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Ground-breaking Laureus Sport For Good Review Reveals Girls Challenging Barriers In Sport

Wednesday, 14 July 2021, 5:52 am | Laureus

Figures from Laureus global survey suggest that the idea of “boys’ sports” or “girls’ sports” is becoming an outdated concept ‘It may not be a revolution yet, but I feel this is a significant snapshot of the way things are going. One of ... More >>

Laureus To Celebrate The Power Of Sport Through 'Everyone Wins' Campaign

Wednesday, 2 June 2021, 5:22 am | Laureus

New Laureus campaign launches today, backed by panel of global sporting legends ‘Everyone Wins’ is aimed at celebrating the power of sport to help repair society as hopes for end of pandemic grow Campaign highlights sport’s ability to improve ... More >>

Laureus Sport For Good Announced As Global Charity Partner Of 2021 Lions Tour

Wednesday, 26 May 2021, 5:56 am | Laureus

LONDON, May 25, 2021 – The British & Irish Lions and SA Rugby have today announced Laureus Sport for Good as Global Charity Partner of the 2021 Castle Lager Lions Series. Since it was launched by Nelson Mandela in 2000, the vision of Laureus ... More >>

And The Winners Of The 2021 Laureus World Sports Awards, Are...

Friday, 7 May 2021, 8:42 am | Laureus

The Winners of the 2021 Laureus World Sports Awards have been unveiled at a digital Awards Ceremony in Seville. Among the highlights were a FOURTH Laureus Award for Rafael Nadal and SECOND Laureus Awards for Naomi Osaka and the Bayern Munich football ... More >>

Sporting Legends Announced As Newest Members Of Laureus World Sports Academy

Wednesday, 5 May 2021, 6:02 am | Laureus

SPORTS LEGENDS LINDSEY VONN, JESSICA ENNIS-HILL, NICOL DAVID AND DANIEL DIAS NAMED NEWEST MEMBERS OF LAUREUS ACADEMY · ‘We are delighted to have four such illustrious new members of the Laureus Family’ says Laureus World Sports Academy Chairman Sean ... More >>

Sports Fans Vote For Their Laureus Sporting Moment Of The Year

Saturday, 17 April 2021, 5:18 am | Laureus

Laureus Sporting Moment 2021 launches TODAY in a global online poll ‘This celebrates something special in sport, something very special in life’ says Laureus World Sports Academy Chairman Sean Fitzpatrick Shortlist contains six emotional moments ... More >>

Seville To Be Host City For 2021 Laureus World Sports Awards

Wednesday, 14 April 2021, 5:45 am | Laureus

LONDON, April 13, 2021 - The winners of the 22nd Laureus World Sports Awards, the most prestigious honours in sport, are to be announced in Seville on May 6. Seville, the capital of Andalusia, captures the essence of Spanish culture, art and passion. ... More >>

Nominations Announced For 2021 Laureus World Sports Awards

Thursday, 25 February 2021, 7:37 am | Laureus

· Laureus Awards to celebrate the best of sport, recognising the remarkable contribution to society of athletes and teams in a challenging year · Leading sports stars receiving Nominations include Lewis Hamilton, LeBron James, Robert Lewandowski, Alex Morgan, ... More >>

2021 Laureus World Sports Awards To Celebrate The Best Of Sport

Tuesday, 19 January 2021, 6:59 am | Laureus

CELEBRATING THE BEST OF SPORT: LAUREUS WORLD SPORTS AWARDS TO GO AHEAD IN 2021 LONDON, January 18, 2021 – The winners of the 22nd Laureus World Sports Awards, the most prestigious honours in sport, are to be announced in a new-style format this year. ... More >>

New Laureus Ambassador Eliud Kipchoge's Goals For The Future

Thursday, 17 September 2020, 9:24 am | Laureus

Eliud Kipchoge, the world’s greatest marathon runner and the first athlete to break the two hour mark for a marathon, has become the newest Laureus Ambassador. The announcement was made on the second anniversary of one of his greatest athletics ... More >>

Laureus Ambassador Jan Frodeno Raises Over €200,000 Through Unique 'Tri At Home' Challenge

Sunday, 12 April 2020, 6:45 am | Laureus

Jan Frodeno, Olympic gold medallist and three-time winner of the Ironman Triathlon World Championship, has shown that COVID-19 cannot stop all sport if you are creative and determined enough. Laureus Ambassador Frodeno today found an imaginative way ... More >>

Liam Payne To Perform At 20th Anniversary Laureus World Sports Awards

Monday, 17 February 2020, 7:00 am | Laureus

Former member of One Direction, British singer-songwriter and sports fan Liam Payne will perform at the 20th anniversary Laureus World Sports Awards, the premier global sports awards honouring the highest achieving sportsmen and women across all sports. ... More >>

Bryan Habana Announced As Newest Member Of Laureus World Sports Academy

Monday, 17 February 2020, 2:44 am | Laureus

Ahead of Monday’s landmark 20th anniversary Laureus World Sports Awards in Berlin, South African rugby legend Bryan Habana has been inducted into the Laureus World Sports Academy. Bryan inducted on eve of landmark 20th anniversary Laureus Awards ... More >>

Sean Fitzpatrick and Michael Johnson to lead Challenge Trek

Friday, 31 May 2019, 9:58 am | Laureus

Sean Fitzpatrick and Michael Johnson to lead Challenge New Zealand fundraising trek More >>

Legends Team up for 100km Laureus Trek in South Africa

Friday, 19 April 2019, 12:02 pm | Laureus

Between them, Brian O’Driscoll and Bryan Habana have amassed 262 international caps, scored 114 international tries, won a Rugby World Cup and climbed no mountains. Next month, that will all change as the Laureus legends swap rugby boots for hiking ... More >>

Actor James Marsden to host Laureus Awards

Tuesday, 12 February 2019, 10:15 am | Laureus

Actor James Marsden, star of X-Men and Westworld , is to present the 2019 Laureus World Sports Awards. James has been featured in a wide range of films and TV shows since he gained prominence on the big screen, including HBO’s critically-acclaimed ... More >>

Benedict Cumberbatch announces Sport For Good Award winner

Tuesday, 27 February 2018, 10:14 am | Laureus

• Hollywood actor Benedict Cumberbatch announces 2018 Laureus Sport for Good Award winner ahead of tomorrow’s Laureus World Sports Awards in Monaco • Active Communities Network uses sport in UK, Ireland and South Africa to support young people in education ... More >>

And the Nominees Are...

Wednesday, 17 January 2018, 12:24 pm | Laureus

• New Zealand America’s Cup heroes nominated for Laureus Team of the Year • NZ Sailors up against teams including Real Madrid and Golden State Warriors • Nominees in eight Laureus categories announced TODAY • Cristiano Ronaldo, Roger Federer ... More >>

Nominees in eight world sports awards categories announced

Wednesday, 17 January 2018, 11:08 am | Laureus

MONACO, January 16, 2018 – An impressive collection of the greatest men, women and teams in sport have been nominated for the 2018 Laureus World Sports Awards, following a ballot by the world’s sports media. Tennis superstar Roger Federer’s ... More >>

Youth in Action welcome for Prince Harry

Tuesday, 29 November 2016, 11:55 am | Laureus

GRENADA, November 28, 2016 – Young people from the Youth in Action programme in Grenada, a new initiative by Laureus Sport for Good and the Jason Roberts Foundation, have met Britain’s Prince Harry during his visit to the island. More >>