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Morocco's bronze medallist Abdalaati Iguider celebrates on the podium during the victory ceremony for the men's 1500 metres athletics event at the 2015 IAAF World Championships
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Almaz Ayana ran away from Genzebe Dibaba to deny her a rare double by winning the 5,000 metres world title in an Ethiopian podium sweep while...
(L-R) Silver medallist Kenya's Helah Kiprop, gold medallist Ethiopia's Mare Dibaba and bronze medallist Bahrain's Eunice Jepkirui Kirwa celebrate on the podium during the victory ceremony for the women's marathon athletics event
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Bahraini marathoner Eunice Jepkirui Kirwa won a bronze medal on Sunday in the world athletics...
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Manchester City signed Belgium international Kevin de Bruyne from Wolfsburg Sunday for a Bundesliga record fee.
Rafael Nadal
16:11 GMT
World number eight Rafael Nadal has denied the report about him declining to play with controversial Australian tennis star Nick Kyrgios in a doubles match of the charity event, saying that he was never asked to play with the bad boy.
Asamoah Gyan (L)
14:38 GMT
Former Al Ain superstar Asamoah Gyan has leapt to the defence of the Arabian Gulf League following implied criticism from his legendary compatriot Abedi Pele.
Valencia seal €30m Abdennour deal
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The 26-year-old has swapped Monaco for Mestalla mere days after his new club qualified for the Champions League at the expense of his former employers

August 29, 2015

Manuel Pellegrini
21:57 GMT
Manchester City manager Manuel Pellegrini had no news on Kevin De Bruyne's proposed transfer to the club after Saturday's win over Watford.
The World Star Roberto Carlos (C) celebrates with teammates after scoring a goal during a charity football match between "Iranian Stars" and "World Stars"
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World Stars football team defeated Iran’s All-Star 3-0 in Tehran in front of about 50,000 fans on Friday.
Salah quenches his thirst during Roma training
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@OfficialASRoma: .@22mosalah quenches his thirst during a moment of respite in this morning's practice #ASRoma
Farah celebrates winning the final of the men's 5000 metres athletics event at the 2015 IAAF World Championships
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Neither a courageous run from the front by Kenyan Caleb Ndiku nor the doping related controversy around his coach Alberto Salazar could stop Mo Farah from enshrining himself in the pantheon of long distance running.
Modibo Maiga
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The former Sochaux striker departs Upton Park after a disappointing three-year spell in east London, during which he scored just seven goals in 45 appearances for the club

August 28, 2015

Kevin De Bruyne (R)
22:52 GMT
Wolfsburg's sporting director has confirmed that only small details are holding up the Belgian's move to England, while Ivan Perisic is poised to join Inter
Michel Platini
17:44 GMT
The Frenchman has announced his candidacy for the Fifa presidential election but says that even if he fails, this term will be his final one at the head of Uefa
Rafael Nadal
16:45 GMT
Former world number one Rafael Nadal has reportedly refused to play with controversial Australian tennis star Nick Kyrgios in a doubles match at John McEnroe's charity event.
Bert van Marwijk
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Bert van Marwijk has been named the new coach of Saudi Arabia.

August 27, 2015

Messi won the Uefa Best Player in Europe Award for the second time
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The 28-year-old has picked up his first individual award of the season after being handed the prize after the Champions League group stage draw
Arsenal draw Bayern Munich, Manchester United face PSV: Champions League group stage draw in full
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Arsene Wenger's side will take on the Bundesliga champions while Manchester City take on Juventus and Chelsea face Jose Mourinho's former side Porto
Bolt reacts after a cameraman on a segway crashed into him in the final of the men's 200 metres
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Usain Bolt cemented his super star status in the stadium where it all started seven years ago by reducing American rival Justin Gatlin to an also-ran with an impressive 200 metres victory for a record 10th world title.
Kevin de Bruyne
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Wolfsburg have not reached an agreement with Manchester City on the sale of Belgium international Kevin de Bruyne, the Bundesliga club's sports director Klaus Allofs said Thursday.
Serena Williams
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World number one Serena Williams has said that she would prefer to have the pressure of chasing history at the US Open, than of having the pressure of not winning the title.
Manny Pacquiao
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Filipino boxing legend Manny Pacquiao will visit Dubai in November, according to reports.

