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Credit Suisse Sports Awards

11.12.2009 | Off Court

As 2009 is steadily coming to an end, it is time for the most important election in sports in Switzerland: the Credit Suisse Sports Awards ceremony will take place in Basel on the evening of December 12th.

 

Once again, Roger is among the nominees, facing competition by nine other athletes with a successful year behind them: Diego Benaglio (soccer), Fabian Cancellara (cycling, road), Dario Cologna (Nordic skiing, cross-country), Didier Cuche (Alpine skiing), Didier Défago (Alpine skiing), Daniel Hubmann (orienteering), Carlo Janka (Alpine skiing), Nino Schurter (cycling, mountainbike), Mark Streit (ice hockey).

 

"I am happy to have been nominated for the Credit Suisse Sports Awards again. I appreciate all the support and I would like to thank all fans for voting for me on Saturday evening", Roger said.

 

Eventually it is up to the Swiss TV audience to decide which athlete will take home the title (voting is only possible within Switzerland). Roger won the award 2003, 2004, 2006 and 2007 as an individual athlete as well as last year in the team-category together with Stanislas Wawrinka –after their victory at the Olympic Games in Beijing.

 

 
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12/14/2009 | 11:20 AM
Good luck Roger. You had a great 2009! Enjoy the holidays.
12/14/2009 | 10:41 AM
THEY ARE ALL GOOD BUT YOU ROGER ARE THE BEST!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!
12/14/2009 | 10:18 AM
congrates on the nomination gud luck

shimmz
12/14/2009 | 08:49 AM
Sorry, Roger, to hear you didn't get it.
It came a bit of surprise to me since I have never heard of any of your comtetitors. But probably now you are more the world's athelete! Maybe you will get a bigger award soon.

Lots of love,
Kei
12/14/2009 | 07:56 AM
Congratulations for the nomination Roger. You deserve not only the nomination but also the suspense big award. Wishing you the best of luck. I know Mirka & the whole family is very proud of you. God bless
12/14/2009 | 07:19 AM
Following is the link to vote for Roger at espn, pls. hurry and vote everyone.
http://www.espnstar.com/games/champion-of-champions/vote/
12/14/2009 | 05:44 AM
Oh Roger ! How unfair it is, IMO.
You are the best and have been not for one or two years, but for so many. You are known the world over, you won 2 Grand Slams this year, your consistency and supremacy on a tennis court are unmatched and this year, you
12/14/2009 | 02:34 AM
Hey hey : ) Top competition? I have never heard of the athletes listed. So Roger will be the WINNER!!!
12/14/2009 | 01:19 AM
Hi Roger,
Well, I can't believe you didn't "bag" this one - after the back-to-back RG/Wimby #15 GS win this year... but you obtained the important one, anyway... The G.O.A.T - LOL!! Merry Christmas, Champ!
Love,
Debra
12/13/2009 | 11:52 PM
you d have deserved it.in those record breaking events the swiss flag also stands with you unreal highly.with your unreal performance.despite you didnt get this award youre the biggest swiss sportsman ever was and will be.there can be people who dont agre
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