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Esports Now a Medal Event at the 2022 Asian Games

Richard Wee , Sports Lawyer & Member of the Malaysian Bar

12-Jan-21 21:00

Esports Now a Medal Event at the 2022 Asian Games

Esports has been recently approved as a medaled sport for the upcoming Asian Games 2022 in China. This is following years of struggle to find legitimacy at major sporting events. But is this a one-off initiative or a road-test for the Olympics? On the line with us this week, Richard Wee who is a sports lawyer, a member of the Malaysian Bar, and an advocate for Malaysian esports as he breaks down this move by the Olympic Council of Asia (OCA).

IMAGE SOURCE: Roman Kosolapov / SHUTTERSTOCK

Produced by: Daryl Ong

Presented by: Daryl Ong


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