Laureus

Laureus World Sports Awards: A look back at the 2017 winners

FP Sports, Aug, 19 2017
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    Usain Bolt was named the 2017 Laureus Sportsman of the Year following his outstanding performances in 2016 Rio Olympics. Reuters

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    Simone Biles claimed the 2017 Laureus Sportswoman of the Year Award after winning four gold medals in 2016 Olympics, an American record for most gold medals in women’s gymnastics in a single edition. Reuters

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    Chicago Cubs’ first Major League Baseball World Series victory in 108 years won them the Laureus Team of the Year Award. Reuters

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    Michael Phelps, the most decorated Olympian of all-time, won Comeback of the Year after he returned to swimming and scooped five more gold medals. Reuters

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    Germany’s Nico Rosberg was presented with the Laureus Breakthrough of the Year Award after winning the Formula One World Championship in 2016. Reuters