August 26, 2015

Jibril Rajoub and Sepp Blatter
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The FIFA Monitoring Committee Israel-Palestine, comprising representatives from the Israel Football Association and the Palestinian Football Association...
Rafael Nadal
15:56 GMT
Former World number one Rafael Nadal has blamed himself over his recent struggles, saying he was solely to blame for his recent dip in form, not his support staff.
Maccabi Tel Aviv's midfielder Eran Zahavi (R) celebrates with teammate Israeli midfielder Gal Alberman after scoring against FC Basel
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The Israeli champions victory over Basel will boost the club's revenue this season to more than $32.5 million.
Syria team
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Singapore will take on Syria in a 2018 FIFA World Cup qualifier at the Sultan Qaboos Sports Complex on September 3.
Novak Djokovic
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Top-ranked Novak Djokovic and Serena Williams have been announced as the top seeds for the US Open, which starts from Monday in New York.

August 25, 2015

Mortada Mansour
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Hardcore fans of the Zamalek Sports Club football team have still not returned from Tunisia following an international game there...
Nick Kyrgios
17:11 GMT
Australia's controversial tennis star Nick Kyrgios has been handed a suspended ban and fine by the ATP Tour for an insulting remark made to Stanislas Wawrinka during their Rogers Cup match in Montreal.
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Comedian Jon Stewart’s hosting of an entertainment wrestling match took a violent turn Sunday night when he entered the ring and started hitting wrestler John Cena with a chair.
Riyad Mahrez
14:47 GMT
Leicester City manager Claudio Ranieri is refusing to put a price on Riyad Mahrez, the midfielder who has emerged as the Premier League's leading scorer after three matches.
Sepp Blatter
04:10 GMT
The game's governing body was rocked by allegations of bribery in May but the Swiss insists that both he and the sport are "clean"

August 24, 2015

Karim Benzema
22:59 GMT
With the Spanish giants unwavering in their desire to ward off Arsenal's interest, the Frenchman has finally spoken out against any possible summer transfer
Kevin De Bruyne
15:48 GMT
Manuel Pellegrini's men are the frontrunners to sign the Belgian, although Wolfsburg is hopeful of keeping him for two more years.
Jesualdo Ferreira
14:51 GMT
Zamalek coach fears player exhaustion due to short breaks between games
Serena Williams
07:24 GMT
World number one Serena Williams swept aside a spirited Simona Halep in straight sets to win her second successive Cincinnati Masters title.
Sepp Blatter
07:16 GMT
Scandal-hit FIFA can never be dominated by one continent, outgoing president Sepp Blatter says.

August 23, 2015

Federer holds up the trophy after defeating Djokovic to win the final at the Western & Southern Open
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Roger Federer will return to second in the world rankings after winning his seventh trophy at the Cincinnati Masters on Sunday with a 7-6 (7/1), 6-3 defeat of Novak Djokovic in the final.
Hamilton celebrates winning with the trophy on the podium at the Spa-Francorchamps circuit after the Belgian Formula One Grand Prix
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Reigning Formula One world champion Lewis Hamilton extended his championship lead over team mate Nico Rosberg to 28 points after claiming a dominant victory at the Belgian Grand Prix on Sunday.
Medhi Benatia
17:55 GMT
Bayern confirm thigh injury for Benatia
Five people were acquitted after facing trial for the deadly violence that took place in a football stadium in Port Said
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Five people were acquitted on Sunday, after facing trial for the deadly violence that took place in a football stadium in the northeastern city of Port Said in February 2012.
Fanja players celebrate winning the Super Cup
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It was an expected outcome on Friday - Fanja winning the Super Cup without kicking a ball
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Chilean star Jorge Valdivia received a grand welcome from the Al Wahda fans on his arrival at the capital on Friday evening.
Mohamed Salah
04:16 GMT
The pair failed to make much of an impact in Saturday's 1-1 draw at Verona but the Frenchman believes the summer signings will soon settle

August 22, 2015

Medhi Benatia
21:21 GMT
The defender has picked up a muscular problem and could miss the upcoming meeting with Bayer Leverkusen along with the suspended Jerome Boateng
Britain's Mo Farah celebrates after winning the final of the men's 10,000 metres athletics event
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Mo Farah stormed to back-to-back 10,000 metres world titles Saturday while superstar Usain Bolt strolled into the 100m semi-finals in his return to the...
Dwight Howard
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NBA All-Star Dwight Howard is the latest sports star to fall in love with Dubai.
Sebastian Coe
17:28 GMT
The election of Sebastian Coe as the President of International Amateur Athletics Federation (IAAF) will signal a new era in the administration of the sporting body.

