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January 28, 2014

Wawrinka berates Melbourne crowd for unjustified Nadal booing
09:12 GMT

Stanislas Wawrinka was reportedly taken aback by the Melbourne Park Crowd's hostility toward Rafael Nadal during Sunday's Australian Open final.

January 27, 2014

Alonso vows to emulate `comatose` Schumacher's `fifth-year` success with Ferrari
23:42 GMT

Ferrari star Fernando Alonso has vowed to match one of the greatest racing achievements of former Ferrari champion and Formula One legend Michael Schumacher, who is currently in a coma following a near-fatal skiing accident.

January 26, 2014

Wawrinka tops Nadal, wins Australian Open championship
14:09 GMT

Stanislas Wawrinka defeated world No. 1 Rafael Nadal in four sets Sunday in earning his first Grand Slam title in the men's final of the Australian Open.

January 25, 2014

Li captures Australian Open title in straight sets
13:59 GMT

Li Na was dominant in the second set Saturday en route to her second Grand Slam title with a 7-6 (7-3), 6-0 win over Dominika Cibulkovaat the Australian Open.

Massa shows support for 'comatose' Schumacher with daily prayers
23:20 GMT

Former Ferrari driver Felipe Massa has shown his support for his former teammate Michael Schumacher, who is in a coma, by taking part in an annual charting karting event in his native Brazil with 'Schumi' written across his visor, and said that he is praying for the seven-time world champion to pull through.

January 24, 2014

Nadal beats Federer to reach Australian Open final
17:51 GMT

Rafael Nadal defeated Roger Federer in straight sets Friday and earned a spot in the Australian Open finals opposite Stanislas Wawrinka.

January 22, 2014

Federer tops Murray, Nadal next at Australian Open
16:31 GMT

Roger Federer out-battled Andy Murray for a four-set win Wednesday and will face world No. 1 Rafael Nadal in the Australian Open semifinals.

beIN will provide 19 high-definition channels
12:21 GMT

Al Jazeera Sport has been rebranded as beIN SPORTS. The new network, now live, grants subscribers access to unrivalled selections of first-class sports programming.

Federer highest-paid athlete in tennis with 71.5 mln dollars earnings in 2013
12:13 GMT

Swiss tennis ace Roger Federer is reportedly the highest paid athlete in the game, with estimated earnings of 71.5 million dollars in 2013.

January 21, 2014

Wawrinka beats Djokovic, moves to Australian Open semis
14:05 GMT

Stanislas Wawrinka ended Novak Djokovic 25-match Australian Open winning streak with an impressive five-set victory Tuesday.

Schumacher's 1998 Ferrari fetches almost 2 mln dollars at auction
11:56 GMT

The classic Ferrari car, which was used by Formula One legend Michael Schumacher for 38 races, has reportedly been sold for a whopping 1.7 million dollars at an American auction.

January 20, 2014

Nadal and Victoria Azarenka roll on in style in Australian Open
16:21 GMT

World No.1 Rafael Nadal overcame strong opposition from Japan's 16th seed Kei Nishikori to book his place in the quarter-finals.

NFL injuries worry Obama
11:30 GMT

President Barack Obama has said he would not let his son play professional football.

January 18, 2014

'Schumacher will not be Schumacher' if he survives, says brain surgery specialist
22:01 GMT

A brain surgery specialist has reportedly claimed that Formula One legend Michael Schumacher will be a completely different person than he was should he survive the severe head injuries he suffered in a skiing accident in December.

Ecclestone confident of returning as F1 director after bribery case ends
09:47 GMT

Bernie Ecclestone, who has stepped down as a director of the company which runs Formula One, has said that he will return to the board following his indictment on bribery charges in Germany.