Tag Archives: Nick Hornby

Graham Sharpe – The enduring SBOTY sponsorship for William Hill

Just three weeks ago, the shortlist for this year’s William Hill Sports Book of the Year Award (SBOTY) was announced. The annual award is dedicated to rewarding excellence in sports writing. Now in its 28th year, the winning author will receive £28,000, a free £2,000 bet, a specially commissioned hand-bound copy of the winning title and a day at the …

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William Hill announces ‘Australian Sports Book of the Year Prize’

William Hill has extended its coveted Sports Book of the Year competition to Australia by providing an AUS $20,000 (£10,000) prize for the winning author. Held since 1989, the William Hill Sports Book of the Year is regarded as the UK’s top award for sports literature. Notable winners include Nick Hornby (Fever Pitch), Paul Kimmage (Rough Ride: An Insight into …

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