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Approaching it’s 20th Year, Laureus Looks to the Future for Continued Growth

The Athlete Rebrand: From NFL Hard-Hitter to Branded Philanthropist<p>Working with Centerfold, the Steve Smith Family Foundation has been able to drive …

Sergio Garcia wins Laureus Breakthrough Award, 18 years after first

<b>(CNN) —</b> When a teenage Sergio Garcia was named World Newcomer of the Year at the inaugural Laureus Awards 18 years ago, it seemed the sky was the limit.<p>The Spanish golfer had just come within a whisker of beating Tiger Woods at the 1999 PGA Championship, finishing just one shot behind the eventual …

Golf

Serena Williams Named Laureus World Sports Awards Sportswoman Of The Year For Record Fifth Time

<i>Serena Williams poses with the Daphne Akhurst Memorial Cup after winning the 2017 Australian Open on Jan. 28, 2017 in Melbourne, Australia.</i><p>Four-time …

A rare honor Serena didn't deserve

There was no mention that the 2017 Laureus Sportswoman of the Year award was going to be for career achievement. So how did Serena Williams, who …

Tennis

Federer and Serena pick up their fifth wins at Laureus Sports Awards

Roger Federer and Serena Williams became the most decorated athletes at the Laureus Awards, picking up their fifth wins at the annual awards.<p>Federer …

International organization honors Edwin C. Moses with lifetime achievement award

Legendary Olympian and Dayton native Edwin C. Moses added another honor to his name this week.<p>On Tuesday night he received the Laureus Lifetime …

Laureus World Sports Awards 2018: Roger Federer, Serena Willams Among Winners

Roger Federer won two awards, including the World Sportsman of the Year, while Serena Williams was named the World Sportswoman of the Year, at the 2018 Laureus World Sports Awards at the Salle des Etoiles in Monte Carlo, Monaco on Tuesday.<p>Federer also won the World Comeback of the Year award and …

Tennis

Where did $37M go? Texans J.J. Watt, Twitter users respond to woman

HOUSTON – Where'd the money go? That's what a woman asked Houston Texans star J.J. Watt on Twitter, talking about the money he raised after Hurricane …

JJ Watt Nabs Laureus Sporting Inspiration Award

“As athletes, we have an incredible platform. People all over the world watch us. They follow our every move. We need to use that for good. We need …

Former Badgers star JJ Watt earns Laureus worldwide 'Sporting Inspiration Award'

The difference JJ Watt made in helping others find new hope after a deadly storm has reached international levels, and so have the awards honoring …

Houston Texans: J.J. Watt bumps his profile with a prestigious award

Houston Texans defensive end J.J. Watt is going to have to build another trophy case to store all the hardware he has been getting as of late. It’s …

J.J. Watt receives Laureus Sporting Inspiration Award

Houston Texans defensive end J.J. Watt has received another honor for his exceptional humanitarian efforts in the Houston area in the aftermath of Hurricane Harvey.<p>Watt received the Laureus Sporting Inspiration Award, presented annually to athletes who rise above the playing field with their …

NFL

Texans' J.J. Watt honored with Laureus Sporting Inspiration award in Monaco

Image 1of/23<p>Caption<p>Close<p>Texans star defensive end J.J. Watt is being honored Tuesday night in Monaco with the Laureus Sporting Inspiration award for …

Thank you so much for your donation on myLaureus.com<br>We want to say congratulations to three lucky winners who have won the experience of a …

Iowa 'Wave' up for worldwide award as Sporting Moment of Year; where Hawkeyes stars rank in NFL mock drafts

<i>Iowa football is always the main topic in the Iowa Breakfast Club, Land of 10’s daily Hawkeyes notebook — but we cover news, notes and analysis</i> …

Iowa's 'Wave' nominated for Best Sporting Moment of the Year

The 2017 college football season did not disappoint, as it was filled with excitement, heartbreak and touching moments from start to finish. However, …

Cristiano Ronaldo Nominated for Prestigious Laureus World Sportsman of the Year Award

Real Madrid superstar Cristiano Ronaldo has been nominated for the 'Laureus World Sportsman Of The Year' award in recognition of his achievements …

Soccer

U.S. Paralympics

AMAZING! Let's hear it for Oksana Masters USA, who is a nominee for the Laureus World Sportsperson of the Year with a Disability award! 👏🎉✨<p>👉 …

Olympic champions among Laureus World Sports Awards nominees

Olympic champions <b>Katie Ledecky</b>, <b>Mikaela Shiffrin</b>, <b>Allyson Felix</b>, <b>Caster Semenya</b> and <b>Mo Farah</b> are among the nominees for this year’s Laureus World Sports …

Chapecoense, Barcelona among nominees for Comeback of Year award

Chapecoense's recovery from a plane crash that killed 19 players in 2016 and Barcelona's comeback win against Paris Saint-Germain are among the …

Soccer

Katie Ledecky, Caeleb Dressel Nominated for Laureus Sport Awards

Two swimmers have been nominated for Laureus Sport Awards across 8 categories announced today. Both Americans, <b>Katie Ledecky</b> was nominated for …

Caeleb Dressel, Katie Ledecky Nominated for Laureus Sports Awards - Swimming World News

Photo Courtesy: SIPA USA<p>U.S. swimmers <b>Caeleb Dressel</b> and <b>Katie Ledecky</b> have each been nominated for Laureus Sports Awards, which honor top athletic …

12 Of Team USA’s Brightest Stars Headline Laureus World Sports Award Nominees

<i>Serena Williams poses with the Daphne Akhurst Trophy after winning the women's singles final against Venus Williams at the 2017 Australian Open on</i> …

Warriors Nominated for Laureus World Team of the Year Award

The 2017 NBA Champion Golden State Warriors are nominated for the Team of the Year award by the Laureus World Sports Academy, it was announced today. …

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Solo files complaint with USOC over US Soccer Federation

Former U.S. women's national team goalkeeper Hope Solo has filed a complaint against the U.S. Soccer Federation with the U.S. Olympic Committee, …

Solo files complaint with USOC over US Soccer Federation

Former U.S. women's national team goalkeeper Hope Solo has filed a complaint against the U.S. Soccer Federation with the U.S. Olympic Committee, …

Solo files complaint over US Soccer 'protecting MLS'

Former U.S. women's national team goalkeeper Hope Solo has filed a complaint against the U.S. Soccer Federation with the U.S. Olympic Committee, accusing it of illegally favoring Major League Soccer.<p>Solo, among eight candidates running in the Feb. 10 election to succeed Sunil Gulati as USSF …