Live South Asian Games 2016
South Asian Games 2016 will be held in Guwahati and Shillong, India from Feb 05 to Feb 16, which will be the 12th edition of the South Asian Games. Eight South Asian country will participate in the South Asian Games 2016 are Afghanistan, Bangladesh, Bhutan, India, Maldives, Nepal, Pakistan & Sri Lanka.
South Asian Games 2016 will be attended by 2672 athletes from eight countries to participate in 23 different sporting events in 13 venues of Guwahati and Shillong. A total of 635 officials will accompany the athletes during the South Asian Games 2016.
South Asian Games was previously known as SAF Games till 2004.
South Asian Games 2016 Opening Ceremony
South Asian Games 2016 opening ceremony will be held on Feb 05, 2016 in Indira Gandhi Athletics Stadium in Gawahati. The closing ceremony of 12th South Asian Games will be held in the same venue on Feb 16.
Co-host Shillong will also hold a opening ceremony for South Asian Games 2016 on Feb 06 in Jawaharlal Nehru Sports Complex.
South Asian Games 2016 Teams & Athletes
|#||Country/Teams||Number of Athletes
South Asian Games 2016 Logo
South Asian Games 2016 logo has eight petals representing eight countries participating in the 12th South Asian Games. The
eight petals are seen to be moving in a clockwise direction showing the positive spirit of South Asian Games 2016. The look of the South Asian Games 2016 logo also resembles a head gear that was given to the winners of games during the ancient times in Europe.
The Orchid represents the flavor of the region and a welcome stem to all participants of the Games. The traditional Gamosa has been introduced to promote the tradition of the region and to connect the Games with the local people.
The South Asian Games 2016 logo has been designed to capture the essence of games which is Peace, Prosperity and Progress. Peace is symbolized with the similarity given to all petals in terms of shape and size. Prosperity is continuation among petals representing the various countries and the unity within. The Orchid symbolizes the blooming of the synergy between these eight great nations. Progress is the clockwise movement of the petals.
South Asian Games 2016 Mascot
South Asian Games 2016 Mascot name is Tikhor, who is the Brand Ambassador of the 12th South Asian Games, 2016.
Mascot Tikhor is someone who is sharp, naughty, sporty and modern. He is an all-rounder, active, energetic and popular among kids. With sporty costumes, he is seen playing all games and welcoming new ideas in sports. He is motivator, mentor, friend who is familiar to sports lovers of the region. He carries the message/aspiration of peace, stability, amity and progress in the South Asian region through the spirit of South Asian Games 2016.
South Asian Games 2016 Fixtures Schedule for All Sports
South Asian Games 2016 Venues at Guwahati
|Opening & Closing Ceremonies||Indira Gandhi Athletics Stadium, Sarusajai Sports Complex|
|2.||Athletics (M&W)||Indira Gandhi Athletics Stadium, Sarusajai Sports Complex|
|3.||Badminton (M&W)||DTRP Indoor Stadium, R.G. Baruah Sports Complex, Ulubari|
|4.||Basketball (M&W)||Nabin Ch. Bordoloi AC Indoor Stadium, Sarusajai|
|5.||Cycling (M&W)||NH – 37|
|6.||Football (M)||Nehru Stadium, R. G. Baruah Sports Complex and Indira Gandhi Athletics Stadium, Sarusajai Sports Complex|
|7.||Handball (M&W)||LNIPE, Tepesia, Sonapur|
|8.||Hockey (M&W)||Moullana MD. Tayabullah Hockey Stadium, Bhetapara|
|9.||Kabaddi (M&W)||Bhogeshwari Phukanani Indoor Stadium, Dispur|
|10.||Kho-Kho (M&W)||LNIPE Indoor Stadium, Tepesia, Sonapur|
|11.||Shooting (M&W)||Shooting Range, Kahilipara|
|12.||Squash (M&W)||R. G. Baruah Sports Complex, Ulubari|
|13.||Swimming (M&W)||Dr. Zakir Hussain Aquatic Complex, Sarusajai Sports Complex|
|14.||Tennis (M&W)||All Assam Tennis Association, Chachal, VIP Road|
|15.||Triathlon (M&W)||Dr. Zakir Hussain Aquatic Complex, Sarusajai Sports Complex|
|16.||Volleyball (M&W)||Nabin Ch. Bordoloi Indoor Stadium, Sarusajai Sports Complex|
|17.||Weightlifting (M&W)||Bhogeshwari Phukanani Indoor Stadium, Dispur|
|18.||Wrestling (M&W)||DTRP Indoor Stadium, R.G. Baruah Sports Complex, Ulubari|
South Asian Games 2016 Venues at Shillong
|Opening & Closing Ceremonies||Jawaharlal Nehru Sports Complex|
|2.||Archery (M&W)||JLN Sports Complex Polo Ground, Shillong|
|3.||Boxing (M&W)||SAI-SAG Centre, NEHU Campus, Multipurpose Hall|
|4.||Football (W)||Jawaharlal Nehru Sports Complex|
|5.||Judo (M&W)||Jawaharlal Nehru Sports Complex, Indoor Hall|
|6.||Table Tennis (M&W)||Jawaharlal Nehru Sports Complex, Indoor Hall|
|7.||Taekwondo (M&W)||NEIGHRIHMS Indoor Stadium|
|8.||Wushu (M&W)||SAI-SAG Centre, NEHU Campus, Multipurpose Hall|
South Asian Games 2016 Theme Song Download with Lyrics
South Asian Games 2016 Theme Song is “Ei Prithibi Ek Krirangan” which literally translates to “The world is a playground” was written by Dr. Bhupen Hazarika (1926–2011) a notable personality of India. He was an Indian lyricist, musician, singer, poet and film-maker from Assam. His songs are based on the themes of communal amity, universal justice and empathy, and are marked by humanity and universal brotherhood. He was the only pioneer of Assam’s film industry in the Northeast. He is also acknowledged to have introduced the culture and folk music of Assam and Northeast India to Hindi cinema at the national level.
South Asian Games 2016 Theme Song Lyrics [ DOWNLOAD ]
South Asian Games 2016 Live TV Channels
South Asian Games 2016 will be live telecast on different channels on India, Bangladesh, Pakistan, Sri Lanka, Nepal, Afghanistan, Maldives & Bhutan. South Asian Games 2016 live streaming online broadcast will be available on RootsBD.com .
|Sri Lanka||MTV Sports, CSN|
|Nepal||Kantipur TV, NTV|