8:32 am October 23, 2014 | No Comment
Kuala Lumpur. Malaysians expressed shock and disbelief on Wednesday after reports claimed their national icon and badminton world number one Lee Chong Wei had failed a drugs test. “Still hope this is not true … Whatever the outcome, we [are] still with you!” one user posted on Twitter. “Oh no, say it isn’t so!” another […]
8:24 am October 23, 2014 | No Comment
State energy company Pertamina has renewed its support for Indonesia’s badminton and rowing federations following strong results at recent competitions, promising funding all the way until preparations for the 2016 Olympic Games. No figures were immediately available for the funding pledged to the Indonesian Badminton Association (PBSI) and the Indonesian Rowing Association (Podsi), but the […]
8:18 am October 23, 2014 | No Comment
Players from Indonesia’s under-19 national team have found themselves in high demand among Indonesian Super League teams, despite their poor showing at the recent Asian Football Confederation U-19 Championship in Myanmar. Paulo Sitanggang and Hansamu Yama became the latest players from the junior squad to join ISL clubs, each signing a three-season contract with Barito […]
8:05 am October 23, 2014 | No Comment
London. Real Madrid earned their first-ever win over Liverpool with a wondrous Cristiano Ronaldo goal spearheading a 3-0 Champions League victory at Anfield on Wednesday which appeared as classy as it was dominant. The roar of one of Europe’s most vociferous crowds was muted when Ronaldo, combining with James Rodriguez, scored the most brilliant of […]
5:06 pm October 22, 2014 | No Comment
Vatican City. A day after thrashing local club Roma 7-1, Bayern Munich staff and players Wednesday paid a visit to the Bishop of Rome, otherwise known as Pope Francis. Club captains Philipp Lahm and Manuel Neuer and coach Pep Guardiola presented the football-loving pontiff with a Bayern shirt signed by all the players. Francis, an […]
4:35 pm October 22, 2014 | No Comment
Singapore. World number one Serena Williams suffered one of the heaviest defeats of her long and illustrious career as she was humbled 6-0 6-2 by Romanian Simona Halep at the WTA Finals on Wednesday. The 18-times grand slam winner won only nine points in the opening set as her game deserted her in alarming fashion. […]
12:42 pm October 22, 2014 | No Comment
The San Francisco Giants brought Kansas City Royals' perfect postseason to a shuddering end with an emphatic 7-1 win in the opening game of the World Series on Tuesday.
7:15 pm October 21, 2014 | No Comment
Nicky Hayden stunned motorcycle racing fans when he clinched the MotoGP World Champion in the last race of the 2006 season to snap Italian legend Valentino Rossi’s run of five straight championships. That was the high point so far of the Kentucky Kid’s career; but two team switches later and at age 33, Hayden is trying to rejuvenate his career with the Drive M7 Aspar Team, whom he has signed on for two seasons.
7:10 pm October 21, 2014 | No Comment
Defending champion Persipura Jayapura revived its chance to retain the Indonesian Super League title after snaring a hard-fought 2-1 win over rival Arema Indonesia in the ISL Playoffs at Mandala Stadium, Jayapura, on Tuesday.