Last week for entries to Sports Journalism Awards

The deadline for entries for the SJA’s British Sports Journalism Awards is this coming Friday, January 9, so act now to make sure you are in the reckoning for the most prestigious prizes in our business.

The Award winners will be announced at a gala dinner sponsored by UK Sport and Sky Bet at The Brewery in London on March 9.

Information on the awards and entry forms – including the photographers’ information sheet – can be downloaded by clicking here.

To book tables or tickets for the awards dinner, contact Start2Finish – 0208 916 2236.

â–¡ UK Sport is the longest standing lead sponsor of the Sports Journalists’ Association, with a partnership that goes back more than a decade. Sky Bet are the SJA’s newest partners, the sponsorship being announced in October 2008.

Both partners support the SJA’s two prestigious annual awards events, including the presentation of a special UK Sport Award for excellence at the SJA’s Annual Sports Awards and the sports betting writer of the year at the SJA’s British Sports Journalism Awards.

The SJA Annual Sports Awards are the longest established of their kind in the United Kingdom, having been first staged in 1949. The 60th SJA Sports Awards were staged in London on November 26.

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Enter the 2008 SJA British Sports Journalism Awards – for further details, click here

VOTE NOW for your Sports Broadcaster and Sports Programme of 2008. SJA members should click here for a prompt list and information on voting