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Sports

  • 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.

  • Fourth Pembangunan Jaya Cup begins on Wednesday

    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.

  • English ticket prices highest in Europe

    Fans of English Premier League clubs are paying at least two times more than those attending games in the other four major leagues in Europe.

  • Menara, India XI, Ceylon and Tigers win

    In a weekend of high scoring matches, Menara, WPP-India XI, Ceylon and the Senayan Tigers registered wins in the Apple Coal JCA League 2014-15.

  • The winner

    Roger Federer of Switzerland waves as he poses with his trophy after beating Gilles Simon of France in the men's singles final match at the Shanghai Masters 1000 tennis tournament held in the Qizhong Tennis Stadium in Shanghai on Sunday. (AFP)

  • Home run

    St. Louis Cardinals' Kolten Wong celebrates after hitting a walk off home run during the ninth inning in Game 2 of the National League baseball championship series against the San Francisco Giants on Sunday, in St. Louis. The Cardinals won 5-4. (AP/David J. Phillip)

  • Kukkiwon team visits Indonesia

    The Korea-Indonesia Taekwondo Festival Day 2014 was h held on Sunday to promote the sport among the local yout youth with the hope of lifting the country’s taekwondo perform formance on the global level.

  • Westwood disappointed by US criticism of Watson

    Lee Westwood was disappointed to see stories from the American team room at the Ryder Cup complaining about Tom Watson as the captain, saying Wednesday those matters should be kept private and "nothing good can come of all this."

  • Lewis Hamilton takes pole for Russian GP

    Formula One championship leader Lewis Hamilton, bidding for his fourth consecutive race victory, will start from pole position at the inaugural Russian Grand Prix.

  • Federer ends Djokovic's 28-match streak in China

    It took a "perfect match" by Roger Federer for Novak Djokovic's 28-match winning streak in China to come to an end.

  • LeBron still undecided about Rio Olympics

    The beaches and glamour of Rio de Janeiro haven’t yet convinced LeBron James that he should come back in two years for a shot at a third Olympic gold medal.

  • Barca supports Catalonia’s independence vote

    Barcelona still supports Catalonia’s push to vote on secession from the rest of Spain despite warnings that independence would mean the club’s exclusion from the Spanish league.

  • Victorious smile

    Roger Federer of Switzerland reacts after winning against Novak Djokovic of Serbia during their men's singles semifinal match at the Shanghai Masters Tennis Tournament in Shanghai, China, Saturday.

  • Putting it briefly: Indonesia off to faltering start

    JAKARTA: Indonesia lost 1-3 to Uzbekistan in their Asian Football Confederation (AFC) U-19 Group B match at the Youth Training Centre in Yangon, Myanmar, on Friday.

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