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Ivanovic lifts the WTA Pan Pacific Open trophy
06:51 GMT

Serbian tennis ace Ana Ivanovic battled to record a straight set win against former world number one Caroline Wozniacki in the final of the WTA Pan Pacific Open in Tokyo.

September 21, 2014

Lewis Hamilton
19:47 GMT

Lewis Hamilton claimed victory in the Singapore Grand Prix Sunday to move top of the Formula One drivers' championship standings as Mercedes teammate Nico Rosberg failed to point after retiring with technical problems.

Kei Nishikori
13:24 GMT

Japan's Kei Nishikori has reportedly put up his hand to fill the void left by China's Li Na's retirement in the Asian tennis.

September 19, 2014

Li Na
22:07 GMT

China's two-time grand slam champion Li Na announced her retirement from the sport on Friday on the eve of a new WTA event organised in her home city.

Incheon 2014 Mascot and Logo
21:54 GMT

The 17th Asian Games is set to open in Incheon, South Korea, later Friday with several national sporting and cultural heroes involved in a spectacular opening ceremony.

September 18, 2014

Hamilton and Rosberg's rivalry continues
15:06 GMT

Wolff praised Hamilton's heart-on-sleeve approach to racing as all drama and glory. And he also said that the team's own outspoken approach to management would remain the same.

Li Na
14:30 GMT

Chinese tennis star Li Na, 32, will announce her retirement on Friday, state broadcaster China Central Television said in a microblog post on Thursday.

September 17, 2014

Rory McIlroy
07:50 GMT

Rory McIlroy has been named winner of the PGA of America Player of the Year 2013-14 and has also won the Vardon Trophy for the stellar performance that he put up last year.

September 16, 2014

Caroline Wozniacki
15:14 GMT

Former world number one Caroline Wozniacki, who just appeared in her first Grand Slam final in five years, has said that she is ready to contend for more major titles.

September 15, 2014

Roger Federer
20:26 GMT

There are very few occasions in tennis that are new to Roger Federer but playing in the Davis Cup final later this year will be one of them. France will have home advantage, at a venue to be decided, when they stage the 2014 final in two months' time, but Federer's Switzerland will be the firm favourites.

Rory Mcllroy
13:16 GMT

Billy Horschel beat Northern Irish golf ace Rory McIlroy to the 6 million pounds FedEx Cup prize as the American clinched the Tour Championship and secured the overall title.

September 14, 2014

Roger Federer
22:12 GMT

Roger Federer secured Switzerland's place in the final of the Davis Cup for the first time since 1992 by comfortably beating Fabio Fognini in Geneva on Sunday.

Three in 10 ex-NFL players suffer from cognitive disorders
03:42 GMT

According to a data prepared for ex- players of the National Football League (NFL), around three in 10 former NFL players develop more than moderate neurocognitive problems and qualify for payments under the 765 million dollars concussion settlement.

September 13, 2014

Andy Murray confirms for Mubadala World Tennis Championship in Abu Dhabi
18:17 GMT

Andy Murray on Wednesday confirmed he will join fellow tennis luminaries Novak Djokovic and Rafael Nadal at the Mubadala World Tennis Championship in Abu Dhabi between January 1 and 3.

September 11, 2014

Poor Formula One season forces Di Montezemolo to step down
05:40 GMT

Ferrari chairman Luca Di Montezemolo is going to step down as long-time chairman of the Italian Formula One team, following a poor season on the track and disagreements with the Sergio Marchionne, who is the chief executive officer of parent company Fiat.