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Indonesia hopes Asian Games can help re-boot national soccer team

Indonesia was barred from international soccer in 2015 due to government meddling in their domestic league, shutting them out of the 2018 World Cup and 2019 Asian Cup.

Indonesia football fans damage Asian Games stadium

A league match between Sriwijaya FC and Arema FC ended in chaos Saturday afternoon when the fans tore up seats at the Gelora Sriwijaya Stadium in Palembang on the island of Sumatra.

Asian Games venues ‘95% ready’ but potential pitfalls remain

The Asian Games, to be held in Indonesia, risk running into serious problems.

Indonesia fights pollution ahead of Asian Games

Strategies include wider curbs on private cars depending on odd-even licence-plate numbers, special lanes for the sports event, and building gardens.

Indonesia police shoot dead 11 petty criminals in Asian Games crackdown

Indonesian police have shot and killed 11 suspected small-time criminals and wounded dozens more in a crackdown before it hosts the Asian Games next month.

Indonesia invites Korean leaders Moon, Kim to Asian Games

Indonesian president Joko Widodo sent a formal invitation Friday to South Korea's President Moon Jae-in and North Korean leader Kim Jong Un.

South Korea’s Park pulls out of Asian Games, mulls future

Park Tae-hwan has dropped out of the upcoming Asian Games.

Indonesia confident on Asian Games preparations despite traffic concerns

Jakarta's infamous traffic could pose a problem for Asian Games athletes when the Games are held there in August.

In China’s e-Sport schools students learn it pays to play

Once associated with teenagers stuck in their bedrooms, e-Sports -- where players square off in lucrative video game tournaments -- are growing fast.