Neymar was hailed in Brazil as Paris Saint-Germain's "executioner" on Tuesday after his two goals against the French outfit guaranteed Barcelona's passage to the Champions League semifinals.
New York-born basketball star Stephon Marbury has shrugged off the sensation caused by his application for a Chinese "green card".
Usain Bolt has delivered a warning to his rivals ahead of next year's Rio Olympics by declaring he can beat anybody, irrespective of their form.
Michael Phelps is aiming to compete in a fifth Olympics next year in Rio, although the 18-time Olympic champion won't swim in the world championships this summer.
Wimbledon champion Novak Djokovic won the sportsman of the year prize at the Laureus Sports Awards on Wednesday, while Germany's World Cup-winning squad received the best team award.
Double Grand Slam tennis champion Li Na, who announced her retirement in September because of a lingering knee injury, spoke on Wednesday about her plans to set up a tennis academy to develop more national stars.
Two-time Grand Slam tennis champion Li Na was named the winner of the Laureus exceptional award on Wednesday in Shanghai.
Formula One world champion Lewis Hamilton’s victory in the recent China Grand Prix has taken an ugly twist, with his way of celebration being criticized as sexist.
Former men's 200m sprinter world record holder Michael Johnson hoped that Liu Xiang, Chinese 110m hurdle namecard, has thought about what to do and what he is interested in after retirement.
Chinese tennis legend Li Na, who was nominated for the sportswoman of the year in the Laureus World Sports Awards, said Tuesday that she enjoyed the life after retirement from tennis, saying that "I can sleep until I wake up natural."
Li Na, who won the Australian Open for her second Grand Slam title and had a career-best world No 2 ranking before she retired in late 2014, is gunning for the women's crown in the Laureus World Sports Awards.
It is the second time Li Na was nominated for the award in Laureus, an Oscar-like ceremony after she became a candidate in 2012.