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  • PNG crowned champion at EAPR trophy

    The PNG Garamuts emerged the Under-19 champions of the East Asia-Pacific Region after defeating the Digicel Vanuatu by 172 runs in the Grand Final at Amini Park, Port Moresby, Papua New Guinea on Saturday.
  • Federer wins French Open, ties Sampras' record

    Roger Federer beat Robin Soderling, tied Pete Sampras and won the French Open at last.
  • F1 leader Button wins Turkish GP for 6th victory

    Brawn GP's Jenson Button won the Turkish Grand Prix on Sunday for his sixth victory in seen Formula One races.
  • `I want to be like Susi Susanti'

    Lya Ersalita moves briskly over the court chasing the shuttlecock from one corner to the other. At the tender age of 11, she already possesses great striking power, enough to sink her opponent at the recent Tetra Pak Junior Open badminton tournament.
  • Netherlands clinches spot at 2010 World Cup

    The Netherlands became the first European side to qualify for the 2010 World Cup on Saturday and England moved closer to joining them in South Africa as both countries made it six wins out of six.
  • Kuznetsova wins French Open women's title

    Svetlana Kuznetsova won her second Grand Slam title Saturday, beating top-ranked Dinara Safina 6-4, 6-2 in the French Open final.
  • North Korea-Iran 0-0 in World Cup qualifier

    Iran's hopes of reaching the 2010 World Cup are hanging by a thread and North Korea missed a chance to take a big stride toward the same target, as the teams played a 0-0 draw in their 2010 World Cup qualifier in Pyongyang on Saturday.
  • Tatiana wins title, but Thais rule at junior golf

    Tatiana Jaqueline Wijaya emerged as Indonesia's only champion at the Enjoy Jakarta World Junior Golf Championship, but it was the Thai golfers who stood out by winning titles in six categories.
  • SBY inaugurates soccer league for students

    JAKARTA: President Susilo Bambang Yudhoyono launched on Friday the Indonesian Education League, a soccer league created to net talented players among junior high school to university students across the country.
  • Federer rallies past del Potro in French semis

    Sentimental favorite Roger Federer twice came from behind in the French Open semifinals Friday to beat big-serving Juan Martin del Potro of Argentina 3-6, 7-6 (2), 2-6, 6-1, 6-4.
  • Soderling beats Gonzalez to reach French final

    Robin Soderling extended his improbable run to the French Open final by beating Fernando Gonzalez 6-3, 7-5, 5-7, 4-6, 6-4 Friday in a seesaw match.
  • From the PGA Tour: `Deathpage Black' offers challenge

    Beginning June 18th, the attention of the golf world will be squarely fixed on the 109th US Open Championship and its venue, Bethpage Black in New York.
  • `Education league' looking for new talent

    The Indonesian Education League, a national soccer league for students, will kick off its inaugural season with an overseas soccer scholarship up for grabs for successful participants.
  • Players urged to up game in Singapore

    Indonesia's female badminton players are shouldering high expectations of improving their performance from last year when they take part in this year's Singaporean Open, starting next Tuesday.
  • Volleyball joins ministry's high performance program

    JAKARTA: Volleyball, which contributed two gold medals at Southeast Asian (SEA) Games 2007, has been added to the list of the Top-Tier Athletes Program (TAP).
  • Safina beats Cibulkova to reach French Open final

    Dinara Safina shanked shots, endured a flurry of double-faults, screamed profanities at herself and still advanced to the French Open final.
  • Ricky urges more events for young shuttlers

    A boy attending the 2009 Tetra Pak Junior Badminton Open looked puzzled as he tried to figure out the name of his favorite shuttler. After a few seconds of hesitation, he said, "Rudy Hartono."
  • Bali expects KONI to send athletes to World Games

    Indonesia remains undecided about its participation in the World Games to be held Kaohsiung, Taiwan, next July.
  • Sports ministry reveals medal hopes for RI at SEA Games

    The State Ministry for Sports and Youth Affairs says it is optimistic the country will attain a top-three finish by winning a total of 54 gold medals at the upcoming Southeast Asian (SEA) Games in Laos.
  • Passing on the legacy

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