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Sport has the power to change the world”. And nothing better than Laureus Awards to recognize the superheroes of the sporting world. The 25th edition of the most prestigious honors event on the international sporting calendar is set to take place in Madrid on April 22 at the iconic Palacio de Cibeles. Several superstars from the world of sports from the past and present will be there to honor the greatest sportsmen, sportswomen and teams from 2023. But where can the fans watch the event live from their homes?

The LIVE stream of the Laureus 2024 awards will be available on their YouTube channel. The event will also be available across linear and OTT/streaming media partner platforms. For all US users, it will be available on YouTube TV, NBC, and Peacock. It’ll be streamed in the US on 5th May at 16:00 ET on NBC and Peacock. However, they can watch it live on YouTube on April 22.

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Fans from Europe can watch it live from 22 April at 20:00 CET. In Spain, it will be broadcast on TVE/TDP, while in France it will be streamed on Bein France. For Italian fans, well there is nothing to worry as Sky Italia has got them covered. In Germany, the prestigious Laureus Awards 2024 will be broadcast on ZDF Group. Discovery+/ Eurosport has taken the coverage responsibility in the UK. Do you know the three torchbearers of the tennis world for this year?

Laureus Awards 2024 brings a battle of the veterans and the maidens

World No. 1 in men’s tennis, Novak Djokovic: a nominee for the Laureus World Sportsman of the Year, World number one women’s tennis: Iga Swiatek:  a nominee for the World Sportswoman of the Year, and American tennis sensation, Coco Gauff: a nominee for the World Breakthrough of the Year.  

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The World No. 1 will look to equal Roger Federer who holds the record for the most Laureus Awards. While, Iga Swiatek will bank on her incredible 2023 season where she won her fourth grand slam title at the French Open. She ended the year as the world’s number-one tennis player in women’s singles. On the other hand, Coco Gauff also had a stellar breakthrough last year, she won her maiden Grand Slam title at the US Open.

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Other nominees from the tennis world include a World Comeback of the Year nomination for Marketa Vondrousova, Dutch wheelchair tennis legend Diede de Groot also got a nomination for World Sportsperson of the Year With a disability. While Rafael Nadal‘s foundation earned a nomination in the “Sport for Good.” So, lots of superstars from around the globe. Who will win it this time around?

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Sayantan Roy is a Tennis Writer at EssentiallySports, who crafts tennis tales that not only capture the game's essence but also reflect his creative genius. As a believer in unbiased journalism, Sayantan, a fan of both Novak Djokovic and Rafael Nadal, loves to fuse the world of such tennis rivals and present balanced copies as fan reaction pieces. Engaged in sports since college, he brings that passion to life.
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Deepanshi Bajaj