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February 3, 2014

Seattle Seahawks batter Denver Broncos 43-8 to win Super Bowl XLVIII
15:03 GMT

American football side Seattle Seahawks has battered the Denver Broncos record-setting offense with a strong defence in a dominating 43-8 win in the Super Bowl XLVIII, silencing an all-time great's bid to become the greatest ever.

February 1, 2014

Schumacher `responding to simple instructions`
01:08 GMT

The manager of Formula One legend Michael Schumacher has said that doctors working on his treatment are reducing his sedation to prepare to bring him out of a coma, and reports claimed that he is able to respond to simple instructions.

January 30, 2014

Nadal not intending to make any changes to schedule despite back injury
16:44 GMT

World number one Rafael Nadal is reportedly not intending to make any changes to his schedule despite being hampered by a back injury while losing the Australian Open final to Stanislas Wawrinka on Sunday.

Schumacher team gives no confirmation on `gradually woken up from coma` reports
14:10 GMT

Formula One legend Michael Schumacher is reportedly being woken up from his medically-induced coma gradually and is 'positively' responding to medical treatment, although there is still no official word from his management team

January 29, 2014

Schumacher receiving muscle training to stop body seizing up in coma
23:52 GMT

Formula One champion Michael Schumacher is reportedly undergoing muscle training to avoid his body seizing up in coma.

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.