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  • 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.
  • Hushovd wins 6th Tour stage in Spain

    Thor Hushovd of Norway has won a sprint finish in the sixth stage of the Tour de France along rain-slickened roads south of the French border in Spain.
  • RI's taekwondo team makes early exit

    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.
  • Zhirkov signs 3-year contract with Chelsea

    Yuri Zhirkov has completed his move to Chelsea from CSKA Moscow on a three-year deal.
  • Tamarine the first Asian on Road to Bali

    A resurgent Tamarine Tanasugarn became the first Asian player to join the Road To Bali this year for the Commonwealth Bank Tournament of Champions in November when she defeated up-and-coming Belgian Yanina Wickmayer 6-3 7-5 in the final of the Ordina Open in one of the pre-Wimbledon grass-court warmups.
  • Chris John takes time out in Semarang

    Indonesian world featherweight boxing champion Chris John is regrouping with his family in Semarang for a month, as he recuperates from respiratory problems that forced the delay of his rematch against US contender Ricky Juarez to October.
  • RI sends one to world youth athletics event

    Indonesia is pegging its hopes on sixteen-year-old track and field athlete Rizki Latief, who will be the nation's only representative at the upcoming sixth IAAF World Youth Championships in Italy, which begin Wednesday.
  • Rookie to don national colors at World Youth Championships

    Amid the country’s poor achievement in track and field, the Indonesian Athletics Association (PASI) has sent boys’ sprinter Rizki Latief to the 6th IAAF World Youth Championships in Bressanone, Italy, which takes place later this week.
  • The only ones

    Indonesian volleyballers I Gede Eka Agustiawan (left) and Ade Chandra pose with their bronze medals at the Asian Youth Games in Singapore.

  • Federer edges Roddick 16-14 in 5th for 15th major

    Roger Federer won his record-breaking 15th Grand Slam title and sixth Wimbledon championship by beating Andy Roddick 5-7, 7-6 (6), 7-6 (5), 3-6, 16-14 Sunday.
  • Ronaldo aims to emulate Di Stefano at Real Madri

    Cristiano Ronaldo, Real Madrid's record signing, is to wear the number nine shirt once sported by club legend Alfredo di Stefano and wants to emulate the Argentine striker's success with the Spanish club.
  • Men's beach volleyball duo win RI its only medal

    Indonesia's men's beach volleyball duo I Gede Eka Agustiawan and Ade Chandra have won a bronze medal at the first Asian Youth Games in Singapore, the only medal the country picked up during the tournament.
  • Asian games reducing number of events to save money

    The upcoming inaugural Asian Martial Arts Games will also be the last one following a decision by the Olympic Council of Asia (OCA) to merge the event with the Asian Indoor Games.
  • All RI finals in men's doubles at RP GP

    JAKARTA: Men's doubles first seed M. Ahsan and Bona Septano will be fighting against compatriots fifth seed Alvent Yulianto and Hendra Aprida Gunawan in the final of the US$120,000 Philippines Grand Prix Gold badminton tournament Sunday.
  • Christopher seeks 2nd title at Alfamart Cup

    JAKARTA: Christopher Rungkat of Jakarta defeated Andrian Raturandang 7-6(5), 3-6, 6-1 in the semifinals of the Alfamart Cup National Tennis Games and set up a final clash with Prima Santiaji of Central Java on Sunday.
  • Upcoming Asian Martial Arts Games to be the first and last

    Citing the need for efficiency, the general assembly of the Olympic Council of Asia (OCA) has agreed to incorporate the Asian Martial Arts Games into the Asian Indoor Games.
  • All-Indonesian final in Philippine Grand Prix men’s doubles

    Indonesia is assured of the men’s doubles title at the US$120,000 Philippine Grand Prix Gold badminton tournament in Manila, after its players overcame Chinese opposition Saturday to set up an all-Indonesian final.
  • Christo wins doubles, eyes singles title at National Tennis Games

    Christoper Rungkat and Nesa Artha of Jakarta won the men’s doubles title at the Alfamart Cup National Tennis Games in Jakarta on Saturday.

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