“Knowing Christ is the best thing that has ever happened to me, although winning the US Open was a pretty good second.”
AIPS 2013Stuart was among the 470 members of the AIPS (Sports Journalists)from 96 countries who voted for the SJA 2013 awards.
Men’s winner was six-time Olympic champion and eight-time World champion Usain Bolt, followed by F1 master Sebastian Vettel and Real Madrid's Cristiano Ronaldo.
1 - Bolt Usain (30.24%)
2 - Vettel Sebastian (11.77%)
3 - Ronaldo Cristiano (10.31%)
World No. 1 Serena Williams, who in 2013 aced her finest season statistically with a 78-4 record, and 11 titles, received mostvotes, ahead of Russian pole vault queen Yelena Isinbayev and Jamaican athletics star Shelly-Ann Fraser-Pryce.
1 - Williams Serena (22.25%)
2 - Isinbayeva Yelena (15.66%)
3 - Fraser-Pryce Shelly-Ann (13.4%)
European champions Bayern Munich who dominated football in 2013, winning their first Club World Cup title, and finishing the Bundesliga season unbeaten were the resounding winners of the Best Team award ahead of second place winner Miami Heat, two-time NBA Champions who racked up an incredible 27-game winning streak in 2013. New Zealand's All Blacks Rugby team with 14 wins from 14 matches in 2013 took third place.
1 - Bayern Munich (41.32%)
2 - Miami Heat (14.02%)
3 – New Zealand All Blacks Rugby (11.16%)