Usain Bolt won the Sportsman of the year award for the fourth time equalling Roger Federer, Serena Williams, and Kelly Slater.
Rio Olympics gold medalist is gymnastics, Simone Biles won the Sportswoman of the Year award.
Michael Phelps (left) collects his award from Boris Becker
The most decorated Olympian of all time Michael Phelps won the Comeback of the Year award. Phelps had retired after London Olympics but came back to win 5 gold medals at Rio.
Nico Rosberg (centre)
Formula 1 winner Nico Rosberg bagged theBreakthrough of the Year Award.
Beatrice Vio (left) collects her award from Alessandro Del Piero
Beatrice Vio, the only quadruple amputee in international wheelchair fencing, won the Disability
Leicester City manager Claudio Ranieri (second from right)
Leicester City football club won theSpirit of Sport Award to mark their remarkable achievement in winning the English Premier League against 5000:1 odds.
Chicago Cubs won the Team of the Year award for winning theMajor League Baseball World Series after 108 years.
Laureus World Sports Awards 2017 winners
A group photo of all the winners at theLaureus World Sports Awards 2017.