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Federer outfights Nadal to win fifth Australian Open title

Federer outfights Nadal to win fifth Australian Open title

Roger Federer prevailed 6-4 3-6 6-1 3-6 6-3 after a rollercoaster ride of a 35th chapter of his rivalry with Rafa Nadal to win his fifth Australian Open and clinch a first grand slam title in four and a half years on Sunday.

Federer sees off Wawrinka to reach Australian Open final

Federer sees off Wawrinka to reach Australian Open final

Roger Federer held firm against a furious fightback from fellow Swiss Stan Wawrinka, edging his former apprentice 7-5 6-3 1-6 4-6 6-3 in a Melbourne Park classic to reach the final of the Australian Open on Thursday

Istomin stuns Djokovic in Australian Open second round

Istomin stuns Djokovic in Australian Open second round

Uzbek Denis Istomin pulled off an Australian Open upset for the ages when he sent reigning champion Novak Djokovic tumbling out of the year's first grand slam in a near five-hour epic on Thursday.

Azarenka sets up Halep clash in Brisbane

Azarenka sets up Halep clash in Brisbane

Twice Australian Open champion Victoria Azarenka breezed past Russian Elena Vesnina 6-2 6-0 in the Brisbane International yesterday to set up a second-round showdown against top seed Simona Halep.

Diabetes video on Internet baseless: HMC expert

Diabetes video on Internet baseless: HMC expert

An expert from the Hamad Medical Corporation (HMC) has advised the public to ignore a video circulating on social networks claiming that diabetes can be cured through a weekly injection.

Determined Amla returns to form as England toil

Determined Amla returns to form as England toil

Captain Hashim Amla emerged from a year of poor form with a dogged century to lead a South Africa fightback in the second Test against England yesterday.

‘India have potential to do well in U-19 World Cup’

‘India have potential to do well in U-19 World Cup’

India Under-19 cricket team coach Rahul Dravid believes his side has the potential and talent to do well in the U-19 World Cup, starting in Bangladesh on January 27.