Buzz Worthy,  Malaysia

The ‘Oscars of Sports’ Is Coming To KL! And The Beckhams Too?

Get ready all you sports fans! A gala of sports legends will be in town soon. 

Malaysia will be playing host to the 2014 Laureus World Sports Awards, which has been dubbed as the ‘Oscars of Sports.’

To be held on March 26th in KL, the 15th edition of the prestigious ceremony will be attended by some of the world’s most celebrated sportsmen and women around. Each year, honours are given to the best of the sports world.

Among the attendees this year include the likes of Serena Williams, Bradley Wiggins, Mo Farah, Michael Phelps, Sebastian Vettel, Alyson Felix, Shelly-Ann Fraser-Pryce, Missy Franklin, Jessica Ennis, Ernie Els, Neymar, Yannick Agnel, Anna Mears and Tirunesh Dibaba. These sporting greats have all been nominated for the awards.

In previous edition of the awards, celebrities such as Sean Connery, Michael Douglas, Catherine Zeta-Jones, Morgan Freeman, Teri Hatcher, Eva Longoria, Gwyneth Paltrow and Kevin Spacey have even graced the event.

And rumour has it that David and Victoria Beckham have confirmed their attendance for KL this year.

The Laureus World Sports Award will be the first Awards to be held in South East Asia and also the first since the death of its patron, the late Nelson Mandela.

Sources: The Star, Astro Awani, Paralympic Org

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