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October 5, 2013

Nadal to return to world No. 1 ranking
15:09 GMT

Rafael Nadal is assured of returning to the world No. 1 ranking following his win Saturday in the semifinals of the ATP's China Open in Beijing.

October 3, 2013

Red Bull boss Horner says Vettel's 'boring' dominance fine by him
17:50 GMT

Red Bull's team principal Christian Horner has said that he is happy with driver Sebastian Vettel's progress and not concerned with his 'boring' dominance.

September 30, 2013

Nadal says will be 'very tough' to reclaim World No.1 ranking
22:35 GMT

World No.2 Rafael Nadal has said that it will be very tough to seize Serbian player Novak Djokovic's crown as the top ranked men's tennis player, while giving respect to his 'unbelievable' opponent at the China Open on Sunday.

OSN launches region's first dedicated HD cricket channel
22:33 GMT

Starting from 1st October 2013, CricOne will become OSN Sports Cricket HD, the region's first dedicated high-definition cricket channel.

September 29, 2013

Djokovic warns Nadal he is not ready to relinquish No.1 ranking without 'fight'
14:50 GMT

World No. 1 Novak Djokovic has warned Spanish player Rafael Nadal that he would not give up the top spot in the ATP rankings without a fight as he prepares to defend his China Open crown.

September 28, 2013

Djokovic credits success to diet of 'mostly warm' food and water
19:49 GMT

A diet secret in Novak Djokovic's new book Serve to Win has let fans in on what Chinese medicine practitioners have professed for centuries, that warm foods are better for health.

Woods voted PGA Tour Player of the Year for record 11th time
19:47 GMT

World number one Tiger Woods has reportedly been voted as the PGA Tour's Player of the Year for a record 11th time, while fellow American Jordan Spieth was voted as the Rookie of the Year.

September 26, 2013

 NBA fans welcome Bryant to Dubai
15:59 GMT

A four-year-old boy named Shawn sat on the sidewalk crying outside the Dubai Multi Commodities Centre (DMCC) headquarters at Almas...

September 25, 2013

Ecclestone predicts end of Vettel era in 2014
14:17 GMT

Formula One chief Bernie Ecclestone has predicted that the dominance of Red Bull star Sebastian Vettel in the sport may end as early as next year.

Rafael Nadal to play in Abu Dhabi in December
12:41 GMT

Tennis fans in the UAE have been handed a huge boost with the news that Rafael Nadal will join world number one Novak Djokovic and Wimbledon champion Andy Murray in appearing in the capital at the end of the year.

September 24, 2013

Djokovic reaches 100th week at No.1 in ATP rankings
23:23 GMT

Serbian tennis player Novak Djokovic has topped the ATP tennis rankings for a 100th week in his career, making him the ninth man to reach the milestone.

Serena Williams retains top position in WTA rankings
23:18 GMT

American tennis player Serena Williams continued to lead the way in the latest WTA rankings with 12260 points for a big advantage over Victoria Azarenka.

September 23, 2013

Azarenka claims closing gap to 'best ever' Serena Williams
22:15 GMT

Belarusian player Victoria Azarenka has said that she is steadily closing the gap in being the best women's tennis player and that she too, is playing the best tennis like World No.1 Serena Williams.

September 17, 2013

Djokovic boosts men's ATP rankings lead over Nadal
13:24 GMT

World No.1 Novak Djokovic has reportedly boosted his lead in the latest top ten men's tennis ranking by the Association of Tennis Professionals (ATP) over US Open champion Rafael Nadal.

Serena retains WTA rankings lead following US Open win
13:20 GMT

US Open champion Serena Williams has reportedly remained in the top position in the latest top ten women's tennis rankings issued by Women's Tennis Association (WTA).