2:46 pm April 21, 2014 | No Comment
For many professional athletes, the combination of raw talent and opportunity is what puts them at the pinnacle of their chosen sport. But for Suryo Agung Wibowo, whose winning time in the 100-meter sprint at the 2009 Southeast Asian Games still stands as the regional record, it was a missed opportunity that saw him eventually become the fastest man in Southeast Asia.
3:19 pm April 19, 2014 | No Comment
After hosting various international football friendlies, Jakarta’s Gelora Bung Karno will soon host another featuring the country’s top players pitted against some of the world’s best. Eighteen world-class footballers, contracted to tour Asia as the Elite Players Group, are confirmed to entertain local fans during the “Battle of the Stars” friendly to be held at Senayan on May 10.
12:49 pm April 18, 2014 | No Comment
Madrid. Barcelona’s defeat in the King’s Cup final means La Liga is its only chance of major silverware and anything other than a home win against Athletic Bilbao on Sunday would almost certainly end its dwindling title hopes. The 2-1 reverse to Real Madrid at Valencia’s Mestalla stadium on Wednesday capped a nightmare seven days more »
1:12 pm April 15, 2014 | No Comment
Arema Indonesia started its busy schedule with an agonizing 3-2 loss to host Persib Bandung on Sunday, which the Malang club needs to shake off for the AFC Cup campaign against Selangor FC today.
12:56 pm April 15, 2014 | No Comment
Rome. The number of people going to watch soccer in Italian stadiums has dropped by over 800,000 or six percent in the space of a year, the Italian Football Federation (FIGC) said on Monday. With the game in Italy losing ground on the pitch to European counterparts, FIGC’s annual report has highlighted its off-field woes. more »
12:41 pm April 15, 2014 | No Comment
London. Liverpool beat Manchester City 3-2 in a dramatic and emotionally-charged game at Anfield on Sunday to move within touching distance of the Premier League title. Demba Ba’s goal earned Chelsea a 1-0 win at 10-man Swansea City and kept it two points behind leader Liverpool with four matches left in the season. Chelsea visits more »
10:01 am April 14, 2014 | 1 Comment
World champions Tontowi Ahmad and Liliyana Natsir retained their mixed doubles title at the Singapore Open Superseries badminton tournament on Sunday, while Simon Santoso continued his remarkable comeback with a win over world number one Lee Chong Wei in the men’s singles.
3:16 pm April 11, 2014 | No Comment
London. Chelsea manager Jose Mourinho was fined 8,000 pounds ($13,400)and warned about his future conduct after being sent to the stands in last month’s 1-0 defeat at Aston Villa. The FA announced his punishment in a statement on its website (www.thefa.com) and said he breached Rule E3 by going on to the field in an more »