South Asian Games are known as SAF games Games
The governing body of these games is South Asian Sports Council formed in 1983.
At present, SAG are joined by eight members namely
Afghanistan, Bangladesh, Bhutan, India, Maldives, Nepal, Pakistan, Sri Lanka.
The first South Asian Games were hosted by Kathmandu, Nepal in 1984
These games held after every two years except for some occasions.
Year Host City Country
1984 Kathmandu Nepal
1985 Dhaka Bangladesh
1987 Calcutta India
1989 Islamabad Pakistan
1991 Colombo Sri Lanka
1993 Dhaka Bangladesh
1995 Madras India
1999 Kathmandu Nepal
2004 Islamabad Pakistan
2006 Colombo Sri Lanka
2010 Dhaka Bangladesh
2016 Guwahati and Shillong India
2018 Kathmandu Nepal