Asian Games Indonesia - updates

Rappler's latest stories on Asian Games Indonesia


The Jordan Effect

Dec 23, 2018 - 11:39 AM

The Philippines records its best finish in 16 years in the Asian Games with Filipino-American NBA player Jordan Clarkson leading the way

CUT ABOVE THE REST. Jordan Clarkson lives up to the billing as a member of the Philippine team.. Photo by Adrian Portugal/Rappler

Roller-coaster Asiad buildup

Dec 23, 2018 - 11:28 AM

Surprising twists and turns mark the Philippines' preparation for the 2018 Asian Games

FULL OF CHALLENGES. The Samahang Basketbol ng Pilipinas sure had a crazy 2018. Photo by Ben Nabong/Rappler

PH volleyball settles for 8th place in 2018 Asian Games

Sep 01, 2018 - 12:50 PM

The Philippines wraps up its first Asiad volleyball stint in 36 years with an eighth-place finish in the 11-team field

LAST STAND. Kim Fajardo sets up Dindin Santiago-Manabat for a hit during their final classification match against Indonesia. Photo by Adrian Portugal/Rappler

WATCH: Golden golf trio surprises Richard Gomez

Aug 27, 2018 - 7:06 PM

Team Philippines chef de mission Richard Gomez relishes golf's surprise gold medal haul

CHAMPIONS. (from left to right) Lois Kaye Go, Bianca Pagdanganan and Yuka Saso bag a team gold for the Philippines in the women's golf event. Photo by Adrian Portugal/Rappler

WATCH: PH team chief Richard Gomez eyes more Asiad medals

Aug 23, 2018 - 11:40 PM

The Philippines' chef de mission expects other sports like boxing and jiu-jitsu to add to the country's haul

Airport mishaps throw PH campaign in disarray

Aug 23, 2018 - 11:58 AM

Some Filipino athletes had to deal with lost luggage, delayed equipment and customs issues

DISASTER. The Philippine delegation still hopes to bounce back from the mishaps in the coming days. Photos from Asian Games PH media pool

Divine Wally settles for Asiad wushu bronze

Aug 22, 2018 - 8:22 PM

The Filipina fails to advance to the title round of the wushu competitions in the 2018 Asian Games

PODIUM FINISH. Philippine wushu bet Divine Wally (right) surpasses her previous best finish. Photo by Adrian Portugal/Rappler

SAKSIKAN: Ibu kota Jakarta bersiap menyambut Asian Games 2018

Jun 13, 2018 - 6:00 PM

Warga Jakarta, sudah siap menyambut Asian Games 2018?

Perlas Pilipinas aims to prove worth after 2018 Asian Games exclusion

Jun 07, 2018 - 9:12 PM

The Philippine women's national basketball team makes its 3-a-side debut in the FIBA 3x3 World Cup 2018

UNDERDOG. Jack Animam and Perlas Pilipinas will be looking to stun fans despite being seeded last among 20 participating teams. Photo by Beatrice Go/Rappler

Surprise gold for Indonesia from 'inspired' long jumper

Sep 29, 2014 - 10:16 PM

Long jumper Maria Londa hits a personal best of 6 55 meters at Incheon s Asiad Main Stadium to secure a surprise gold

INSPIRED JUMPER. Indonesia's Maria Natalia Londa competes in the final of the women's long jump athletics event during the 17th Asian Games at the Incheon Asiad Main Stadium in Incheon on September 29, 2014. Photo by AFP

The wRap Indonesia: Sept. 23, 2014

Sep 23, 2014 - 10:16 AM

Indonesia s crushing 0 6 loss to Thailand Nazril Ariel Irham s freedom a new BlackBerry phone and more

6-0 LOSS. Thailand's Kroekrit Thawikan (C) vies for the ball with Indonesia's Rasyid Assahid Bakri (L) and Novri Setiawan (R) during their first round match of the 2014 Asian Games at the Incheon Football stadium in Incheon on September 22, 2014. Photo by AFP

The wRap Indonesia: Sept. 22, 2014

Sep 22, 2014 - 9:41 AM

Ahok s ambitious plans for Asian Games 2018 Indonesia s medals so far from Incheon how to get the iPhone 6 in Indonesia and more

FIRST MEDAL. Indonesia's silver medalist Juwita Niza Wasni (L) with Malaysia's gold medalist Cheau Xuen Tai and China's bronze medalist Wei Hong during the medal ceremony of the women's wushu nanquan final at the 2014 Asian Games in Incheon on September 20, 2014. Photo by Bay Ismoyo/AFP

Indonesia will be ready to host 2018 Asiad - OCA boss

Sep 21, 2014 - 5:36 PM

Indonesia will have just 4 years to prepare for Asiad instead of the usual 6 after original hosts Vietnam pulled out over financial concerns

INDONESIAN DELEGATION. Indonesia's flagbearer Gege Siman Sudartawa leads their delegation parade during the opening ceremony of the 2014 Asian Games at the Incheon Asiad Main Stadium in Incheon on September 19, 2014. Photo by AFP

Indonesia to host 2018 Asian Games

Sep 19, 2014 - 11:36 AM

The Olympic Council of Asia s executive board approves Indonesia as hosts for the next Asian Games in 2018

The wRap Indonesia: Sept. 19, 2014

Sep 19, 2014 - 10:07 AM

Rupiah breaches psychological threshold of 12 000 Indonesia U 23 football team advances in Asian Games latest political maneuvers from the Democrats and Gerindra on the local elections bill and more

UNDERVALUED? The Indonesian rupiah breached the 12,000 level on Thursday morning. File photo by AFP