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Madrid will host the 2024 Laureus Awards

The award ceremony will take place on April 22 in the Crystal Gallery of the Cibeles Palace and the announcement comes shortly after it became known that the city will have an F1 grand prix starting in 2026, which has motivated public institutions to make show off your management to attract these events.

Nor has it gone unnoticed by the Laureus Foundation when it comes to choosing Madrid, as it recognizes in its statement: “This is the twenty-fifth year in which the Laureus World Sports Awards have been presented […] The City and Community of Madrid hosts four LaLiga football clubs and the World Rugby Sevens Series; the final stage of cycling’s Vuelta a España; home of the Madrid Open, one of the most coveted clay court titles of the tennis year; the Spanish Golf Open ; and the Madrid Marathon. In an exciting new development that confirms Madrid’s stature as a sporting superpower, the Spanish Formula 1 Grand Prix will be held in Madrid from 2026, on a new circuit built around the exhibition center “IFEMA Madrid in the Barajas district”.

And although the complete list of nominees is not yet official, the statement points out the achievement of the Spanish women’s team in the World Cup in Australia and New Zealand, among others such as the rivalry between Novak Djokovic and Carlos Alcaraz, giving clues to what may lie ahead. the awards.

Raúl González, a proud member of the Academy from Madrid
For Raúl González: “Since I became a member of the Academy in 2016, it has been an honor and an inspiration to be part of Laureus’ work around the world. The hardest part is voting for these wonderful awards, but our winners of 2024 couldn’t wish for a more beautiful and welcoming city to celebrate a memorable sporting year.”

For his part, Del Piero thanked Ayuso and Almeida “for Madrid’s support in becoming the host venue for Laureus 2024. The awards ceremony is one of the most significant moments in world sport, where every year we honor the crème de “la crème. I can’t think of any better place than Madrid: it is a city whose heart is sport.”