All the Nominees from the 2000 Laureus World Sports Awards.
Young Sergio García was the recipient of the Laureus World Newcomer of the Year amidst strong competition.
The World No.1 returned to golf two months after a serious knee injury, and, although in considerable pain, won the US Open, his 14th major championship and his most remarkable victory to date.
American tennis star Serena Williams won two Grand Slam tournaments in 2010 - the Australian Open and Wimbledon - to take her career record to 13 singles Grand Slam wins, sixth on the all time list.
Under coach Sir Alex Ferguson, English Premier League club Manchester United won their third European Cup/Champions League and also the English Premier League Championship in 2008.
Australian Paralympian gold medallist Louise Sauvage was awarded the Laureus for World Sportsperson of the Year with a Disability. Academy member and Decathlete legend Daley Thompson presented her with the trophy.
Celebrating the year’s greatest achievements in sport and promoting the groundbreaking work of the Sport for Good Foundation, find out more about the world’s most prestigious sports awards here.
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