Lunchtime Sports Update


Roger Federer has claimed the Australian Open title.

He beat Marin Cilic in the decider, 6-2, 6-7, 6-3, 3-6, 6-1.

It is the 36-year-old’s sixth time winning the competition and his 20th Grand Slam title.


Rory McIlroy has finished second at the Dubai Desert Classic.

The Ulsterman carded a 3 under final round of 69 to end the tournament on 22 under.

Haotong Li nailed a 10-foot birdie on the last to seal a one shot win on 23 under.