Ellen receives top sporting award

Ellen MacArthur has been named ‘Alternative Sportsperson of the Year’ at this year’s Laureus Sports Awards. The Laureus Sports Academy was established in 2000 and is committed to promoting and celebrating all that is positive in sport and those who have excelled within their field. It is the only worldwide sports awards ceremony to honour the best in sportsmen and women for their achievements across all disiplines and was beamed to a worldwide TV audience of 460 million.