Abu Dhabi to host awards

ABU DHABI - Usain Bolt, Roger Federer, Serena Williams, Barca's Lionel Messi, long-distance runner Kenenisa Bekele, Tour de France winner Alberto Contador and Italy's MotoGP champion Valentino Rossi are among the sports stars nominated for the 2010 Laureus World Sports Awards.

ABU DHABI - Usain Bolt, Roger Federer, Serena Williams, Barca's Lionel Messi, long-distance runner Kenenisa Bekele, Tour de France winner Alberto Contador and Italy's MotoGP champion Valentino Rossi are among the sports stars nominated for the 2010 Laureus World Sports Awards.

The awards recognise sporting achievements in 2009. The winners will be named on March 10 at a ceremony in Abu Dhabi, United Arab Emirates. - Reuters

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