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Global stars of sport and Hollywood to attend Laureus World Sports Awards

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March 20, 2014
 
Dutch football maestro Johan Cruyff and All Blacks rugby legend Dan Carter are among the latest sporting greats to confirm attendance at the 2014 Laureus World Sports Awards in Kuala Lumpur next week.
 
German actor Daniel Brühl, who could easily be mistaken as a sportsman following his brilliant portrayal of Niki Lauda in the film Rush, is the latest entertainment star to confirm attendance, along with Chinese supermodel and actress Du Juan.
 
Also present will be two of Malaysia’s greatest sports stars, seven-times world squash champion Nicol David and badminton world No 1 Lee Chong Wei.
 
British actor Benedict Cumberbatch will host the Awards Ceremony and Oscar and Grammy winner Jamie Foxx will perform to the star-studded audience. Among the Laureus Academy Members,
Ambassadors, Nominees and Guests so far confirmed for Kuala Lumpur are:
 
Giacomo Agostini
Marcel Desailly
Nico Hülkenberg
Ilie N?stase
Vítor Baía
Kapil Dev
Michael Johnson
Alexey Nemov
Jamie Bestwick
Mick Doohan
Franz Klammer
Antonis Nikopolidis
Ronald de Boer
Du Juan
Kip Keino
Sophie Pascoe
Daniel Brühl
Paulo Ferreira
Michael Laudrup
Patrick Peterson
Sergey Bubka
Sean Fitzpatrick
Lee Chong Wei
Morné du Plessis
Fabio Capello
Dawn Fraser
Tegla Loroupe
Hugo Porta
Dan Carter
Maya Gabeira
Steve McManaman
Sarah Louise Rung
Bobby Charlton
Stephanie Gilmore
Marc Márquez
Jimmy Spithill
Sebastian Coe
Ruud Gullit
Gaizka Mendieta
Mark Spitz
Nadia Comaneci
Marvelous Marvin Hagler
Luis Milla
Terrell Suggs
Johan Cruyff
Tony Hawk
Edwin Moses
Daley Thompson
Nicol David
Raphael Holzdeppe
Hidetoshi Nakata
Steve Waugh
Deng Yaping