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Sports

  • Roma, Casteu lead Dakar Rally

    Nani Roma won the first stage of the Dakar Rally in a BMW and David Casteu of France led home the bikes on a Saturday marred by the first death of a fan in four years.

  • Shania Twain carries winter Olympic torch

    Shania Twain carried the Olympic torch the final 400 yards into Hollinger Park, cheered on by thousands of parka-clad fans who turned out in arctic conditions to see the hometown hero in person Friday night.

  • Premier League set to suffer exodus of African players

    Fifteen of England's Barclay's Premier League clubs this week bade farewell to players heading for Angola and the African Cup of Nations. That they did so served to highlight one of the more significant changes to have taken place in the league over the last decade.
  • Loyal fans take to the street to raise funds for ailing club

    The supporters will normally drum up support for the players inside the stadium, but on Wednesday they used their tenors and drums off the pitch as fans collected public funds for their ailing Arema.
  • Dakar Rally makes symbolic start in Buenos Aires

    Thousands gathered at the Obelisk in the center of the Argentine capital to watch the symbolic start of the Dakar Rally, a 349-kilometer (215-mile) drive to the city of Colon on Friday.

  • Pacquiao files suit against Mayweathers

    Manny Pacquiao upped the ante in his standoff with Floyd Mayweather Jr. on Wednesday by filing a lawsuit alleging that Mayweather and others defamed him by falsely accusing Pacquiao of using performance-enhancing drugs.

  • Jakarta athletes receive awards for SEA Games achievements

    Governor Fauzi Bowo presented awards for 64 athletes from Jakarta who participated in the recent 25th SEA Games in Vientiane, Laos.

  • Chris John ready to fight in April

    World Boxing Association (WBA) featherweight champion Chris John of Indonesia said he was ready to defend his title in April next year.

  • Late Torres goal clinches Liverpool win at Villa

    Fernando Torres' 50th English Premier League goal in stoppage time clinched Liverpool's 1-0 victory at Aston Villa and moved his side to within four points of Champions League berths on Tuesday.

  • Anjas Novita closer to coveted IM title

    Although the team put in a lackluster performance overall, Anjas Novita had something to celebrate at the Asian Team Chess Championship, which concluded its seven-round competition Monday in Kolkata, India.

  • Chelsea beats Fulham to go 5 points clear

    Chelsea extended its Premier League lead to five points by fighting back to beat Fulham 2-1 on Monday, while Tottenham returned to the Champions League places by easing to a 2-0 victory over West Ham.

  • Wenger targets signings to spur Arsenal's revival

    A month after Arsenal's loss to Chelsea left Arsene Wenger's side 11 points behind the leaders, its title challenge is back on track despite ongoing injury problems.

  • Look out for World Cup anthem

    If you follow entertainment news, chances are you will by now be aware of a remarkable story from the UK.

  • Charlie Wi recommends patience for Indonesia’s Rory Hie

    It’s curious to note that Charlie Wi has been a professional golfer for 14 years. The early impression he made in 1997 by winning the Kuala Lumpur Open (now Malaysian Maybank Open) did not catapult him to the PGA Tour.

  • Arsenal beats Aston Villa, Man Utd thrash Hull City

    Cesc Fabregas scored twice before being forced off with a recurrence of a hamstring injury Sunday as Arsenal beat Aston Villa 3-0 to keep the pressure on Manchester United, which stayed second in the Premier League with a 3-1 win at Hull.


  • Runner Jauhari Johan wins Aceh Open

    National runner Jauhari Johan on Saturday won the annual Aceh Open race held to commemorate the fifth anniversary of the Indian Ocean tsunami in Jantho, Greater Aceh regency.

  • Pacquiao says he plans to sue Mayweather

    Manny Pacquiao says he is planning to file a defamation lawsuit against Floyd Mayweather Jr., the fighter's father, and Golden Boy Promotions

  • Mercedes says investment in Schumacher

    A top Mercedes official says seven-time world champion Michael Schumacher's return to Formula One is an investment that will help sell the company's cars.

  • F1 championship gets boost from Schumacher return

    Michael Schumacher's bid for an eighth world title provides Formula One with one of the most eagerly anticipated championship seasons in history.

  • Police warn Persikota after brawl involving fans

    Tangerang police have warned the officials of Persikota to improve coordination with police officers in the wake of a series of brawls during the 2009 Indonesia Major Division soccer competition.
              

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