Live stream the 2023 Asian Games online

Updated: September 22, 2023

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The People’s Republic of China will stage the 19th Asian Games from September 23October 8, 2023, in the beautiful, historic city of Hangzhou. Delayed by a year due to the COVID-19 pandemic, the Asian Games will now welcome thousands of athletes from around the continent to compete in 481 events—with nine sports (archery, artistic swimming, boxing, break-dancing, hockey, modern pentathlon, sailing, tennis, water polo) also offering qualification for the Paris 2024 Olympic Games.

Learn all the details of the event, along with all the ways to watch 2023 Asian Games live streams securely with a VPN wherever you are!

DateSeptember 23–October 8, 2023
LocationHangzhou, China
VenueOlympic Sports Expo Center
Total Number of Sports40
Total Number of Disciplines61
Total Number of Athletes12,500+
Total Event483

How to watch the 2023 Asian Games online for free

You can stream Asian Games events with a VPN by following just a few simple steps:

  1. Get ExpressVPN.
  2. Connect to the VPN server location that matches the broadcaster you want to watch. For example, Aussies who want to stream the free SBS On Demand coverage should connect to a secure server in Sydney, Melbourne, Adelaide, Perth, or Brisbane.
  3. Check the schedule of the broadcaster you want to watch, such as SBS On Demand (Australia), and find the event you want to stream.
  4. Tune in and enjoy!

Watching on a computer? For the best streaming experience, use the ExpressVPN browser extension for ChromeFirefox, or Edge.

SBS On Demand

Price: Free

Aussies can watch several events live and free on SBS On Demand, with coverage starting with the swimming finals on September 24, as well as athletics, soccer, cycling, and through to the break-dancing finals on October 7.

While you can watch the 2023 Asian Games by connecting to a VPN server location in a country other than your own, doing so may violate copyright or infringe upon your streaming service’s Terms of Use and the ExpressVPN Terms of Service. As a security and privacy tool, ExpressVPN is designed so that no one can see or control what you do when connected to our VPN service—not even us. So you are responsible for verifying that your use complies with all relevant terms and laws.

Why do you need a VPN to watch the Asian Games online?

You’ll want to add ExpressVPN to your Asian Games viewing experience. Not only does ExpressVPN offer servers in 94 countries across the globe, all of which are optimized for speed and security, but you can stream several of the most exciting sporting events—from swimming to cycling, soccer, and even break-dancing—on computers, smartphones, and even smart TVs and gaming consoles. You can have up to eight simultaneous connections, allowing you to watch your favorite athletes in blazing-fast HD.

Best VPN for watching the Asian Games in 2023

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Where to watch the 2023 Asian Games in your country?

Watch the Asian Games in India

Sony LIV

Price: 300 INR/month or 1,000 INR/year

Sony LIV will broadcast Asian Games events live online in India. The games are available to stream via the SonyLIV app and website.

Note: You need an Indian credit card to subscribe to SonyLIV.

2023 Asian Games schedule

Here’s a schedule of some of the popular competitions taking place during the 19th Asian Games in Hangzhou.

Opening ceremonySeptember 23, 2023
SwimmingSeptember 24–29, 2023
Water Polo
September 25–October 7, 2023
October 1–7, 2023
September 29–October 5, 2023
September 28–October 7, 2023
September 26–October 6, 2023
September 25–October 5, 2023
September 19–25 (women’s) and September–October 7 (men’s)
Road cycling
October 3–5, 2023
Track cycling
September 26–29, 2023
September 24–29, 2023
September 19–October 7, 2023
Artistic gymnastics
September 24–29, 2023
Rhythmic gymnastics
October 6–7, 2023
Trampoline gymnastics
October 2–3, 2023
September 24–27, 2023
October 5–8, 2023
Modern pentathlon
September 20–24, 2023
September 24–27, 2023
Rugby Sevens
September 24–26, 2023
September 21–27, 2023
September 24–October 7, 2023
September 24–October 1, 2023
Sport climbing
October 3–7, 2023
September 26–October 5, 2023
Table tennis
September 22–October 2, 2023
September 24–28, 2023
September 24–30, 2023
September 29–October 2, 2023
Beach volleyball
September 19–28, 2023
September 19–26, 2023 (men’s) and September 30–October 7, 2023 (women’s)
September 30–October 7, 2023
October 4–7, 2023
September 24–28, 2023
Closing Ceremony
October 8, 2023

Countries competing in the Asian Games

BangladeshJordanNorth KoreaThailand
BhutanKazakhstanOmanEast Timor
CambodiaKyrgyzstanPalestineUnited Arab Emirates
Chinese TaipeiLebanonQatarVietnam
Hong KongMacauSaudi ArabiaYemen
IndonesiaMaldivesSouth Korea
IranMongoliaSri Lanka

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