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Duncan Hamilton becomes first three time winner of William Hill SBOTY award

Duncan Hamilton has become the first author to win three William Hill ‘Sports Book of the Year’ (SBOTY) awards, as judges recognised his biography of cricket correspondent Neville Cardus as 2019’s best sports literature. Yesterday at London’s Horseguards Hotel, William Hill judges presented Hamilton with his third SBOTY award, having previously won in 2007 for ‘Provided You Don’t Kiss Me’ and …

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Gregory & Gibson share William Hill’s SBOTY 2018 award

For the first time in its thirty-year history, the William Hill ‘Sports Book of the Year’ award (SBOTY) will be shared by two authors. Yesterday at BAFTA London, William Hill’s judging panel could not separate Tom Gregory’s glorious debut work ‘A Boy in the Water’ from boxing journalist Paul D Gibson’s brutal ‘The Lost Soul of Eamonn Magee’ as SBOTY …

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William Hill announces final seven for SBOTY 30

FTSE bookmaker William Hill has announced the seven finalists that will compete for its 30th ‘Sports Book of the Year’ (SBOTY) award, hosted at BAFTA London on 27 November 2018. The final seven examine the sports of boxing, darts, football, golf, rugby, swimming and competing at the Olympic Games. The diverse shortlist sees a historian, a gonzo writer, two investigative …

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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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