• Paraguay into 2nd round after 0-0 draw with Kiwis

    Paraguay moved into the last 16 of the World Cup for the fourth time in its history Thursday after being held to an uneventful 0-0 draw by New Zealand.

  • Italy trails Slovakia 1-0 at halftime at World Cup

    Defending champion Italy trails Slovakia 1-0 at halftime of the teams' final World Cup Group F match.

  • Paraguay, New Zealand level 0-0 at halftime

    Paraguay and New Zealand created few chances and remain locked at 0-0 after the first half of their last Group F game at the World Cup.

  • Sharapova into 3rd round of Wimbledon

    Former champion Maria Sharapova has reached the third round of Wimbledon after a straigh-sets victory over Romana's Ioana Raluca Olaru.

  • Multiple factors behind Africa's World Cup stumble

    This was to be Africa's World Cup, not just the first to take place on the continent but also a showcase for its teams to excel. Mostly, however, it's been another letdown, and the post-mortems have begun.

  • RI hopefuls Kido, Hendra eliminated from Indonesia Open

    Indonesian second seeds Markis Kido and Hendra Setiawan were eliminated in the second round of the men's doubles event at the Djarum Indonesian Open Super Series 2010 badminton competition Thursday with a defeat by unseeded Chieh Min Fang and Sheng Mu Lee of Taipei in a tight 25-27, 21-16, 21-10 encounter.

  • Germans don't share Beckenbauer's view of England

    The Germans don't believe their Kaiser.

  • France's World Cup failures arrive back home

    France's World Cup squad has arrived home to a cold welcome after a humiliating early exit that has been condemned by domestic media as a scandal.

  • England fans come and go, leaving behind only cash

    More than 20,000 Englih fans have come and gone from one of the World Cup's smallest host cities, causing few problems and leaving behind a big financial gain for the Indian Ocean port community.

  • Marathon Wimbledon match suspended at 59-59 in 5th

    The longest match in tennis history was suspended because of darkness at 59-59 in the fifth set at Wimbledon.

  • Lippi, Cannavaro hoping to extend Italy careers

    Marcello Lippi and Fabio Cannavaro have added motivation for Italy's final group game against Slovakia at the World Cup on Thursday.

  • US advances with 1-0 win over Algeria in Group C

    Landon Donovan scored in injury time as the United States advanced to the round of 16 at the World Cup with a 1-0 win over Algeria.

  • England advances at World Cup, beats Slovenia 1-0

    England reached the round of the 16 at the World Cup on Wednesday, beating Slovenia 1-0 in the team's final Group C match.

  • RI needs Rp 3t to organize SEA Games next year

    The government has estimated it needs a total of Rp 3 trillion (US$ 332.2 million) to organize the South East Asian Games, which is scheduled to take place here next year.

  • England 1-0 up against Slovenia at halftime

    Jermain Defoe's 23rd-minute volley has put England 1-0 ahead against Slovenia at halftime of the teams' final World Cup group match.

  • Alonso seeks Valencia win with Ferrari improvement

    Spaniard Fernando Alonso says improvements to his Ferrari will boost his chances of success at the European Grand Prix in Valencia this weekend.

  • Shuttlers Sony, Nova, Liliyana advance in Indonesian Open

    Indonesia shuttler Sony Dwi Kuncoro won the first round of the Djarum Indonesia Open Super Series 2010 21-11, 21-12 against non-seeded Frenchmen Brice Leverdez on Wednesday.

  • FIFA: No decision yet on Domenech post-game snub

    FIFA says no decision has been taken to act against France coach Raymond Domenech for refusing to shake hands with South Africa's Carlos Alberto Parreira after a loss to the World Cup hosts.

  • Argentina beats Greece 2-0 at World Cup

    Martin Demichelis and Martin Palermo scored second-half goals to help Argentina beat Greece 2-0 at the World Cup and earn the two-time world champions first place in Group B.

  • Uruguay downs Mexico 1-0 to top Group A

    Luis Suarez scored in the 43rd minute and Uruguay edged Mexico 1-0 Tuesday to secure top spot in Group A.