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May 5, 2023

Tempo - May 5, 2023

Antara, Jakarta – Cambodia has reportedly issued an apology to Indonesia over the upside-down Indonesian flag at the opening ceremony of the 2023 SEA Games at Morodok Techo National Sta

Jakarta Globe - May 5 2023

Theresia Silalahi, Bali – Bali Governor I Wayan Koster confirmed on Friday that Israel will not take part in the World Beach Games organized by the Association of National Olympic Commi

April 20, 2023

Jakarta Globe - April 20, 2023

Agnes Valentina Christa, Jakarta – A public survey conducted after Indonesia lost the right to host the U-20 FIFA World Cup due to opposition to Israel's participation by some political

April 19, 2023

Jakarta Post - April 19, 2023

Tunggul Wirajuda, Jakarta – Indonesia's licensed vendor for FIFA U-20 World Cup merchandise is scrambling to sell off its wares after the country lost its license to host the tournament

April 17, 2023

Jakarta Post - April 17, 2023

Ni Komang Erviani, Jakarta – Bali Governor Wayan Koster has clarified his repeated refusal to allow Israeli participation following his statement on Friday regarding the World Beach Gam

April 11, 2023

Jakarta Post - April 11, 2023

Dio Suhenda, Jakarta – Despite many hoping that the country could have another crack at hosting an international soccer tournament following FIFA's cancelation of the Under-20 World Cup

April 9, 2023

Jakarta Globe - April 9, 2023

Jayanty Nada Shofa, Jakarta. Dream Theater has invited avid rock fan President Joko "Jokowi" Widodo to attend their upcoming concert in Jakarta.

East Asia Forum - April 9, 2023

Liam Gammon – If you enjoy watching opposing teams fight each other to a scoreless draw, soccer's the sport for you.

April 7, 2023

Reuters - April 7, 2023

Jakarta – Development fund allocated for Indonesia's soccer association is being frozen by FIFA after the country was stripped as hosts of this year's Under-20 World Cup, soccer's gover

Jakarta Globe - April 7 2023

Heru Andriyanto, Jakarta – World football governing body FIFA handed an administrative sanction to Indonesia after the country was stripped of the right to host the U-20 World Cup just

April 5, 2023

The Diplomat - April 5, 2023

Dave Smith, Bali, Indonesia – A Hindu island floating in the middle of the world's most populous Muslim-majority nation, Bali is famed for its religious and cultural tolerance – an attr

April 3, 2023

Jakarta Post Editorial - April 3, 2023

Jakarta – Indonesia will never be a great soccer nation because our government and politicians say so.

Jakarta Post - April 3, 2023

Tenggara Strategics, Jakarta – Indonesia lost its right to host the soccer U-20 World Cup tournament less than two months before kick-off because of a domestic controversy about the par

April 1, 2023

Jakarta Globe - April 1 2023

Antara, Jakarta – President Joko "Jokowi" Widodo on Saturday met with the Indonesian U-20 squad whose hope to play on the world stage was shattered after the country's dream to host the

Al Jazeera - April 1, 2023

Aisyah Llewellyn – Football-loving Indonesians have been left reeling after their country was stripped of the right to host the under-20 World Cup football tournament by the sport's gov

Tempo - April 1, 2023

Amelia Rahima Sari, Jakarta – Indonesian Tourism and Creative Economy Minister Sandiaga Uno estimated that the state may suffer losses reaching Rp3.7 trillion from the cancellation of t

March 30, 2023

Reuters - March 30, 2023

Indonesia has been stripped of the right to host the Under-20 World Cup, Fifa has announced.

Sydney Morning Herald - March 30, 2023

Chris Barrett, Singapore – In the surrounds of Denpasar's Taman Werdhi Budaya Art Centre, Indonesia's big moment on the world football stage was finally due to arrive on Friday.

Tempo - March 30, 2023

Desty Luthfiani, Jakarta – Husein, the field coordinator for the group of hardline protestors against the participation of Israel's national football team in the U-20 World Cup – which

Jakarta Post - March 30, 2023

Dio Suhenda, Jakarta – Indonesian social media was set ablaze early on Thursday after world soccer's governing body FIFA announced the removal of Indonesia as the host of the U-20 World

Jakarta Post Editorial - March 30, 2023

Jakarta – "Don't mix sports with politics." President Joko "Jokowi" Widodo's statement on Tuesday was loud and clear, responding to the controversy on the participation of the Israeli t

March 29, 2023

Fulcrum - March 29, 2023

Julia Lau – The politicisation of an international sporting event has highlighted domestic differences over Indonesia's role in the wider Muslim world.

