The Cross British Sports Book Awards is the major annual promotion for Sports Writing & 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.
The 2015 awards will take place at Lord’s Cricket Ground on 3rd June, hosted by Jonathan Agnew. The shortlists will be announced on 30th April.
Autobiography / Biography of the Year
Cricket Book of the Year
Football Book of the Year
Horse Racing Book of the Year
Rugby Book of the Year
Illustrated Book of the Year
Outstanding General Sports Writing Award
New Writer of the Year
Best Publicity Campaign
Best Sports Bookseller
CROSS TO SPONSOR BRITISH SPORTS BOOK AWARDS
March 18, 2015
This year’s BRITISH SPORTS BOOK AWARDS will have a headline sponsor for the first time, as Cross, the major manufacturer of fine writing instruments and personal accessories, announce their support for the 2015 Awards. Now in its 13th year the CROSS …MORE
KEANE & PIETERSEN BATTLE FOR SPORTS AUTOBIOGRAPHY OF THE YEAR
November 12, 2014
LONGLIST ANNOUNCED FOR THE CROSS BRITISH SPORTS BOOK AWARDS Former Manchester United captain, ROY KEANE, and exiled England cricketer, KEVIN PIETERSEN, are among the sporting superstars on the longlist for the Sports Autobiography of the Year at the …MORE
THE NOWHERE MEN WINS SPORTS BOOK OF THE YEAR!
June 10, 2014
THE NOWHERE MEN: The Unknown Story of Football’s True Talent Spotters by Michael Calvin, published by Century, has won THE TIMES SPORTS BOOK OF THE YEAR at the British Sports Book Awards. Selected by public vote Calvin’s fascinating, and widely-accla …MORE
BSBA AWARDS – A Night to Remember
June 3, 2014
I first attended the British Sports Book Awards dinner a few years ago when The Grudge won Rugby Book of the Year. This was an inside story of the famous England/Scotland Grand Slam Decider at Murrayfield in 1990. The emotion of that occasion will al …MORE