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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 >>

Tony Hawk on 2016 Laureus Action Sports Nominees

Wednesday, 23 March 2016, 9:52 am | Laureus

BERLIN, March 22, 2016 – Skateboard legend and Laureus World Sports Academy Member Tony Hawk has welcomed one of the most intriguing line-ups ever for the Laureus World Action Sports Award. In an exclusive interview on, Hawk said “I feel ... More >>

Dan Carter Was Close to Retiring Before Rugby World Cup

Thursday, 10 March 2016, 9:52 am | Laureus

PARIS, March 9, 2016 – All Blacks hero Dan Carter, a Nominee for the 2016 Laureus World Comeback of the Year Award, reveals in an exclusive interview with that he was persuaded to carry on playing, when he was considering retiring ahead ... More >>

Dan Carter And All Blacks Nominated for Laureus Awards

Thursday, 3 March 2016, 10:34 am | Laureus

BERLIN, March 2, 2016 – New Zealand sport is celebrating the Nomination of the All Blacks and Dan Carter for the 2016 Laureus World Sports Awards. More >>