Venue: Berlin, Germany
Host: Hollywood Star Bill Murray
- Serbia, Novak Djokovic won “Sportsman of the year” Trophy for the third continuous victory
- United States, Serena Williams also bagged the Women’s top honour “Sportswoman of the year” for the third time
- Team of the Year 2016 – Rugbey Team, New Zealand
- Comeback of the Year 2016 – Dan Carter, New Zealand Union Player
- Breakthrough of the Year 2016- Jordan Spieth, American Golf Star
About Laureus World Sports Awards:
- Awarded for: Remarkable sportsperson from the world of sports and achievements in the year
- Established: 1999
- Founded by: Patrons Daimler and Richemont and with supports of global Partners Mercedes-Benz and IWC Schaffhausen.
- First Function: 25th May 2000, in Monte Carlo
About Novak Djokovic:
- Hails from Serbia who already won this award in 2012 and 2015 and was honoured after clinching three Grand Slams – Australian, Wimbledon and US Open 2015 and also finalist in the French Open
About Serena Williams:
- She has won three Grand Slams and she did not attend the ceremony.
Indian men’s cricket team has won the Sports for Good Award in 2004.