73 entries from UK on category longlists for AIPS Sport Media Awards 2023

Sixth edition of annual event celebrating global industry excellence received almost 1,900 submissions from around the world; British representation features on all but two of the category longlists; shortlists set to be released in early April, with awards ceremony in Spain later that month…

By Jon Holmes

The UK has representation on nine of the 11 category longlists for the AIPS Sport Media Awards 2023.

In total, 73 entries submitted by UK sports writers, broadcasters and photographers have been put through to the next phase of the process for the sixth edition of the awards, which celebrates excellence in the industry from across the globe.

Last year, there was a clean sweep of wins for British photographers as Oli Scarff, John Walton and Will Palmer all triumphed in their respective categories, while Louis Myles claimed the Documentary honours for the second time in three years.

Other previous UK winners at the AIPS Sport Media Awards include Kate Rowan (Telegraph), Dina Asher-Smith (Telegraph column) and Suzy Wrack (The Guardian).

This time, the awards received nearly 1,900 submissions from a record number of 141 countries.

The longlists will now be whittled down to shortlists, due to be announced early next month.

From there, the top three entrants in each category will be invited to attend the awards ceremony, which will be part of the annual AIPS Congress in Santa Susanna, Spain, in late April.

Here are the AIPS Sport Media Awards 2023 categories in which UK entrants were longlisted, with their names. Follow the category titles to see longlists and entry details in full…


Adonis Pratsides / Adam Leventhal; Sanny Rudravajhala

Photography Portfolio

Clive Brunskill; Tim Clayton; Andy Couldridge; Molly Darlington; Julian Finney; Patrick McCann; David Shopland; Lee Smith; Ben Stansall; Shi Tang; Edward Whitaker

Photography Sport Action

Sam Barnes; Andrew Boyers; Clive Brunskill; Richard Callis; Kieran Cleeves; Andy Couldridge; Adrian Dennis; Andrew Fosker; Tim Goode; Richard Heathcote; Patrick McCann; Carl Recine; Martin Rickett; Oliver Scarff; David Shopland; Lee Smith; Ben Stansall; Shi Tang; Edward Whitaker

Video Athlete Profile

Sid Kohli

Video Documentary *

Rob Harris; Edward Knowles; Louis Myles

Video Short Feature

Antoine Allen; Rob Harris

Writing Best Colour Piece

Natalie Berry; Andrew Binner; Oliver Brown; Jason Burt; Alex Bysouth; Ben Church; Will Coldwell; Andrew Downie; Piers Edwards; Matias Grez; Jo Gunston; William Imbo; Aimee Lewis; Mark Lomas; James Montague; Jack Murley; George Ramsay; Issy Ronald; Kate Rowan; Hannah Ryan; Matt Warwick; Sophie Williams; Jeremy Wilson; Suzanne Wrack

Writing Best Column

Oliver Brown; Jon Holmes; Steve Menary; Steven Price; Suzanne Wrack

Young Reporters Writing

Mauricio Alencar; Jack Bantock; Alasdair Howorth; Chloe Merrell; George Ramsay; Issy Ronald

* In the Video Documentary category, Alex Gale (UK) is also longlisted in partnership with Volodymyr Mula (Ukraine)

Congratulations to all the above and good luck for the next stage!

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