Asian Games 2018: Indigenous sport on show

How the Asian Games help keep indigenous sports alive.

Pencak Silat, a form of martial arts from Indonesia, is making its debut at the Asian Games this year.

It is indigenous sport like these that set the Asian Games apart from the Olympics.

The diversity on the world’s largest continent means that many countries have sports found nowhere else.


Al Jazeera’s Scott Heidler reports from Jakarta.