Who we are

Laureus has three core elements, all working together to celebrate sporting excellence and to use the power of sport to change the world.
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Working to end violence, discrimination and disadvantage by using sport as the tool for change for children and young people around the world.
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celebrating THE POWER OF SPORT TO CHANGE THE WORLD

The Laureus World Sports Awards honours the greatest and most inspirational sporting triumphs of the year and showcases the work of Laureus Sport for Good.
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laureus Sporting moment of the YEAR

In 1975, Chinese climber Xia Boyu lost his feet during a high-altitude storm on Mount Everest. In May, aged 69 and on his 5th attempt, Xia became the second double-amputee to scale Everest.