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Sports

  • Tiger puts n a show to win Down Under

    Tiger Woods has won the Australian Masters for his seventh victory of the year, closing with a 4-under 68 for a victory that record crowds at Kingston Heath came to see.

  • Pacquiao stops Cotto to win 7th title

    Manny Pacquiao knocked down Miguel Cotto twice and turned his face into a bloody mess before finally stopping him 55 seconds into the 12th round Saturday to win his seventh title in seven weight classes.

  • Indonesia losses, Australia, Iran, post key wins in Asian Cup

    Midfielder Brett Emerton scored seven minutes from time as Australia rallied to beat Oman 2-1 despite being a man down for most of the Asian Cup qualifier on Saturday.

  • Nigeria beats Kenya 3-2 to reach World Cup finals

    Obafemi Martins scored twice to help Nigeria come from behind and beat Kenya 3-2 on Saturday and qualify for next year's World Cup finals in South Africa.

  • NZ beats Bahrain to qualify for World Cup

    Rory Fallon headed in the lone goal in the 44th minute to give New Zealand a 1-0 win over Bahrain and its first World Cup berth in 27 years.

  • Simon, Rumbaka fall in Hong Jong quarterfinals

    JAKARTA: Indonesia was denied title contention in the men's singles after Simon Santoso and Dionysius Hayom Rumbaka lost in their quarterfinal matches at the Hong Kong Super Series badminton tournament on Friday.
  • Ministry opens 1,500 civil servant vacancies for athletes, coaches

    State Ministry for Sports and Youth Affairs has open around 1,500 vacancies in regional offices across the archipelago for athletes and coaches.

  • Indonesia vents Japan loss with Taiwan rout at AFC U-19 event

    Indonesia put behind its humiliation by Japan by pounding Taiwan 6-0 in a Group F AFC U-19 Championship 2010 qualifying match in Bandung, West Java, on Thursday.
  • Yayuk trying out partners for comeback

    Former tennis ace Yayuk Basuki is trying out new doubles partners she bids to return to her former glory after years in retirement.
  • English Premiership: It's Chelsea's to lose

    Chelsea's win over Manchester United has added more spice to the title race.
  • Competing against others in the virtual world

    Running alone can be boring, but new technology just made it possible to compete against runners across the globe. And it is all enabled by a simple sports band.
  • Indonesia's Fran/Pia stun Korean top seeds

    JAKARTA: Indonesian mixed doubles Fran Kurniawan Teng and Pia Zebadiah Bernadet upset top seeds Lee Yong-dae and Lee Hyo-jung of South Korea at the Hong Kong Super Series on Thursday.
  • ESPN buys Olympic TV rights for South America

    ESPN secured the South American broadcast rights to the 2010 and 2012 Olympics on Thursday in a deal worth about $10 million (euro6.67 million).

  • Swimmers looking to make up for last flop

    National swimming coach Albert C. Sutanto expressed confidence that the country's swimmers heading to Laos next month would be able to make up for their failure two years ago.
  • Yayuk, Angie to play in Xpro Open tennis event

    JAKARTA: Former Indonesian tennis stars Yayuk Basuki and Angelique Widjaja will pair up at the upcoming Xpro Open tennis tournament in Jakarta, starting Sunday.
  • Correction

    Monday's story on a tennis charity carried incorrect information regarding Mary Northmore. She was born in England. We apologize for the error.
  • Tiger opens with a 66 in Australia

    Tiger Woods lived up to eight months of anticipation in Australia by running off three straight birdies late in his round of a 6-under 66 that put him atop the leaderboard in the Australian Masters on Thursday.

  • Police: Boxer Mike Tyson detained

    Police say boxer Mike Tyson has been detained on suspicion of battery following an alleged altercation with a photographer at Los Angeles International Airport.

  • Federer loses in second round of Paris Masters

    Top-ranked Roger Federer lost to Julien Benneteau of France 3-6, 7-6 (4), 6-4 in the second round of the Paris Masters, continuing his miserable run at the indoor event.

  • President to receive SEA Games team

    President Susilo Bambang Yudhoyono is scheduled to receive on Dec. 3 Indonesian athletes who will don the national colors at the South East Asian Games in Laos.

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