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Laureus Best Sporting Moment of the Year


After an incredible response from sports fans around the world, who watched the Best Sporting Moment videos, shed tears and voted, August’s Best Sporting Moment competition is in full flow. Emotion, inspiration, dedication – these six moments guarantee goosebumps and bring to life the true power of sport.

With this year’s first competition finishing on August 31, sports fans have just over two weeks to get behind their favourite moment. Fans can go to, watch the videos and have their say on who will be the first Nominee for the Best Sporting Moment of the Year Award 2017.

Laureus Best Sporting Moment of the Year – Contenders for August:

  • Race For Peace – Afghan skiers compete in World Championships for first time
  • Run For Rights – Kathrine Switzer runs Boston Marathon again 50 years after historic first run
  • More Than A Club- FC Barcelona complete incredible comeback against Paris Saint-Germain
  • The Unlikely Hero – Jamarion Styles scores three pointers, despite losing his arms at a young age
  • Heartbreaking Farewell – AS Roma legend Francesco Totti bids emotional farewell after final game for his lifetime club
  • Tears Turn Into Smiles – Ferrari fan Thomas Danel’s day is turned around when he meets his hero, Kimi Raikkonen

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