1:32 pm January 14, 2015 | No Comment
Australian thoroughbred racing has been rocked by a string of positive tests involving horses from stables of some of the country’s leading trainers.
8:30 am January 14, 2015 | No Comment
Jakarta. Indonesian sports administrators have drastically scaled back their medal target for the Southeast Asian Games in Singapore this year, after the woefully underfunded and underprepared athletes struggled to reach half of the unrealistic goal set for the 2013 Games. Hadi Wihardja, an official with Prima, the government body in charge of preparing athletes for […]
4:59 pm January 13, 2015 | No Comment
Jakarta. With pressure mounting to see Indonesia clinch top spots on the podium at this year’s Southeast Asian Games, the body in charge of the athletes’ preparation has expressed doubt over the country’s chances. Prima chief Suwarno said the nation would need a lot of luck to finish in the top four places at the […]
4:21 pm January 8, 2015 | No Comment
Asia’s top sports administrator has expressed confidence in Indonesia’s ability to be ready in time to host the 2018 Asian Games, citing the support of President Joko Widodo for the sports extravaganza that is rivaled in size only by the Olympic Games.
7:30 am December 29, 2014 | 1 Comment
Indonesia saw its achievements in multi-sports events in 2014 fall far short of expectations, with the government again to blame for the usual funding fiascoes. Competing in the Asian Games in Incheon, South Korea, from Sept. 19 to Oct. 4, Indonesia dropped two places in the medal table from the previous Games in 2010, but […]
8:00 am December 24, 2014 | No Comment
Jakarta. Indonesia is well-placed to have all facilities and infrastructure ready in time for the 2018 Asian Games at a fraction of the cost of previous Games, the continent’s Olympics chief said in Jakarta on Monday. Husain Al Musallam, the director general of the Olympic Council of Asia, said the cost of organizing the Asian […]
8:30 am December 15, 2014 | No Comment
Paris. Holder Real Madrid and Premier League trio Chelsea, Manchester City and Arsenal are among the teams anxiously awaiting the outcome of Monday’s Champions League last 16 draw in Nyon. Real and Chelsea are in the seeded pot, along with fellow group round winners Atletico Madrid, Monaco, Borussia Dortmund, Bayern Munich, Barcelona and Porto. Arsenal […]
9:36 pm December 4, 2014 | No Comment
Violinist Vanessa Mae has appealed a four-year ban from ski competitions to the Court of Arbitration for Sport (CAS) after being found guilty of manipulating results in order to qualify for the Olympics.
12:01 pm December 3, 2014 | No Comment
American football chiefs on Tuesday vowed to end the "culture of silence" surrounding domestic abuse allegations after a series of scandals which have tarnished the sport.
8:49 am December 3, 2014 | No Comment
The Turkmenistan capital of Ashgabat is the world’s biggest user of marble with huge expanses of the luxuriant rock adorning a $5 billion Olympic complex being built to boost the isolated Central Asian state’s international ambitions.