It is held every other year in odd-numbered years and since it also functions as the qualification games for the Baseball at the Summer Olympics if the event year is exactly one year before the Olympics. The competition has been dominated by teams from the Taiwan , Japan and South Korea. Question, Comment, Feedback, or Correction? Are you a Stathead, too?
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At the same time, the Sport Department is reconsidering all the events expected to take place in April, exploring the possibility to reschedule them at a later stage. The International Olympic Committee has announced that they will decide in May whether the Tokyo Olympics will proceed or be cancelled due to the coronavirus. In the meantime, fans can only speculate about the fate of the games. The International Federation of Sport Climbing IFSC , on the other hand, has international events throughout the spring and has already made difficult decisions. They've cancelled all April events in China, which includes two World Cups.
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For the first time, the Asian Cup final tournament was contested by 24 teams, having been expanded from the team format that was used from to Under this new format, the finalists would contest a group stage consisting of six groups of four teams, followed by a knockout stage of 16 teams. The host nation qualified for the final tournament automatically, while the remaining 23 places were determined among the other 45 national teams of the AFC through a qualifying competition running from to , part of which also served as part of the FIFA World Cup qualification process for the confederation. The tournament was won for the first time by Qatar , who defeated Japan 3—1 in the final.
The competition courted controversy with the International Association of Athletics Federations when political in-fighting arose due to the barring of Israel from participation in That edition of the competition was cancelled and championships between and were regarded by the IAAF as unofficial and called the "Asian Track and Field Meeting" as a result. The situation was resolved when Israel began competing in European Athletic Association events instead.