2010 Sports Journalism Awards by numbers


hours that it took to complete the presentation of the awards.

Former sports minister Kate Hoey presents the BBC's Jonathan Overend with his Sports Broadcaster of the Year award/Photo by STEVE ROWE


number of awards won by each of the BBC, the News of the World, by the international news agencies (AFP and Reuters), and the Daily Telegraph.


former Ministers for Sport who attended the SJA event: Kate Hoey, Lord Moynihan (who both made presentations) and Richard Caborn.


highly commended near-misses by the excellent photographer Mike Hewitt, surely the unluckiest SJA member on the night.

Near miss: Mike Hewitt's highly acclaimed shot of Nigel de Jong's foul on Xabi Alonso in the World Cup final


times that the Daily Mail‘s Martin Samuel has been named Sports Writer of the Year: 2005, 2006, 2007 and 2010.


judges used for the SJA British Sports Photography Awards.


years that UK Sport has generously sponsored the SJA.


judges on the panel that voted on the Sports Newspaper of the Year award, including one peer and one knight of the realm.

Barry Newcombe, left, the chairman of the SJA, presents the Doug Gardner Award trophy to Patrick Eagar for services to sports journalism


Olympic Games attended by sports news master, John Jackson, who presented 2010 Sports News Reporter Neil Ashton with his trophy.


judges used for the sports writing categories.


years that Patrick Eagar, recipient of the Doug Gardner Award for services to sports journalism, has been in the business.


pages in the 2011 SJA Yearbook, launched on the night of the Awards.


guests who attended the 34th annual British Sports Journalism Awards


followers of @SportSJA on Twitter by the time the awards began, many following the #SJA hashtag for coverage of the night’s events from various people at the event.


Unique visitors to the SJA website in the 24-hour period after the results of the awards were announced.

Thu Mar 31: Tour of London’s Olympic Park. Click here for details of how to apply

Tue Apr 5: The SJA Olympic Question Time. Ticket booking to be launched in March.

Wed Apr 13: SJA 2011 Annual Meeting, at offices of UK Sport, Russell Square. Strictly SJA members only.

All details subject to alteration. Keep checking for updates