We change the lives of youth and strengthen communities through the power of sport.
“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, First Laureus Patron, 2000
We currently fund a diverse portfolio of 11 Sport for Good programs, reaching 58 US cities.
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
We are the catalyst
WE ARE LAUREUS
We wish to congratulate our National Partner Mercedez-Benz USA, and Laureus Ambassador Chris Paul, on their nominations for ESPN Sports Humanitarian of the Year Awards.
WASHINGTON D.C., May 17, 2016 – Over 450 researchers, advocates and athletes convened at the 2016 Project Play Summit to explore ways to increase youth access to sports.
New York, May 6, 2016 – No myth was safe at our latest NYC Sport for Development Collaborative. Led by Up2Us Chief Program Officer Megan Bartlett, the group challenged
MOUNT HOOD MEADOWS, OREGON – April 16th, 2016 – Snowboarding provides more than just a rush. It builds confidence, improves balance and increases the health of its
BERLIN, GERMANY – April 18, 2016 – Serena Williams is celebrating another highlight in her amazing career after winning a record-equaling fourth Laureus World Sports
New York, NY – January 28, 2016 – 1984 Olympic champion and respected sports leader Benita Fitzgerald Mosley is the new Chief Executive Officer of the Laureus Sport
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