Category: Sports

Time for Indonesian Paralympic athletes to shine

Indonesian athletes will compete in the world’s biggest sports event for people with disabilities — the 2020 Tokyo Paralympics — from August 24 to September 5, 2021. This year, 23 Indonesian athletes will compete in seven sports at the Paralympics. Badminton and athletics are the sports with the most number

Sports Minister sends-off Indonesian squad for Summer Paralympics

Jakarta (ANTARA) – Minister of Youth and Sports Zainudin Amali on Saturday has officiated a virtual send-off ceremony for Indonesia’s contingent for the 2020 Summer Paralympics in Tokyo. “I, Zainudin Amali, the Minister of Youth and Sports, officiate the Indonesian contingent for the 2020 Summer Paralympics in Tokyo,” Amali said

Jakarta’s sports hall enshrine Greysia-Apriani names

Jakarta (ANTARA) – The names of Indonesian women’s doubles pairs of Tokyo 2020 Olympic gold medalists, Greysia Polii and Apriyani Rahayu were enshrined in the sports hall in the Student Sports Training Center (PPOP) area, Ragunan, South Jakarta. “Because they are athletes who were scouted in Jakarta by the Jaya

Four Indonesian athletes to race at BMX World Championships U-18

Jakarta (ANTARA) – The Indonesian Cycling Federation (PB ISSI) is sending four junior athletes to compete at the BMX World Championships U-18 in Papendal, the Netherlands, which will take place from August 17 to August 22, 2021. The four athletes have been selected based on their junior world rankings —

Hope Papua can emulate success of Tokyo

Jakarta (ANTARA) – Despite pressures from various public organisations to cancel the 2020 Summer Olympics in Tokyo, Japan, scheduled for July 2021 after being pushed back by a year, the opening ceremony was held on July 23, 2021. Amidst the encroaching pandemic, the Olympics has proceeded smoothly and no large-scale

Father’s wooden racket begins Apriyani’s success

Badminton is a universal game as it can be played by anyone from any age group and class. Also, the equipment is quite simple. You only need a racket and a net to play it – either as single or doubles, between man or women. Hence, this game is very