HOLYWOOD, Northern Ireland (AP) — FIFA president Sepp Blatter wants the 2022 World Cup final in Qatar to take place no later than Dec. 18, a date that would avoid a conflict with the powerful Premier League over the Christmas schedule in England.
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DUBAI, United Arab Emirates (AP) — Top-seeded Novak Djokovic will face defending champion Roger Federer in the final of the Dubai Championships after a three-set win over Tomas Berdych on Friday.
DOHA, Qatar (AP) — Venus Williams beat Agnieszka Radwanska for the second time this year to line up two-time champion Victoria Azarenka in the Qatar Open semifinals on Thursday.
KUWAIT CITY (AP) — Olympic power broker Sheikh Ahmad Al-Fahad Al-Sabah is seeking election to the FIFA executive committee.
DUBAI, United Arab Emirates (AP) — Andy Murray was knocked out of the Dubai Championships on Thursday, losing to 18-year-old Borna Coric 6-1, 6-3 in the quarterfinals.