10:26 am March 25, 2015 | No Comment
Kuala Lumpur. Fernando Alonso’s return from his mysterious crash and concussion will give struggling McLaren a boost as the Formula One field strives to rein in Mercedes at the Malaysian Grand Prix. The season is only one race old but warnings are already flashing that Mercedes could dominate this year like few before it after […]
11:39 am March 24, 2015 | No Comment
If Beijing wins the right to hold the 2022 Winter Olympics they will be both frugal and free from the city's notorious smog, the city's mayor was quoted as saying in a state-run newspaper on Tuesday.
7:38 pm March 23, 2015 | 12 Comments
An attack on a dormitory for young athletes in East Kalimantan — allegedly by members of the police's Mobile Brigade (Brimob) — has forced a promising young karate fighter to pull out of the national under-21 championships this week.
2:41 pm March 13, 2015 | No Comment
Jakarta. Having been given limited time to prepare to host the 2018 Asian Games, Indonesia on Wednesday received moral support from an international sports dignitary. Sebastian Coe, multiple Olympic gold medalist and chairman of the London Olympic Games Organizing Committee, was in Jakarta to attend the Asian Athletics Association congress, where the Indonesian Olympic Committee […]
8:00 am March 12, 2015 | No Comment
Jakarta. While the dispute between Indonesia’s two top national sports administrators rages on, athletes are the ones suffering the most as they have had to train for months without proper support. The national swimming team for example, has already been training for more than two months, but the swimmers only received their salaries for January […]
6:39 pm March 10, 2015 | No Comment
Buenos Aires/Paris. Three French sports stars – Olympic swimmer Camille Muffat, yachtswoman Florence Arthaud and boxer Alexis Vastine – were among 10 people killed when two helicopters collided in Argentina on Monday during the filming of a reality TV show. Authorities said it was still unclear what caused the accident in the rugged western province […]
2:25 pm March 6, 2015 | No Comment
Gresik in East Java will host the second round of top-tier volleyball tournament Pertamina Proliga this weekend.
10:06 am March 5, 2015 | 2 Comments
Jakarta. Controversy over the Indonesian National Sports Committee’s illegal use of the five Olympic rings appeared to be nearing an end on Wednesday after the Central Jakarta Commercial Court ruled that the sports body, also known as KONI, must drop the rings from its logo. The verdict answers long-contested pleas by the Indonesia Olympic Committee […]
8:26 am March 3, 2015 | No Comment
Australian officials have handed life bans to five greyhound trainers who used live animals as bait to train their dogs.
8:00 am March 3, 2015 | No Comment
Jakarta. Indonesian jet ski rider Aqsa Aswar started his 2015 season with a bang on Saturday when he took a podium finish in the 11th Mark Hahn Havasu 300 at Lake Havasu, Arizona. The 17-year-old rider finished second in the Runabout Manufacturer Stock category and third in the Four Stroke Superstoke in a 482-kilometer solo […]
4:21 pm February 27, 2015 | No Comment
Jakarta. Efforts to settle a dispute between two national sports administrators reverted back to square one after the Indonesian Olympic Committee refused to sign a Sports Ministry agreement with the Indonesian National Sports Committee. “After carefully going through the draft agreement, we discovered several points that failed to meet our expectations,” said Indonesian Olympic Committee […]
1:57 pm February 24, 2015 | No Comment
Jakarta. The Indonesian Rugby, known as PRUI, was recognized as full member of the Indonesian Olympic Committee, or KOI, along with nine other national sports federations at its annual meeting in Bogor, West Java, on Friday. PRUI considered it as a great boost to promote the sport after it was recognized as member of the […]
8:00 am February 23, 2015 | No Comment
Bogor. With the ongoing dispute between the Indonesian Olympic Committee and the Indonesian National Sports Committee unlikely to reach a resolution in the near future, calls for a merger between the two national sports administrators were raised during the local Olympic affiliate’s annual meeting in Bogor on Friday. In his speech, former national sports committee […]
1:59 pm February 19, 2015 | No Comment
Jakarta. With only three years to go until the 2018 Asian Games, former national athletes have voiced their concerns about the Sports Ministry’s apparent lack of attention to preparing athletes for continental multi-sports events, which they argue should have been more of a priority in the first 100 days of the new government. Instead, Minister […]