Kelly Slater Among Laureus World Sports Nominees (Again)
On Monday, February 6, the international sports world will take over London’s Central Hall for the 2012 Laureus World Sports Awards Ceremony.
The Laureus World Sports Awards, which recognize sporting achievement, are the premier honors on the international sporting calendar. The winners, as voted by the Laureus World Sports Academy, the ultimate sports jury, made up of 47 of the greatest sportsmen and sportswomen of all time, will be unveiled at a globally televised Awards Ceremony staged at Central Hall, Westminster, in London….proceeds from the Laureus World Sports Awards directly benefit and underpin the work of the Laureus Sport for Good Foundation, which supports 91 community sports projects around the world. Since its inception, Laureus has raised €40 million for projects which have improved the lives of more than one-and-a-half million young people.
The full list of Nominees for the 2012 Laureus World Sports Awards is available on Look to the Stars, but we here at Athlebrities would like to give a mighty-fine shout-out to some of our favorites we’d like to see win:
Usain Bolt for Laureus World Sportsman of the Year, nominated alongside Lionel Messi…tough call, I think Messi will take it. Continue reading