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Bryan Habana inducted into Laureus World Sports Academy

Bryan Habana inducted into Laureus World Sports Academy

BERLIN, February 16, 2020 – Ahead of Monday’s landmark 20th anniversary Laureus World Sports Awards in Berlin, South African rugby legend Bryan Habana has been inducted into the Laureus World Sports Academy. Widely regarded as one of the greatest rugby players of all...

Bafana Bafana midfielder Dean Furman announced as Laureus Ambassador

Bafana Bafana midfielder, Dean Furman has been appointed as a Laureus Sport for Good Foundation ambassador, joining retired Banyana Banyana and Proteas Netball Captains Amanda Dlamini and Zanele Ndodana, Coach Desiree Ellis, Bafana Bafana legend Lucas Radebe and...

Moving, playing, sleeping: starting early with healthy habits

“Our children are the rock on which our future will be built, our greatest asset as a nation.” Nelson Mandela Cape Town, 4 December: “We have the opportunity in the early years to set children on the best path for the growth, health and development by laying down the...

#PowerOfSport: Sport for Good Global Summit special

The former Australia cricket captain and Laureus Academy member Steve Waugh believes that the ball-tampering controversy in the test series between South Africa and Australia, and the resultant fall-out, was an important moment for all sport. He was speaking to the...

#PowerOfSport: The Dan Nicholl Show – 100 and going strong!

 In celebration of the 100th episode of The Dan Nicholl Show, the Laureus Power of Sport’s Jean Smyth sat down with host Dan Nicholl while attending the Laureus Global Summit in Paris this past week. A beaming Nicholl, who is also a Laureus Ambassador, says he felt...

#PowerOfSport: Highlights from the Mercedes-Benz Breakfast series

The Eastern Cape is the beating heart of Mercedes Benz in South Africa, with a rich history. The world’s premier motoring company is a proud partner of Laureus South Africa and in 2018 held a series sporting-themed breakfasts delivering key insights into the latest...


A powerful message to help social projects who use sport as a tool for social change.


A network of national projects combating some of the toughest social challenges faced by youth.


Eighteen sports celebrities who lend their time and expertise to inspire young people to greatness.


Identifying and training youth to transform their communities through sport.