Category: Sports/Health

Obesity Rates in Children on the Rise in Indonesia

Obesity rates amongst youth in Indonesia is on the rise and is likely to result in more cases of non-communicable diseases like heart disease and diabetes, studies...

Sanur to host International Triathlon on October 15

The tenth annual Herbalife Bali International Triathlon will be held on October 15 with a new course that will expose participants to Balinese culture, with the race...

Childhood Obesity and Malnutrition: The Twin Dangers

The release of a recent global survey produced by US Stanford University shocked few living in Indonesia after finding those who live in the country walk the least out...

Indonesia’s Sporting Scene Kicks Goals

Football fanatics can feel right at home here in Indonesia, where the game is played regularly on street corners and school sporting facilities and English Premier...

Mathias Boe

Mathias Boe Says BCA Indonesia Open Marred By Abuse, Threats

While the player noted disliking teams is just part of the sporting world, he said he would not tolerate threats or abuse towards himself or his country.

Jakarta’s Top Acupuncture Picks

Acupuncture is a 3,000-year-old healing technique from traditional Chinese medicine. It is known as a “complementary medical practice that entails stimulating certain...

Lombok Motocross Championship

Motocross Circuit Aims to Boost Lombok Tourism

In order to bolster tourism interest on Lombok, PT Angkasa Pura I will soon develop an international standard motocross circuit in the airport area.

pollution

Jakarta’s Pollution May Lead To Low Quality Sperm

Pollution in Jakarta makes the air ‘unhealthy’. Some expert believe it will have an effect on men’s health, potentially leading to low quality sperm.

Football Foreign Players without KITAS

Foreign Football Players Participate in Liga 1 Match without KITAS

Sports officials are outraged due to a violation by PT Liga Indonesia Baru, which allowed foreign players to participate in Liga 1 without KITAS permits.

pencak-silat

Five Places to Look for Pencak Silat in Indonesia

Pencak silat teachers don’t usually market themselves. With this in mind, here are a few rough leads that tenacious expats may consider in Indonesia.

Can Indonesian Football Fans Boost this UK City’s Economy?

British football is a phenomenon in Indonesia as millions of people across the archipelago have built fan clubs to demonstrate their love for the sport. UK Ambassador to...

Sensory Integration Disorder: A Misunderstood Form of ADD/ADHD in Children

5-15% of schooling children have difficulties in their sensory regulation to their environment. This means that some children may have more difficulties than others in...

No Target Set for Indonesian Team in the 2017 SEA Games

According to the Youth and Sports Affairs Minister Imam Nahrawi, Indonesian athletes will begin intense training this January 2017 but not in preparation for the SEA...

Fitness in Motion: Meet Melanie Bomba

Melanie is the creative founder of Motion Fitness Studio in Petitenget and Avocado Café in Canggu. As the top choice for total fitness in Bali, Melanie is known...