Laureus World Sports Academy and Laureus Ambassadors are select groups of living sporting legends who volunteer their time and influence in support of Sport for Good. These athletes are globally recognized as role models and icons of success in the world of sports and leverage their collective influence to help advance the work of the Laureus Sport for Good Foundation.
More than 60 of the greatest living sporting legends make up the Laureus World Sports Academy, under the chairmanship of rugby legend Sean Fitzpatrick. They share a belief in the power of sport to break down barriers, bring people together and improve the lives of young people around the world.
There are over 200 Laureus Ambassadors who are current or retired sportsmen and sportswomen who have achieved sporting greatness or have made significant contributions to the sporting community during their lives. They also share the belief in the power of sport to unite communities and improve the lives of youth.