2:04 pm August 21, 2014 | No Comment
Madrid. After a year of political turmoil in the board and court rooms and disappointment on the pitch, Barcelona has not taken a first trophyless season in six years lying down. Facing two transfer window signing bans, a summer of revolution in the Catalan capital saw former captain Luis Enrique installed as coach and over […]
7:44 pm August 20, 2014 | No Comment
Indonesia saw mixed fortunes in the beach volleyball competition of the 2014 Youth Olympic Games at Nanjing, China, on Wednesday. Women’s pair Nanda Ragilia and Rizki Dwi Andriatni conceded their first defeat after losing to runners-up of the World U-19 Championships, Sarah Schneider and Lisa Arnholdt of Germany, 21-17 21-13 in the E Pool preliminary […]
2:30 pm August 20, 2014 | No Comment
With Singapore hosting the BNP Paribas WTA Finals Singapore presented by Sc Global in October, Asian tennis players still have a long way to go to catch with their European and American counterparts, said tennis legend Martina Navratilova, who was on a visit to Jakarta at the weekend. In fifth place on the Road to […]
12:40 pm August 20, 2014 | No Comment
Los Angeles. Lance Armstrong says he would still be issuing strident denials if he hadn’t been caught and then forced to admit to using performance-enhancing drugs to win the Tour de France. “If this stuff hadn’t taken place with the federal investigation, I’d probably still be saying ‘no’ with the same conviction and tone as […]
10:32 pm August 19, 2014 | No Comment
Indonesia’s title hopes at the badminton world championships in Copenhagen suffered a one-two blow on Tuesday with injury and illness forcing two top shuttlers out of the tournament that begins next Monday. Mohammad Ahsan, who with partner Hendra Setiawan won the men’s doubles title at last year’s championships, suffered a recurring lower back pain and […]
3:02 pm August 18, 2014 | No Comment
Indonesia aims to claim a spot on the sailing podium of the 2014 Asian Games at South Korea’s Incheon, which is set to kick off on Sept. 19. The Indonesian Sailing Association, or Porlasi, plans to send two of its athletes to the Asiad windsurfing tournament: I Gede Subagiasa is set to tackle the men’s […]
4:08 pm August 17, 2014 | No Comment
A host of Olympic and world champions will compete in the European swimming championships starting today looking to land crucial early blows just two years from the 2016 Rio Olympics.
12:15 pm August 16, 2014 | No Comment
Nascar on Friday said it would forbid drivers from getting out of their cars during caution periods following an on-track fatality last weekend when three-time champion Tony Stewart struck another driver.