Rafael Nadal, Lindsey Vonn honored

Updated: February 7, 2011, 11:50 AM ET
Associated Press

ABU DHABI, United Arab Emirates -- Rafael Nadal and Lindsey Vonn won this year's individual Laureus Sports Awards on Monday, with Spain's World Cup champions taking the team prize.

The top-ranked Nadal -- winner of three Grand Slam tennis titles in 2010 -- was honored as sportsman of the year, beating nominees including Los Angeles Lakers star Kobe Bryant, Filipino boxer Manny Pacquiao and Barcelona soccer players Andres Iniesta and Lionel Messi.

Vonn, the gold medalist in the women's ...

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