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Everything You Missed At The 2014 Laureus World Sports Awards In KL

The 2014 Laureus World Sports Awards was held at Istana Budaya, KL on 26 March 2014 and saw names like Sebastian Vettel, Nico Rosberg, Eric Cantona, Benedict Cumberbatch and more on Malaysian shores.

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Lewis Hamilton, Sebastian Vettel, Tony Hawk, Jamie Foxx And More On The Red Carpet At Istana Budaya Theatre

Formula One driver Lewis Hamilton attends the 2014 Laureus World Sports Awards at the Istana Budaya Theatre on March 26, 2014 in Kuala Lumpur, Malaysia.

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Synchro swimming star Angelika Timanina at Istana Budaya on March 26, 2014 in Kuala Lumpur, Malaysia.

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Host Benedict Cumberbatch marks the start of the ceremony by signing an #mh370 tribute wall

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Germany's Formula One driver Sebastian Vettel poses for photos on the red carpet at the Laureus World Sports Awards in Kuala Lumpur, Malaysia, Wednesday, March 26, 2014.

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Missy Franklin at the 2014 Laureus World Awards in KL.

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Laureus Academy member Tony Hawk, former professional skateboarder, arrives for the Laureus Sports Awards in Kuala Lumpur March 26, 2014.

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Laureus Academy member Steve Waugh attends the 2014 Laureus World Sports Awards at the Istana Budaya Theatre on March 26, 2014 in Kuala Lumpur, Malaysia.

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Former soccer player Eric Cantona arrives for the Laureus Sports Awards in Kuala Lumpur March 26, 2014.

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Laureus Academy member and former sprinter Michael Johnson and wife Armine Shamiryan arrive for the Laureus Sports Awards in Kuala Lumpur March 26, 2014.

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Actor Jamie Foxx attends the 2014 Laureus World Sports Awards at the Istana Budaya Theatre on March 26, 2014 in Kuala Lumpur, Malaysia.

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Swimmer Sarah Louise Rung attends the 2014 Laureus World Sports Awards at the Istana Budaya Theatre on March 26, 2014 in Kuala Lumpur, Malaysia.

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Malaysian prime minister Tun Abdul Razak attends the 2014 Laureus World Sports Awards at the Istana Budaya Theatre on March 26, 2014 in Kuala Lumpur, Malaysia.

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Nicol David, Datuk Lee Chong Wei, Pandelela Rinong And Siti Nurhaliza Were Amongst Malaysian Names Present At The 2014 Laureus World Sports Awards

Nicol David, Lee Chong Wei and Pandelela Rinong at the 2014 Laureus World Sports Awards.

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National shuttler Datuk Lee Chong Wei (R) and his wife Datin Wong Mew Choo were among the most outstanding on the red carpet.

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Squash player Nicol David arrives for the Laureus Sports Awards in Kuala Lumpur March 26, 2014.

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'by @adib_khalid "The Laureus Award last night with @ctdk . #laureus #SportsAwards"'

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Jaclyn Victor at the 2014 Laureus World Sports Awards.

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Hans Isaac and Datin Paduka Umie Aida at the 2014 Laureus World Sports Awards.

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Marion Caunter and husband SM Nasaruddin at the 2014 Laureus World Sports Awards.

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PM Najib Razak Made A Welcome Speech And Expressed, In Relation To MH370, How "We Draw Strength From Individual Stories; Of Perseverance, Of Generosity, And Endurance - The Nominees Here Tonight Display Those Values"

Prime Minister Datuk Seri Najib Tun Razak acknowledged that Laureus Awards not only rewarded the athletes but also does something important to improve the lives and future of people around the world.

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"For Malaysia, this is one such time. On Monday night, with deep sadness and regret, I had to inform the world that the 239 people on flight MH370 are lost. Our thoughts and our prayers are with them and their families." - Datuk Seri Najib Razak

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"For Malaysia, this is one such time. On Monday night, with deep sadness and regret, I had to inform the world that the 239 people on flight MH370 are lost. Our thoughts and our prayers are with them and their families." - Datuk Seri Najib Razak

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"It is an extraordinary legacy. And it shows that the promise of sport – to bring us closer through competition, to unite us behind a purpose higher than prize money – is being realised right now, in dozens of countries around the world." - Datuk Seri Najib Razak

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US Swimmer Missy Franklin, At 18, Became The Youngest Ever Winner Of The Laureus World Sportswoman Of The Year Award

Missy Franklin stole the limelight by winning the World Sportsman and Sportswoman award.

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"Rush" star Daniel Bruhl then took to the stage to announce Missy as Sportswoman of the Year.

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Missy had created a world record by winning six gold medals at last year's World Championships and that won her the Laureus award too. Along with Missy, fellow American Serena Williams, Nadine Angerer (football), Shelly-Ann Fraser-Pryce (athletics), Yelena Isinbayeva (pole vault) and Tina Maze (skiing) were in contention for the award.

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While Four-Time Formula One World Champion Sebastian Vettel Took Home The World Sportsman Of The Year Award

Sebastian Vettel crowned world sportsman of the year at the 2014 Laureus World Sport Awards in KL.

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Sebastian Vettel was honored as the sportsman of the year at the Laureus Sports Awards, and Bayern Munich was chosen as the best team in a German-double.

