Sports

Sports

ITS–Prof. Dr. James A. Naismith created the Basketball in 1891. He was the sport instructor in Springfield, Massachusetts, USA. The idea was to create an interesting, yet challenging sport which did not require kicking, too much practice, and ...

ITS–Hang Gliding is a flying sport that uses glider to fly in the air. The flying man must glide away from the top of a hill or a mountain. The stream of the wind on the mountain top ...

ITS–The Ocean Cross of 1955 (ARSA’95) is a program for the golden Anniversary of Indonesia, aiming to promote maritime spirit among Indonesians. A total of 18 tall ships from ten countries and 112 yachts from 19 countries, including ...

ITS–Swimming is popular both for recreation and as a competitive sport. It is known to be one of man’s oldest physical activities. There are 5 strokes of swimming: The Crawl Stroke: It is also known as free style. ...

ITS–Gymnastics has a long history in Indonesia, dating back to the Japanese’s brief reign over the archipelago during World War II. Apart from recruiting and training youngsters to become back-up militia, the Japanese troops brought in a morning ...

ITS–Historians believe that field hockey has been played since 4,000 B.C in Persia. Archaeologistshave also found that the ancient Egyptians played the game. The sport was expanded to the west, with Greece, the birthplace of Olympic Games, adopting ...

ITS–Indonesian children are quite familiar with volleyball, as it is one of the sports introduced during their schooling. Volleyball, as well as soccer, is widely played because of its convenience. The sport also serves a social function because ...

ITS–The Indonesian ancestors were naturally born to rule the waves with their tremendous sailing mastery. Surrounded by millions of square miles of ocean, Indonesians are tough sailors by birth. Sailing boats were the only feasible transportation devices for ...

ITS–Sport Championships for the Handicapped at the National Level (Porpenca) was designed for the handicapped athletes of Indonesia. The first Porpenca was held in Solo, Central Java in 1957. It was held seven times by 1980. There were ...

ITS–Given its large marine area, Indonesia has spacious venues that have resulted in the growth in popularity of windsurfing. The fact that water forms almost two thirds of the archipelago makes for a lot of chances for the ...