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Cycling 19 Aug 2018 | 4:28 PM

Tsunami-survivor Herold ready to make Asiad waves

JAKARTA (Reuters) - Having spent five days as a child clinging to a tree in the wake of a tsunami, Indian cyclist Deborah Herold has some perspective on the concept of fear of failure in the sporting arena.

Other Sport 19 Aug 2018 | 12:00 AM

North and South Korea march together as Asian Games burst into life

North and South Korea marched together in a stirring display of unity as the Asian Games, one of the world’s biggest sports events, opened in a blaze of colour.

Other Sport 18 Aug 2018 | 11:27 PM

Indonesia welcomes Asia with explosive opening ceremony

JAKARTA (Reuters) - A spectacular pyrotechnic show, including a simulated volcanic eruption, lit up the Jakarta skyline on Saturday night as Indonesia rolled out the red carpet for the continent's elite athletes in the opening ceremony for the 18th Asian Games.

Badminton 13 Aug 2018 | 2:27 PM

Indonesia's 'Minions' aim for badminton glory

JAKARTA (Reuters) - Affectionately dubbed the "Minions" after the little yellow creatures from the 2015 animated movie, diminutive badminton duo Marcus Gideon and Kevin Sukamuljo will hope to stand tall and win gold for hosts Indonesia at the Asian Games this month.

Football 24 Jul 2018 | 9:12 AM

Indonesia hope Asian Games can help re-boot national soccer team

JAKARTA (Reuters) - Indonesia hopes hosting the upcoming Asian Games will help revive the fortunes of its troubled national soccer team and act as a springboard for their qualification for the 2024 Paris Olympics, the nation's soccer association said.

Other Sport 08 Mar 2018 | 6:49 PM

Indonesia confident on Asian Games preparations, traffic concerns remain

JAKARTA (Reuters) - Indonesia is confident over its readiness to host this year's Asian Games, though ensuring athletes and fans can get to venues through Jakarta's traffic-clogged streets remains a challenge, the head of the country's organising committee said.

Other Sport 16 Oct 2017 | 12:38 PM

Indonesia on track for 2018 Asian Games

JAKARTA: Indonesia is on track to host next year’s Asian Games, the Olympic Council of Asia (OCA) said Monday, easing fears the country may not be ready for the tournament.

Community Sports 12 Oct 2017 | 12:00 AM

Clubs to raise funds via scenic ride in Indonesia

CYCLING enthusiasts can look forward to riding on the beautiful Samosir Island in North Sumatra, Indonesia, during the ‘Ride to Serve @ King of Toba (KOT)’ in December.

Basketball 24 Sep 2017 | 12:00 AM

Asean Basketball League set to welcome Indonesian team next season

KUALA LUMPUR: The Asean Basketball League (ABL) is set to wel­­come a team from Indonesia once again for the upcoming eighth season.

Athletics 03 Apr 2017 | 3:21 PM

Indonesia aims to wrap up Asian Games preparations by year-end

JAKARTA (Reuters) - Indonesia hopes to complete preparations to host the 2018 Asian Games by the end of this year, Vice President Jusuf Kalla said, shrugging off concerns over a corruption probe and construction delays.