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Our Mission

We change the lives of youth and strengthen communities through the power of sport.

  • Our History

    Laureus USA was founded in 2002, inspired by Nelson Mandela's declaration that "sport has the power to change the world." ...

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  • Our Approach

    We believe that sport has a uniquely powerful ability to help solve some of our society’s most challenging problems, ranging from violence to obesity. ...

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  • Our Impact

    We use sport to improve the health & wellness, education, employability and social cohesion of youth. Since 2012, we have reached over 375,000 youth ...

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Sport  has the power to change the world. It has the power to inspire. It has the power to unite people in a way that little else does. Sport can create hope where once there was only despair.

– Nelson Mandela, 2000 Laureus World Sports Awards

Our Work

We catalyze the growth of programs that use sport as a tool for social change.

We tackle social inequities through the power of sport.

We are the champions of sport as a force for collaborative change.

We help communities and youth realize their full potential.


Our Team


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    Honoring the World’s Greatest Athletes

    MONACO – February 14, 2017 – The Laureus World Sports Awards took place in the company of royalty as Monaco’s Prince Albert and Princess Charlene joined the

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    Shredding for a Cause

    LOS ANGELES – February 11th, 2017 –  People from all walks of life, from pharmacists to engineers, followed their passion for giving back to the STOKED Trishredathon,

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    Requesting Proposals for Youth Sport Grants on...

    ATLANTA– February 7th, 2017 – Laureus Sport for Good Foundation USA (Laureus USA) announced that it is accepting proposals for its Sport for Good Atlanta grants.

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    Protecting Opportunities for Girls and Women in...

    WASHINGTON D.C. – February 1, 2017 – A coalition of champion athletes and civil rights leaders, including our CEO Benita Fitzgerald Mosley, arrive on Capitol Hill today

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    Empowering New Orleans

    NEW ORLEANS – December 6th, 2016 – We believe in the power of groups, and know that people can do more together than they can alone. That’s why we have centered

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    The Laureus Day of Sport

    ATLANTA, GEORGIA – November 12th, 2016 – The Laureus Day of Sport brought together over 65 young people from Atlanta’s Westside community, filling their Saturday

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