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UK’s ‘golden girl’ Jessica Ennis nominated for ‘World Female Athlete of the Year’ award

UK’s ‘golden girl’ Jessica Ennis nominated for ‘World Female Athlete of the Year’ awardLondon, Nov. 7 : London Olympic heptathlon champion Jessica Ennis has been nominated for the `World Female Athlete of the Year' award by the International Association of Athletics Federations (IAAF) for 2012.

Ennis, the poster girl of the London Games, swept to victory in the grueling seven event discipline on the middle Saturday as hosts Britain enjoyed a gold rush, CNN reports.

According to the report, her efforts and an fine performances at the multi-events meeting in Gotzis, have seen the 26-year-old shortlisted for the top award by the IAAF.

The world governing body has also nominated American sprinter Allyson Felix, who completed a superb 200m and 4x400m relay golden double in London, the report said. (ANI)


Barcelona star Neymar says he's close to '100 per cent' fitness ahead of new season

Barcelona star Neymar says he's close to '100 per cent' fitness ahead of new seasonTokyo, Aug. 1 - Brazil and Barcelona football star Neymar has insisted he will be fully fit for the start of the new season.  Read more »

Suarez could train with Barcelona in two weeks after CAS hearing date is set

Luis SuarezLondon, Aug. 1 - Uruguay and Barcelona football star Luis Suarez is hoping to train with his new club in a fortnight's time after his appeal against his ban for biting Italy's Giorgio Chiellini will be  Read more »

Azhar Mahmood to raise money for South Asia's mental health patients

Azhar Mahmood to raise money for South Asia's mental health patientsKarachi, Aug 1 - Pakistan's former cricketer Azhar Mahmood will be raising money to support mental health patients of South Asia, in a charity event to beheld in London, on 19th August.  Read more »

England's performance against India was best in recent history, says Ian Botham

Ian BothamLondon, Aug 1 - Ex-England cricketer Ian Botham thinks that England's win over India was one of the best performances in recent history.

Botham said that the win at the Ageas Bowl was simply superb right from the off.  Read more »

F1 chief Bernie Ecclestone attempts to settle bribery trial

Bernie-EcclestoneLondon, July 30 : Lawyers of the Formula 1 chief Bernie Ecclestone said that the F1 boss was ready to pay 25 million euros to a German bank to resolve the bribery case against him.  Read more »

Hamilton denies employing 'mind games' against Rosberg in race for F1 title

Lewis-HamiltonLondon, July 18 : Mercedes driver Lewis Hamilton has said that he is not trying to employ mind games against his teammate Nico Rosberg as both battle for the Formula One championship.  Read more »