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