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  • 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.

  • F1 teams look at racing 3 cars, qualifying changes

    Formula One teams are exploring whether they should race three cars from next season and can change qualifying to make it more challenging.

  • Massa takes first steps since being near death

    Formula One driver Felipe Massa took his first steps Wednesday since a high-speed crash at the weekend left him near death.

  • EPL matches to be broadcast live

    Private TV channel TVOne has secured the rights to broadcast 63 English Premier League games, 53 of them live, but it remains uncertain how many big matches will actually be put on air.

  • BMW pulling out Formula One

    German car maker BMW is pulling out of Formula One at the end of this season.

  • FINA bureau confirms ban on bodysuits

    Swimming's governing body confirmed a ban on high-tech bodysuits Tuesday and expects to have the new regulations in place by May 2010.

  • Schumacher would consider Ferrari offer

    Michael Schumacher's spokeswoman says the seven-time Formula One champion would consider coming out of retirement if Ferrari asked him to drive for the injured Felipe Massa.

  • WHO, S. Africa discuss swine flu action at World Cup

    The World Health Organization says it is discussing with South Africa possible measures at next year's World Cup to protect football fans from swine flu.

  • Indian wins RI President Invitational

    Gaganjeet Bhullar from India won his first Asian Tour title by closing the Indonesia President Invitational golf tournament on Sunday with an overall 22-under 266.
  • Contador's reign on Tour expected to last

    Lance Armstrong became the second-oldest rider to reach the Tour de France podium when he finished third on Sunday, but it's a rider 11 years his junior who is set to write the next chapter in cycling's book of records.

  • DiSanto, Malouda score for Chelsea in 2-0 win

    Franco DiSanto and Florent Malouda scored in a two-minute span in the second half to lead Chelsea to a 2-0 win over Mexico's Club America on Sunday in the final match of the World Football Challenge friendly tournament.

  • Indian wins President Invitational

    Gaganjeet Bhullar, from India, won his first Asian Tour title by closing the Indonesian President’s Invitational golf tournament on Sunday with an overall 22-under 266.

  • Ferrari says Massa in stable condition

    Ferrari team principal Stefano Domenicali says Felipe Massa is in "stable" condition following an operation on a skull fracture.

  • Benny keeps pace at BSD golf tournament

    Indonesian amateur Benny Kasiadi displayed a consistent performance by scoring 2-under-par 70 on Saturday for an overall 5-under at the Indonesia President Invitational golf tournament at the Damai Indah Golf-Bumi Serpong Damai course.

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