Leander Paes and Swiss Martina Hingis won the US Open Mixed Doubles Title 2015. With this victory, Paes-Hingis duo became the first team since 1969 to win three Grand Slam mixed doubles titles in the same season at the US Open.
Former Sri Lankan cricket captain and batsman Kumar Sangakkara on 24 August 2015 retired from International Cricket after playing the last match against India as part of three match test series held in Colombo, Sri Lanka.
The former Olympic champion Sebastian Coe was elected as the sixth President of the International Association of Athletics Federations (IAAF). He succeeds Senegalese Lamine Diack, 82, who led the IAAF for 16 years.