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Indonesia Open: Saina made to sweat in first round
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Indonesia Open: Saina made to sweat in first round

Jun 11 2013, 9:06am CDT | by

Jakarta, June 11 (IANS) Defending champion Saina Nehwal overcame a fighting Lindaweni Fanetri to make a winning start at the Indonesia Open Superseries Premier badminton event here Tuesday.

Jakarta, June 11 — Defending champion Saina Nehwal overcame a fighting Lindaweni Fanetri to make a winning start at the Indonesia Open Superseries Premier badminton event here Tuesday. World No.2...

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Indonesia Open: Saina made to sweat in first round

Jun 11 2013, 9:06am CDT | by

Jakarta, June 11 (IANS) Defending champion Saina Nehwal overcame a fighting Lindaweni Fanetri to make a winning start at the Indonesia Open Superseries Premier badminton event here Tuesday.

Jakarta, June 11 — Defending champion Saina Nehwal overcame a fighting Lindaweni Fanetri to make a winning start at the Indonesia Open Superseries Premier badminton event here Tuesday.

World No.2 Nehwal got past her 14th-ranked Indonesian opponent 21-17, 27-29, 21-13 in a match lasting one hour thirteen minutes.

Saina, who is eyeing her fourth title here, faces Japan's World No.24 Sayaka Takahashi in the second round Wednesday.

The Indian mixed doubles pairing of Ashwini Ponnappa and Tarun Kona also advanced to second round beating the local duo of Praveen Jordan and Vita Marissa 21-18, 14-21, 25-23.

They next play Poland's Robert Mateusiak and Nadiezda Zieba.

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Teams score five own goals as they both try to lose

Oct 28 2014 12:05pm CDT | Source: SBNation

A match in Indonesia finished 3-2, but not a single goal was scored in the correct net. All five tallies were own goals as both teams tried to lose the match. PSS Sleman beat PSIS Semarang in the match, much to their dismay. The winner of the match would have to play Pusamania Borneo FC, a team that is apparently backed by the mafia, so neither team wanted to win. That is what let to the own goal fest. The most amazi ...
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FIGC set to prosecute Sampdoria president

Oct 28 2014 9:20am CDT | Source: forzitalianfootball

The FIGC are reportedly set to hold a trial against Sampdoria President Massimo Ferrero for his words against Inter president Erick Thohir. The Samp president is reportedly being prosecuted for his words against Inter president Erick Thohir, following the resignation of longtime Nerazzurri president Massimo Moratti. “It is unfair that Moratti has left the club like that,” he told Radio Sprint. “I feel very sorry for him. “I told him not to sell the club to the ...
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5 Own Goals Scored in the Same Match as Both Teams Try to Lose

Oct 28 2014 8:45am CDT | Source: Bleacher Report

The above footage comes from Indonesia where a match finished 3-2 with all five of the goals being own goals.  However, this was no accident, as both teams were reportedly trying to lose the match to avoid an unwanted fixture. PSS Sleman’s beat PSIS Semarang 3-2 in the match and will now face Pusamania Borneo FC , who, according to 101 Great Goals,  are "a team known to be backed by the Indonesian mafia ...
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Shocking! 5 own goals scored in Indonesia match as both teams try to lose!

Oct 28 2014 6:49am CDT | Source: 101 great goals

We often receive tip offs about stories from the many fans of 101 Great Goals around the globe.In this case, we have been inundated with emails urging us to look into the events surrounding PSS Sleman’s 3-2 win over PSIS Semarang in an Indonesia cup match on Sunday.Both teams were trying to avoid playing an encounter against Pusamania Borneo FC – a team known to be backed by the Indonesian mafia.The clash between ...
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Eight missing after fishing boat sinks in S. China

Oct 28 2014 2:26am CDT | Source: Shanghai Daily

EIGHT people are missing after a fishing boat sank off the coast of south China's Guangdong Province on Tuesday, said local maritime authorities. Three out of 11 crew members aboard the shipwreck coded "Fuyuanyu 680" had been rescued as of 1 p.m., while the others remain missing, said Zhuang Zeping, deputy director of the provincial maritime search and rescue center. The vessel, registered in east China's Fujian ...
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Swamp Duck Trailer

Oct 27 2014 5:28pm CDT | Source: Surfing - the Magazine

What’s a swamp duck? The basics of nomenclature would have you thinking it’s a small waterbird with a broad bill that resides in the marshland. Urban Dictionary might lead you to believe you it’s a snitch. But us? We’ll tell you it’s a new edit featuring Julian Wilson, Dusty Payne and Lee Wilson in Indonesia. The clip goes live next Tuesday, November 4th right here on surfingmagazine.com and the surfing is high-performance e ...
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Sampdoria president apologises for ‘kick out that Filipino’ Thohir remark

Oct 27 2014 2:40am CDT | Source: forzitalianfootball

Sampdoria president Massimo Ferrero has apologised for referring to Inter’s Indonesian owner Erick Thohir as ‘that Filipino’. The film producer made the comment when discussing Massimo Moratti’s recent decision to resign as the Biscione’s honorary president. “It’s not right that Moratti was treated this way,” the 63-year-old told the Stadio Sprint programme on Rai Sport. “I am very sad for him. I had told him: kick out that Filipino… “He came from Indonesia to insult a symbol of fo ...
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Adcocks beaten in French Open final

Oct 26 2014 1:21pm CDT | Source: BBC Sport

England's Chris and Gabby Adcock lose to Indonesia duo Tontowi Ahmad and Liliyana Natsir in the Frenc ...
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Jane Seymour: Everyone should know another language

Oct 24 2014 10:50am CDT | Source: the guardian

Actor Jane Seymours mother learned Japanese and Malay while in an Indonesian concentration camp. She shares how this has shaped her attitudes to language learningI grew up in a very multicultural household. My father was English and spoke fluent French and some Afrikaans as he was stationed in South Africa with the RAF. My mother was from the Netherlands and spoke fluent English, Dutch, German, Malay, some French, a little Portuguese and a l ...
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One dead and 12 injured in Indonesian football violence - video

Oct 23 2014 9:04am CDT | Source: Sport-The Guardian

Footage from local TV shows clashes between rioting football fans and police in Java, Indonesia, which left one fan dead and at least 12 injured. Violence broke out at the Manahan Stadium, home to club Persis Solo, after dissatisfied supporters of the home team and visiting team Martapura invaded the pitch, disputing the 1-1 ...
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