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  • RI martial artists get bonuses after AMAG run

    The country's medalists - 5 gold, 6 silver, 5 bronze - at the recently concluded Asian Martial Arts Games (AMAG) will receive cash bonuses for their achievements in Bangkok.
  • Indonesian athletes fired up for Malaysian trip

    Financial strains did not deter the enthusiasm of the Indonesian para contingent, made up of 38 differently abled (diffabled) athletes, as they set out to compete in the ASEAN Paragames in Kuala Lumpur.

  • Woods to be punished

    Tiger Woods will be fined by the PGA Tour for his public criticism of a rules official after winning the Bridgestone Invitational, a tour official said Monday.

  • Differently-abled athletes head to Malaysia in patriotic spirit

    Despite funding shortages, charged with a genuine enthusiasm to hoist the red and white flag at the international event, 38 differently-abled (diffabled) athletes will depart Wednesday for the fifth ASEAN Para Games in Kuala Lumpur, Malaysia, running from Aug.15 to 19.

  • Cash bonuses await martial arts athletes, coaches

    Indonesian medalists in the just-concluded Asian Martial Arts Games will receive cash bonuses for their achievements.

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  • RI badminton team defies terror threat

    Indonesian players have pledged to compete in the World Badminton Championships in Hyderabad, despite a terror threat received by the organizers from the Lashkar-e Taiba group, who threatened to launch an attack ahead of Indian Independence Day on Aug. 15.

  • Tiger rallies to win at Firestone

    First came another signature moment from Tiger Woods, an 8-iron over the water that stopped a foot from the hole. Even more stunning was the meltdown that followed by Padraig Harrington.

  • England pulls out of badminton Worlds

    England has pulled out of the World Badminton Championships scheduled to begin Monday in the southern Indian city of Hyderabad, an organiser of the world championship has said.

     

  • Badminton worlds security rolled out

    A huge security force descended Saturday on the venue of the World Badminton Championships in the southern Indian city of Hyderabad, where a force of 1,000 officials will aim to ensure the safety of participants.

  • Lazio beats Inter Milan 2-1 in Italian Supercup

    Samuel Eto'o scored on his Inter Milan debut Saturday but couldn't prevent Lazio from taking the Italian Supercup with a 2-1 win at the Bird's Nest stadium in Beijing.

  • For Sony, it's time for world champion title

    Having tied the knot has helped boost national shuttler Sony Dwi Kuncoro's fighting spirit to dedicate a world champion title to wife Gading Safitri despite tough hurdles ahead.
  • Sony ready to mend performance for wife in BWF World Championship

    Newlywed national singles shuttler Sony Dwi Kuncoro heads to Badminton World Federation (BWF) World Championships in Hyderabad, India with a fixed determination to dedicate a win to his new family.

  • Chris John to leave for US in mid-August

    World Boxing Association (WBA) featherweight champion Chris John from Indonesia is scheduled to leave for the US next month, to defend his title in a rematch against US boxer Rocky Juarez in Las Vegas.

  • Vidic to miss start of season for Man United

    Manchester United defender Nemanja Vidic will miss the start of the Premier League season because of a calf injury.

  • Confident Benny eager to follow in father’s footsteps

    Benny Kasiadi can vividly recollect his early acquaintance with golf: running around the driving range, hitting balls into holes.

  • Indonesian athletics faces major hurdles

    The dearth of new records at the recently ended national track and field championships, where only two national records and one junior one were broken, has prompted calls for a revival of national athletics.

  • Sharapova advances in 3 sets; Stosur tops Ivanovic

    Maria Sharapova rallied for a 4-6, 6-0, 6-3 win over Alona Bondarenko of the Ukraine to reach the quarterfinals of the L.A. Women's Tennis Championships.

  • The stepchild no candidate wanted to talk about

    Any discussion of Indonesian sports is likely to parallel the story of the agony and ill-treatment meted out to the proverbial stepchild in a rich but broken home.

  • Bayu's victory expected to spark gold rush by RI

    Indonesia is hoping judo star Kresna Bayu's stunning victory will motivate the contingent's pencak silat fighters to go for gold at the inaugural Asian Martial Arts Games underway in Thailand.

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