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  • Race to the finish

    Indonesia's Triady Fauzi Siddiq competes in a men's 200-meter individual medley swimming heat at the 17th Asian Games in Incheon, South Korea, on Monday. (AP/Lee Jin-man)

  • Eko tops off Olympic medal with Asian bronze

    The weightlifting team contributed another medal to the Indonesian delegation at the Asian Games on the second day of competition, which was marked by tight rivalry between Japan and China in the swimming pool, on Sunday.

  • Indonesia flops in team gold chase

    The Indonesian badminton team extended an apology following the failure of its men’s team in quarterfinal matches against Chinese Taipei at Gyeyang Gymnasium in Incheon, South Korea on Sunday.

  • Indonesian team look ahead to Rio

    Syarah Angraini failed to win a medal at the Moonlight Festival Garden on Sunday, but Indonesia’s weightlifting team did not give in to despondency; instead, the team is looking to the future and the other sporting challenges that lay ahead.

  • Putting it briefly: Powerlifting needs lobby for 2018 Asian Games

    INCHEON, South Korea: The government’s lobbying capabilities will be put to the test in the lead-up to the 2018 Asian Games, which will be hosted in Jakarta.

  • Putting it briefly: 2014 Phuket ABG at Incheon

    INCHEON, South Korea: The ongoing Asian Games are being used by some members of the National Olympic Committee to promote their events.

  • Powerlifting needs lobby for 2018 Asian Games

    The government’s lobbying capabilities will be put to the test in the lead-up to the 2018 Asian Games, which will be hosted in Jakarta.

  • Indonesia faces Chinese Taipei in quarterfinals

    Indonesia’s men’s badminton team will begin its medal quest on Saturday when it takes on Chinese Taipei in the quarterfinals at the Gyeyang Gymnasium in the Asian Games.

  • Indonesia team banks on Ika for medal

    Indonesia’s archery team is looking ahead to Tuesday’s competition and is confident about gaining a positive result at the Asian Games following its recent successful outing in Poland.

  • Indonesia eyes more medals in Incheon

    Indonesia is hoping to earn more medals in judo, weightlifting, wushu and swimming events, which will all enter their final stages on Sunday at the 2014 Incheon Asian Games in South Korea.

  • Sun, Park to meet in Asian Games freestyle final

    China's Olympic champion swimmer Sun Yang is on course to meet his chief rival, Park Tae-hwan of South Korea in the 200-meter freestyle final Sunday night, the first of three showdowns between the pair at the Asian Games.

  • North Korea’s Om Yun Chol sets world record

    North Korea’s Om Yun Chol beat his own world record in the men’s 56 kilogram clean and jerk by 1 kg on the first day of competition at the Asian Games.

  • Indonesia sets itself two targets in Incheon

    Indonesia is taking part in the 17th Asian Games — now underway in Incheon, South Korea — with the dual goals of winning eight gold medals, as well as securing the right to host the next edition of Asia’s quadrennial multi-sport event for a second time since 1962.

  • Putting it briefly: Ferdinand marks 26th birthday with 2 goals

    JAKARTA: Indonesian player Ferdinand Sinaga celebrated his 26th birthday on Thursday by scoring two goals against the Maldives in Group E of the men’s soccer competition at the Asian Games in Incheon, South Korea.

  • Swimming competition promises drama

    What promises to be a dramatic showdown between China’s Olympic gold champion Sun Yang and his chief rival, Park Tae-hwan of South Korea, is heating up the Asian Games swimming program.

  • Ferdinand marks 26th birthday with 2 goals

    Indonesian player Ferdinand Sinaga celebrated his 26th birthday on Thursday by scoring two goals against the Maldives in Group E of the men’s soccer competition at the Asian Games in Incheon, South Korea.

  • F1 changes radio ban after team concerns

    Formula One has significantly altered its proposed ban on pit-car radio transmissions after teams raised concerns, with information on car performance allowed for the rest of the season.

  • Spectacular

    Fireworks explode over Incheon Asiad Main Stadium during the opening ceremony for the 17th Asian Games in Incheon, South Korea, on Friday. (AP/Kim Do-hoon)

  • Putting it briefly: Indonesian team secures spot in round of 16

    JAKARTA: Indonesia’s soccer team continued its winning streak in the second match of Group E with a 4-0 win against Maldives on Thursday in Incheon, South Korea, and secured its ticket to the round of 16.

  • Pressure to win won’t affect Alonso in Singapore

    In the lead up to the 2014 Singapore Grand Prix on Sunday, Ferrari driver Fernando Alonso feels the biggest challenge is dealing with the pressure to win.