Schumacher on top of the World?

REIGNING world champion has been nominated for the prestigious Laureus World Sportsman of the Year award.

Schumacher has been nominated along with American golfer Tiger Woods and three Olympic champions - swimmers Pieter van den Hoogenband and Ian Thorpe, and rower Steve Redgrave.

The nominations came from over 300 worldwide sports journalists and the winners will be elected at a ceremony in Monaco on May 22nd by the World Sports Academy, which is made up of 39 top sports personalities.

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