Nico Rosberg, Fabio Capello among sports stars to attend Laureus Awards ceremony

Among other Laureus ambassadors who have confirmed their attendance for the annual event are former Formula One driver David Coulthard and prolific South African rugby try-scorer Bryan Habana.

Nico Rosberg had won the Laureus World Breakthrough of the Year award in 2017.   -  Getty Images

Fabio Capello, the former England football team manager, and Nico Rosberg, the 2016 Formula One world champion, will be among a bevy of stars attending the Laureus World Sports Awards here on February 18.

Among other Laureus ambassadors who have confirmed their attendance for the annual event are former Formula One driver David Coulthard and prolific South African rugby try-scorer Bryan Habana.

They will be joined by retired Olympic swimmer Missy Franklin, England rugby’s Nolli Waterman, Italian para fencer Beatrice Vio, U.S. surfer Garrett McNamara and adventurer Annabelle Bond.

The Laureus academy members who have already confirmed their attendance for the awards night are: Giacomo Agostini, Marcus Allen, Franz Beckenbauer, Boris Becker, Sergey Bubka, Cafu, Fabian Cancellara, Nadia Comaneci, Marcel Desailly, Mick Doohan, Luis Figo, Emerson Fittipaldi, Sean Fitzpatrick, Dawn Fraser, Cathy Freeman, Tanni Grey-Thompson, Marvelous Marvin Hagler, Tony Hawk, Maria Hofl-Riesch, Chris Hoy, Franz Klammer, Tegla Loroupe, Edwin Moses, Nawal El Moutawakel, Li Na, Alexey Nemov, Lorena Ochoa, Carlos Puyol, Alessandro Del Piero, Morn頤u Plessis, Hugo Porta, Steve Redgrave, Monica Seles, Mark Spitz, Daley Thompson, Steve Waugh, Katarina Witt, Li Xiaopeng, Yang Yang, Deng Yaping.