Esports become medal events for 2022

KUWAIT CITY: Video gaming will be featured as a full sport at the 2022 Asian Games, with competitors in electronic sports set to receive medals for their digital prowess.

The Olympic Council of Asia (OCA) says it will introduce esports to the official programme of the Asian Games at Hangzhou, China.

It will also be a demonstration sport at the 2018 Asian Games in Indonesia.

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