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German driver Vettel had to dodge the competition from Usain Bolt (athletics), Mo Farah (athletics), LeBron James (basketball), Rafael Nadal (tennis), and Cristiano Ronaldo (football) to win the award.

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When Asked To Reveal His Superstitions, Vettel Said It Involved Putting Coins In His Shoes, One In The Left, One In The Right

Formula One Driver Sebastian Vettel speaks after winning the Laureus World Sportsman of the Year Award during the 2014 Laureus World Sports Award show at the Istana Budaya Theatre on March 26, 2014 in Kuala Lumpur, Malaysia.

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Football Giants Bayern Munich Took Home The Best Team Award

Paul Breitner on behalf of Bayern Munich winners.

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The 2013 team award was given to Germany's Bayern Munich after winning the Champions League, Bundesliga and German Cup last year. The side beat New Zealand's All Black rugby side for the title.

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Jamie Foxx Arrived On Stage In His Guise As Ray Charles, Who He Played In The 2004 Film "Ray", And Performed For The Sports Stars In The Audience

Jamie Foxx performs at the 2014 Laureus World Sports Awards.

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This Year's Sport For Good Award Went To Magic Bus, An Initiative That Aims To Take Children Out Of Poverty Through A Programme Of Mentoring And Coaching

Youth Sport Educator Matthew Spacie winner of the Sport For Good award Magic Bus award poses with their trophy during the 2014 Laureus World Sports Awards at the Istana Budaya Theatre on March 26, 2014 in Kuala Lumpur, Malaysia.

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India made its presence through Magic Bus, a sports-based community project, which is working towards the development of sports for the under-privileged children in Mumbai.

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More Of The 2014 Laureus World Sports Awards In PHOTOS:

Also present were Youth and Sports Minister Khairy Jamaluddin Abu Bakar, Tourism and Culture Minister Datuk Seri Nazri Aziz, and Najib’s wife Datin Seri Rosmah Man sor.

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The World Team of the Year award went to Germany's Bayern Munich, while Rafael Nadal received the Laureus Comeback Award.

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There was something for India and Afghanistan too at the award nights. Afghanistan cricket team won the Spirit of Sports award, which fought against the odds to qualify for the Cricket World Cup.

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Benedict Cumberbatch, host of the night, took over after PM Najib delivered his speech, paying tribute to Laureus Patron Mandela and the journey he took to change the world through sport.

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Formula One Driver Sebastian Vettel receives the Laureus World Sportsman of the Year Award from Laureus Academy member Emerson Fittipaldi during the 2014 Laureus World Sports Award show at the Istana Budaya Theatre on March 26, 2014 in Kuala Lumpur, Malaysia.

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Host Benedict Cumberbatch greets award giver Daniel Bruhl.

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Host and actor Benedict Cumberbatch attends the 2014 Laureus World Sports Awards at the Istana Budaya Theatre on March 26, 2014 in Kuala Lumpur, Malaysia.

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Malaysian prime minister Tun Abdul Razak attends the 2014 Laureus World Sports Awards at the Istana Budaya Theatre on March 26, 2014 in Kuala Lumpur, Malaysia.

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Rafael Nadal winner of the Laureus World Comeback of the Year award poses with their trophy announced at the 2014 Laureus World Sports Awards at the Istana Budaya Theatre on March 26, 2014 in Kuala Lumpur, Malaysia.

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BMX cyclist Jamie Bestwick winner of the Laureus World Action Sportsperson of the Year award poses with their trophy at the winners photo call during the 2014 Laureus World Sports Awards at the Istana Budaya Theatre on March 26, 2014 in Kuala Lumpur, Malaysia.

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Host Benedict Cumberbatch speaks on stage during the 2014 Laureus World Sports Award show at the Istana Budaya Theatre on March 26, 2014 in Kuala Lumpur, Malaysia.

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Spain’s MotoGP rider Marc Marquez kisses his Laureus World Breakthrough of the Year trophy as he poses for photos during the Laureus World Sports Awards in Kuala Lumpur, Malaysia, Wednesday, March 26, 2014.

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Benedict Cumberbatch at the 2014 Laureus World Sports Awards.

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Laureus Ambassador Nico Rosberg attends the 2014 Laureus World Sports Awards at the Istana Budaya Theatre on March 26, 2014 in Kuala Lumpur, Malaysia.

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All The Selfies The Sportsmen And Sportswomen Took With A GoPro, PHOTOS:

Missy Franklin attends the 2014 Laureus World Sports Awards at the Istana Budaya Theatre on March 26, 2014 in Kuala Lumpur, Malaysia.

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Laureus Academy member Robby Naish attends the 2014 Laureus World Sports Awards at the Istana Budaya Theatre on March 26, 2014 in Kuala Lumpur, Malaysia.

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Dan Carter, from the New Zealand All Blacks a Laureus World Team of the Year nominees and guest attend the 2014 Laureus World Sports Awards at the Istana Budaya Theatre on March 26, 2014 in Kuala Lumpur, Malaysia.

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Actor Daniel Bruhl and guest attends the 2014 Laureus World Sports Awards at the Istana Budaya Theatre on March 26, 2014 in Kuala Lumpur, Malaysia.

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