The Telegraph 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.

2020 awards submissions now open


Autobiography of the Year
International Autobiography of the Year
Biography of the Year
The Heartaches Cricket Book of the Year
Football Book of the Year
Heineken Rugby Book of the Year
Cycling Book of the Year
Getty Images Illustrated Book of the Year
General Outstanding Book of the Year
Health & Fitness Book of the Year
Children’s Sports Book of the Year

Key Dates:

Autobiography of the Year Longlist Announced – 6th December 2018

Submissions Open – 7th December 2018

Submissions Close – 18th January 2019

Shortlist Launch – 7th May 2019

Ceremony – 4th June 2019