WORLD AQUATIC FAMILY GATHERS IN CHINA FOR FINA GALA 2017

The FINA World Aquatics Gala “Soiree des Etoiles,” the fourth edition of its kind, is set to celebrate the best athletes and coaches of 2017 in Sanya, South China’s Hainan Province, on Saturday December 2. In addition to the biggest FINA Stars, several of the most outstanding Chinese athletes in aquatic sports will gather at…

Winners Emerge at LBA End-of-Season Ceremony

The League Bloggers Awards (LBA) end-of-season ceremony, on Tuesday, produced winners in 13 categories that covered the Nigeria Professional Football League (NPFL), the Nigeria National League (NNL) and the Nigeria Women’s Premier League (NWPL). Ten players, one club and one coach were named winners in the different categories during the award night at the Sheraton…

BARSHIM AND THIAM NAMED 2017 ATHLETES OF THE YEAR

Qatar’s Mutaz Essa Barshim and Nafissatou Thiam of Belgium have been named the male and female World Athletes of the Year at the IAAF Athletics Awards 2017, held at the Grimaldi Forum in Monaco on Friday (24). Barshim, 26, was one of the most consistent and dominant athletes of the year. Starting with a 2.35m…

2017 League Bloggers Awards Takes Centre Stage in Lagos

The 2017 League Bloggers Awards (LBA) end-of-season ceremony is expected to parade the most outstanding performers from the Nigeria Professional Football League (NNL), the Nigeria National League (NNL) and the Nigeria Women’s Premier League (NWPL) when it holds at the Sheraton Hotel in Lagos next Tuesday week. Coaches, clubs and players will vie for recognition…

2017 Star Awards Male and Female Table Tennis Star Nominees Announced

The International Table Tennis Federation (ITTF) is excited to announce the nominees for the 2017 Male & Female Table Tennis Stars & Star Point, with the winners to be crowned at the 2017 ITTF Star Awards in Astana, Kazakhstan on 14th December 2017. The 2017 ITTF Star Awards, which will be in its fifth edition,…

FINALISTS FOR 2017 WORLD ROWING AWARDS ANNOUNCED

Success at this year’s World Rowing Championships in the United States and success throughout the season helped determine the finalists for the 2017 World Rowing Awards. Public nomination drew over 1000 submissions for this year’s awards. The public nominations then went to the World Rowing Federation’s Council to select the finalists. The finalists demonstrate a…

IOC Announces Golden Rings Awards Winners

International Olympic Committee, IOC Golden Rings Awards, best broadcast coverage of Olympic Games Rio 2016, The International Olympic Committee (IOC) this evening announced the winners of the Golden Rings Awards for the best broadcast coverage of the Olympic Games Rio 2016. Awards were presented across six categories: Best Olympic Sports Production; Best Olympic Feature; Best…

Bouwmeester And Burling The Big Winners At Inaugural World Sailing Awards

Marit Bouwmeester (NED) and Peter Burling (NZL) were the big winners at the inaugural World Sailing Awards in Puerto Vallarta, Mexico as they were announced male and female 2017 Rolex World Sailor of the Year. Held at Patio Los Arcos in Puerto Vallarta, Mexico, the sport of sailing was celebrated in a star-studded evening that…

IAAF WORLD ATHLETE OF THE YEAR 2017 FINALISTS ANNOUNCED

With just 18 days to go until the IAAF Athletics Awards 2017, the IAAF can reveal the names of the finalists for the 2017 IAAF World Athlete of the Year awards. The finalists are (in alphabetical order): Men – Mutaz Essa Barshim (QAT) Mo Farah (GBR) Wayde van Niekerk (RSA) Women – Almaz Ayana (ETH)…

Voting Opens For 2017 Rolex World Sailor of Year Awards

World Sailing is now inviting the sailing community, sports fan and the public to vote for one male and one female who they think should be crowned 2017 Rolex World Sailor of the Year. Public voting is open for a 72-hour period and will close on Tuesday 7 November at 17:59 CST, 23:59 UTC, just…