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Rio to host Laureus World Sports Awards


September 9th, 2012 - 7:08 pm ICT by IANS
Rio de Janeiro, Sep 9 (IANS) Rio has been named as the host city of the Laureus World Sports Awards for 2013 and 2014, the Laureus Academy announced.The globally ... Read more...

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World Champion Cheruiyot says will not rest on laurels in 2012


February 9th, 2012 - 5:12 pm ICT by IANS
Nairobi, Feb 9 (IANS) Newly-crowned Laureus World Sportswoman Vivian Cheruiyot says she will not be resting on her laurels in 2012.Cheruiyot, the world 10,000m and 5,000m champion, now plans ... Read more...

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Djokovic, Cheruiyot, Barcelona win Laureus Awards


February 7th, 2012 - 3:53 pm ICT by IANS
London, Feb 7 (IANS) Despite freezing weather, many fans waited and shouted alongside the red carpet as winners of the 2012 Laureus World Sports Awards were unveiled here Monday.Serbian ... Read more...

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Djokovic, Messi favourites at Laureus awards


February 2nd, 2012 - 3:54 pm ICT by IANS
London, Feb 2 (IANS) World No.1 tennis player Novak Djokovic of Serbia and Argentina's football star Lionel Messi are the front runners for the the Laureus World Sports Awards ... Read more...

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Indian team gets motivated by explorer’s tales


March 29th, 2011 - 8:01 pm ICT by IANS
Mohali, March 29 (IANS) Ahead of their high-intensity World Cup semifinal against Pakistan, the Indian team looked up to South African explorer Mike Horn for some motivational talks.The Johannesburg-born Horn, ... Read more...

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Martina Navratilova to climb Kilimanjaro despite battling cancer


April 16th, 2010 - 6:25 pm ICT by ANI
London, April 16 (ANI): Retired tennis player Martina Navratilova is refusing to let her recent breast cancer diagnosis stop her from reaching her goals and will go ahead with her plans to ... Read more...

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Players, poor coaching behind down slide of British tennis: Becker


March 10th, 2010 - 2:00 pm ICT by ANI
London, Mar 10 (ANI): The drop in performance of British tennis players at international events has shocked three-time Wimbledon winner Boris Becker, who said players and poor coaching are to blame ... Read more...

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Bolt wins Laureus sports award


June 11th, 2009 - 2:30 pm ICT by IANS
Toronto, June 11 (DPA) Triple Olympic champion Usain Bolt was named winner of the 2009 Laureus World Sportsman of the Year Award. At the Beijing Olympics, the Jamaican sprint star became the ... Read more...

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Laureus World Sports Awards for 2008-09 announced


April 17th, 2009 - 1:26 pm ICT by ANI
London, Apr.17 (ANI): A panel of leading sports editors, writers and broadcasters from 112 countries have announced the Laureus World Sports Awards for 2008-09, which includes six nominations in each category.The ... Read more...

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Rajasthan Royals nominated for Laureus World Sports Awards


March 26th, 2009 - 12:28 pm ICT by ANI
Sydney, Mar 26 (ANI): The Indian Premier League (IPL) team, Rajasthan Royals, led by Shane Warne, are in the early running to be nominated for a gong at a Laureus World Sports ... Read more...

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Strauss ideal to lead England, says Waugh


January 10th, 2009 - 10:09 pm ICT by IANS
London, Jan 10 (IANS) Former Australian cricket captain Steve Waugh feels that Andrew Strauss is the right man to lead England.Strauss was appointed the England captain Thursday after Kevin Pietersen stepped down ... Read more...

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Nemov, Hakkinen new members of Laureus Sports Academy


February 19th, 2008 - 3:08 pm ICT by admin
St. Petersburg, Feb 19 (IANS) Russian Olympian gymnast Alexei Nemov and Finnish Formula 1 racer Mika Hakkinen have been named the new entrants to the Laureus World Sports Academy. Their election, announced ... Read more...

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‘Stop whinging and play’, Warne tells Poms


February 19th, 2008 - 3:07 pm ICT by admin
Melbourne, Feb.19 (ANI): Former Australian leg-spinner Shane Warne has challenged England to stop whinging and play. Warne said he was tired of England players "shooting their mouths off'' about what a great side ... Read more...

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