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.


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 – 17th December 2019
Submissions close – 17th January 2020
Shortlist launch/judging day – 12th May 2020 (date TBC)

The Telegraph Sports Book Awards – 2nd June 2020



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