Sports

Sports

ITS–The bicycle has long been the most popular transportation device. The Indonesian people called the two-wheeled vehicle “wind cart” because of its velocity compared to other primitive vehicles, which were often tugged by horses or bulls. Many people ...

ITS–Parachuting is a sport who originated directly relating to military disciplines. There is no surprise that parachuting has grown quite popular among the public. The Indonesian Armed Forces have helped civilians develop the adventurous sport. Apart from technical ...

ITS–No other sport has given Indonesia such an international reputation as badminton. Having a huge number of talents, groomed under the world’s best training program, Indonesia has become an invincible badminton power house. The Badminton Association of Indonesia ...

ITS–Weight lifting and power lifting are among the sports Indonesia men wish to excel in, thanks to the persistent tutelage of the Indonesian Weight Lifting, Power Lifting, and Body Building Association (PABBSI). In the region of Southeast Asian, ...

ITS–Table tennis is perhaps the most popular ball game in Indonesia, compared to lawn tennis or the currently booming, squash. Played at a small venue, table tennis is easily found in every corner of the country. For almost ...

ITS–Tennis has given Indonesia the international spotlight for the past two decades, thanks in part to the vast number of its prodigies. Tennis courts, either outdoor or indoor, are easily found even in small towns, which shows how ...

ITS–Chess is undoubtedly one of the most popular sports in Indonesia. People even play the challenging sport along the street during their breaks. They sometimes take chess so seriously that they will bet on the game. Indonesia is ...

ITS–There are a number of international badminton championships regularly held in the world, the most famous of which are the Thomas Cup, Uber Cup, All England Cup, World Cup, and Sudirman Cup. The Thomas Cup was introduced1939 for ...

ITS–There was anmounting political rift between Indonesia and the West behind the introduction of Games of New Emerging Forces (Ganefo) in 1963. Indonesia, fuelled with its victory for the world’s recognition of its sovereignty over the Dutch, played ...

ITS–The Indonesian National Sports Week, better known by the name of PON, was first held in Solo, Central Java from September 9 to 12 in 1948.  The Dutch, who did not acknowledge the existence of the fledgling Republic ...