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Sunday, 24 April 2016

NEWS HEADLINES


NEWS HEADLINES
INDIA
– IMD predicts current drought condition to remain for maximum 45 days
– More landslides and flash floods reported from Arunachal Pradesh
– President inaugurates Khongjom War Monument in Manipur’s Thoubal District
– Mumbai Press Club institutes special award for bravery in journalism
– Army completes amphibious exercise ‘Jal Prahar’ in Andaman and Nicobar Islands
– Battle exercise ‘Shatrujeet’ culminates in Rajasthan’s Bikaner district
– Renowned Urdu author Joginder Paul dies in Delhi at 90
– UP selected as the ‘best Indian destination for culture’ by Lonely Planet
– India formally ratifies WTO’s trade facilitation agreement
– 2-day Global Exhibition on Services at Greater Noida concludes
– India doubles share in global GDP to 2.86% in 2015
– JetLite to be merged with Jet Airways
WORLD
– International Solar Alliance (ISA) and UNDP join hands to promote solar energy globally
– India, France launch $1 trillion potential solar programme for developing countries
– Sikh politician Sooran Singh assassinated in Khyber Pakhtunkhwa province of Pakistan
– Northern Provincial Council of Sri Lanka calls for a separate province for Tamils
– North Korea tests submarine launched ballistic missile in Sea of Japan
– World Book & Copyright Day observed
– 400th death anniversary of playwright William Shakespeare observed
– Zee’s Subhash Chandra receives CIF Global Indian Award in Canada
– Former Thailand PM Banharn Silpa-archa dies at 83 in Bangkok
SPORTS
– Salman Khan named goodwill ambassador of Indian contingent for Rio Olympics
– Pankaj Advani loses in semifinal of Asian Snooker Championship at Doha
– Sania Mirza and Martina Hingis enter final of Porsche Tennis Grand Prix at Stuttgart
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Thursday, 21 April 2016

List of awards 2016


Laureus Sports Awards 2016 : Novak Djokovic and Serena Williams Win Top Honours
Laureus World Sports Awards 2016 were given in Berlin, Germany on 18 April 2016. The award ceremony was held in Germany for the first time.
World No 1 tennis player Novak Djokovic of Serbia won the Laureus Sportsman of the Year Award, whereas US tennis player Serene Williams won the Sportswoman of the Year Award.
For Djokovic it was back-to-back second Laureus Awards, whereas for Serena it was her fourth Laureus Awards.

List of Awardees
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• Sportsman of the Year: Novak Djokovic, Serbia (Tennis)

• Team of the Year: New Zealand national rugby union team

• Sportswoman of the Year: Serena Williams, the US (Tennis)

• Comeback of the Year: Dan Carter, New Zealand (Rugby)

• Breakthrough of the Year: Jordan Spieth, the US (Golf)

• Sportsperson of the Year with a Disability: Daniel Dias, Brazil (Paralympic swimmer)

• Action Sportsperson of the Year: Jan Frodeno, Germany (Triathelete)

• Sport for Good Award: Moving the Goalposts

• Laureus World Sports Lifetime Achievement Award: Niki Lauda, Australia (former Formula 1 racer)

• Spirit of Sport Award: Johan Cruyff, the Netherlands (Football)

About Laureus World Sports Award
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• It is annual award given by Laureus World Sports Academy since 2000

• It celebrates the most remarkable men and women from the world of sport along with the greatest achievements fans have admired throughout the year.

• It is given in 7 categories with the potential for additional discretionary Awards given.

• Each winner receives the Laureus Statuette, crafted by Cartier, with its representation of the striving human form against an engraved representation of the continents.

• Proceeds from the Laureus World Sports Awards directly benefit and underpin the work of the Laureus Sport for Good Foundation.