Hindustan Times (Jalandhar)
FEDERER’S TWO LAUREUS NOMINATIONS
MONACO: Tennis superstar Roger Federer received double nomination as an impressive collection of the greatest men, women and teams in sport were selected for the 2018 Laureus World Sports Awards to be held on February 27. Federer’s impressive return to form after a knee injury, which saw him win his fifth Australian Open and eighth Wimbledon titles, earned him nomination in both the Laureus World Sportsman of the Year and Laureus World Comeback of the Year categories. Federer, who is currently a four-time Award winner could become the most decorated Laureus Award winner at the 2018 ceremony in Monaco on February 27. The football world also features heavily, with Cristiano Ronaldo up for Laureus World Sportsman of the Year, Real Madrid nominated for Laureus World Team of the Year, Kylian Mbappé in contention for Laureus World Breakthrough of the Year and FC Barcelona and Chapecoense nominated for the Laureus World Comeback of the Year.