Fox Pan American Sports LLC will honor the achievements of U.S. Hispanic and Latin American athletes at a newly created annual awards show, Premios Fox Sports
, which will be held in Miami Dec. 17.
Athletes in a variety of sports -- including soccer, baseball, motor sports, tennis and golf -- will be honored, with special recognition for the top achievements and contributions to the sports world during 2003.
The show will be televised Dec. 21, and it is expected to reach more than 17 million households across the Americas. Fox Sports en Español will air it in the United States, while Fox Sports Latin America will run it throughout Latin America and the Caribbean.
Fox officials said General Motors Corp., Sears, Roebuck & Co., Johnnie Walker, Miller Brewing Co., Konica Minolta USA, adidas-Salomon AG, American Airlines Inc., McDonald’s Corp. and SOPUS Products’ Pennzoil are sponsors for the inaugural Premios Fox Sports