A gallery from the sports specialist portfolio category in the 2018 British Sports Journalism photography awards, sponsored by Canon. Each photographer has submitted ten images and here we have picked one each.
The winners will be announced on Monday, February 25 at a gala occasion at the Westminster Bridge Park Plaza with tickets available HERE.
Thanks to Canon, we will also have an exhibition showcasing all the shortlisted entries on the night.
Picture by Alex Whitehead/SWpix.com – 14/10/2018 – British Cycling – HSBC UK National Omnium Championships – Derby Arena, Derby, England – Fred Wright in action during the Men’s Omnium Elimination race.
BARCELONA, SPAIN – MAY 20: Participants compete in the swim leg of the race during IRONMAN 70.3 Barcelona on May 20, 2018 in Barcelona, Spain. (Photo by Charlie Crowhurst/Getty Images for IRONMAN)
PYEONGCHANG-GUN, SOUTH KOREA – FEBRUARY 13: Joseph Luke Cecchini of Italy trains during the Mens Skeleton training session on day four of the PyeongChang 2018 Winter Olympic Games at Olympic Sliding Centre on February 13, 2018 in Pyeongchang-gun, South Korea. (Photo by Clive Mason/Getty Images)
Leapaway (Sean Houlihan) takes in the dawn light at Philip Hobbs’s Sandhill racing stables in Somerset
Bilbrook 19.10.18 Pic: Edward Whitaker
SPA, BELGIUM – AUGUST 26: Fernando Alonso of Spain driving the (14) McLaren F1 Team MCL33 Renault crashes with Charles Leclerc of Monaco driving the (16) Alfa Romeo Sauber F1 Team C37 Ferrari at the start during the Formula One Grand Prix of Belgium at Circuit de Spa-Francorchamps on August 26, 2018 in Spa, Belgium. (Photo by Mark Thompson/Getty Images)
During the third day of the IAAF World Indoor Championships at Arena Birmingham on March 3, 2018 in Birmingham, England. (Michael Steele, Getty)