11:56 am September 17, 2014 | No Comment
After clinching five gold medals in the 2013 Southeast Asian Games, Indonesia’s rowing team cemented its status as the country’s hope for glory, an image it also bears for the 2014 Asian Games. The team was given the goal of securing  one gold medal by Prima, the official body in charge of the athletes’ preparation, […]
3:04 pm September 16, 2014 | No Comment
Seoul. South Koreans are banned from carrying North Korean flags into Asian Games venues and anyone waving one at an event could face arrest, games organizers said Tuesday. Under South Korea’s strict National Security Law, its citizens are banned from activities deemed to be praising or sympathizing with the North. “We’ve been ordered to check […]
2:57 pm September 16, 2014 | No Comment
Incheon, Korea. North Korea’s reporters at the Asian Games will have to file stories using fax because their web access is restricted in South Korea, an official said Tuesday. Seoul’s Ministry of Unification said North Korean media would not be given special access to their country’s websites, which are blocked in South Korea. This means […]
2:29 pm September 16, 2014 | No Comment
Having missed the Badminton World Federation World Championship in August, Mohammad Ahsan and Tontowi Ahmad are now gearing up to represent Indonesia in the 2014 Asian Games, set to kick off in Incheon, South Korea, on Friday. Ahsan, Tontowi and their respective partners, Hendra Gunawan and Liliyana Natsir, will be spearheading the Indonesian Badminton Association’s […]
3:03 pm September 15, 2014 | No Comment
The Indonesia swimming team is eying a spot on the 2014 Asian Games podium in the hope that the event will bring an end to the country’s 24-year medal drought. The team, which features six national swimmers — Triady Fauzi Sidiq, Ricky Angga Wijaya, Glenn Victor Sutanto, Alexis Wijaya Ohmar, Dennis Joshua Tiwa, and I […]
10:23 am September 15, 2014 | No Comment
The Wallabies have lost just one game in 11 Tests and are unbeaten at home this season but fans are losing interest and staying away.
2:06 pm September 14, 2014 | No Comment
Indonesian weight-lifter Triyatno may have snagged the bronze medal at the last Asian Games four years ago in Guangzhou, China, but heads into next week’s Games in Incheon, South Korea, on a clean slate. The 26-year-old will be competing in a different weight category, 77 kilograms instead of his more comfortable 69, after sustaining a […]
5:15 pm September 12, 2014 | No Comment
A Springboks victory over New Zealand in the fourth round of the Rugby Championship would go a long way towards changing the mindset of both teams with next year’s World Cup fast approaching, according to South Africa lock Victor Matfield.
7:26 pm September 11, 2014 | No Comment
Funding is not the only crisis Indonesia’s contingent has to face ahead of the 2014 Asian Games, as some athletes had to withdraw due to injury and health problems. The Indonesia Badminton Association (PBSI) had to drop Simon Santoso from the team due to dengue fever, while veteran karateka Umar Syarief is likely to pull […]
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