2:23 pm September 18, 2014 | No Comment
Incheon, South Korea. North Korea’s flag was raised on Thursday at the Asian Games athletes’ village as competitors from the reclusive state batted off journalists’ questions with polite smiles and stony silence. Normally anyone waving the North’s flag or singing its national anthem in South Korea could face arrest under Seoul’s strict national security law. […]
7:00 pm August 28, 2014 | No Comment
Defending champion Lilan Kennedy Kiproo of Kenya will return to this year’s edition of the BII-Maybank Bali Marathon to defend his title and secure the event for the third time.
10:08 pm August 12, 2014 | No Comment
Recognizing the rapidly growing popularity of running events in the archipelago’s larger cities, the Indonesia Athletics Federation, or PASI, has issued a specific permit for organizers who wish to stage the social sporting activity.
9:45 pm August 11, 2014 | 1 Comment
Beach volley and weight-lifting will be Indonesia’s best bets for medals at the Youth Olympic Games that get underway in Nanjing, China, this weekend.
6:56 pm June 8, 2014 | No Comment
Kenyan runners ruled the podium at the Jakarta International 10K, an annual road race that this year marked the capital’s 487th anniversary, on Sunday. Silas Kipruto outclassed other runners as he conquered the 10 kilometer route, which started and finished at the National Monument in Central Jakarta, in a record time of 28 minutes and […]
5:31 pm May 25, 2014 | No Comment
On Sept. 1 last year more than 900 runners and 5,000 spectators from more than 30 countries swarmed the isolated mountain village of Wonokitri to take part in the first ever Bromo Marathon — and to raise funds for local schools. Following on from the success of the inaugural marathon, the event organizers have confirmed […]
2:21 pm May 19, 2014 | No Comment
The World Anti-Doping Agency, or WADA, banned the inhalation of xenon and argon gas, saying it could illegally enhance the performance of athletes.
12:18 pm April 24, 2014 | No Comment
The BII Maybank Bali Marathon will return for its third edition this year as the main sponsor Bank Internasional Indonesia announced on Tuesday. The event will be held in Gianyar, Bali, and will have three categories — a full marathon (42 kilometers), half marathon (21 kilometers) and a 10-kilometer run. The organizers have secured certification […]
10:11 am April 12, 2014 | No Comment
Former 100 meters world record holder Asafa Powell was banned for 18 months by a Jamaican anti-doping disciplinary panel on Thursday after he tested positive for a banned substance last year.
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