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Mo Farah, Joshua among nominees for Laureus Awards

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Four-time Olympic champion, Mo Farah has been nominated for the 2017 Laureus World Sportsman of the Year award.

Farah, who was named BBC Sports Personality of the Year in December, is one of four British nominees.

Four-time Tour de France winner Chris Froome and Formula 1 world champion Lewis Hamilton are also in contention for Sportsman of the Year.

World heavyweight boxing champion Anthony Joshua is nominated in the Breakthrough of the Year category.

The late Bradley Lowery’s friendship with Jermain Defoe is also recognised on the Best Sporting Moment shortlist.

Six-year-old Lowery captured the hearts of the nation as he bravely battled a rare form of cancer, and posthumously received the Helen Rollason Award at the BBC Sports Personality of the Year show.


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