Jakarta Globe - March 29, 2023

Jakarta – Indonesian Football Association (PSSI) Chairman Erick Thohir departed to the FIFA headquarters in Zurich on Tuesday evening to negotiate with the world football governing body

March 28, 2023

Coconuts Jakarta - March 28, 2023

As Indonesia's hosting rights of the FIFA U-20 World Cup hang in the balance due to overwhelming anti-Israel sentiments, Solo's Mayor Gibran Rakabuming says he does not wish to see all

March 26, 2023

Jakarta Globe - March 26, 2023

BTV, Jakarta – The U-20 World Cup in Indonesia came to a shaky start with world football governing body FIFA canceling the group drawing in Bali scheduled for March 31, after the resort

March 25, 2023

Eurasia Review - March 25, 2023

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March 22, 2023

Sydney Morning Herald - March 22, 2023

Chris Barrett and Karuni Rompies, Singapore/Jakarta – Football-mad Indonesia is preparing to stage its first major tournament, the FIFA Under-20 World Cup in May, but a row has erupted

March 21, 2023

Channel News Asia - March 21, 2023

Nivell Rayda, Jakarta – Lawyers representing some of the victims of a deadly stadium stampede in Indonesia are calling for new charges against police officers on duty when 135 people di

March 20, 2023

Associated Press - March 20, 2023

Andi Jatmiko, Jakarta – Dozens of conservative Muslims marched in Indonesia's capital on Monday to protests Israel's first-ever participation in the FIFA World Cup Under-20 in Indonesia

March 18, 2023

March 17, 2023

Tempo - March 17, 2023

Ade Ridwan Yandweputra, Jakarta – The light sentences handed out by the Surabaya District Court toward defendants of the Kanjuruhan football mass stampede disaster has sparked criticism

Kompas.com - March 17, 2023

Singgih Wiryono, Jakarta – The Commission for Missing Persons and Victims of Violence (Kontras) says there were a number of irregularities in the acquittal of two defendants in last yea

March 16, 2023

BBC News - March 16, 2023

Valdya Baraputri and Kelly Ng, Indonesia and Singapore – An Indonesian court has acquitted two policemen charged over the Kanjuruhan stadium crush last year, angering relatives of victi

March 14, 2023

Jakarta Post - March 14, 2023

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Jakarta Post - March 14, 2023

Jakarta – A video showing one of Deep Purple's road crew coming on stage to stop Indonesia's dangdut legend Rhoma Irama from performing the British band's biggest hit "Smoke On The Wate

March 10, 2023

Jakarta Post - March 10, 2023

Surakarta, Central Java – President Joko "Jokowi" Widodo and Central Java Governor Ganjar Pranowo will join thousands of Deep Purple fans for a concert by the legendary British rock gro

March 9, 2023

Channel News Asia - March 9, 2023

surabaya, Indonesia – An Indonesian court sentenced a football match official to one and a half years in prison on Thursday (Mar 9) after finding him guilty of negligence over one of th

Tempo - March 9, 2023

Anwar Siswadi (Contributor), Jakarta – The West Java Forum for the Environment (Walhi) denounced the dirt bike racing event held in Ranca Upas of Bandung Regency on Sunday, March 5.

March 7, 2023

Jakarta Post - March 7, 2023

Singapore – A Jakarta working mother becomes a champion at the NPC Singapore Showdown bodybuilding contest

March 3, 2023

Jakarta Globe - March 3, 2023

BTV, Surabaya – The East Java Police declined to issue clearance for a Liga 1 match between Arema FC and Persebaya Surabaya scheduled for Sunday, which should become the first encounter

February 23, 2023

Tabloid Jubi - February 23, 2023

Jayapura, Jubi – The Indonesian National Sports Committee (KONI) of Papua Province wishes to turn Papua a Melanesian Sports Center, therefore exploring cooperation with neighboring coun

February 22, 2023

Jakarta Post - February 22, 2023

Apriadi Gunawan, Medan – Race teams have begun to arrive at Lake Toba in North Sumatra for the upcoming F1 PowerBoat Championship slated to be held over the weekend.

February 18, 2023

Reuters - February 18, 2023

Jakarta – Police used water cannon and tear gas to disperse hundreds of football fans who tried to attend a closed-doors match in Semarang, Central Java, on Friday, officials said, four

February 16, 2023

Jakarta Globe - February 16, 2023

Hendro Situmorang, Jakarta – State-Owned Enterprise Minister Erick Thohir was elected as the chairman of the Indonesian Football Associaton (PSSI) during a national congress in Jakarta

Jakarta Post - February 16, 2023

Fikri Harish, Jakarta – The spotlight is back on the Soccer Association of Indonesia (PSSI) as the oft-criticized sport governing body is set to elect a new chairman in an extraordinary

February 13, 2023

Jakarta Post - February 13, 2023

Medan, North Sumatra – President Joko "Jokowi" Widodo, who has long been known as a rock fan, over the weekend joined the crowd who gathered at a convention center in Medan, North Sumat

February 10, 2023

Jakarta Post - February 10, 2023

Tunggul Wirajuda, Jakarta – The clattering of lato-lato (clackers) has become unstoppable with the toy now a hit with millions of Indonesians, from President Joko "Jokowi" Widodo to sch

January 24, 2023

Jakarta Post Editorial - January 24, 2023

Jakarta – As the trial continues in the criminal negligence case in regard to Indonesia's deadliest sporting tragedy, we call for a fair and transparent due process.

January 23, 2023

Jakarta Post Editorial - January 23, 2023

Jakarta – Soccer is a magnet. The gravity of it in luring fans and masses is enormous.

January 16, 2023

Jakarta Globe - January 16, 2023

Antara, Jakarta – President Joko "Jokowi" Widodo has given his blessing to State-Owned Enterprise Minister Erick Thohir to join the race for the chairman of the Indonesian Football Asso