Novak Djokovic, Genzebe Dibaba bag Laureus Awards; Sachin Tendukar inducted into academy
Novak Djokovic, Genzebe Dibaba bag Laureus Awards; Sachin Tendukar inducted into academy

  Serbian tennis star Novak Djokovic and Ethiopian sprinter Genzebe Dibaba were named the Laureus Sportsman and Sportswoman of the Year respectively in a glittering ceremony here on Wednesday.

Sachin Tendulkar meets Yao Ming at Laureus Sports Award
Sachin Tendulkar meets Yao Ming at Laureus Sports Award

Indian cricket legend Sachin Tendulkar will join other luminaries of sporting world – both past and present – at the 2015 Laureus World Sports Awards. The Shanghai event will be broadcast live to over 100 countries around the world.

Li Na, Serena Williams in race for 2015 Laureus award
Li Na, Serena Williams in race for 2015 Laureus award

Retired Chinese tennis star Li Na is up against Serena Williams in a six-woman field for sportswoman of the year in the Laureus World Sports Awards.

Young guns have taken over, says inspired Jason Day
Young guns have taken over, says inspired Jason Day

Jordan Spieth`s U.S. Masters victory struck another huge blow for golf`s `Generation Next`, leaving an inspired Jason Day convinced of a changing of the guard.

1D's Niall Horan ropes in Rory McIlroy to perform with band in September
1D's Niall Horan ropes in Rory McIlroy to perform with band in September

 One Direction member Niall Horan has announced that World rank one golfer Rory McIlroy will join the Brit band on stage during a September gig in Massachusetts.

Jordan Spieth is the talk of golf after Masters win
Jordan Spieth is the talk of golf after Masters win

The golfing world is buzzing about Masters champion Jordan Spieth after the 21-year-old won the Masters at just the second time of asking on Sunday.

I`m getting closer at Masters, says Rory McIlroy
I`m getting closer at Masters, says Rory McIlroy

Rory McIlroy says his hopes of becoming just the sixth man to win all four major titles this week by taking the Masters were doomed by a slack front nine Friday.

Jordan Spieth leads by four at drama-filled Masters
Jordan Spieth leads by four at drama-filled Masters

Jordan Spieth held at bay a gallery of golfing greats at the Masters for most of Saturday`s third round before a nervy finish opened the door slightly for his closest rivals.

Rory McIlroy's career Grand Slam hopes gone after late bogeys
Rory McIlroy's career Grand Slam hopes gone after late bogeys

Rory McIlroy did not get the Saturday miracle he needed to give himself a chance of winning the Masters and completing a career Grand Slam.

Grand Slam hopes fading fast for Rory McIlroy
Grand Slam hopes fading fast for Rory McIlroy

Rory McIlroy`s hopes of becoming just the sixth player to win all four Grand Slam titles dimmed further on Friday as he again failed to find his best game at the Masters.

Rory McIlroy struggling to see road to green jacket
Rory McIlroy struggling to see road to green jacket

Rory McIlroy acknowledges his hopes of completing a career grand slam of the majors this week are all but over, but Phil Mickelson has a more realistic chance of winning a fourth green jacket.

Jordan Spieth seizes Masters lead with sizzling 64
Jordan Spieth seizes Masters lead with sizzling 64

 Jordan Spieth sank a 20-foot birdie at the 18th hole to finish an eight-under par 64 Thursday and grab a two-stroke lead late in the first round of the 79th Masters.

Rory McIlroy satisfied with Masters start but seeks more
Rory McIlroy satisfied with Masters start but seeks more

Top-ranked Rory McIlroy was satisfied with a one-under par 71 start to the 79th Masters, but knows he can do better as he tries to complete a career Grand Slam.

Tiger Woods up against it as Rose leads Masters
Tiger Woods up against it as Rose leads Masters

Tiger Woods was struggling to kick-start his career at the Masters on Thursday, while Rory McIlroy made a quiet start to his bid for a slice of golfing history.

Niall Horan takes a tumble as caddie for Rory McIlroy
Niall Horan takes a tumble as caddie for Rory McIlroy

One Direction star Niall Horan slipped and fell to the ground when serving as caddie for professional golfer Rory McIlroy and later laughed off the incident on Twitter.

Rory McIlroy threatens Tiger Woods as the face of golf
Rory McIlroy threatens Tiger Woods as the face of golf

World number one Rory McIlroy is pushing Tiger Woods as the world`s most marketable golfer, and one survey out on the eve of the Masters says he has surpassed Woods.

Marc Leishman pulls out of Masters to be with sick wife
Marc Leishman pulls out of Masters to be with sick wife

Australian Marc Leishman has withdrawn from the Masters for personal reasons, tournament officials said on Wednesday.

Rory McIlroy threatens Tiger Woods as face of golf
Rory McIlroy threatens Tiger Woods as face of golf

Tiger Woods may have slumped outside the world`s top 100 golfers but he remains king of the sport`s marketing values even though Rory McIlroy is on course to take that title too, according to a business study released Wednesday.

McIlroy new face of game, but don't compare to Tiger
McIlroy new face of game, but don't compare to Tiger

Major champion and former winning U.S. Ryder Cup captain Paul Azinger says Rory McIlroy has a winning personality and is becoming the face of golf, but should not be compared to the game`s latest king, Tiger Woods.

Jordan Spieth bigger Masters threat after historic miss
Jordan Spieth bigger Masters threat after historic miss

Jordan Spieth missed a chance at a historic Masters debut victory last year under the greatest pressure of his career, but returns to Augusta National this week confident and comfortable.