The 2018 Sports Book Awards Winners list can be seen here.
The overall Sports Book of the Year 2018 has been announced as Ali by Jonathan Eig.
The Sports Book Awards is the major annual promotion for sports writing and publishing, the awards exist to highlight the most outstanding sports books of the previous calendar year, to showcase their merits and to enhance their reputation and profile.
Dame Katherine Grainger in her role as Head Judge of the Autobiography of the year category said “yet again all the authors on the short list gave us an incredibly tough challenge to select just one winner. The standard was very impressive and after much discussion, debate, and healthy argument we have settled on the inspirational and thought provoking story by Martine Wright.”
Autobiography of the Year
International Autobiography of the Year
Biography of the Year
Cricket Book of the Year
Football Book of the YearRugby Book of the Year
Cycling Book of the Year
Illustrated Book of the Year
General Outstanding Book of the Year
Outstanding Contribution to Sports Writing
Rugby Book of the Year
Ali by Jonathan Eig crowned overall Sports Book of the Year 2018
June 19, 2018
After being announced as the winner of The Times Biography of the Year, Ali by Jonathan Eig has been crowned as the overall Sports Book of the Year. The Sports Book of the Year is selected by a public vote and via The Sports Book Awards social media …MORE
Martine Wright wins Autobiography of the Year Award at The 2018 Sports Book Awards
June 7, 2018
Billy Vunipola awarded Rugby Book of the Year, as Kieren Fallon wins International Autobiography of the Year. Martine Wright’s book Unbroken has been named Sports Autobiography of the Year at the 16th Sports Book Awards. Unbroken is the remarkable st …MORE
Jenson Button, Jonny Bairstow and Judy Murray lead a prestigious shortlist for Best Autobiography of the Year Award.
May 10, 2018
The full list of nominations for the 16th Sports Book Awards was announced this morning at the Headquarters of Coutts in Central London. Olympic Champions Dame Katherine Grainger & Christine Ohuruogu were present in their capacity as judges of th …MORE
Sir Matt Busby, Bob Paisley and Mauricio Pochettino lead The 2018 Coutts Football Writers’ Association Award Longlist.
March 19, 2018
Biographies of some of the most successful football managers, past and present, dominate the Football Writers’ Association Book of the Year Award Long List for 2018. Now sponsored by Coutts, it is one of 10 categories within the Sports Book Awards Ce …MORE