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January 25, 2015

UEFA logo
21:12 GMT

Retailer Marka has signed an agreement with the UEFA, the European football’s governing body, to open UEFA Champions League Experience stores in the Middle East, according to a company statement on Sunday.

Grace poses with the winners trophy after the final round of the Qatar Masters golf competition
16:35 GMT

South African golfer Branden Grace won the Qatar Masters in Doha on Saturday to become the first player to win multiple events in the 2015 Race to Dubai.

Asian Football Confederation logo
15:39 GMT

Carlos Queiroz's side claimed Iraq midfielder Alaa Abdul Zahrah Khashen Al-Azzawi was ineligible after being knocked out by their fierce rivals in the Asian Cup quarter-finals

Iraq team
13:18 GMT

The threat of disqualification loomed temporarily over the designated away team, but they have retained their spot in the last four of the Asian Cup

UAE team
05:15 GMT

Australia are flying high at the Asian Cup but cannot afford to be complacent as they ppare to face a tricky UAE side for a place in the Sydney final on January 31.

January 24, 2015

Asian Cup 2015 logo
20:10 GMT

The following are the Asian Nations Cup 2015 Semifinals currently held in Australia:

Manuel Pellegrini
19:42 GMT

Championship outfit Middlesbrough won 2-0 at the Etihad Stadium on Saturday, with Manchester City lacklustre for the majority after arriving back in England on Friday

Mohamed Salah
07:44 GMT

The 22-year-old will move to Italy temporarily, though the Serie A club have the option to make the move permanent for €17 million

Carlos Queiroz
06:29 GMT

Carlos Queiroz's future as Iran coach is uncertain after the side were eliminated by Iraq in the Asian Cup quarter-finals in Australia on Friday.

January 23, 2015

Mohamed Salah
18:31 GMT

Chelsea have told Roma they will only allow winger Mohamed Salah to leave this month on a permanent deal worth over £11m.

Ghana 1-0 Algeria: Gyan rises from sickbed to revive Black Stars' fortunes
18:11 GMT

The striker recovered from malaria to feature on Friday and fired his nation right back into contention to qualify from Group C

Japan 1-1 UAE (pens: 4-5): Emirates win shootout to reach final four
12:44 GMT

Gaku Shibasaki scored late on to cancel out Ali Ahmed Mabkhout's early opener and take the tie into extra time where UAE emerged after sudden death

Iran 3-3 Iraq (pens: 6-7): Lions book place in semi-finals
09:52 GMT

After seeing out a draw after 120 minutes of playing time, spot-kicks were needed to separate the two sides

January 22, 2015

Zambia 1-2 Tunisia: Captain Chikhaoui scores late winner
18:13 GMT

The North African nation's skipper netted in the 89th minute to complete a turnaround after Honour Janza's men had taken a second-half lead

Mohamed Salah
18:05 GMT

The Egyptian has turned down the chance to be part of a deal to bring Juan Cuadrado to Stamford Bridge and is now set for Stadio Olimpico