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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)


FIFA temporarily lifts Barcelona's transfer ban

Barcelona-FCZurich, April 23 : Barcelona heaved a sigh of relief as world football governing body FIFA temporarily lifted the transfer ban that would have prevented the Catalan club from signing players for the next two transfer windows till the summer of 2015.  Read more »

Czech Republic gives up candidacy for Euro 2020

Euro-2020Prague, April 23 : After the Prague City Hall refused to guarantee the organisation of Euro 2020, the Czech football association (FACR) decided to give up its candidacy for co-hosting the UEFA European Championship.  Read more »

Rajasthan Royals elect to field against Super Kings

Rajasthan-RoyalsDubai, April 23 : Rajasthan Royals won the toss and elected to field against Chennai Super Kings in an Indian Premier League (IPL) encounter at the Dubai International Cricket Stadium here Wednesday.  Read more »

CSA considering four contenders to handle Proteas' Test reins

CSA considering four contenders to handle Proteas' Test reinsJohannesburg, Apr 23 : Cricket South Africa (CSA) is reportedly considering four contenders to handle the reins of their Test team for filling the massive vacancy left by former national Test captain Graeme Smith.  Read more »

Indian driver Chandhok and team qualify third

Indian driver Chandhok and team qualify thirdSilverstone (England), April 19 : India's Karun Chandhok along with his Murphy Prototypes teammates Rodolfo Gonzalez and Alex Kapadia qualified third in his first ever European Le Mans (ELMS) race here Saturday.  Read more »

Rosberg plans on discussing concerns on 'over the line' Bahrain GP with Hamilton

Nico RosbergLondon, Apr 18  : Mercedes racer Nico Rosberg is reportedly planning to discuss concers regarding their fight for victory in Bahrain, which went 'over the line', with his teammate Lewis Hamilton.  Read more »