The second annual Laureus World Sports Awards were presented Tuesday at a smooth and glitzy ceremony in Monaco's Grimaldi Forum. The kudocast airs Sunday on NBC at 4 p.m. EDT.
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Laureus World Sports Awards Event AgendaMonte Carlo, MonacoMay 20-23 Sunday, May 208-12 p.m. Welcome reception (Hotel Hermitage)Monday, May 21Laureus Golf Challenge (Monte Carlo Golf Club…
All profits generated from the awards intl. TV sales go to a the Laureus Sport for Good Foundation, which is dedicated to funding and supporting social organizations worldwide that use sports as a…
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