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Sports

  • Alonso sets the pace in Chinese GP practice

    Ferrari's Fernando Alonso set the pace in the first practice session at the Chinese Grand Prix on Friday, indicating the struggling team could emerge as a challenger to dominant Mercedes in Sunday's race.

  • Tiviakov top draw at JAPFA chess tournament

    Five Indonesian chess players are set to take on five foreign opponents in the ninth JAPFA Grandmaster Tournament starting next week in Jakarta.

  • Anthony into semifinals

    Indonesian shuttler Anthony Sinisuka Ginting marched into the semifinals of the BWF World Junior Championship but Jonathan Christie failed to follow suit.

  • Oosthuizen, Dubuisson excited to tee up in Jakarta

    Fresh from the Masters tournament, South African Louis Oosthuizen is looking forward to debuting at the CIMB Niaga Indonesian Masters this week held at the Royale Jakarta Gold Club.

  • Kids dream of stardom; parents still wary

    Young shuttlers are set to compete in the grand finals of junior badminton tournament Sidu Cup 2014 in what is probably one of their steps toward realizing their dreams of becoming badminton stars.

  • Arsenal beats West Ham 3-1 in Premier League

    Lukas Podolski scored twice as Arsenal came from a goal down to beat West Ham 3-1 in the Premier League on Tuesday and provisionally reclaim the last Champions League spot.

  • Parents concerned about children’s future as athletes

    Parents of young athletes have questioned the government’s commitment to the future of their children if they take sports as a career path.

  • Court rejects Red Bull appeal for Ricciardo

    Red Bull is "disappointed" but now focused on the upcoming Chinese Grand Prix after a court on Tuesday rejected its appeal against the disqualification of driver Daniel Ricciardo at the season-opening race in Australia.

  • FIFA puts nearly 200,000 World Cup tickets on sale

    FIFA says nearly 200,000 tickets will be available in the last online sales phase for the World Cup in Brazil.

  • Biden to attend soccer's World Cup tournament

    Vice President Joe Biden is planning to be among the crowds at this summer's World Cup soccer tournament.