Tiger Woods' is in the running for his career-redeeming first major title in 11 years, while Eliud Kipchoge's incredible sub-two-hour marathon run and Lewis Hamilton's sixth F1 world title also put them in contention for the prestigious award.
The hacker group called OurMine, that last month defaced social media accounts of the National Football League (NFL) and 15 of its teams, hijacked accounts for both the Olympics and FC Barcelona teams on Saturday
Many claimed that Srinivasa Gowda's timing was faster than Usain Bolt, who holds the world record in the 100-metre race at 9.58 seconds. Watch the Karnataka resident's unbelievable feat in a traditional buffalo race here
Kobe Bryant and his 13-year-old daughter Gianna were among the nine people killed in January 26, in a helicopter crash, west of Los Angeles. According to reports, the chopper was flying under cloudy conditions.
Indian kabaddi players, estimated to be 45 in number and accompanied by a group of some 12 officials and coaches, are in Pakistan without any official permission or clearance, according to the Sports Ministry