Indonesian national billiards competitor caught mixing meth with cement in drug deal

A nationally recognized billiards competitor has reportedly been arrested in Bali after getting caught distributing meth with the ‘ground-breaking’ method of mixing the drug with cement. Yohannes Tinton Pratama, 32, represented Bali in Indonesia’s National Sports Week (PON) 2016 in billiards, coming out with a bronze medal. But now Pratama will apparently be remembered for

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Kartini Day honored in Bali with ladies surfing in kebayas

Women will be surfing, donning the traditional Indonesian kebaya in Kuta on Thursday to recognize Kartini Day. The holiday, which actually falls on Friday, commemorates national...

Kartini Day honored in Bali with ladies surfing in kebayas

Watch: Pro riders cruise down the slopes Bali’s Mt. Batur

Polygon’s pro mountain biking team sent some of their riders to Bali for a ‘riding holiday’ and it was pretty

Balian surfer describes getting bumped by shark minutes before suspected shark attack

Balian surfer describes getting bumped by shark minutes before suspected shark attack

Aussie surfer injured in suspected shark attack at Balian, Bali

An Australian man has reportedly been injured in a suspected shark attack while he was surfing at Balian Beach,

Aussie surfer injured in suspected shark attack at Balian, Bali

Denpasar ‘Run for Unity’ 10K to target 10,000 participants

A run to commemorate Indonesian Independence in Bali’s capital Denpasar is looking to go big this

Denpasar ‘Run for Unity’ 10K to target 10,000 participants

Bali and Bintan get recognized amongst Asia’s best triathlons of 2016

Indonesia is becoming the place for multi-sport racing, with two destinations in the archipelago nation getting honored as among the best of Asia’s triathlon destinations in...

Bali and Bintan get recognized amongst Asia’s best triathlons of 2016

Kenyan runners dominate Bali Marathon

Gianyar was flooded with runners early on Sunday morning as thousands of people participated in this year’s Bali Maybank

Kenyan runners dominate Bali Marathon

Foreigners must pay ‘surf tax’ to ride Mentawai waves

As of August 1, 2016, foreign surfers headed to the Mentawai Islands must pay admission aka a “surf tax” to ride the region’s legendary

Foreigners must pay ‘surf tax’ to ride Mentawai waves

This year’s Bali Marathon to draw out rival Kenyan star athletes

The upcoming Bali International Marathon will see thousands of runners racing through Gianyar on August 28, but the winner of the full marathon category will likely come down to...

This year’s Bali Marathon to draw out rival Kenyan star athletes

Coconuts Bali Sports

As Bali is a surfer’s paradise, the sports section of Coconuts Bali is unsurprisingly dominated by surf-related stories. From surf championships to the surfer who got attacked by a shark in Balian and survived, surfing stories regularly find their way into Bali sports news. Other than wave-riding, football (aka soccer) has got to be the biggest sport in Bali. The island’s main team, Bali United, is trying hard to be a big deal (with somewhat limited success) in the Indonesian football scene. Table tennis, badminton, and running also generate an adequate level of buzz in Bali.