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  • Pressure to win won’t affect Alonso in S’pore

    In the lead up to the 2014 Singapore Grand Prix on Sunday, Ferrari driver Fernando Alonso feels the biggest challenge is dealing with the pressure to win.

  • Putting it briefly: 42 countries join CISM event in Surakarta

    SURAKARTA: The CISM World Military Parachuting Championship is set to commence on Friday in Surakarta, Central Java, for a 10-day competition featuring 406 military athletes from 42 countries.

  • From the PGA Tour: $10 million dream comes true for Horschel

    In a sport where one stroke can separate glory from humiliation, American Billy Horschel has certainly seen both sides of the coin.

  • 42 countries join CISM event in Surakarta

    The CISM World Military Parachuting Championship is set to commence on Friday in Surakarta, Central Java, for a 10-day competition featuring 406 military athletes from 42 countries.

  • Tour de Siak

    Siak regent Syamsuar (left) raises the checkered flag at the start of the Tour de Siak 2014 in Siak, Riau, on Wednesday. Eighteen teams from Indonesia and overseas are competing in the race, which will run until Sept. 21. (Antara)

  • GMIS, Metro Indians, Challengers score victories

    In this week’s action in the Apple Coal JCA League 2014-15, GMIS and Metro Indians posted comfortable victories, while Challengers won a close game over Ceylon.

  • Putting it briefly: RI gets goals galore against Timor Leste

    JAKARTA: The Indonesia U-23 team under coach Aji Santoso overwhelmed Timor Leste with seven goals to none in their Group E soccer match at the Asian Games in Incheon, South Korea, on Monday.

  • Ex cricket chief Speed to head Cycling Australia

    Former International Cricket Council chief executive Malcolm Speed has been appointed to head the board of financially-troubled Cycling Australia.

  • Celebration

    United States' player celebrate their victory rising the trophy next to King Felipe VI of Spain (left) after winning the final World Basketball match against Serbia at the Palacio de los Deportes stadium in Madrid, Spain, on Sunday. (AP/Daniel Ochoa de Olza)

  • Kenyans shine at BII Maybank Bali Marathon

    International runners from Kenya dominated the podium of the 2014 BII Maybank Bali Marathon in all three open categories—the full marathon, half marathon and the 10-kilometer (km) run.

  • RI shuttlers dominate Indonesian Masters

    Indonesian shuttlers won four out of five gold medals up for grabs on the final day of the Yonex Sunrise Indonesian Masters 2014 on Sunday at the Dempo Sports Hall in Palembang, South Sumatra.

  • ‘Safety ensured’ for BII Maybank Bali run

    The organizers of the BII Maybank Bali Marathon say all preparations for the annual race have been completed and 4,500 runners are ready to be welcomed for Sunday’s run.

  • Mayweather remains unbeaten with decision win

    Floyd Mayweather Jr. refused to allow Marcos Maidana to turn their rematch into a brawl, boxing masterfully to win a 12-round unanimous decision Saturday night in their welterweight title fight.

  • France beats Lithuania 95-93 for bronze at W. Cup

    France came from behind in the final quarter to beat Lithuania 95-93 and win the bronze medal at the Basketball World Cup on Saturday.

  • Quigg retains WBA super bantamweight title

    British fighter Scott Quigg retained his WBA super bantamweight title when he stopped Stephane Jamoye of Belgium in the third round on Saturday.

  • NZ beats Springboks 14-10

    Captain Richie McCaw scored a crucial second-half try from a sputtering attack as New Zealand ground out a 14-10 win over South Africa on Saturday to stay unbeaten after four rounds of the Rugby Championship.

  • US takes 2-0 lead over Slovakia in Davis Cup

    Sam Querrey gave the U.S. a commanding 2-0 lead Friday night in its Davis Cup World Group playoff against Slovakia with a 7-6 (6), 6-3, 6-3 win over Martin Klizan.

  • 4,500 runners gearing up for BII Maybank Bali Marathon

    Around 4,500 runners will participate in BII Maybank Bali Marathon 2014, an annual race featuring a course that combines flat roads and rolling hills held on the resort island this Sunday.

  • Sail away

    In this photo provided by Rolex, J 120 boats Mister Magoo, foreground, owned by Stephen Madeira of Menlo Park, Calif.; Chance, background left, owned by Barry Lewis of Atherton, Calif.; and Twister, owned by Timo Bruck of Mountain View, Calif., race during the 50th anniversary edition of the Rolex Big Boat Series sailing event Friday, in San Francisco. The event began Thursday and continues through Sunday with more than 100 boats competing.

  • Take this

    Martin Klizan, of Slovakia, serves during the first set of a Davis Cup tennis match against Sam Querrey, of the United States, Friday, in Hoffman Estates, Ill.