Tag Archives: Sports Book of the Year

William Hill publishes longlist for SBOTY2019 awards

William Hill has announced the fourteen contenders which will make up the long list for its 31st ‘Sports Book of the Year Award’ (SBOTY2019). The award, considered to be the bookmaker’s legacy competition, is regarded as the most prestigious prize in English sports literature. This year’s longlist has been whittled down from 151 submissions and sees acclaimed SBOTY past winners …

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‘Psyche of Champions’…William Hill announces shortlist for Sports Book of the Year 2017 award

William Hill has announced the seven books which have made its  ‘Sports Book of the Year’ 2017 award shortlist, the most prestigious prize in English sports literature. The bookmaker’s diverse ‘final seven’ encompasses swimming, football, cycling, boxing and horse racing and are united by the rich and complex history running through their titles and storylines. The SBOTY 2017 shortlist features …

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Ladies rule starting line-up for William Hill’s Sports Book of the Year Award 2017

FTSE bookmaker William Hill has announced its official longlist for the 2017 ‘Sports Book of the Year’ award, the most prestigious prize in English sports literature. Hosting its 29th edition of the award, William Hill presents a diverse line-up of renowned sports authors and first-time writers competing to win the £29,000 prize which will be awarded on 28 November at …

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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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William Hill reveals ‘starting line up’ for its Sports Book of the Year Award 2016

William Hill has announced the official longlist for its 2016 ‘William Hill Sports Book of the Year Award’, the most valuable and prestigious prize is sports writing. Unveiling its longlist, William Hill presents seventeen sports books’ covering nine different sports, all vying to follow 2015 winner ‘The Game of Our Lives’ by David Goldblatt. Making this year’s longlist is ‘No …

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William Hill announces 27th Sports Book of the Year Award long list

William Hill has announced the longlist for its 27th ‘Sports Book of the Year Award’. The 14 finalists will compete for a £27,000 cash prize, which will be awarded at a reception at London BAFTA on  Thursday 26 November. William Hill has announced the longlist for its 27th ‘Sports Book of the Year Award’. The 14 finalists will compete for …

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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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