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January 2, 2015

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.

Doping will now land athletes minimum 'four-year ban'
17:41 GMT

World Anti-Doping Agency (WADA) has increased the suspension period for athletes, who are guilty of doping, from two years to a minimum four-year ban under new rules.

December 31, 2014

Djokovic during last year's Mubadala World Tennis Championship
15:57 GMT

With the Mubadala World Tennis Championship taking place this weekend, the Abu Dhabi community and the world’s top tennis stars are preparing for three days of world class sport and off-court excitement.

Jules Bianchi
14:21 GMT

Marussia driver Jules Bianchi's family has revealed that the Formula One racer is unconscious but is able to breathe unaided.

December 30, 2014

Faisal Saad Mohammed of Saudi Arabia
15:23 GMT

Prince Sultan Bin Faisal, chairman of Saudi Rugby Federation, announced Sunday that a local rugby league will be launched in the next four months.

Novak Djokovic
15:18 GMT

Reigning champion Novak Djokovic returns to Abu Dhabi this week with plans to secure an unprecedented fourth Mubadala World Tennis Championship title top of his agenda.

December 29, 2014

Michael Schumacher
13:50 GMT

Formula One legend Michael Schumacher's manager has revealed that the legendary racer faces a long fight for recovery.

December 27, 2014

Phillip Hughes
18:57 GMT

It has been reportedly revealed that a bat, which once belonged to late Australian cricketer Phillip Hughes, would be placed on Mount Everest in a tribute to the batsman.

December 24, 2014

Lance Armstrong
19:31 GMT

Disgraced former US cyclist Lance Armstrong has claimed that he would never cheat at golf because the sport has a code of honour which they never had in cycling.

December 23, 2014

A tough season awaits Ferrari according to Marchionne
14:07 GMT

Ferrari chairman Sergio Marchionne has said that 2015 formula one season would be another testing year for the team after enduring a disappointing season in the previous edition.

Roger Federer
11:03 GMT

In an attempt to aid disadvantaged children in Africa and Switzerland, 17-time Grand Slam champion Roger Federer and compatriot Stanislas Wawrinka has raised over a million dollars in a blockbuster fund-raising tennis exhibition held in Zurich.

December 22, 2014

Bernie Ecclestone
13:49 GMT

A German bank is on course to take legal proceedings against Formula One chief Bernie Ecclestone and his family trust fund for 345 million euroson account of the sale of its stake in Formula One.

 Muhammad Ali
10:50 GMT

Boxing legend Muhammad Ali has been taken to hospital on account of diagnosed with a mild case of pneumonia.

December 21, 2014

Yas Marina Circuit
22:52 GMT

The 2014 Formula 1 Etihad Airways Abu Dhabi Grand Prix was the most successful to date with the largest ever capacity at 60,000 people, marking an increase of 5,000 tickets over the 2013 edition, said event organisers.

December 19, 2014

Rafael Nadal
15:42 GMT

World number three Rafael Nadal has revealed that his Australian Open preparations are on course following his recovery from appendix surgery.