Modric beats Djokovic to win Balkan athlete of year

Croatia captain Luka Modric was named Balkan Athlete of the Year yesterday, becoming only the second soccer player to scoop the prize after Bulgaria’s former European Footballer of the Year Hristo Stoichkov...

December 28, 2018, Friday

Record 5th Ballon d’Or for ace Messi

Now score it Lionel Messi 5, Cristiano Ronaldo 3.Messi won the Ballon d’Or trophy on Monday as the world’s best player in 2015, ending Cristiano Ronaldo’s two-year hold on soccer’s top individual hono...

January 13, 2016, Wednesday

Move over Ronaldo, Messi back on top of the world

Lionel Messi deposed eternal rival Cristiano Ronaldo to take back his crown as the undisputed king of world football by lifting a record fifth Ballon d'Or on Monday. Much has changed since, just 12 months ...

January 12, 2016, Tuesday

Li’s hope for her yet-to-be born child

CHINA’S former tennis star Li Na said she doesn’t want her child to know who his or her parents are until the age of 16. Li is going to give birth to her first child in a few months’ time. She described ...

April 16, 2015, Thursday

Djokovic, Dibaba scoop top prizes

SERBIAN tennis player Novak Djokovic won the Laureus Academy Sportsman of The Year Award while the women’s award went to Ethiopian distance runner Genzebe Dibaba. Retired Chinese tennis player Li Na was ...

April 16, 2015, Thursday

Special award for Li

Two-time Grand Slam tennis champion Li Na was named the winner of the Laureus exceptional award on Wednesday. The retired tennis star is also in the running for the world sportswoman of the year award. Ethiopian ...

April 15, 2015, Wednesday

Gullit, Capello upbeat on China

CHINA should send more coaches abroad to study and speed up match pace to further improve soccer in the country, according to well-known coaches Ruud Gullit and Fabio Capello. Both football legends are ...

April 15, 2015, Wednesday

Li in line for top Laureus award

Li Na became the first Chinese athlete to be nominated for the 2015 Laureus World Sports Awards when the two-time grand slam winner was named among nominees for the sportswoman of the year, it was announced...

February 12, 2015, Thursday

Ronaldo wins Ballon d'Or award again

CRISTIANO Ronaldo won the FIFA Ballon d'Or award for 2014 on Monday, earning the title of world's best football player for a third time. He beat Germany goalkeeper Manuel Neuer and four-time winner Lionel ...

January 13, 2015, Tuesday


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