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Thread: Indonesia Badminton
04-13-2008, 06:34 AM #137
The players have to earn as much as possible during their prime. Pretty much like other professionals in other sports in the US. As far as I know, there are no 'retirement benefits' for Muhammad Ali or Kareem Abdul Jabar or Carl Lewis or Babe Ruth or Jimmy Connors or John McEnroe or even Michael Jordan from the government of USA. They all earned as much $$$ as possible during their prime, proportional to their respective sports... and that's it. The US government does not take care of them until they die or anything...
04-14-2008, 03:46 AM #138
I thought INA athletes are given chance to be PNS?
04-14-2008, 04:51 AM #139
04-14-2008, 07:56 AM #140
Oh wow. I see. That's INA gov't for us anyway.
If my memory serves me right, the one who said it was nobody else but our dear Minister of Youth and Sports. Haiz...
04-14-2008, 10:18 AM #141
Used to many provincial govt lures athletes from other provinces with the promise of being state employee as well as cold hard cash. It was quite rampant before PON.
04-15-2008, 10:13 AM #142
Again, I thought INA main forces are not allowed to play in PON?
BTW, when will our IJs (Indonesian Juniors, I mean) be sent to their first international tourney?
04-15-2008, 11:44 AM #143
By Indonesian Juniors, do you mean the Pratama team? I suspect the Singapore International Series should be a good test...
04-22-2008, 03:33 AM #144
- XVII PON -- 06 - 17 July 2008
- XXIX OG -- 08 - 24 August 2008
Previous PON was triennial event but since 1996 it had become quadrennial (same with Olympic year) which is so unfavourable time for athletes who absolutely put top focus on Olympic Games.
04-23-2008, 03:57 AM #145
Sepeaking of PON Tony Gunawan is representing East Java lol........well these Pratama kids....I am looking forward to their development....well but I fear that some of them do the 'curi umur' practice i.e. claiming that they are a few yrs younger
04-23-2008, 10:48 AM #146
Well, they've passed that so-called anti-age-cheating test conducted by PBSI. Unless they can find some way to manipulate the result, or bribing the testers, I think everything will be just fine.
That test was one of the cause why Seleknas was postponed.
04-24-2008, 02:29 AM #147
04-24-2008, 06:03 AM #148
I heard that many players from China, Singapore and Phillipine may participate at Walikota Cup
04-24-2008, 07:05 AM #149
No Malaysian shuttlers? It's just a few hours flight from KL to JKT...
04-25-2008, 12:10 AM #150
Shuttlers from seven countries to take part in Surabaya Mayor`s Cup
Surabaya, E Java (ANTARA News) - Shuttlers from seven countries look set to take part in the international Indocock Surabaya Mayor`s Cup to be held here on April 29-May 3.
The seven countries which had registered with the event`s organizing committee were Malaysia, Singapore, India, Britain, the Philippines, China, and Indonesia, secretary of the event`s organizing committee Irwan Setiadi said on Wednesday.
Previously, he said, the event was only participated in by shuttlers from four countries.
He added the drawing would be held on Friday and a technical meeting one day before the event started.
Spokesman of the event Hari Tjahjono meanwhile said the Surabaya mayor would hold a welcome dinner in honor of the annual event`s participants.
All foreign shuttlers would be taken to the City Hall by specialy-designed pedicab, he added.
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04-25-2008, 05:47 AM #151
I have emailed them for the draw,,,,,,,,,,,,,no replied yet..I am looking forward to see which chinese players are participating...
04-27-2008, 08:35 AM #152
Malacca exhibition ( april 26,2008)
With G Trading' sponsor, Rexy/Ricky had exhibition with Candra/Tony this saturday.
Rexy/Ricky lost then Rexy paired with Candra and Ricky with Tony, still Rexy /Candra lost 3 sets to Tony/Ricky....
04-27-2008, 08:42 AM #153
thanks for telling us the results, rudy
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