De Villiers, who went past 8000 runs in just his 182 innings, broke the previous record of record of former Indian captain Sourav Ganguly.
She made her debut for the women’s team of the West Ham United in the opening game of the season against Coventry City.
The first tennis player to be named for the top award was Leander Paes. He was bestowed the honour way back in 1996 after his bronze medal in the Atlanta Olympics.
The decision to suspend Gurbaj was taken after a meeting of Hockey India's disciplinary committee headed by Harbinder Singh with the midfielder and former India coach Jude Felix.
Clark will play his last Test at the Oval, London, scheduled to be held from 20 August to 24 August 2015.
Special Olympics World Games Los Angeles 2015 is the single biggest event in Los Angeles since the 1984 Olympic Games.
The 69-year old Dutchman will be at the helm of affairs at least till 2016 Olympic Games in Rio de Janeiro
She's one of only three Frenchwomen to win a Grand Slam title in the Open Era, alongside Mary Pierce and Marion Bartoli.
BCCI in its decision said that his involvement in any form of cricket, affiliated with the BCCI stands suspended till the time the disciplinary committee of the BCCI passes appropriate orders.
Bangladesh spinner Taijul Islam was the first debutant to take an ODI hat-trick. He achieved the fete in 2014 at Mirpur.
The silver medal of the event was won by Andrei Marius Gag of Romania with a throw of 19.92m while Alexander Bulanov of Russia took the bronze with a throw of 19.84m.
He was stripped of the title after he failed to pay the WBO, a 200000 dollar fee to administer the fight by July 3 deadline.
Kanitkar was a left-handed batsman and a right-arm off break bowler and Ratra was a right-handed batsman and wicketkeeper.
He will play for Dallas Mavericks during the 2015-16 season.
Of these 100 partners, While 71 played with him on the tour level, 29 at the Challenger level.
Graf’s 22 singles titles is second all-time behind Margaret Court who won 24 titles, and marks the record for most Major wins by a tennis player (male or female) since the introduction of the Open Era in 1968.
He will be in the office till 2019.
Former Indian cricketer Dilip Vengsarkar along with Ashish Shelar was elected as Vice-President of the MCA.
The 'Turbanator' is now only 20 wickets short of beating Kapil Dev's 434 Test wickets to become second highest wicket-taker in history of Indian Test cricket after Anil Kumble's 619 wickets.
The first English wicketkeeper to score a century on debut was not able to play any match since July 2014 due to the recurring Achilles tendon injury.
The decision to appoint Dravid as the coach was taken at the first meeting of BCCI’s advisory committee in Kolkata.
Ferdinand last played for Queens Park Rangers (QPR) in March 2015.
Bindra became the fourth Indian shooter to win a quota place for the Rio Olympics and the other three in the list are Gagan Narang, Jitu Rai and Apurvi Chandela.
Haddin, a right-handed batsman and wicket-keeper played his debut ODI match on 30 January 2001 against Zimbabwe at Hobart.
With this he won the Asian championship for the fourth time. Lin, the No. 2 seed, is a five-time world champion and twice Olympic gold medallist.
Sachin Tendulkar was inducted, along with retired Chinese professional basketball player Yang Yang.
He became an icon in China after winning the country's first Olympic men's track and field gold medal in the 110 metres hurdles in Athens in 2004. He held the world record in 2006 with a time of 12.88 seconds.
In October 2009, he reached his at number 1 position of first on the International Cricket Council's one-day international bowler’s rankings after taking nine wickets in New Zealand’s series against Australia.
Daniel Vettori is the eighth player in Test history to take 300 wickets and score 3000 runs. He is the youngest player to represent New Zealand in Test cricket, having made his debut in 1996–97 at the age of 18.
Clarke, nicknamed Pup, played his debut ODI match on 19 January 2003 against England at Adelaide; while, he played his debut ODI match on 6 October 2004 against India at Bangalore.