The 2019 Laureus World Sports Awards returned to Monaco on February 18, where the best of the best in global sports – past, present and future - gathered to honor the greatest sporting achievements of 2018 and celebrate the power of sport to change the world.
(Photos: VCG, compiled by Bao Han)
Navak Djokovic, winner of the Laureus World Sports Man of the Year 2019, poses with his award.
Laureus World Sportswoman of the Year Simone Biles accepts her award via video screen.
French National Football Team coach Didier Deschamps (center) poses with fellow coaches on the red carpet after receiving the Laureus World Team of the Year.
Xia Boyu, a double amputee who scaled Mount Qomolangma for the first time in China, is awarded the Laureus Sporting Moment of the Year 2019.
The Yuwa Football Girls team, a football-based charity from India smile with their Laureus Good for Sport Award.
Lindsey Vonn, winner of the Laureus Spirit of Sport Award 2019, speaks on stage with her trophy.
Xia Boyu poses with Laureus Academy Members, Deng Yaping and Li Xiaopeng, during the 2019 Laureus World Sports Awards.