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  • Djokovic takes heed of Nadal's injury woes

    2013-01-14 05:52

    World No 1 Novak Djokovic warned Rafael Nadal's injury woes showed the Grand Slam stranglehold exerted by the top men's tennis players was not unbreakable.

  • Li Na pines for Melbourne Park tormentor Clijsters

    2013-01-14 09:51

    Li Na's Melbourne Park nemesis Kim Clijsters no longer stalks the Australian Open draw but her absence is no cause for celebration, according to the Chinese sixth seed.

  • Once 'crazy and lazy' Wu flies Chinese flag

    2013-01-13 21:58

    China is set to take another small step on the long march to becoming a tennis power when 21-year-old Wu Di meets Croatia's Ivan Dodig in the first round of the Australian Open.

  • Kids Tennis Day brings fun before Melbourne title race

    2013-01-13 14:16

    Kids Tennis Day at the Australian Open tennis tournament before the Australian Open tournament in Melbourne, on Jan 12, 2013.

  • Djokovic, Serena ready to rule

    2013-01-13 09:46

    Tennis royalty is Down Under to try to capture the first major crown of the year, but two players should rise above all others in the opening test of 2013, which starts on Monday, writes Tym Glaser.

  • Two dead, seven injured at rally

    2013-01-12 12:25

    Two people were killed and seven others were injured in a head-on collision between a Dakar Rally support vehicle and a taxi near Peru's border with Chile, race organizers said on Thursday.

  • Messi keeps title talk off agenda

    2013-01-12 11:52

    Barcelona may be nine points ahead of its nearest rival, Atletico Madrid, but Lionel Messi, who this week won his fourth consecutive Ballon d'Or, is keeping his feet on the ground regarding the title race.

  • Samara awards World Cup contract

    2013-01-12 04:11

    Russian city of Samara chose a local firm to design a sports arena for the 2018 World Cup.

  • Tomic to play for first title against Anderson

    2013-01-12 12:25

    Australian youngster Bernard Tomic will emulate Lleyton Hewitt and Roger Federer if he can win his first ATP Tour title after reaching the Sydney International final on Friday.

  • Radwanska storms to Sydney glory

    2013-01-12 11:48

    Agnieszka Radwanska humbled Dominika Cibulkova 6-0, 6-0 in a ruthless display of all-court tennis to win her second Australian Open warm-up tournament in two weeks at the Sydney International on Friday.

  • Radwanska soars in Sydney

    2013-01-11 15:39

    Agnieszka Radwanska needed eight match points to finish off Li Na on Thursday but confirmed her fine pre-Australian Open form by maintaining her perfect start to the year and reaching the final of the Sydney Intl.

  • Terry makes return in Chelsea U-21 game

    2013-01-11 10:46

    Chelsea's former England captain John Terry, out for two months with a knee injury, took his first major step towards a first team comeback by playing 45 minutes for the club's Under-21 team on Thursday.

  • Group a building block for Africa

    An unusually heavy downpour hit Durban for two days before the BRICS summit's debut on African soil, but interest for a better platform for emerging markets were still sparked at the summit.