JESSICA ENNIS

  • Usain Bolt wins Laureus Award for sportsman of the year March 12, 2013

    Sao Paulo: Usain Bolt was named sportsman of the year at the Laureus Sports Awards on Monday, with Europe's Ryder Cup golfers honored as the best team. Bolt won his third Laureus Award after another dominant Olympic performance on the track at London, winning the gold in the 100, 200...
  • Messi, Bolt and Phelps in the running for Laureus award March 10, 2013

    Sao Paulo: Lionel Messi can pick up another accolade for last year's goal scoring exploits on Monday when he goes up against some of the top stars from the London Olympics for the Laureus sportsman of the year award. Messi, the four-time FIFA world player of the year, scored a...
  • Farah and Ennis named Britain's athletes of year October 26, 2012

    London: Britain's Olympic champions Mo Farah and Jessica Ennis were named athletes of year by the British Athletics Writers' Association on Friday. Farah did the distance double, winning the 10,000 and 5,000 metres men's titles at London 2012 while Ennis won the women's heptathlon gold for the host nation. Farah won the...
  • Olympics: Jessica Ennis wins gold in heptathlon August 5, 2012

    London: Jessica Ennis won the Olympic heptathlon gold medal on Saturday, the first for Britain on the track at the London Games. Ennis started with a record in the hurdles and finished it off almost 36 hours later with an 800meter run that was more like two victory laps of the...