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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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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 amazing part is that they only managed five. How hard can it be t ...
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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 n ...
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5 Own Goals Scored in the Same Match as Both Teams Try to Lose

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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." The website explains why both sides were looking ...
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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 PSS Sleman and ...
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