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  • Chris John to defend title in rematch against Rocky Juarez in September

    World Boxing Association featherweight champion Chris John of Indonesia will defend his title in a rematch against Rocky Juarez of the U.S. on Sept. 19 in Las Vegas, Nevada.

  • Everton offers contract to American striker Arnoux

    Everton has offered a one-year contract to 21-year-old American striker Cody Arnoux.

  • UEFA concerned at Real Madrid, Man City spending

    UEFA is concerned that Real Madrid and Manchester City have distorted the transfer market in Europe by paying big fees for new players and high wages.

  • Sharapova advances, Safina speaks out

    Maria Sharapova took another tentative step in her comeback by beating Jarmila Groth of Australia, 6-0, 6-4, in 63 minutes at the L.A. Women's Tennis Championships.

  • Massa leaves hospital in Hungary, on his way home

    Ferrari driver Felipe Massa is on his way home to Brazil, nine days after a life-threatening crash during qualifying at the Hungarian Grand Prix.

  • Tiger Woods wins Buick Open by 3 strokes

    Tiger Woods cruised to his easiest victory of the year, getting away with an awful round to open the Buick Open and an average one to hold off a weak field.

  • Satria Muda wins IBL 2009

    The Satria Muda Britama (SM Britama) basketball team has proved itself to be the best in this year's Indonesian Basketball League after defeating its rival Aspac Jakarta in the fourth final at Bung Karno Sports Complex on Sunday.

  • Phelps to get shot at 5th gold in Rome

    Michael Phelps will get a shot at a fifth and final gold medal at the Foro Italico.

  • Barcelona beats LA Galaxy 2-1 in friendly

    Pedro Rodriguez and Jeffren Suarez scored to give Barcelona a 2-1 win over the Los Angeles Galaxy in a friendly that attracted 93,137 fans to the Rose Bowl on Saturday.

  • Irene fastest at 100M DASH

    Jakarta track and field team's Irene Truitje Joseph won one of the most prestigious 100-meter dash, but East Java wrapped up the four-day national championship on Saturday winning the most medals.

  • Tiger Woods takes Buick Open lead

    Tiger Woods' score was better than his play as he shot an eventful 7-under-65 on Saturday to claim the third-round lead at the Buick Open.

  • Irene still unbeaten in 100-meter sprint

    Top national sprinter Irene Truitje Joseph cemented her domination in the women’s 100-meter race at the National Track and Field Championships, which concluded Saturday.

  • Paijo sisters rule 5,000 meters, East Java charges on

    The Paijo sisters made a one-two finish in the 5,000 meters, but East Nusa Tenggara was still unable to match East Java's gold collection on the penultimate day of the National Track and Field Championships at Madya Stadium in Jakarta on Friday.
  • Siblings dominate track and field championships

    East Nusa Tenggara middle-distance runner Apriana Paijo beat her elder sister Merry in a two-horse race for the 5,000-meter gold at the National Track and Field Championships on Friday.      

  • Indonesia's young footballers eyeing trip to Brazil

    While junior soccer teams are set to compete for a ticket to Sao Paulo, hopes abound for a continued development of the country's fledgling stars.
  • Serena Williams gains quarterfinals in Stanford

    Wimbledon champion Serena Williams advanced to the Bank of the West Classic quarterfinals by beating Melinda Czink of Hungary 6-3, 7-6 (7).

  • Button: Schumacher brave for making F1 comeback

    World championship leader Jenson Button expects a tough challenge from Michael Schumacher when the German makes his Formula One comeback next month.

  • Hleb goes to Stuttgart on loan

    Belarus midfielder Alexander Hleb is returning to Stuttgart on a one-year loan from Spanish champion Barcelona.

  • Everton beats MLS All-Stars on penalties

    Premier League club Everton wrapped up its North American preseason tour by becoming the first international side to beat the Major League Soccer All-Stars team with a 4-3 win on penalties Wednesday.
     

  • Overworked Safin reaches quarters at LA Open

    Marat Safin, playing for the fourth time in three days, summoned enough energy to beat Ernests Gulbis of Latvia 2-6, 6-3, 6-4 in the second round of the L.A. Open on Wednesday.

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