Laureus World Sports Award for Sportsman of the Year

Laureus World Sports Award for Sportsman of the Year Award List from 2000 to 2024

The Complete list of Laureus World Sports Award for Sportsman of the Year winners and nominees from 2000 to 2024. Discover the athletes who have received this prestigious award across various sports.

Here’s a listing the Laureus World Sports Award for Sportsman of the Year winners and their nominees from 2000 to 2024:

YearWinner(s)NationalitySportNotable Nominees
2000Tiger WoodsUSAGolfAndre Agassi, Maurice Greene
2001Tiger WoodsUSAGolfSteve Redgrave, Michael Schumacher, Ian Thorpe, Pieter van den Hoogenband
2002Michael SchumacherGERFormula OneLance Armstrong, Maurice Greene, Ian Thorpe, Tiger Woods
2003Lance ArmstrongUSACyclingOle Einar Bjørndalen, Ronaldo, Michael Schumacher, Tiger Woods
2004Michael SchumacherGERFormula OneLance Armstrong, Roger Federer, Michael Phelps, Valentino Rossi, Jonny Wilkinson
2005Roger FedererSUITennisLance Armstrong, Hicham El Guerrouj, Michael Phelps, Valentino Rossi, Michael Schumacher
2006Roger FedererSUITennisFernando Alonso, Lance Armstrong, Ronaldinho, Valentino Rossi, Tiger Woods
2007Roger FedererSUITennisFernando Alonso, Fabio Cannavaro, Asafa Powell, Michael Schumacher, Tiger Woods
2008Roger FedererSUITennisTyson Gay, Kaká, Michael Phelps, Kimi Räikkönen, Tiger Woods
2009Usain BoltJAMAthleticsLewis Hamilton, Rafael Nadal, Michael Phelps, Cristiano Ronaldo, Valentino Rossi
2010Usain BoltJAMAthleticsKenenisa Bekele, Alberto Contador, Roger Federer, Lionel Messi, Valentino Rossi
2011Rafael NadalESPTennisKobe Bryant, Andrés Iniesta, Lionel Messi, Manny Pacquiao, Sebastian Vettel
2012Novak DjokovicSRBTennisUsain Bolt, Cadel Evans, Lionel Messi, Dirk Nowitzki, Sebastian Vettel
2013Usain BoltJAMAthleticsMo Farah, Lionel Messi, Michael Phelps, Sebastian Vettel, Bradley Wiggins
2014Sebastian VettelGERFormula OneUsain Bolt, Mo Farah, LeBron James, Rafael Nadal, Cristiano Ronaldo
2015Novak DjokovicSRBTennisLewis Hamilton, Renaud Lavillenie, Marc Márquez, Rory McIlroy, Cristiano Ronaldo
2016Novak DjokovicSRBTennisUsain Bolt, Stephen Curry, Lewis Hamilton, Lionel Messi, Jordan Spieth
2017Usain BoltJAMAthleticsStephen Curry, Mo Farah, LeBron James, Andy Murray, Cristiano Ronaldo
2018Roger FedererSUITennisMo Farah, Chris Froome, Lewis Hamilton, Rafael Nadal, Cristiano Ronaldo
2019Novak DjokovicSRBTennisLewis Hamilton, LeBron James, Eliud Kipchoge, Kylian Mbappé, Luka Modrić
2020Lewis HamiltonGBRFormula OneEliud Kipchoge, Marc Márquez, Rafael Nadal, Tiger Woods, Lionel Messi
2021Rafael NadalESPTennisJoshua Cheptegei, Armand Duplantis, Lewis Hamilton, LeBron James, Robert Lewandowski
2022Max VerstappenNEDFormula OneTom Brady, Novak Djokovic, Caeleb Dressel, Eliud Kipchoge, Robert Lewandowski
2023Lionel MessiARGFootballStephen Curry, Armand Duplantis, Kylian Mbappé, Rafael Nadal, Max Verstappen
2024Novak DjokovicSRBTennisArmand Duplantis, Erling Haaland, Noah Lyles, Lionel Messi, Max Verstappen
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