Softball and Waterpolo excluded from Asian Games 2023

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New Delhi, Jul 26 (PTI) The softball women’s and men’s water polo sides were among four teams to miss out even as 15 others were cleared by the Sports Ministry for the upcoming Asian Games on Wednesday.

In a letter to the Hangzhou Asian Games Organizing Committee (HAGOC), the Indian Olympic Association withdrew the softball women’s and men’s water polo sides, men’s handball and basketball 5×5 teams respectively.

“In view of the Team Draw Ceremony scheduled to be held on 27th July 2023 NOC India would like to inform the HAGOC that the entries for the following Team Sports should stand withdrawn,” the letter read on Wednesday.

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