The Pride of Sport 2018 prize attracts some star power

The Pride of Sport Award 2018 has attracted some of our finest sporting stars at London's Grosvenor House.

Players Jamie Vardy and Jermain Defoe were present, as well as some of Britain's Olympic heroes such as Amy Williams and Greg Rutherford.

The goal of Pride of Sport is to celebrate and recognize the unrecognized heroes of basic sport.

Jamie Vardy and his wife Rebekah arrive on the red carpet for the Pride of Sport Awards 2018

Chris Kamara is present at the Pride of Sport Awards at the Grosvenor House in London

Lawrence Dallaglio was awarded a career award for his extraordinary rugby career

The prizes have been awarded to people who have contributed to a sport at local or national level, in all spheres of life.

For example, Young Fundraiser of the Year went to Beau McKee, a schoolboy who raised more than 20,000 pounds for Macmillan cancer charity with his ongoing challenge.

Special recognition also went to Bobby Kasanga, who spent eight years in prison for gang-related crimes, but is now the driving force behind Hackney Wick FC.

Boxing manager Barry McGuigan on the red carpet of the Pride of Sport Awards 2018

The Bournemouth striker Jermain Defoe poses for the cameras before the awards ceremony

The Year Team was awarded to Sands United, a football team of men who lost children due to miscarriages or childbirth as a way to help them cope with pain, depression and PTSD.

The ping-pong prodigy Anna Hursey, meanwhile, has been named Young Sportswoman of the Year, while the Paralympic Medalists blind Millie Knight and Menna Fitzpatrick have been the disabled Sportsmen of the year.

Meanwhile, Harry Kane has added another award to his collection after his inspiring performance in winning the Gold Shoe during the World Cup in Russia.

The Olympic gold medal for the skeleton Amy Williams has her picture taken at the awards

David Seaman and wife Frankie Poultney were also present at the Pride of Sport awards

Sally Gunnell, former athletics athlete who won Olympic gold for the 400 hurdles

Among the famous faces of the awards were the football analyst and former player Chris Kamara, as well as former England goalkeeper David Seaman.

The Leicester striker Jamie Vardy was there with his wife Rebekah, and they also found a moment for a quick kiss, and the gesture was captured by the cameras on the red carpet.

Bournemouth's frontman, Jermain Defoe, was also present, as the former boxer and current boxing director Barry McGuigan.

Lawrence Dallaglio was another familiar face at the awards, even though he was not just there to watch. He was awarded the Lifetime Achievement Award for his extraordinary rugby career.

Jamie Vardy and his wife Rebekah Vardy shared a tender moment in front of the cameras

Former competitive swimmer Rebecca Adlington won two gold medals at the 2008 Olympics

Greg Rutherford at the Pride of Sports Awards – won gold in the long jump at the 2012 Olympics

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