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  • Real Madrid join drive to help refugees

    Spanish giants Real Madrid will donate one million euros (US$1.1m) to help support projects for refugees in Spain, the club announced on Saturday.

  • President’s Cup: Pusamania, PSM advance to quarterfinals

    Pusamania Borneo FC and PSM Makassar marched to the quarterfinals of the President’s Cup after booking their second wins in Group D at Andi Mattalatta Stadium in Makassar, South Sulawesi, on Friday.

  • Soccer: Humiliation! Asian fans cringe over record scores

    Record scorelines left fans cringing and coaches looking over their shoulders on Friday after an avalanche of goals cruelly exposed the gulf in class at Asia's World Cup qualifying.

  • US Open

    Roger Federer, of Switzerland, returns a shot to Steve Darcis, of Belgium, during the second round of the US Open tennis tournament in New York, Thursday.

  • Soccer Friday: Dooley looking to keep Philippines winning WC run going

    He was at the forefront of soccer’s growth in the US more than two decades ago and now Thomas Dooley is hoping for a similar surge in popularity in the Philippines.

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  • Soccer: World champs call for help for Germany's refugees

    Germany's World Cup-winning soccer players have condemned xenophobic attacks on the thousands of foreigners pouring into their country and led calls to help the refugees amidst the ongoing crisis here.

  • Soccer: FIFA reform taskforce meets for first time

    A 12-member committee set up by FIFA to draw up far-reaching reforms to the organization in the wake of a corruption scandal met for the first time in Bern on Wednesday.

  • Steady in face of Kyrgios' 'antics,' Murray wins at US Open

    Nick Kyrgios does what he wants and says what he wants on a tennis court, seemingly no matter the ramifications, and amid all the near-napping, cursing and racket smashing, he troubled Andy Murray for moments at the U.S. Open.

  • Serena, Djokovic roll but Nishikori falls at US Open

    Top-ranked Serena Williams launched her quest to win the US Open and complete a calendar Grand Slam by overwhelming 86th-ranked Russian Vitalia Diatchenko for her 29th consecutive Slam match triumph.

  • Putting it briefly: Emerio, Mavecrics win at JCA League

    The weekend saw two teams come out on top, causing upset victories over clubs that were fancied to win their respective encounters.

  • Wheelchair racers to join slog in Bali marathon

    Around 40 wheelchair athletes are set to mingle among some 5,000 participants at the BII Maybank Bali Marathon (BMBM) 2015 on Sunday.

  • Madrid routs Betis 5-0, Barcelona edges Malaga 1-0

    Gareth Bale and James Rodriguez scored two goals each to fuel Real Madrid' 5-0 rout of Real Betis in its home opener Saturday, while Barcelona edged Malaga 1-0 in the Spanish League.

  • Bayern set to sign Juve teenager Coman: reports

    German champions Bayern Munich are set to sign France Under-21 winger Kingsley Coman from Juventus, according to media reports on Saturday.

  • Garcia demands home win against scudetto rivals Juve

    Roma coach Rudi Garcia is hoping his side can capitalise on home advantage as they look to end a near two-year wait for a league win over champions Juventus on Sunday.

  • Japan govt slashes stadium cost by US$1.27b

    The Japan government decided Friday on a new construction plan for the new National Stadium that limits the number of spectator seats to 68,000 and keeps construction costs to 155 billion yen (US$1.27 billion), a sharp drop from the original plan.

  • Casual runners push themselves for satisfaction

    The fifth finisher in the 10 kilometer category of the BII Maybank Bali Marathon (BMBM) 2015 can still pocket Rp 3 million (US$215), but Perdana Alamsyah is not entertaining such a goal even if it would ease the travel costs for three members of his household.

  • Judo: South Korea's Gwak wins men's -90kg world title

    South Korea's Gwak Dong-han was a surprise winner of the men's under-90kg title at the world judo championships in Kazakhstan on Friday.

  • FFA gives Brisbane Roar's Indonesia owners final warning

    Football Federation Australia has told the Indonesian owners of Brisbane Roar that they will lose control of the A-League club if its financial problems are not addressed immediately.

  • A tribute on the move

    IndyCar driver Marco Andretti, driving Justin Wilson's No. 25 car, leads a motorcade in honor of Wilson over the Golden Gate Bridge, Thursday, in Sausalito, Calif. Wilson, of England, died Aug. 24 from injuries sustained at Pocono Raceway. The motorcade of IndyCars and safety vehicles were also delivering the Astor Cup trophy to Sonoma Raceway, the site of this weekend's championship-deciding Grand Prix of Sonoma. (AP/Eric Risberg)