Monthly Archives: January 2016

Sports History Chronicle World Sportsman of the Year 2015: Novak Djokovic

Some of the best performing sportsmen of 2015 were: Ashton Eaton (USA – Athletics) – world champion at decathlon setting a new world record. Walid Ktila (Tunisia – Para Athletics) – four golds at the world championships Kohei Uchimura (Japan … Continue reading

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Sports History Chronicle World Team of the Year 2015: Peter Burling and Blair Tuke (49er Sailing)

Some of the teams that I considered were: Barcelona (Football) Barcelona (Handball) American Pharoah (Horse Racing) China Women’s Team Sprint and Australia Women’s Team Pursuit (Cycling) Leander Paes and Martina Hingis (Mixed Doubles Tennis) Mercedes (Formula One) Peter Burling and … Continue reading

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Sports History Chronicle World Sportswoman of the Year 2015: Gwen Jorgensen

To be considered for this award a sportswoman will have had an exceptional year. They will usually have to be the world number one or world champion and have set some kind of record. Some of the names I considered … Continue reading

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Sports History Chronicle British Sportsman of the Year 2015: Adam Peaty

British sportsmen who have achieved notable wins in 2015 included: Gary Anderson (Darts) – PDC world champion and Premier League winner. Gary Hunt (Diving) – world 27m high diving champion. James Guy (Swimming) – world champion at 200m freestyle Adam … Continue reading

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Sports History Chronicle British Team of the Year 2015: Great Britain Davis Cup Tennis Team

The teams that I considered for British Team of the Year: Tom Daley and Rebecca Gallantree – winners of the gold medal in the team competition at the world diving championships. The mixed medley relay team and the men’s 4x200m … Continue reading

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Sports History Chronicle British Sportswoman of the Year 2015: Lizzie Armitstead

It’s time for my annual awards for the top sportsmen, sportswomen and teams of the year from Britain and the World. Some of the names that I considered for British sportswoman of the year for 2015 were: Cat Taylor – … Continue reading

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Who Won What In Sport in 2015: The Winners of Major Events in more than Sixty Sports

A list of the winners of the major events in 2015 in a vast range of sports championships. American Football Superbowl: New England Patriots 28 – 24 Seattle Seahawks NFL MVP Aaron Rodgers (QB Green Bay) Archery World Championships Men … Continue reading

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