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.
Four-time Olympic gold medallist Michael Johnson on Tuesday backed multiple Olympic and world champion Usain Bolt to defend his titles in 100m and 200m events at the World Championship, to be held in Beijing from August 22 to 30.
American tennis icon Serena Williams on Saturday romped home to her 19th Grand Slam singles title defeating her rival, Maria Sharapova in just little under two hours in front of a packed Rod Laver Arena crowd.
Some of the world's biggest sporting stars, including Sochi Winter Olympics medallist Tina Maze, are involved in a fierce competition for the 2015 Laureus World Sportswoman of the Year Award, which is promising to be one of the closest contests ever.
World number one Serena Williams said Monday that playing less tennis has helped extend her glittering career, as she acknowledged in the wake of Li Na`s retirement that players` bodies can "betray" them.
Pioneering Chinese tennis star Li Na said Sunday she has "no regrets" about her decision to retire over persistent knee injuries, but told an emotional news conference she reached the decision only after thinking long and hard.