The objective of the tournament is to bring top Indian players along with International players on the same platform.
In the final match, the duo defeated French pair Caroline Garcia and Kristina Mladenovic by 1–6, 7–5, 10–5. This was their 30th win in-a-row.
The Russian tennis player was announced as a candidate for the induction into the Hall of Fame in October 2015 together with Belgium's Justine Henin, a former women's singles No.1.
It is the first time that top European and Latin American clubs are coming to India for a tournament.
Frenchman Valcke was provisionally suspended from football for his alleged involvement in a scheme to profit from the sale of World Cup tickets.
Real Madrid's Cristiano Ronaldo was second with 27.76 percent votes, while his Barcelona team-mate Neymar stood at the third position with 7.86 percent votes.
To win the title, the 14th world ranking player defeated Roger Federer of Switzerland 6-4 6-4 in the final match held at Brisbane in Australia.
The Sports Confederation of Denmark and Danish Jyllands-Posten newspaper voted to award Poulsen the prize, which is known as Sports Name of the Year and is among the country's top sports prizes.
This is the fourth Chennai Open title for the Swiss player and the third consecutive win, who first won it in 2011.
They also stitched a 26-match winning streak together, which has brought them six titles in a row at the US Open, Guangzhou, Wuhan, Beijing, WTA Finals and now at Brisbane.
Tabuena won the award ahead of Thailand's Phachara Khongwatmai and India's Himmat Rai.
Chandela shot 211.2 in the event to outshine the feat of Chinese Olympic gold medallist Yi Siling, who held the record with 211.
Amla was named Graeme Smith's replacement as captain in mid-2014 and this was his sixth series in charge.
Cricket Australia cited safety and security concerns as reason for pulling out of global event.
The awards recognise and honour the best Indian international and domestic cricketers of the past year.
The epic knock ended when his school declared at 1465/3, which is also a world record.
On the other hand, Test captain Virat Kohli bagged the Polly Umrigar Trophy for Cricketer of the Year in the BCCI awards.
To win the title, the ONGC defeated Indian Railways 3-0 on penalties in the final match held at the Shivaji Stadium in New Delhi.
The panel has recommended separate governing bodies for IPL and BCCI, with limited autonomy for the IPL Governing Council.
India has been the most successful side in the tournaments history by winning the title in seven of the 11 editions. Afghans won their first title in 2013.
On the other hand, Muthukumar Balakrisnan from Malaysia was given the role of the Assistant Tournament Director in the 4th edition of the Coal India Hockey India League.
Sukhla’s announcement came two days after he was named in the Bengal squad for the Syed Mushtaq Ali T20 Trophy starting on 2 January 2016.
Haldar lifted 94 kilograms in the snatch and 119 kilograms in clean and jerk to come up with a total lift of 213 kilograms in Women's 69 kilograms to grab the gold medal.
In the final of the limited overs tournament, Gujarat defeated Delhi by 139 runs at M Chinnaswamy Stadium, Bengaluru.
Globe Soccer Awards are the first and only awards for the Best Club Director and the Best Agent of the Year.
The first place was claimed by defending champion Hidenari Kanayama of Japan.
The award was instituted by the BCCI in 1994 to celebrate the birth centenary of Col. Cottari Kanakaiya Nayudu, the country’s first test captain.
Swiss-Indo pair of Martina Hingis Sania Mirza (India) were adjudged Women’s Doubles World Champions.
They were banned for eight years from all football-related activities (administrative, sports or any other) on a national and international level.
The Sir Garfield Sobers Trophy for ICC Cricketer of the Year and Test Cricketer of the Year were conferred on Australian captain Steve Smith.