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The Laureus World Sports Academy recognised marathon world record breaker Eliud Kipchoge with the Laureus Academy Exceptional Achievement Award.
Dame |Tanni speaking at a previous Laureus world sports academy event in Rio
Laureus combines the Laureus World Sports Awards, the Laureus Sport for Good Foundation and the Laureus World Sports Academy to form a unique international sports organisation that uses the inspirational power of sport as a force for good.
The winners are selected by the sports jury u the 46 members of the Laureus World Sports Academy, the living legends of sports honouring the greatest athletes of today.
"The Laureus World Sports Academy is a truly outstanding body of internationally respected and successful sportsmen and women comprising 42 sportsmen and women who between them account for 100 Olympic medals," said IWC Brand Manager, Gianfranco D'Attis.He noted that the Chairman of the Laureus World Sports Academy is former double Olympic 400 meters hurdles champion Edwin Moses (USA), who is supported by his deputies, athlete Nawal el Moutawakel (Morocco) and three-time Wimbledon champion Boris Becker (Germany).National Sport for Good Foundations currently exist in the USA, South Africa and Argentina.
She is only one of four female athletes to appear in the top 50 British Sporting Greats poll and has even been ranked alongside sporting legends such as football great Pele and basketball hero Michael Jordan in the Laureus World Sports Academy.
Tony Hawk is said to have visited Sierra Leone, Africa on a humanitarian outreach program that was organized by the Laureus World Sports Academy. Also included on the charitable trip was New Zealand rugby star Seam Fitzpatrick who accompanied Tony on this journey to the war-ravaged country.
Media conferences: Laureus Sport for Good Foundation, the nominees and Laureus World Sports Academy (Grimaldi Forum)
I believe that he will be pushed close by Renaud Lavillenie who jumped 6.16 metres in Donetsk to break Laureus World Sports Academy member Sergei Bubka's pole vault record of 6.15 metres which had stood for almost 21 years.
The Laureus World Sports Academy presented two additional discretionary accolades.
The summit, organised by the Laureus World Sports Academy, is for organisations to share knowledge and innovation around the use of sport to improve the lives of young people.
The Laureus statuette, the likes of which will be presented to the winners of the awards on February 6 A glittering collection of the world's greatest sports stars have been nominated for the 2012 Laureus World Sports Awards, following a ballot by the world's media, that included The Tripoli Post newspaper and tripolipost.com as the only media representatives from Libya The names of the Nominees were announced by Laureus World Sports Academy Members Lord Sebastian Coe, Sean Fitzpatrick, Baroness Tanni Grey-Thompson and Daley Thompson at Central Hall, Westminster, where the Awards Ceremony will be held on Monday, February 6.