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17th Asian Games INCHEON 2014 2014.9.19~10.4 D-DAY


  • The only organization representing sports in Asia
  • Hosting of and cooperation for the Olympic Games, inter-continental games and world matches representing Asia

Hosting five games, including the Asian Games
- Asian Games, Asian Winter Games, Asian Beach Games, Asian Indoor and Martial Arts Games, Asian Youth Games

President, General Assembly, Executive Board and Sub-Committees


: elected through secret ballot at the general assembly, and serves a four-year term (consecutive terms allowed)

  • When the OCA President (the father of the current President) died during Iraq’s attack on Kuwait in 1990, the Headquarters suffered difficulties, and were temporarily relocated to the UK. The current President, Sheikh Ahmad Al-Fahad Al-Sabah, was elected at the 18th OCA General Assembly held in New Delhi, India, in 1991.
  • IOC member (elected in 1992), President of the Asian Handball Federation, Kuwait NOC President, Prime Minister of Economics and Minister of Housing Development of Kuwait

The first OCA President was Sheikh Fahad Al-Sabah, a member of the royal family of Kuwait (1982-1991), and the second and current President is Sheikh Ahmad Al-Fahad Al-Sabah, who is the son of the first President. He has served as the President since his father died.

Secretary General Raja Randhir Singh from India has served since 1991, and his father also served as IOC member for India (1947-1992), AGF Chairman (1982) and Honorary OCA Chairman (1992).

General Assembly (GA)

: Held on an annual basis and participated in by 45 NOC members

  • Select and revise charters and rules
  • Elect President (secret ballot), Secretary-General and members of Executive Board
  • Select the headquarters for councils
  • Approve, suspend and cancel memberships
  • Approve, refuse or modify proposals submitted by members of the Executive Board
  • Select audit reports and budgets for the following years
  • Select the host cities for the Asian Games
Executive Board (EB)

Held on an annual basis, or more frequently
Executive Board: President (1), Secretary-General (1), Vice Presidents from 5 regions (5), Vice Presidents of Asian Games (5), Chairs of Permanent Committees (16), Vice Secretary-General (1), Tech Veteran (1)

  • Organized for the efficient management, supervision and operation of affairs related to Executive Committees
  • Decide matters related to marketing, TV and broadcasting rights sales and other commercial issues of the Asian Games
  • Designate representatives of executive committees to be dispatched to regions, international organizations or other sports organizations
  • Appointment of Accounting Auditor

Held upon the agreement of the OCA President, with a total of 16 committees
Players, culture, education, finance, data and statistics, press, obligations, rules, sports, public athletics, environment, women’s sports, advisory service, coordination, peace through sports and international cooperation

Lifetime Honorary Presidents (5), Lifetime Honorary Vice Presidents (8)

Including the late chairmen

  • P.O. Box 6706 Hawalli, Zip Code 32042, Kuwait
  • Tel : +965-25734972
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