Best Sports Writing Award


Why We Kneel, How We Rise by Michael Holding

Why We Kneel, How We Rise

By Michael Holding

In Why We Kneel, How We Rise, Holding shares his story of racism together with those of some of the world’s most iconic athletes, including Usain Bolt, Thierry Henry, Michael Johnson and Noami Osaka. He delivers a powerful and inspiring message of hope and a vision for change, taking you through history to understand the racism of today.

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Whose Game is it Anyway by Michael Calvin
The Third Pole by Mark Synnott
The Boy by Richard Williams
Game On by Sue Anstiss
Don Revie by Christopher Evans