sportsperson


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sportsperson

(ˈspɔːtsˌpɜːsən)
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(General Sporting Terms) a person who takes part in sports, esp of the outdoor type
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Summary: During their interrogation, the accused revealed that they were supplying drugs to an international sportsperson. Though Vijender could not be contacted immediately for his comment, his cousin Jagbir Singh denied the Olympian's involvement in smuggling.
Well-known sportspersons, especially footballers, are the idols admired by their fans - the consumers - and therefore commercial organisations are eager to bind a sports personality with a positive reputation as the 'face' of their product or service, or to otherwise link their trade name or trademark to that sportsperson in order to boost sales by profiting from the positive image of the player reflecting on the company's product.
Do you know a talented sportsperson who has shone this year?
Other winners on the night included Chinese basketball star Yao Ming (World Newcomer of the Year), speed climber Dean Potter (World Alternative Sportsperson of the Year),Michael Milton (World Alternative Sportsperson of the Year with a Disability), Gary Player (Lifetime Achievement award), while Arnold Schwarzenegger got the Sport for Good award.
Paula Radcliffe, a 4-1 shot, can take comfort in her early favouritism for a repeat performance as BBC Sportsperson of the Year with William Hill at 4-6.
Entte Maungwa of karate, Besa Masaite of chess and Oarabile Tshosa of athletics will battle in out for junior female sportsperson of the year.
Anna Hursey, 11, and Olivia Gallagher, 16, won Young Sportsperson awards, Bethan Owen, 15, Young Achiever and Beau McKee, 10, got Young Fundraiser.
Sports Illustrated announced Thursday that World Wrestling Entertainment (WWE) superstar John Cena will receive the prestigious Muhammad Ali Legacy Award to be presented at the Sports Illustrated Sportsperson of the Year show on Dec. 11 at the Beverley Hills Hilton in Los Angeles.
KARACHI -- Bangladesh Test and T20 skipper Shakib Al Hasan was adjudged the Sportsperson of the Year 2017 by the Bangladesh Sports Press Association (BSPA) in a colourful award giving ceremony in Dhaka.
ANDY Murray was named Sportsperson of the Year at the Scottish Sports Awards last night.
The four top awards went to international race walker Johanna Jackson, who was named sportsperson of the year ahead of cyclist Chris Newton and modern pentathlete Katy Livingston, table tennis prodigy Paul Drinkhall, regional golf champions Eaglescliffe Golf Club and world disabled water ski champion Sean Rose.
I regret that I must take Brendan to task with his statement that Mo Farah is "the greatest British sportsperson of all time"!