Afghan horse riders fight for the goat during a “buzkashi” game in Kabu in 2006. Photo: AP Afghan horse riders fight for the goat during a “buzkashi” game in Kabu in 2006. Photo: AP
Afghan horse riders fight for the goat during a “buzkashi” game in Kabu in 2006. Photo: AP

Indonesia

Goat dragging, greasy pole and tuk-tuk polo – Asia’s weirdest sports

  • While sepak takraw and kabbadi have rightly gone mainstream, there are plenty more niche games on the continent
  • ‘The world’s slowest horse race’ and 75-a-side topple-the-pole in Japan vie with Indonesian and Central Asian inventions

Topic |   Indonesia
Afghan horse riders fight for the goat during a “buzkashi” game in Kabu in 2006. Photo: AP Afghan horse riders fight for the goat during a “buzkashi” game in Kabu in 2006. Photo: AP
Afghan horse riders fight for the goat during a “buzkashi” game in Kabu in 2006. Photo: AP
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