World Sport Awards nominations

AS Hollywood gets ready for Oscar night, the Formula 1 world is looking at its list of nominations for the Laureus Awards of the Year for 2001.

Michael Schumacher (inevitably) is up for Sportsman of the Year against cyclist Lance Armstrong, athlete Maurice Greene, swimmer Ian Thorpe and golfer Tiger Woods. Ferrari is nominated in the World Team of the Year category, against the Australian cricket team, Bayern Munich, the French Davis Cup team and the Los Angeles Lakers basketball team.

Juan Pablo Montoya is also nominated as Best Newcomer of the Year. There are no further motor racing nominations.

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