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Sports

  • Brazilian club promises to punish racist fans

    Brazilian club Gremio has promised to help identify and punish the fans who taunted a player in the latest case of racism to taint the national game.

     

  • Tommy advances to semifinals of BWF event

    Tommy Sugiarto reached the semifinals of the 2014 BWF World Championships by beating Eric Pang of the Netherlands 22-20, 21-19 in a quarterfinal match in Copenhagen on Friday.

  • Rio looking for volunteers

    The Rio de Janeiro Olympics and Paralympics want diversity in the ranks as they begin the search for 70,000 volunteers.

     

  • Marseille routs Nice 4-0 in French league

    Marseille earned a second straight victory in the French league by thrashing Nice 4-0 Friday to recover from a sluggish start to the season.

     

  • Bayern completes transfer for Xabi Alonso

    Real Madrid says it has completed the sale of midfielder Xabi Alonso to German champion Bayern Munich.

  • Golden girl

    US Dawn Harper-Nelson celebrates her victory during the women's 100m hurdles final at the Diamond League Athletics meeting Weltklasse on Thursday in Zurich. (AFP/Fabrice Coffrini)

  • Landslide

    In this Thursday Aug. 28, 2014 photo, residents remove bodies in the aftermath of a landslide at Yingping village in Fuquan city in southwest China's Guizhou province. Hundreds of rescuers hunted Friday for survivors of a massive landslide in southwestern China that killed at least a dozen people. (AP)

  • Linda follows Bella out of Copenhagen arena

    Indonesia was yet again left with no contenders in the women’s singles at the BWF (Badminton World Federation) badminton championship in Copenhagen, Denmark, on Thursday, after Lindaweni Fanetri bowed out to South Korea’s Sung Ji Hyun 21-10, 21-16 in the third round.

  • Bali run gaining popularity with rising participant numbers

    The annual Bali marathon will see higher participant turnout this year, partly thanks to its inclusion in an international race directory.

  • Michel Platini won't run against Sepp Blatter

    Michel Platini will not challenge Sepp Blatter for the FIFA presidency, saying Thursday there was "no shadow of doubt" about his decision.

  • Anggia/Della march into third round

    Indonesian shuttlers have shrugged off possibly discouraging factors on the back of the late withdrawals of team aces by advancing to the next round of the 2014 BWF World Championships in Copenhagen, with the latest qualifiers being Anggia Shitta Awanda/Della Destiara Haris.

  • Putting it briefly: WISCI, Emerio, TKCC win

    JAKARTA: In the Apple Coal Jakarta Cricket Association (JCA) League 2014-2015 action this week, defending cup champions WISCI thrashed the Senayan Lions, last year’s Divison II winner Emerio beat the Challengers and TKCC pulverized the Jaguars.

  • WISCI, Emerio, TKCC win

    In the Apple Coal Jakarta Cricket Association (JCA) League 2014-2015 action this week, defending cup champions WISCI thrashed the Senayan Lions, last year’s Divison II winner Emerio beat the Challengers and TKCC pulverized the Jaguars.

  • Persipura knocks out Cup holder

    Kuwait Sports Club’s two-year dominance of the AFC Cup ended in spectacular fashion after it was knocked out in the quarterfinals by Persipura Jayapura 8-4 on aggregate after losing 6-1 in Indonesia on Tuesday.

  • Italy striker Mario Balotelli signs for Liverpool

    Liverpool signed Italy striker Mario Balotelli from AC Milan for 16 million pounds ($26.5 million) on Monday, taking a calculated gamble on a headline-grabbing player known as much for his controversies as his goals.

  • Ooops!

    Zoe Mahan (center) pushes the trophy as her mother Kandi Mahan (left) grabs her while they pose with Hunter Mahan, husband, father and winner of The Barclays golf tournament on Sunday in Paramus, N.J. (AP/Mel Evans)

  • Ooops!

    Zoe Mahan (center) pushes the trophy as her mother Kandi Mahan (left) grabs her while they pose with Hunter Mahan, husband, father and winner of The Barclays golf tournament on Sunday in Paramus, N.J. (AP/Mel Evans)

  • Victory

    Red Bull Racing's Australian driver Daniel Ricciardo (right) celebrates on the podium at the Spa-Francorchamps ciruit in Spa on Sunday after the Belgium Formula One Grand Prix. (AFP/John Thys)

  • Brown, Crawford emerge as 2014 MetaMan champions

    New Zealand’s professional triathletes dominated the 2014 MetaMan Bintan triathlon on Sunday with Cameron Brown and Gina Crawford taking top positions in the men’s and women’s divisions, respectively.

  • Andy seeking to improve position in MetaMan Bintan

    Indonesia’s most established triathlete has vowed to finish better than last year as the MetaMan Bintan triathlon competition is set to commence its third year at the tourism resort island  on Sunday.