Athletic and Swimming


Serena Williams and LeBron James, Best Athlete version of Espy Award 2013

LeBron James and Serena Williams got a gift as the best male and female athletes Espy version (Excellence in Sports Performance Yearly) Award 2013, held at the Kodak Theatre on Wednesday (07/17/2013) local time. James, who had just delivered the Miami Heat won the NBA title two years in a row, beating candidates such as…


Gerdi Zulfitranto Not Satisfied with Two Gold

Swimmers Jakarta State University (UNJ), Gerdi Zulfitranto, won two gold on the first day Student League (LIMA) Swimming in 2013, which took place at the Swimming Pool Pertamina Simprug, South Jakarta, 29-30 June 2013. Gerdi won gold on the 200 meter breaststroke with a record of 2 minutes 30.17 seconds, and the 50-meter breaststroke with…


Legendary Pole vaulter visit Indonesia

JAKARTA – pole vault world record holder from Ukraine, Sergey Bubka Nazarovich a visit to Indonesia on Tuesday (06/25/2013). “I am delighted to be visiting Indonesia. It is a beautiful country, “he met at the office of Indonesian Olympic Committee (KOI), Jakarta. Bubka record 6.15 meters in Donetsk, Ukraine, on February 21, 1993. 20 years…


Target NPC Athletics 40 Gold APG Myanmar

Solo (Reuters) – National Paralympic Committee (NPC) Indonesia expects to win 40 gold medals in athletics at the ASEAN Para Games (APG) VII/2014 in Myanmar. National Training Coordinator of Disability Athletics Indonesian sports, Waluyo, in Solo on Thursday, said it has set up as many as 56 athletes both men’s and women for athletic sports…


Tyson Gay and Asafa Powell doping positive

U.S. sprinter Tyson Gay and former 100-meter record holder Jamaican Asafa Powell failed the doping test. Gay, 30, who became one of the fastest sprinters in the 100 meters, by the U.S. anti-doping agency tested positive for doping in a competition last May. While Powell tested positive for the banned stimulant substances while participating in…


Mo Farah breaks record 2 1500 Meter Run

MONACO – Mo Farah broke the record for the United Kingdom category run 1500 meters when undergoing Diamon League in Monaco yesterday (07/20/2013). Previously, Steve Cram holds the record for the last 1985 years. See his record broken by the Somali-born runner, Cram said he was surprised considering he was laughing at a joke before…


Contribute Weightlifting Silver One for Indonesia in the Universiade 2013

Contribute Weightlifting Silver One for Indonesia in the Universiade 2013 Kazan – Until the 10th Universiade championship in 2013, Indonesia has to get a silver medal. Medals were donated from weightlifting branch. Universiade is a championship fight for a lot of sports like the Olympics. The difference is, the athletes who competed here are the…


Cycling-Armstrong says French findings on doping are no surprise

LONDON, July 25 (Reuters) – Lance Armstrong said he was not surprised by a French Senate inquiry’s findings that the top two in the 1998 Tour de France took the banned blood booster EPO because virtually all riders at that time cheated and told lies.  “I am not surprised,” the disgraced Tour winner told Cyclingnews. “As I have said, it was an…


Greg Rutherford ruled of Anniversary Games through injury

Olympic long jump champion Greg Rutherford has pulled out of next weekend’s Anniversary Games in London because of injury. The 26-year-old has not competed since pulling his right hamstring at the Diamond League meet in Paris on 6 July. But he said he still hoped to be fit for next month’s World Championships in Moscow, and has…


Phelps Breaks World Record (Again)

Indianapolis – Just about two months after the post back in the pool slide was suspended, Michael Phelps has recorded a special achievement. He broke the world record 100m butterfly. Phelps broke the record while competing in the final of the 100 m butterfly U.S. National Championships in Indianapolis, Thursday (09/07/2009) local time, with a…