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Sport

Federer beats Nadal to win Australian Open

Swiss former world number one edges out Spaniard in five sets to win first grand slam since Wimbledon 2012.

Football

Football's road to recognition in war-torn Afghanistan

Shaheen Asmayee will become the first Afghan club at an AFC event, but life was not simple for the players growing up.

Sport

Bolt loses Olympic gold as teammate fails drug test

Jamaican 4x100m relay team stripped of gold medal after Carter was found guilty of doping at 2008 Olympic Games.

Football

Mario Balotelli racially abused at football match

Ligue 1 to investigate after Italian striker Mario Balotelli accuses Bastia fans of making monkey noises as he played.

Sport

Malek Jaziri: Serving up Tunisia's tennis uprising

With a top-50 berth and notable wins, Africa's ace men's player has hit his stride at a late stage in his career.

Sport

Egypt adds ex-football star Aboutrika to 'terror list'

Lawyer for four-time African Footballer of the Year says court's decision is 'contrary to the law' and will be appealed.

Sport

Six-time winner Djokovic out of the Australian Open

Six-time winner beaten in the second round by wildcard Istomin who is ranked 117 in the world.

Sport

UK boxer stirs anger with photo in mosque

IBF heavyweight champion Anthony Joshua criticised on Twitter over picture showing him taking part in Muslim prayers.

Sport

Football fails to bring relief to Gabon

The African Cup of Nations tournament was expected to bring relief after the post-election crisis in Gabon.

Sport

'Chess helps you with life and thinking'

Sara Khadem, who won her first major title aged 12, talks of a sport gaining popularity among young people in Iran.

Europe

Famous Swiss ski race cancelled because of snow

Wengen’s Lauberhorn course swamped by heavy snow falls leading to World Cup events being called off.