Tennis super star Serena Williams, who maintained her dominance through the year, was named Sports Illustrated's Sportsperson of the Year last week.
Also making news was India's Vijender Singh who registered a hat-trick of Knockout wins on Saturday.
Get set to be amazed as Rediff.com has all that and more sporting action from the past week encapsulated in this super photo feature.
IMAGE: Real Madrid's Gareth Bale in action against Rayo Vallecano during their La Liga match at the Santiago Bernabeu stadium on Sunday. Photograph: Sergio Perez/Reuters
IMAGE: Serena Williams on the cover of Sports Illustrated's Sports Personality of the Year issue on Monday. Photograph: Courtesy Sports Illustrated
Washington Capitals defenseman Taylor Chorney (4) and Pittsburgh Penguins center Nick Bonino (13) fight during the second period of their ice hockey match at the CONSOL Energy Center in Pittsburgh on Monday. Photograph: Charles LeClaire-USA TODAY Sports
Aston Villa's Ashley Westwood changes his shorts during an English Premier League match against Newcastle United at St James' Park on Saturday. Photograph: Russell Cheyne/Reuters Livepic
IMAGE: Stan Wawrinka sprays champagne with members of the Singapore Slammers after beating Indian Aces to win the Indian Premier Tennis League 2 final. Photograph: Jeremy Lee Livepic/Action Images via Reuters
INAGE: Everton's Romelu Lukaku and Leicester's Marcin Wasilewski vie for possession during their English Premier League match at Goodison Park on Saturday. Photograph: Phil Noble/Reuters Livepic
IMAGE: Vijender Singh lands a punch on Samet Hyuseinov during their Middleweight bout at the Manchester Arena on Saturday. Photograph: Dave Thompson/Getty Images
IMAGE: Crystal Palace's James McArthur and Stoke's Jack Butland are caught in a tangle as they vie for possession during their English Premier League match at Britannia Stadium on Saturday. Photograph: Alex Morton/Reuters Action Images Livepic
IMAGE: Chelsea fan holds up banners for Jose Mourinho during their match against Sunederland at Stamford Bridge in London on Saturday. Photograph: Dylan Martinez Livepic/Reuters
IMAGE: Micromax Indian Aces' Agnieszka Radwanska hits a return to Philippine Mavericks' Ajla Tomljanovic during their match at the International Premier Tennis League (IPTL) in Dubai, United Arab Emirates, on Tuesday. Photograph: Ahmed Jadallah/Reuters