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  • Indonesian athletes faltering on eve of SEA Games opening

    Indonesia’s contingent to the Southeast Asian Games in Vientiane, Laos, has looked decidedly shaky on the eve of the event’s opening.

  • Madrid, Milan, Bayern advance in Champions League

    Real Madrid, AC Milan and Bayern Munich clinched their places in the next round of the Champions League. The trio, European champions a total 20 times between them, advanced alongside CSKA Moscow after their final group matches.

  • Record-breaking Kibet, Ivanova triumph

    Luke Kibet of Kenya made good on his pre-race prediction Sunday by shattering his own course record to win the men's title at the Standard Chartered Singapore Marathon.

  • Ex-Euro champs Bayern, Juve play for last-16 spot

    With six European titles between them, Bayern Munich and Juventus have grown accustomed to advancing in the Champions League, but one of them will be eliminated Tuesday when they meet in the last round of the group stage.

  • Roma beats Lazio 1-0 in derby after suspension

    Marco Cassetti scored in the 79th minute to give AS Roma a 1-0 victory over Lazio in a Rome derby on Sunday that was marred by a brief first-half suspension due to exploding firecrackers in the stands.

  • Singapore marathon record looks to be broken

    Defending champion, Kenyan Luke Kibet, hopes tougher challenge from the field this year will push him to break the record in Sunday's Standard Chartered Singaporean Marathon.

  • Barcelona beats Deportivo; Madrid defeats Almeria

    Lionel Messi scored twice to lead Barcelona to a 3-1 win over Deportivo La Coruna in the Spanish league on Saturday, and Real Madrid rallied to beat Almeria 4-2 after late goals from KarimBenzema and Cristiano Ronaldo.


  • Juventus beats Inter 2-1 in Serie A

    New Italy international Claudio Marchisio scored a spectacular winner Saturday to give Juventus a 2-1 victory over Inter Milan and slice a few points off the four-time defending champion's lead.

  • Chelsea's lead trimmed after losing at Man City

    Carlos Tevez curled in a free kick to give Manchester City a 2-1 victory over leader Chelsea on Saturday and halt its run of seven Premier League draws.

  • Man United thrashes West Ham

    Veteran midfielder Paul Scholes showed he still has something to contribute by starting the scoring Saturday in Manchester United's 4-0 rout of West Ham in the Premier League.

  • 1 million tickets for 2010 World Cup go on sale

    Football fans have begun applying for 1 million tickets to 2010 World Cup matches after Friday's group-stage draw.

  • Draw for 2010 World Cup finals

    Draw for the 2010 World Cup finals in South Africa made in Cape Town on Friday.

  • Tough WCup group for Brazil, easy for Spain

    Five-time winner Brazil was stung by a tough draw for the 2010 World Cup on Friday while co-favorite Spain was given an easy ride through to the second round.

  • Athletes, coaches get motivational pep talk

    Indonesian athletes and coaches have undergone a motivation-building session ahead of their participation in the 2009 Southeast Asian Games.
  • Modern players are fragile and cocooned by agents: Ferguson

    A fortnight ago, Manchester United manager Sir Alex Ferguson made some colorful, and critical, comments about the role of football agents. Days later, his club captain Gary Neville accused agents of "mollycoddling" players.
  • Wushu, karate hope to improve; boxers look to break dry spell

    The Indonesian wushu and karate teams aim to improve their gold medal tally from the last Southeast Asian Games while the boxers look to end a gold drought in Laos.
  • Beckham admits asthma problem

    Renowned for his fitness, David Beckham has revealed that has been troubled with asthma for several years.

  • Satria expects to steal wins from Slingers and Patriots

    With four wins and four losses, Indonesia's Satria Muda Britama is looking to fight it out for another five wins to assure a place in the final-four stage of the ASEAN Basketball League (ABL).
  • Water polo team arrives early in Laos

    JAKARTA: Indonesian water polo team was reported to have arrived Wednesday in Laos, in a direct flight from their last tryout ground in Guangzhou, China.
  • Local riders sweep 10th stage honor, but Sohrabi wins Tour

    Indonesian riders secured the top three positions in the 10th and final stage in Bali on Wednesday, but Mehdi Sohrabi cruised to emerge the overall winners of the 1,513-kilometer 2009 Tour d’Indonesia that began in Jakarta on Nov. 22.

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