#SJA2014: Awards news online and on Twitter

Follow our live coverage of tonight’s SJA British Sports Journalism Awards, sponsored by BT Sport, whether you’re one of the 400 guests attending the event at the Grand Connaught Rooms in Covent Garden, or if you’re assigned to a shift on a sports desk tonight.

Awards generic 2The occasion begins at 6pm with the opening of an exhibition of the hundreds of stunning pictures included in the short-listed entries in the SJA British Sports Photography Awards. That’s the same time that we open the doors to guests with a drinks reception.

Our coverage on Twitter will use the hashtag #SJA2014, and will get underway soon after.

With more awards than ever to present – thanks to the generous support of Ladbrokes and Laureus – this year there will be reports published on this website,, with the results throughout the evening, culminating with the announcements of the Sports Newspaper of the Year, the Broadcast Presenter, Sports Writer and Sports Photographer of the Year prizes sometime around 10.30pm.

And there will be a special announcement about the future of the SJA published on this website from around 7.30pm.


Wed, Apr 1: BT Sport/SJA lunch with Olympic champion rower Andrew Triggs Hodge. Booking details here

Mon Apr 13: SJA Spring Golf Day, Wimbledon Park GC. Booking details here

Tue Apr 21: Young sports journalists social event, Covent Garden

Wed May 13: SJA York Races Day, sponsored by Ladbrokes, at the Dante Festival. Click here to book your places

Tue May 26: Young sports journalists social event, Covent Garden

Tue July 14: Young sports journalists social event, Covent Garden

Mon Sep 14: SJA Autumn Golf Day, Muswell Hill Golf Club