August 21, 2015

Wolfsburg's Belgian midfielder Kevin De Bruyne holds his trophy for "Best Player of The year" awarded by German sports journalists
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Wolfsburg have accepted a £50 million offer from Manchester City for playmaker Kevin De Bruyne, with the move set to be completed in the coming days.
Nick Kyrgios
20:18 GMT
Controversial tennis star Nick Kyrgios has hit back at Swiss player Stan Wawrinka over his remark that the 20-year-old had...
Esmail Mattar (picture courtesy:
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Esmail Mattar has been a household name of sorts in UAE football for well over a decade.
Mesut Ozil
00:59 GMT
Turkish giants Besiktas are plotting an audacious swoop for Arsenal playmaker Mesut Ozil.

August 20, 2015

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The start to the domestic football season has been jeopardised with Al Arouba pulling out of the Super Cup, the traditional curtain-raiser, on Wednesday.
Lewis Hamilton
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Formula One is back from its mid-season break and leader Lewis Hamilton heads to this weekend's Belgian Grand Prix knowing Nico Rosberg and...
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Bani Yas coach Luis Garcia has issued a rallying cry to his charges, urging them to achieve a better Arabian Gulf League position than last season and cup success in the new campaign.
Usain Bolt
14:21 GMT
Usain Bolt threw himself onto a couch with a broad smile but that vanished when the Jamaican sprint superstar was quizzed about doping by the international media on Thursday.

August 19, 2015

Sebastian Coe
22:06 GMT
Former athlete and British politian Sebastian Coe, who led the organising committee of London's 2012 Games, has been appointed as the president of world governing body for athletics.
Chung Mong-joon
18:50 GMT
FIFA presidential candidate Chung Mong-joon lambasted a reported investigation by football's governing body into payments made to Haiti and Pakistan as "cynical and unethical" on Wednesday.
Ahmed El-Sheikh
16:44 GMT
Egypt’s prominent football club Al-Ahly decided to boycott the Egyptian Football Association and all local competitions...
Zinedine Zidane
15:14 GMT
The Frenchman is convinced his compatriot is destined to take charge of the Santiago Bernabeu side after Rafael Benitez
Al Ain team
01:31 GMT
Omar Abdul Rahman’s forthright assessment of the forthcoming Arabian Gulf League campaign, which starts on Wednesday, felt like an accurate harbinger of what is to come in the months ahead.

August 18, 2015

Sofiane Feghouli
19:16 GMT
The Turkish club have admitted that they have opened negotiations with the Spanish side, though they insist they have had no contact with the player himself
Mohamed Salah
18:21 GMT
@dajeroma13: A new #ASRoma HERO! Daje #Salah #RomaSevilla @22mosalah @ASRomaArabic @ASRomaEN @RamyCol @ASRomaEspanol #OpenDay
Andy Murray
18:15 GMT
Amélie Mauresmo was on the other side of the Atlantic, having just given birth to a baby boy, but the Frenchwoman's influence was clear as Andy Murray...
Samir Nasri
14:54 GMT
Samir Nasri has been linked to Inter and a reunion with former Manchester City manager Roberto Mancini.
Fifa to investigate itself over Platini criticisms
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Football's world governing body, Fifa, was embroiled in another day of accusations, name-calling and allegations yesterday when it announced it was...
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02:33 GMT
Jordan women’s national football team is facing an uphill task to best prepare for upcoming qualifiers and competitions.

August 17, 2015

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23:16 GMT
The Qatar Football Association (QFA) and Iraq Football Association (IFA) signed an MoU which aims to focus on the development of the football between the two associations.
Sepp Blatter
17:22 GMT
FIFA President Sepp Blatter has accused US attorney general, Loretta Lynch of portraying his organization as a 'mafia', adding that he would reveal the reason for his resignation once he steps down from the post.
Amr Zaki
14:51 GMT
Amr Zaki says he made the final decision to retire from football after 15 years of playing
Zlatko Dalic
14:03 GMT
Al Ain coach Zlatko Dalic blasted his critics after seeing his team win the Arabian Gulf Super Cup with a 4-2 triumph against Al Nasr at the Mohammad Bin Zayed Stadium in Abu Dhabi on Saturday.
Murray wins third Montreal title; ends loss streak to Djokovic
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Andy Murray needed three hours and five match points to finally bring an end to a long losing streak against Novak Djokovic, producint it 6-4, 4-6, 6-3 on Sunday in the final ofthe Montreal Masters.