Health authorities in Jakarta have started a special immunisation programme to control an "extraordinary" outbreak of diphtheria, which could have serious consequences for next year's Asian Games in the Indonesian capital.
Indonesian Vice-President Jusuf Kalla has officially inaugurated the new Aquatics Centre due to be used at the Asian Games in Jakarta and Palembang.
Broadcasters have toured three key stadiums for the 2018 Asian Games in Indonesia’s capital city Jakarta.
Olympic Council of Asia (OCA) director general Husain Al Musallam has claimed the 2018 Asian Games will provide broadcasters with "stunning" images, as the Indonesian cities of Jakarta and Palembang prepare to play host.
Three leading Chinese companies have given a financial boost to the 2018 Asian Games by announcing sponsorship deals.
Organisers of the 2018 Asian Games are holding a beach volleyball test event at Jakabaring Sports City in Palembang which is due to co-host next year’s event with Jakarta.
A marketing rights deal has been officially signed by the Olympic Council of Asia (OCA) and Jakarta and Palembang 2018 as organisers penned sponsorship agreements with three companies for the next edition of the Asian Games.
A 40 sport and 462 event programme for the 2018 Asian Games in Jakarta and Palembang received final approval during a coffee break after prolonged debate at an Olympic Council of Asia (OCA) Executive Board meeting here today.
The chairman of the 2018 Asian Games Organising Committee said he is "confident" everything will be ready in time for the event which begins in exactly a year's time.
Indonesian President Joko Widodo will launch the one-year countdown to the Jakarta 2018 Asian Games on August 18.
The vice-president of Indonesia toured London 2012 Olympic venues as part of preparations for the 2018 Asian Games in Jakarta and Palembang.
Cricket, skateboarding, sambo and surfing are among sports removed from the programme for the 2018 Asian Games in Jakarta and Palembang in order to reduce the burden on Indonesian organisers.
The Olympic Council of Asia (OCA) has confirmed that 42 sports and 484 events will be contested at the 2018 Asian Games, due to be held jointly in Jakarta and Palembang in Indonesia.
All renovation and development work on the infrastructure needed for the 2018 Asian Games in Jakarta and Palembang will be completed by the end of October, it has been claimed.
Roller skating, surfing and soft tennis are among 44 sports proposed for inclusion at the 2018 Asian Games in Jakarta and Palambang, it was announced today.