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"Sport saved me": shining a light on the #RealHeroes of football

Laureus focuses on football organisations changing lives of young people around the world. 

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Tanni Grey-Thompson becomes Vice-Chair of Laureus Academy

Paralympic legend Tanni Grey-Thompson has been elected Vice-Chair of the Laureus World Sports Academy.

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Stars of sport and entertainment support Laureus Sport for Good at Laureus King Power Polo Cup

Funds raised to support the work of Laureus Sport for Good in Argentina 

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Euro 2016: Laureus legends predict and reflect on the power of sport

The moment millions of football fans have been waiting for is here. Today is the start of Euro 2016, hosted in France. For one month, 24 teams will face off in search for glory and an attempt to be crowned the best team in Europe.

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A win-win solution in the growing Sport for Development world

The use of sport as a tool for positive, meaningful change is not a new concept, although in recent times there has been a substantial surge in the number of initiatives, events and organisations The use of sport as a tool for positive, meaningful change is not a new concept, although in recent times there has been a substantial surge in the number of initiatives, events and organisations. read more...

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Germany and Arsenal football star Mesut Özil announced as newest Laureus Ambassador

 ‘As a Laureus Sport for Good Ambassador, I am looking forward to giving something back to society and helping young people’ – says Mesut Özil

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Muguruza and Djokovic eye Laureus Nominations

The 2016 French Open saw two first-time winners on the red clay of Paris. Spain’s Garbiñe Muguruza and Serbia’s Novak Djokovic lifted their first-ever Roland Garros titles in a historic weekend in the French capital.

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We can’t change the world, but we can build bridges.

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Tennis great Li Na becomes 60th member of Laureus World Sports Academy

Li Na inducted in Paris, the city where she became the first Chinese player to win a Grand Slam title in 2011

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The ripple effect that is driving change at Laureus projects around the world

There is growing criticism of organisations which go into an area to address a need, run out of funding and then pull out.

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