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Sports

  • Former wind surfing star eyes third gold

    Oka Sulaksana will be back to the Asian Games to look for his third gold medal when the quadrennial Asian multi-event sporting showcase takes place in Incheon, South Korea next month. However, he will be launching his hunt for gold as a coach this time around.

  • Riding the waves

    France's Michel Bourez rides a wave on Monday during the 14th edition of the Billabong Pro Tahiti surf event, part of the ASP (Association of Surfing Professionals) world tour, in Teahupoo, on the French Polynesian island Tahiti. (AFP/Gregory Boissy)

  • Indorama, Barbarians and Metro win

    In an action-packed second week of the Apple Coal Jakarta Cricket Association (JCA) League for the 2014-2015 season, the Jakarta Barbarians thumped Ceylon, while Indorama and Metro beat, respectively, Menara and the Mavecrics.

  • S Williams, Federer advance to Cincinnati finals

    Serena Williams came back to advance to the Western & Southern Open final Saturday as Roger Federer moved into position for his sixth title in the tournament.

  • Hernandez retains IBF cruiserweight belt

    Yoan Pablo Hernandez of Cuba retained his IBF cruiserweight title by split decision over German challenger Firat Arslan on Saturday.

  • Serena Williams edges Wozniacki to reach final

    Serena Williams rallied to advance to the Western & Southern Open final, beating Caroline Wozniacki 2-6, 6-2, 6-4 on Saturday.

  • Ramsey ends Arsenal's 5-year wait for opening win

    Aaron Ramsey gave Arsenal a winning start to the Premier League for the first time in five years on Saturday, grabbing a stoppage-time goal in a 2-1 victory over manager-less Crystal Palace.

  • Miserable start for Van Gaal at Man United in EPL

    New season, new manager — same misery at Manchester United.

  • Precautions for Ebola at Youth Olympics

    Athletes from the Ebola-affected region of Africa will be excluded from combat sports and aquatic events at the Youth Olympic Games which start Saturday.

  • American football heading to China in 2015

    The China American Football League plans to begin in the world’s most populous country in 2015. The announcement Thursday comes less than a year after Marty Judge, co-owner of the Arena Football League’s Philadelphia Soul, sponsored the first American football game in China.

  • McIlroy digs deep for epic PGA Championship win

    After the conclusion of the second round of the PGA Championship, the young Northern Irishman Rory McIlroy was asked what it would mean to win his second major championship in a row: “Yeah, it would be big. It would be my fourth major championship — two in one year, two in a row. It would be big. I don’t know what else to say,” he said.

  • State Palace to hold 2nd Independence Day Run

    The State Palace, in cooperation with the Presidential Security Detail (Paspampres) and the Garuda Finishers, is scheduled to hold the 2nd Independence Day Run race on Aug.31 to commemorate Indonesia’s 69th anniversary.

  • Fox Sports Asia launches rebranding

    Fox international Channels (FIC) has announced new names for its Asian region channels that will take into effect starting on Friday.

  • GMIS & Rebels start on a winning note

    In the opening games of the Apple Coal JCA League’s 2014-15 season, GMIS and the Fez Rebels posted convincing victories in Division I & Division II, respectively.

  • Fifth SCHMI to be held in November

    Standard Chartered Bank has announced the fifth edition of its half-marathon race known as Standard Chartered Half-Marathon Indonesia (SCHMI), which has been slated to take place on Nov. 23 at BSD Green Office Park, Tangerang.

  • Simon Santoso joins RI squad for world champs

    Simon Santoso will join the lineup of Indonesian shuttlers competing at the upcoming 2014 Badminton World Federation (BWF) World Championships in Copenhagen, Denmark, on Aug. 25-31.

  • Kasparov in bid to take over chess top job

    Former world champion Garry Kasparov was hoping to oust the longtime head of the World Chess Federation on Monday in a bitter contest on the sidelines of an international tournament in Norway.

  • McIlroy wins PGA in thrilling show on soggy turf

    Rory McIlroy stood over a 10-inch putt in gathering darkness to win the PGA Championship as flashes from thousands of camera lit up Valhalla like a rock concert.

  • The winner

    Rory McIlroy, of Northern Ireland, holds up the Wanamaker Trophy after winning the PGA Championship golf tournament at Valhalla Golf Club on Sunday in Louisville, Kentucky, US. (AP/Jeff Roberson)

  • McIlroy in the lead at PGA Championship _ barely

    Rory McIlroy celebrated his final birdie with a smile and a slight pump of his first, knowing that 8-foot putt gave him the outright lead Saturday in the PGA Championship.