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Rafael Nadal And Naomi Osaka Win Laureus World Sports Man/Woman Of The Year : Full Awards List + PHOTOS

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Rafael Nadal, tennis icon and reigning Tennis womens world number one, Naomi Osaka, have been named sportsman and sportswoman of the year at the Laureus World Sports awards held digitally on Thursday evening, May 6.


Nadal was given the award for equalling Roger Federer’s haul of 20 Slams while Japanese tennis player and activist, Naomi Osaka clinched the top spot in women’s tennis.

Rafael Nadal and Naomi Osaka win Laureus World Sports man/woman of the year (Full Awards list + photos)

It caps a fine year for Naomi Osaka, 23, who was also named on Time’s list of the 100 most influential people in the world for 2019 and 2020.

Rafael Nadal and Naomi Osaka win Laureus World Sports man/woman of the year (Full Awards list + photos)


Lewis Hamilton was also recognised for his activism over the past year as he was named athlete advocate of the year for his work in highlighting racial injustice against blacks.

Rafael Nadal and Naomi Osaka win Laureus World Sports man/woman of the year (Full Awards list + photos)

‘We need to learn from this experience, support one another, and do our best to look ahead.’


‘This past year has been incredibly difficult for so many, but it has also been heartening to see the power of our collective voices spark new conversations and change.” Hamilton said


Liverpool’s Egyptian forward Salah took the sporting inspiration award owing to his advocacy of women’s equality in the Middle East.

Rafael Nadal and Naomi Osaka win Laureus World Sports man/woman of the year (Full Awards list + photos)


Salah said: ‘It was a very difficult year on so many levels and for so many people around the world.


‘Some of us were kept away from our family and friends, and others even lost loved ones.

Full award winners below:


Sportsman of the Year: Rafael Nadal.

Sportswoman of the Year: Naomi Osaka.

Team of the Year: Bayern Munich.

Rafael Nadal and Naomi Osaka win Laureus World Sports man/woman of the year (Full Awards list + photos)

Breakthrough of the Year: Patrick Mahomes.

Comeback of the Year: Max Parrot.

Sport for Good: KICKFORMORE by KICKFAIR. 

Lifetime Achievement: Billie Jean King.

Rafael Nadal and Naomi Osaka win Laureus World Sports man/woman of the year (Full Awards list + photos)

Athlete Advocate of the Year: Lewis Hamilton.

Sporting Inspiration: Mo Salah. 

Sporting Moment of the Year: Chris Nikic.

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Kwesi Omega Emerges As MC Of The Year At The Fashion And Lifestyle Award 2021

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Dynamic Ghanaian master of ceremonies (Mc) Norshie Israel Asiwome who is known as Kwesi Omega/Mc extraordinaire in the circles have been adjourned MC of the year at the 5th edition of the fashion and lifestyle awards (FALA) 2021 in Accra.

The impact hub Accra -Osu played host to industry magnets who thronged it’s premises to receive recognition for their work as others tagged along to support their favorite performers and personalities.

The scheme which awarded 20 creatives on the night bestowed on Kwesi Omega, the Master of ceremonies of the year amidst cheers and applauds as event-goers chant, “You deserve it, You do all” among others. All in a positive response to him emerging as the winner of the well-regarded category.

In his acceptance speech, the talented and prolific speaker Kwesi Omega motioned that he is grateful to God and to all who believe in him, voted for him, hired him, passed him events, and recommended him.

He mentioned that, “three years ago I was nominated for this category alongside a few of my top-notch colleagues. The late Wiafe, favorite MC’s favorite MC won the category and I told him I was going to win after him. Few years down the line I have won the most revered category.”

Touching on his motivation and drive, He exclaimed, “Never give up” and continued to say tenderly in a rather calm tone, “to be the best in your industry, you don’t need to beat anyone, you just need to do your best and be your best and be you – be original” he ended as his words elicited applauds from the audience.

Kwesi Omega, a professional Mc and a Public Relations and Communications person have hosted 134 events in his three-year journey as an MC and still counting. He is optimistic about conquering Ghana, Africa, and the world so everyone can experience his talent and craft.

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Loved-Up Video Of Jennifer Lopez And Ben Affleck Kissing At Her Sister’s Dinner Party

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Jennifer Lopez and Ben Affleck were spotted kissing in public for the first time since they reignited their romance earlier this.

Ben, 48, and J.Lo, 51, looked so in love during the PDA as they had dinner at Nobu in Malibu, California on Sunday, June 13.

Page Six reported the pair were attending Jennifer’s sister Linda Lopez’s 50th birthday and were joined by her family.

In the video, J.Lo can be seen caressing Ben Affleck’s face before they started kissing passionately.

It was also reported that J.Lo’s kids with ex-husband Marc Anthony 13-year-olds Max and Emme were also present for the occasion.

Jennifer Lopez and Ben Affleck’s romance began just weeks after her breakup from fiancé Alex Rodriguez following rumors that A-Rod, 45, had stepped out on her.

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DJ Mensah Holds Stars-Studded Birthday Bash for Mr Drew

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Talented Ghanaian Disc Jockey (DJ) Mensah has rallied celebrities at musician Mr Drew’s birthday celebration.

The 3Music Awards 2021 Breakthrough Act of the Year, Mr. Drew marked his birthday on June 10, 2021.

The celebration was put together by DJ Mensah under his Live Konnect platform which brings celebrities together on a monthly basis for networking and performing to band.

“I am proud to have done this for my brother Mr Drew. He is one of the great guys in the entertainment industry and celebrating him on his birthday for me is in the right direction. Also, I must add that Live Konnect has come to stay and it will become a monthly event which will see different artist perform to live band,” DJ Mensah said.

Mr Drew is preparing to release his maiden musical album.

The birthday party was held inside Coco Vanilla, East Legon

Also supporting the celebration aside DJ Mensah were Highly Spiritual Music, Akwaaba Group (UK) and Hyphen GH.

Performing on the night Mr Drew himself, BAND MASTERS, which is owned by celebrated record producer Mix Master Garzy.

Mr. Drew set the wheels in motion with a tireless performance of his hit songs including ‘Mood’, ‘Eat’, ‘Let Me Know’ and ‘This Year’ which were madly received by the cheery audience who had paid to celebrate the occasion with the amazing Mr. Drew aka ‘Seleyy’.

A lot of surprise appearances came through during the event with notable personalities including, Grammy nominated musician and entrepreneur, Shatta Wale, Mix Master Garzy, Nana Aba Anamoah, Kobby Kyei, DJ Xpliph, and celebrated female singer, Eazzy.

Other personalities who attended the party were legendary Kwabena Kwabena, Artiste manager and CEO of Rufftown Music, Bullet, Wendy Shay, CEO of 3Music Networks, Baba Sadiq Abdulai, Angelo, KalyJay, Akan (Ruff n Smooth) and Rev. Erskine.

Colleague musicians such as Lord Paper, Nanky, Malcolm Nuna, DJ Vyrusky, Donzy and J.Derobie also attended the event.

Mr. Drew together with his label mate, Kyrmi gave the party audience a memorable experience with their hit song ‘Dw3’, KiDi the ‘gyal dem sugar’ also ‘Touched It’ with a brilliant performance paving way for other incredible performers including Kofi Jamar, Dead Peepol, Keche Joshua, Camidoh, Kofi Mole and Bosom P-Yung.

Performing his collaborative project entitled ‘Echoke’ by female singer S3fa saw the two electrifying the crowd with their hit songs, while Kelvyn Boy, Fameye, Gambo, Kuami Eugene and Medikal enlivened the thrilling atmosphere with amazing stage performances.

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