The Olympic Council of Asia’s 35th General Assembly was held in Da Nang, Vietnam on Sunday, 25 September, 2016.
Followed by the speech of the OCA president, HE Sheikh Ahmad Al Fahad Al Sabah,a number of Organising Committees, including the 2017 Sapporo Asian Winter Games Organising Committee(SAWGOC), presented their progress reports.
During the General Assembly, SAWGOC set up a booth and introduced the attraction of Sapporo as well as the games.
In the General Assembly, participation from Oceania region including Australia to the 8th AWG Sapporo 2017 as guest athletes was announced.
SAWGOC has been discussing the conditions for their entries in several sports/disciplines.
OCA also approved the city of Nagoya and Aichi prefecture in central Japan will host the Olympic Council of Asia’s 20th Asian Games in 2026.