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March 4, 2014

First corner of Bahrain's Formula One circuit named after Schumacher
16:40 GMT

Seven times world champion Michael Schumacher, still in a coma in a French hospital after a skiing accident in late December, is to have the first corner of Bahrain's Formula One circuit named after him.

Ad featuring Formula 1 legend Schumacher enrages fans
13:12 GMT

Formula One ace Michael Schumacher's fans have reportedly slammed a drinks firm for using the 'comatose' racer in an advertisement.

March 3, 2014

Djokovic headed to Dubai, Nadal to Mumbai
14:07 GMT

World number one Rafael Nadal is headed for Mumbai while No.2 Novak Djokovic will represent Dubai after the four teams for the inaugural edition of the International Premier Tennis League (IPTL) were firmed up here on Sunday.

March 2, 2014

Sebastian Vettel
12:59 GMT

Trouble continues to pile on Red Bull as they reportedly hit at new low during their final pre-season test at Bahrain.

March 1, 2014

Michael Jordan
18:54 GMT

Former Chicago Bulls superstar Michael Jordan made a ton of money last year, more than almost any active professional athlete.

Docs waiting for 'eye movements' from 'comatose' Schumacher in 3rd week of 'waking up' process
16:32 GMT

Doctors working to bring out Formula One legend Michael Schumacher from his induced coma are reportedly hoping to see eye movements from the German as they enter the third week of their 'waking up' process.

February 27, 2014

Farah, Bolt, Nadal, Ronaldo nominated for Laureus World Sportsman of the Year honour
13:01 GMT

Olympic stars Mo Farah and Usain Bolt, along with Formula One world champion Sebastian Vettel, tennis ace Rafael Nadal...

February 26, 2014

Federer wants to take one match at a time
12:49 GMT

Five-time champion Roger Federer exuded confidence about reclaiming his former glory after cruising into the second round of the Dubai Duty Free Men’s Open late on Monday but insisted he did not want to get ahead of himself.

beIN Sports Arabia reports record growth
02:28 GMT

Qatar-based beIN Sports Arabia (formerly Al Jazeera Sport) now has more than 2.43m subscribers, with active users across 23 countries in the MENA region, a recent report revealed.

February 25, 2014

F1 ace Schumacher's boss insists attempts to wake him up continue
14:38 GMT

Formula one legend Michael Schumacher's manager, Sabine Kehm has insisted that attempts to wake Schumacher up are continuous and the fight would go on.

February 24, 2014

Salaam Al Shaksy, CEO of National Bank of Oman, presents the winner’s cheque to Finland’s Roope Kakko after his victory in the inaugural National Bank of Oman Golf Classic at Almouj Golf The Wave, Muscat, last year.
18:53 GMT

For the second successive year, the National Bank of Oman have extended a sponsor’s invite for the 2014 National Bank of Oman Golf Classic, to the winner and runner-up of the 18th GCC Championship, which will be held at Dirab Golf Club, Riyadh, Saudi Arabia, from February 28 to March 1, 2014.

February 23, 2014

Venus Williams poses with her trophy after winning the Dubai Duty Free Tennis Championships
13:34 GMT

American tennis ace Venus Williams has silenced her critics who said she could never make a significant comeback at the age of 33 by winning the WTA Dubai Open on Saturday.

February 22, 2014

Evi Sachenbacher-Stehle
21:43 GMT

A female German biathlete and a male Italian bobsledder have reportedly been expelled from the ongoing 2014 Winter Olympics in Sochi after the duo tested positive for banned substances, in the first doping cases of these Games.

Schumacher responds during Massa's secret visit
15:12 GMT

Formula One legend Michael Schumacher had reportedly 'reacted with his mouth' during a secret visit to the Grenoble hospital by his former Ferrari teammate Felipe Massa.

February 21, 2014

Sampras backs 17 Grand Slams winner Federer to bag one more
22:59 GMT

Former world number one Pete Sampras has said that 17-time Grand Slam winner Roger Federer could play for another four years.