British 2012 stars up for awards

GENERAL: A stunning year for British sportsmen and women has seen them scoop five nominations at the Laureus World Sports Awards. Athletes Jessica Ennis and Mo Farah, Paralympian David Weir, tennis star Andy Murray and Tour de France champion Bradley Wiggins, who all won gold at London 2012, have been shortlisted for prizes on March 11 in Rio de Janeiro. The triumphant European Ryder Cup team, which included seven British golfers, has also been nominated for two awards.