Wednesday, 24th August 2016
Sports
  • Ahok inaugurates three Asian Games facilities
    22nd June 2016
    Jakarta Governor Basuki Tjahaja Purnama (Ahok) inaugurated the construction of the Light Rail Transit (LRT) mass transportation system, reconstruction of a velodrome in Rawamangun, and the renovation of an equestrian venue in ...
  • Government promises big bonus prizes to Olympic medal winners
    22nd June 2016
    Medal-winning Indonesian athletes at the 2016 Summer Olympics in Rio de Jainero, Brazil, will also take home large cash prizes, the Indonesian government announced here on Wednesday. The government has approved to hand over ...
  • President dispatches Olympic contingent to Brazil
    22nd June 2016
    President Joko Widodo (Jokowi) held a ceremony at the Merdeka Palace here on Wednesday to dispatch the Indonesian contingent to the 2016 Summer Olympic Games in Rio de Janeiro, Brazil. "In 1952, Indonesia had participated ...
  • Jakarta to build two venues for 2018 Asian Games
    16th June 2016
    The Jakarta government has been appointed to host the upcoming 2018 Asian Games and to build two sporting venues: an equestrian arena and a velodrome. The construction of both arenas will be completed in time, and the ...
  • Indonesian team grabs two gold medals in China
    13th June 2016
    The Indonesian rowing team grabbed two gold medals in the dragon boat international rowing race held in Nanning, China on June 11 to 12, an official has said. "Our athletes competed in high spirits although they were still ...
  • Asian Games to boost growth of SMEs in South Sumatra
    13th June 2016
    The Asian Games to be held in August 2018 would certainly boost the growth of micro, small, and medium enterprises (SMEs), Vice Governor of South Sumatra Ishak Mekki stated. "Asian Games is a big event, with 54 ...
  • Australian Open Badminton: Indonesia assured of men`s doubles title
    12th June 2016
    Indonesian Marcus Fernaldi Gideon/Kevin Sanjaya Sukamuljo set up a clash with countrymen Angga Pratama/Ricky Karanda Suwardi in the mens doubles final of the Australian Open Badminton 2016 on Sunday. Marcus/Kevin defeated ...
  • Six West Java diving athletes to join training in Malaysia
    10th June 2016
    West Java will send six of its diving athletes for training in Selangor, Malaysia, to equip them with better skills before they compete in the 19th National Sports Week (PON) 2016, a spokesman has said. "I plan to leave ...
  • Rowing: Indonesia dragon boat team emerges as champion in China
    10th June 2016
    Indonesias dragon boat team came out as the overall champion at the Hakka International Dragon Boat Championship in Kaifeng, Henan Province, China, on Thursday. "The Indonesian team could overcome its competition with ...
  • Will Smith, Lenox Lewis to be pallbearers at Muhammad Ali funeral
    7th June 2016
    Actor Will Smith and former heavyweight champion Lennox Lewis will be among the pallbearers for Muhammad Alis funeral on Friday, joining a list of notable athletes, entertainers and politicians to mourn the boxing ...