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January 8, 2015

Muhammad Ali
17:58 GMT

Boxing legend Muhammad Ali has been released from an undisclosed hospital, in time to celebrate his 73rd birthday on January 17, after being admitted on account of suffering from a severe urinary tract infection.

Hamilton and Rosberg
17:36 GMT

Reigning Formula One champions Lewis Hamilton received an 'old' birthday wish from his Mercedes teammate Nico Rosberg as the Briton celebrated his 30th birthday on Wednesday.

January 7, 2015

Qatar Exxon Mobil Open logo
09:04 GMT

The 21-year-old partnership between Qatar Tennis Federation (QTF) and ExxonMobil has contributed a great deal to the development of the game of tennis in the country, besides boosting Qatar as a global sports hub, QTF President and Chairman of the Higher Organising Committee Nasser bin Ghanim al Khelaifi has said.

January 6, 2015

Rafael Nadal
22:42 GMT

World number three Rafael Nadal made the worst possible start to the new season as he lost to Germany’s Michael Berrer in round one of the Qatar Open on Tuesday.

Pablo Larrazabal
13:11 GMT

Past winners of the Abu Dhabi HSBC Golf Championship are set for a glorious return to Abu Dhabi Golf Club this month for the 10th edition of the event.

January 5, 2015

IOC Executive Director of the Olympic Games Gilbert Felli (L) and JOC President Tsunekazu Takeda (R)
16:40 GMT

The athletes village for the 2020 Olympics in Tokyo will be a futuristic "hydrogen town" where electricity and hot water are generated from the abundant element, a local newspaper reported Monday.

January 4, 2015

Novak Djokovic
23:37 GMT

Novak Djokovic will start the 2015 ATP World tour season by playing doubles to determine whether he is fit enough to begin the new year with a bid for a 49th career title.

Murray poses with the trophy of the Mubadala World Tennis Championship
15:45 GMT

Andy Murray hailed his second Mubadala World Tennis Championship triumph as the perfect preparation for the 2015 season - despite final opponent Novak Djokovic withdrawing with fever on Saturday.

UAE Jet Ski Championship moves to  an new venue in Dubai
15:35 GMT

The UAE Jet Ski Championship competition is moving to a new venue in Dubai. The first round of the Jet Ski championship will now take place at Jumeirah Beaches 3 this coming Saturday.

Michael Schumacher
13:49 GMT

It has been reportedly revealed that Formula One legend Michael Schumacher cries when he hears his loved ones voices a year after a horrific skiing accident left him in a coma.

January 3, 2015

Rafael Nadal
20:51 GMT

A typically bullish Rafael Nadal insists he will improve as he regains his fiercely competitive instincts after he lost his first match following a two-month injury break at the Mubadala World Tennis Championship on Friday.

Andy Murray
19:06 GMT

World number one Novak Djokovic withdrew from the final of the Mubadala World Tennis Championships in Abu Dhabi on Saturday handing Andy Murray his first title of the season.

January 2, 2015

Andy Murray
18:22 GMT

Andy Murray survived the embarrassment of losing to his mother Judy’s tennis object of affection with a hard-fought 7-6 (7-1), 5-7, 6-4 victory over Feliciano Lopez in the inaugural match of the 2015 Mubadala World Tennis Championship on Thursday night.

Rafael Nadal
18:04 GMT

Rafael Nadal insists he will have to 'suffer a little bit’ as he resumes his stellar tennis career — but is determined to rival the game’s elite again in the new season.

Djokovic (R) enjoys kicking the ball with Real Madrid's Bale
17:58 GMT

Keen football fan Novak Djokovic said it was '€˜an awesome experience’ to share the limelight with the galacticos of Real Madrid on Tuesday night.