 2018. The main event will begin on 19 of the same month (a day later). Fans of Asian games 2018 can watch live on Sony Ten Network. You can also install the SonyLIV App (India, also somehow in Pakistan) on your device to watch it live anywhere you want.

Furthermore, you can use Cable TV for free if you are in Hong Kong. Another good option is BeIN Sports for the users of Middle East and North Africa.

You can also follow the ESPN.in live feed for Asian games 2018 point table, scorecard, live scores, upcoming games and other stats.

Follow this link for complete details: ESPN.in’s coverage Asian games 2018

Use a VPN to Watch Asian Games 2018 if SonyLiv or Sony Ten is not Accessible in Your Country

Sony Ten Network and SonyLIV work well in all the regions. However, to minimize the risk, it is always recommended to sign for the best VPN before the event starts. We recommend you to use IPVanish as your Asian Games 2018 VPN.

Stream Sports and Asian Games 2018 with IPVanish VPN and;

  • Alter your visible online location
  • Avoid buffering
  • Remain private while streaming

Asian Games 2018 In a Glance

The games will start officially from 19 August after the opening ceremony on 18 of this month. This is the 18th edition of these games. The first event was back in 1951, that was hosted by India. In the upcoming event, you will see more than 10 thousand athletes from 45 countries. There will be 58 different types of games. In the last edition that was held in 2014, India was on top with 57 medals.

How many countries participating in Asian Games 2018

Below is the full list of all the countries participating in Jakarta Palembang 2018. The number of competitors is mentioned in the brackets in front of each country. The number in brackets show the participates from each country in different games.

  •  Afghanistan (65)
  •  Bahrain (108)
  •  Bangladesh (123)
  •  Bhutan (24)
  •  Brunei (15)
  •  Cambodia (45)
  •  China (879)
  •  Hong Kong (586)
  •  India (690)
  •  Indonesia (951) (hosts)
  •  Iran (382)
  •  Iraq (56)
  •  Japan (784)
  •  Jordan (53)
  •  Kazakhstan (514)
  •  Korea (11)
  •  North Korea (168)
  •  South Korea (807)
  •  Independent Asian Athletes (18)
  •  Kyrgyzstan (213)
  •  Laos (142)
  •  Lebanon (29)
  •  Macau (112)
  •  Malaysia (446)
  •  Maldives (146)
  •  Mongolia (310)
  •  Myanmar (134)
  •  Nepal (193)
  •  Oman (66)
  •  Pakistan (308)
  •  Palestine (88)
  •  Philippines (317)
  •  Qatar (233)
  •  Saudi Arabia (174)
  •  Singapore (269)
  •  Sri Lanka (176)
  •  Syria (71)
  •  Chinese Taipei (558)
  •  Tajikistan (106)
  •  Thailand (816)
  •  East Timor (65)
  •  Turkmenistan (72)
  •  United Arab Emirates (139)
  •  Uzbekistan (330)
  •  Vietnam (356)
  •  Yemen (32)

Conclusion

The period from 18 August to 2 September will be a fascinating time. There will be 40 different categories of games played among hundreds of athletes. As discussed above, the entire tournament will be broadcasted live on SonyLIV App as well as it can be streamed on Sony Ten Network anywhere in the world.

If you don’t have time to watch live, you can install Espn.in app on your smartphone or can browse it in a web browser for complete coverage of Asian Games 2018.

Angelica Ab
Angelica is the co-founder and Digital Marketing Manager at BestKodiTips. Before giving her day time to her co-founded blog, she was doing her Masters Degree in Project Management. Her blog posts can be found on Twitter @bestkoditips.

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