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  • RI's youth shuttlers fail in quarter round

    Young Indonesian shuttlers failed to reach the semifinala of the mixed team event in the Badminton Asia Youth Under-19 Championship in Malaysia after being crushed by two badminton juggernauts on Monday.
  • RI's men's softball team heads to Canada despite financial constraints

    Despite not being fully ready financially, the Indonesian senior men’s softball team ensures their participation in the World Men’s Softball Championship in Saskatoon , Saskatchewan , Canada , in order to maintain the country’s image.
  • RI’s swimmers to warm up for SEA Games at World Championship

    Indonesian swimmers and divers left for Rome on Monday for the 13th International Federation of Swimming (FINA) World Championships, hoping to learn from the world’s best and warm up for December’s Southeast Asian Games. 
  • South Korea's Ji birdies 72nd hole to claim US Women's Open

    Eun Hee Ji of South Korea made a 20-foot birdie putt on the 72nd hole Sunday, finishing off an even-par 71 to claim the U.S. Women's Open.
  • Webber wins first F1 race after taking German GP

    Red Bull's Mark Webber has won his first Formula One race after overcoming a penalty to take the German Grand Prix.
  • Armstrong: Tour will be decided in the Alps

    Lance Armstrong believes the Tour de France lead won't change significantly until the race reaches the Alps in its third week.
  • 9th stage of Tour de France under way in Pyrenees

    Tour de France riders have set off for the ninth stage and last ride in the Pyrenees, with Rinaldo Nocentini of Italy in the overall lead and Astana stars Lance Armstrong and Alberto Contador close on his heels.
  • Palembang to host eight events in the SEA Games 2011

    National Sports Council (KONI) Secretary for South Sumatra, Dhenie Zainal, said Sunday that Palembang would host eight events during the 16th Southeast Asian (SEA) Games in 2011.
  • Taufik Hidayat wins US open

    After failing to win at home, Indonesia’s number one shuttler Taufik Hidayat won the US Open badminton championship after beating Hsueh Hsuan Yi from Taiwan on Saturday (Sunday, Jakarta time).
  • Indonesia beaten by New Zealand in Davis Cup

    JAKARTA: Indonesia's men's tennis team lost to New Zealand after two days of competition in Group 2 Asia-Oceania's semifinal match of the Davis Cup, which ended Saturday in Hamilton, New Zealand.
  • Sanchez wins 8th Tour stage

    Luis Leon Sanchez of Spain won a sprint between four breakaway riders to capture Saturday's eighth stage of te Tour de France, while Lance Armstrong retained third overall.
  • Webber edges Barrichello for German GP pole

    Red Bull's Mark Webber earned pole position for Formula One's German Grand Prix ahead of Brawn GP's Rubens Barrichello on Saturday.
  • Asian Games to feature only 35 sports from 2014

    The Olympic Council of Asia has decided to reduce the number of sporting disciplines at the quadrennial Asian Games to 35 at the 2014 event in South Korea.
  • Semifinals to be hosted by only two teams

    The semifinals of the Indonesian Basketball League (ILB) will be held in the home cities of the two top-ranked teams, instead of the usual home-and-away format, with most teams suffering from a lack of sponsors to host the games.
  • Feillu wins 7th Tour stage in Pyrenees

    Brice Feillu of France has won the seventh stage of the Tour de France in a solo breakaway.
  • Madrid's 'galacticos' play Barcelona on Nov. 29

    Real Madrid's latest band of "galacticos" are set to face defending champion Barcelona at the Camp Nou on Nov. 29 in the most anticipated match of the upcoming Spanish league season.
  • Jakarta, Bandung to host IBL semis

    The semifinals of the Indonesian Basketball League (ILB) will be held in the home cities of the two top-ranked teams, instead of the usual home-and-away format, with most teams suffering from a lack of sponsors to host the games.
  • Junior badminton squad heads to first international outing in Malaysia

    After three months of intensive drilling at the Military Academy in Magelang, Central Java , Indonesia's junior shuttle squad on Friday headed to their first international combat in the Badminton Asia Youth Under-19 Championship in Malaysia running from July 12-19.
  • RI's taekwondo contingent comes home empty-handed

    Members of the Indonesian taekwondo team had to pack their bags Thursday and return home early after failing to progress to the fourth round of the University Olympiad (Universiade) in Belgrade, Serbia.
  • Australian player apologizes for racial abuse

    Australian tennis player Brydan Klein will undergo a racial sensitivity course after accepting a six-month ban from the ATP Tour for racially abusing a South African opponent.

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