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January 26, 2015

Simona Halep
14:54 GMT

Simona Halep will fear no-one — and that includes formidable opponents such as top seed and multi Grand Slam champion Serena Williams, as she bids to add the Dubai Duty Free Tennis Championships crown to her fast-growing list of titles.

January 25, 2015

Grace poses with the winners trophy after the final round of the Qatar Masters golf competition
16:35 GMT

South African golfer Branden Grace won the Qatar Masters in Doha on Saturday to become the first player to win multiple events in the 2015 Race to Dubai.

January 22, 2015

The logo of the Women’s Games
06:51 GMT

Around 1,000 women athletes and officials from five GCC countries will participate in the fourth GCC Women's Games that will take place in Muscat from March 8-18

January 18, 2015

Rory McIlroy
13:31 GMT

World number one golfer Rory McIlroy saw a series of putts stay up and fired only two birdies in a 71 that left him eight shots adrift of leader Martin Kaymer on the fifth at the Abu Dhabi Championship.

January 15, 2015

Roger Federer
16:50 GMT

Veteran Roger Federer heads into the opening Grand Slam of 2015 next week as the form player, but there is a heady mix of youth and experience snapping at his heels.

OSN to sponsor UAE cricket team (picture courtesy of yahoo.com)
07:54 GMT

OSN, one of the region’s leading pay-television networks, will sponsor the UAE cricket team, which will participate in the International Cricket Council (ICC) Cricket World Cup 2015.

January 14, 2015

Rory McIlroy
13:06 GMT

If you have to learn how to make the best use of your flight boarding card, then one has to look towards World No. 1 golfer Rory McIlroy for inspiration.

January 12, 2015

Roger Federer
06:12 GMT

17-time Grand Slam champion Roger Federer beat big-hitting Canadian Milos Raonic to secure his 1,000th career win as he bagged the Brisbane International title.

January 11, 2015

Ferrer poses with his trophy after winning the Qatar's ExxonMobil Open next to David Beckham (L) and head of Qatari Tennis Federation Nasser al-Khulaifi (R)
07:20 GMT

Spanish tennis ace David Ferrer's record of winning an ATP title each year since 2010 remained unbeaten as he grabbed a straight set win over Tomas Berdych in the Qatar Open final.

Stanislas Wawrinka winner of the 2014 Men's Singles title
02:44 GMT

The prize money of the Australian Open has been increased to a record high of 40 million Australian dollars following the downfall of the currency in the past several months.

January 10, 2015

David Ferrer
05:32 GMT

Fourth-seeded David Ferrer cruised into the tournament decider showdown as he beat Croatian opponent Ivo Karlovic in a pulsating three set thriller during their semifinal clash at the Qatar Open in Doha.

January 9, 2015

Ivo Karlovic
20:29 GMT

World number one Novak Djokovic suffered a surprise defeat against Croatian Ivo Karlovic in three sets during their quarterfinal clash at the Qatar Open in Doha.

Rafael Nadal
20:18 GMT

Rafael Nadal will remain in the Gulf for a few days next week in hopes of whipping his tennis into shape, with the Spaniard turning down wild card entries for p-Australian Open ATP events in Sydney and Auckland.

January 8, 2015

Novak Djokovic
18:07 GMT

World number one Novak Djokovic brushed aside his Ukrainian rival Sergiy Stakhovsky in straight sets in the second-round contest at the Qatar Open in Doha .

Muhammad Ali
17:58 GMT

Boxing legend Muhammad Ali has been released from an undisclosed hospital, in time to celebrate his 73rd birthday on January 17, after being admitted on account of suffering from a severe urinary tract infection.