The 19th edition of the prestigious Laureus World Sports Awards will be held in Monaco on February 18 next year. The 'Oscar of the game' is believed, the Laureus World Sports Awards celebrate global sport achievements throughout the calendar year. Nomination will start at the end of this month to honor 2018 sports achievements. Former India cricket captains Kapil Dev, Rahul Dravid and Sachin Tendulkar are members of the Laureus Academy, including Boris Becker, Martina Navratilova, Sergei Bubka, Luis Figo, Michael Johnson, Sebastian, Vivian Richards, Ian Botham and other major sports names. Steve Waugh among others. Last year, tennis legend Roger Federer won the Laureus Sportsman of the Year award for the fifth time, while Serena Williams won the Sportswoman of the Year recognition for the fourth time.