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ASIAdocument.write(“” + m[today.getMonth()+1]+ ” “+ today.getDate()+”, ” + theYear + ” “);HOMECHINAWORLDBUSINESSLIFESTYLECULTURETRAVELSPORTSOPINIONREGIONALFORUMNEWSPAPERChina Daily PDFChina Daily E-paperChina Daily Global PDFChina Daily Global E-paperSports / StarsSoccerBasketballVolleyballTennisGolfTrack & FieldSwimmingMotorChinaStarsEditors Pick:Brazil World Cup-winning captain Carlos Alberto diesLippi to be coach of Chinas national team: reportRio 2016 Olympic GamesSilk Way RallyKobe BryantJust in:China beats Germany 7-4 in mens curling Olympic qualification10:31Gremio facing uphill battle in FIFA Club World Cup: coach10:12Spanish coach Lillo parts ways with Atletico Nacional09:59Bayern beat Paris Saint-Germain 3-1 in UEFA Champions League09:23Guoan swoops for Lucas08:41NBAs Shoemaker ending China stint08:41Russia banned from Pyeongchang Winter Olympics07:58David Shoemaker to step down after seven years as NBA China CEO14:46Former Jiangsu Suning striker Jo voted best player in Brazil10:42Paraguay part ways with coach Arce10:28new srcMarquee(“ScrollMe”,0,1,808,30,30,3000,3000,30)Li Na nominated in Laureus World Sports Awards(Xinhua) Updated:2015-02-11 20:00Comments Print Mail Large Medium SmallAustralian Open tennis champion Chinas Li Na waves to the crowd as she stands next to the womens singles trophy during an official ceremony on Rod Laver Arena at Melbourne Park Jan 19, 2015. Retired Australian Open champion Li told the centre court crowd at Melbourne Park on Monday that she was expecting her first child with her husband and former coach Jiang Shan.[Photo/Agencies]SHANGHAI – Retired Chinese tennis queen Li Na has been nominated for sportswoman of the year in the Laureus World Sports Awards.The organizers unveiled the nominations on Wednesday here, which is a glittering collection of the worlds greatest sports stars for the 2015 edition of the prestigious awards following a ballot by the worlds media.Li, now expecting a baby after she retired in last October, will compete for the womens title against another tennis legend, Serena Williams, in a six-woman field.In the mens field, Real Madrid star Cristiano Ronaldo will be up against number one golfer Rory McIlroy and Formula One motor racing champion Lewis Hamilton. Also joining the race are tennis world number one Novak Djokovic and World MotoGP title-holder Marc Marquez, as well as Frances Renaud Lavillenie, who broke a 21-year-old world record for the pole vault last year.Ronaldos club, Spains Real Madrid, is in the running for team of the year, together with the German mens team which won the FIFA World Cup, European Ryder Cup team, Mercedes AMG Petronas Formula One team, NBAs San Antonio Spurs and Switzerland Davis Cup team.The winners will be revealed at the awards ceremony in Shanghai on April 15.Previous Page1 2 3 4 5 Next PagePrevious Page1 2 3 4 5 Next Page8.03KRelated StoriesNing Zetao, Li Na named Chinas CCTV Sports Personality of Year 2014Can tennis keep its Chinese fans after Li Na?Li Nas motherhood zeal continues at Australian OpenLi Na expecting first babyLi Na: Leaving gap in Chinas tennisYearender: Li Nas retirement leaves a gap in tennisLi Na: Enjoy life, not back to tennisPhotoPyeongchang Winter Olympics torch relay kicks offTokyo marks 1,000 days until 2020 Olympic GamesFed Express eclipses his old foe Rafa againChinese sprinter Su Bingtian and wife hold wedding ceremony in hometownLi Na tastes local delicacy during WTA Wuhan OpenPlayer party held for 2017 WTA Wuhan OpenMost PopularWhats HotBulls trounce Kings 104-86HighlightsArsenal capitalise on Tottenham defeat to climb into top fourStoney-faced Balotelli ends Premier League goal droughtSweat and tears behind cheerleadingMessi inspires Barca with five-star performanceSpecialLi Na retires from tennis17th Asian GamesUS OpenNanjing Youth Olympics…| About China Daily | Advertise on Site | Contact Us | Job Offer | Expat Employment |Copyright 1995 -var oTime = new Date();
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