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Wednesday 26 June 2019

James Marsden to host prestigious sports awards

The actor will co-host the ceremony with Amanda Davies.

James Marsden (PA)
James Marsden (PA)

By Julia Hunt, Press Association Entertainment Correspondent

Hollywood actor James Marsden is heading to Monaco to present the 2019 Laureus World Sports Awards.

 

The Westworld star will co-host the awards with British sports broadcaster Amanda Davies.

 

First staged in 2000, the Laureus World Sports Awards celebrate the greatest achievements of individuals and teams, across all sports.

The ceremony also showcases the work of Laureus Sport For Good, which uses the power of sport to end violence, discrimination and disadvantage.

Laureus currently supports more than 160 programmes in over 40 countries.

Marsden said: “I’m thrilled to serve as host and honour the dedicated athletes who have been nominated for Laureus Awards.

“I am proud to support The Laureus Sport For Good’s mission to combat the social challenges children face around the world through the power of sport.”

The awards take place on February 18.

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