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Indonesia to demolish soccer stadium where stampede killed over 130

Indonesia Malang Kanjuruhan stadium

Jakarta, IndonesiaReuters Indonesia will demolish and rebuild a football stadium where a stampede killed more than 130 people this month, President Joko Widodo said on Tuesday as he vowed to “thoroughly transform” the sport in the soccer-mad nation. The President, popularly known as Jokowi, was speaking to reporters at the state palace after meeting Gianni […]

Indonesia’s fatal soccer stampede caused by tear gas, say investigators

Indonesia Kanjuruhan Stadium memorial

Jakarta, IndonesiaReuters A fact-finding team tasked with investigating a deadly soccer stampede in Indonesia has concluded that tear gas was the main cause of death in one of the world’s worst stadium disasters, the country’s security minister said on Friday.  The team, which included government officials, soccer and security experts, has been investigating how more […]