The 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. Category winners were announced at a star-studded black tie dinner at Lord’s Cricket Ground on 21st May 2014.
The winners of the non-Industry awards will become the shortlist for the overall Sports Book of the Year 2014, voted by the public on this website.
This year’s winner is THE NOWHERE MEN: The Unknown Story of Football’s True Talent Spotters by Michael Calvin.
Visit the Shortlists to see this year’s winners and shortlisted titles:
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
KEANE & PIETERSEN BATTLE FOR SPORTS AUTOBIOGRAPHY OF THE YEAR
November 12, 2014
LONGLIST ANNOUNCED FOR 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 BRITISH SP …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
WINNERS ANNOUNCED FOR BRITISH SPORTS BOOK AWARDS 2014!
May 21, 2014
Former tennis ace, Jimmy Connors, was among the night’s winners at the British Sports Book Awards 2014. His hard-hitting autobiography, THE OUTSIDER, won the Autobiography/Biography of the Year category at the prestigious awards, now in their 12th ye …MORE