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  • Ronaldo scores 70th as Real beats Liverpool 3-0

    Cristiano Ronaldo scored his 70th Champions League goal and Mario Balotelli again failed to deliver as Real Madrid cruised to a 3-0 win at Liverpool on Wednesday to take complete control of Group B with a third straight win.

  • Putting it briefly: Diwali win for Mavecrics; Barbarians win big

    JAKARTA: Mavecrics go into Diwali week on a high upsetting the fancied TKCC, while the victory for the Jakarta Barbarians helped them leap-frog in the Division I standings table of the Apple Coal JCA League 2014-15.

  • Diwali win for Mavecrics; Barbarians win big

    Mavecrics go into Diwali week on a high upsetting the fancied TKCC, while the victory for the Jakarta Barbarians helped them leap-frog in the Division I standings table of the Apple Coal JCA League 2014-15.

  • Tontowi/Liliyana settle for 2nd place in Denmark

    The only Indonesian representatives at the 2014 Denmark Open Super Series Premier final, Tontowi Ahmad and Liliyana Natsir, failed to bring home the mixed doubles title from the tournament after being crushed by China’s Xu Chen and Ma Jin in Odense on Sunday evening.

  • Say cheese!

     (L to R) Winner China's Xu Chen and Ma Jin, second placed Indonesia's Liliyana Natsir and Tontowi Ahmad pose with their trophies after the mixed double final match of the Denmark Open 2014 Badminton championships in Odense, Denmark on Saturday. (AFP/ Scanpix Denmark/ Claus Fisker)

  • Villa nets 2nd goal of season to give City a draw

    Spanish striker David Villa scored from the edge of the box with three minutes remaining to give Melbourne City a 1-1 draw with Newcastle in Australia's A-League Sunday.

  • Baek wins playoff to take LPGA South Korea

    Kyu Jung Baek of South Korea won a three-way playoff Sunday to claim the LPGA's KEB-HanaBank Championship.

  • Beijing marathoners don face masks to battle smog

    Despite heavy pollution blanketing Beijing on Sunday, an international marathon went ahead, with face masks and sponges among the equipment used by competitors to battle the smog.

  • Serena Williams hits back at Russian official

    Serena Williams says comments by the head of the Russian Tennis Federation referring to her and older sister Venus as "brothers" were bullying, sexist and racist, and that she supported the one-year suspension imposed by the WTA against the official.

  • Golovkin stops Rubio in 2nd, defends WBA title

    Gennady Golovkin stopped Marco Antonio Rubio in the second round Saturday night, defending his WBA middleweight title with his 18th consecutive stoppage victory.

  • Ronaldo sets best scoring start in Spanish league

    Cristiano Ronaldo netted his 14th and 15th goals to set a record scoring start in a Spanish league season as Real Madrid eased to a 5-0 win at Levante on Saturday, while Lionel Messi scored to move one goal from the competition's all-time scorer.

  • Tontowi and Liliyana march to finals

    Mixed doubles pair Tontowi Ahmad and Liliyana Natsir have advanced to the Denmark Open Super Series badminton championship after beating Ricky Widianto and Puspita Richi Dili in an all-Indonesian semifinal match in Odense on Saturday.

  • Japanese stayer Admire Rakti wins Caulfield Cup

    Japanese seven-year-old stayer Admire Rakti came from well back in the pack after the first half of the race to win the 2,400-meter Caulfield Cup by half a length on Saturday.

  • Fever sidelines Madrid forward Karim Benzema

    France internationals Karim Benzema and Raphael Varane are both ill and will miss Real Madrid's Spanish league match at Levante on Saturday.

  • Soccer Friday: Villa adds ‘tiki taka’ flair to A-League

    Just like Dwight Yorke and Alessandro Del Piero before him, David Villa is a global star who has made an immediate impression in front of soccer fans in Sydney, Australia.

  • Tontowi and Liliyana cruise to quarterfinals

    Indonesian Badminton mixed doubles heroes Tontowi Ahmad and Liliyana Natsir scored an easy victory over China’s Kai Lu and Huang Yaqiong, beating them 21-12, 21-11 on Thursday in Odense, Denmark, to secure their place in the quarterfinals of the Denmark Open Super Series championship.

  • Indonesian shuttlers pass first hurdles in Denmark

    Late on Tuesday, the younger mixed doubles pair of Riky Widianto/Puspita Richi Dili beat Michael Fuchs/Birgit Michels of Germany 21-11, 21-13 while Praveen Jordan/Debby Susanto overcame Hong Kong’s Chun Hei Lee/Hoi Wah Chau 21-16, 20-22, 24-22.

  • Sharpening skills

    Ibrahim Wafula (right) and Dedan Ireri, both players of the Kenyan national amputee football team take part in a training session at the Pangani grounds on Tuesday in Nairobi ahead of the 4th edition of the World Cup Amputee football World Cup to be held in Mexico from November 30 till December 8, 2014. The rules in amputee football are much the same as in regular soccer, albeit adapted to take into account what the World Amputee Football Federation calls its "abbreviated" players. (AFP/Simon Maina)

  • Putting it briefly: Fourth Pembangunan Jaya Cup begins on Wednesday

    JAKARTA: The fourth edition of the Pembangunan Jaya Cup junior badminton competition is set to take place on Oct. 15-18 at the Badminton Hall on Jl. Asia Afrika in Senayan, Central Jakarta.

  • Sprinting legend M. Sarengat dies at 73

    Indonesia’s first Asian Games gold medalist sprinter, Mohamad Sarengat, died of a stroke on Monday at 1:45 p.m. at the Pondok Indah Hospital at the age of 73. He was buried at the Jeruk Purut public cemetery on Tuesday.

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