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  • `Pencak silat' brings silver for RI at Indoor Games

    JAKARTA: Indonesian pencak silat athlete Ni Luh Putu Spyanawati added a silver to the country's medal tally at the Asian Indoor Games in Vietnam on Thursday.

  • Israeli onslaught

  • Scratching the surface in Bali

    KNOCK ON WOOD: From 2001 to 2008, the Bali tournament was played on outdoor hard courts.

  • Sports Ministry to maintain PAL

    The newly installed State Minister for Sports and Youth Affairs, Andi Alifian Mallarangeng, said Wednesday that the ministry would maintain the existence of its Top-Tier Athletic Program (PAL) as it had been proven to be effective in developing the country's sports.

  • IBL tournament to be held despite lack of funding

    JAKARTA: Despite no support from sponsors due to a lack of funds, two national basketball clubs Pelita Jaya Esia and Garuda Flexi Bandung have agreed to co-host the Indonesian Basketball League (IBL) Cup tournament as a warm up for the 2010 IBL season.

  • Bartoli, Stosur win openers

    Top seed Marion Bartoli and 2nd seeded Samantha Stosur of Australia came through their opening tests on Wednesday at the US$600,000 Commonwealth Bank Tournament of Champions, but the two wildcards in the round-robin tournament lost their group matches.

  • Wickmayer outstays Date-Krumm

    Belgium’s Janina Wickmayer was forced to draw on her power and mental strength to overcome the experience and wiles of Kimiko Date-Krumm on Wednesday in Group C of the round-robin tournament.

  • Federer reaches quarterfinals at Swiss

    Three-time defending champion Roger Federer cruised into the Swiss Indoors quarterfinals by beating Andreas Seppi of Italy 6-3, 6-3.

  • Toyota quits Formula 1

    Toyota is pulling out of Formula One racing, the world's largest automaker announcing Wednesday that it needs to cut costs and focus on its core business.

  • Toyota quits Formula 1

    Toyota Motor Corp. announced Wednesday it is pulling out of Formula One racing, citing a need to cut costs and focus on its core business.

  • Players try their hand at making pottery

    NUSA DUA, Bali: On their final day off before play begins at the Commonwealth Bank Tournament of Champions, top tennis players showed their artistic side for a good cause Tuesday.
  • RI fighters advance to semis at indoor games

    JAKARTA: Indonesian pencak silat athletes Sodik Muhammad and Anisa Pangestina advanced to the semifinals at the Asian Indoor Games on Tuesday, giving the country hope for more medals at the event being held in Vietnam.
  • Talented Lisicki looks to world number one spot

    Lofty comparisons to the legendary Steffi Graf would have many young players shaking in their tennis shoes. German Sabine Lisicki, who has carved out a breakthrough season in 2009, is taking everything in stride.

  • Angie thinks of what might have been

    The ongoing Commonwealth Bank Tournament of Champions brings back memories for Angelique Widjaja who, as a 16 year old wildcard ranked 579 on the WTA Tour, became one of the lowest ranked players ever to win a women’s tour tournament by triumphing at the 2001 Bali event.

  • AC Milan draws 1-1 at home with Real Madrid

    Real Madrid coach Manuel Pellegrini claimed his team deserved to win after a 1-1 draw with AC Milan kept the two most successful European Cup sides at the top of their Champions League group.

  • Williams' sisters come of age

    Even for the most grudging holdouts, Sunday's final of the WTA Sony Ericsson Tour Championships in Doha was proof positive of the greatness of the Williams' sisters.
  • Bartoli faces nemesis Peer at Bali tourney

    Top seed Marion Bartoli may be up against a spoiler in her bid to win the inaugural Commonwealth Bank Tournament of Champions, with Israel's in-form Shahar Peer drawn in her round-robin group.
  • Beckham to return to AC Milan in January

    England midfielder David Beckham will return to AC Milan on loan in January after the Italian club reached an agreement with Los Angeles Galaxy.

  • Free day

  • Vettel wins Abu Dhabi Grand Prix

    Red Bull driver Sebastian Buemi won the Abu Dhabi Grand Prix on Sunday, and teammate Mark Webber hung on for second to give the team a one-two finish.

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