DAY 3: Laureus Award winner Usain Bolt won three gold medals in Rio 2016, obtaining the "triple-triple": three sprinting gold medals in three consecutive Olympics, and finished his Olympic career with a 100% win record in finals!
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Laureus Ambassador Mesut Özil swapped the Premier League for the playground as he spent time inspiring young people from the Laureus-supported Urban Stars programme in North London. The Arsenal star surprised the young people as they prepared for a football session, and joined them on the field to run through a few passing drills, sharing some of his favourite skills.
What connected WNBA great Tamika Catchings and Eleni Partakki, a participant in Peace Players International – apart from their mutual love of basketball? It was a unique drawing competition, which hundreds of young people from Laureus projects around the world entered, and which Eleni won. Her winning design became the back cover of a distinctive IWC Schaffhausen watch – sales of which will... View details ⇨
Laureus Sport for Good's goal is to help young people overcome the limitations imposed by challenging social issues, including HIV/AIDS. To do this Laureus supports sports-related community projects that have been working to educate children and bring people from divided communities together for over 15 years.