Photographs from the 59th annual SJA Sports Awards

All-round winners: Joe Calzaghe, the 2006 SJA Sportsman of the Year and winner yesterday of the SJA’s President’s Award recognising his 10 years as world champion, here with Victoria Pendleton and Lewis Hamilton, the 2007 SJA Sportswoman and Sportsman of the Year, as voted for by the membership of the Sports Journalists’ Association

Here is a selection of some photographs from the SJA Sports Awards, sponsored by UK Sport and BT Vision, staged at The Brewery, Chiswell Street yesterday lunch time. Pictures by Steve Rowe

Lewis Hamilton proudly receives his trophy as the 59th SJA Sportsman of the Year from Sir Bobby Charlton, himself a past winner of the award, in 1966 as part of the England World Cup-winning team

Vic Akers and members of the all-conquering Arsenal Ladies football team, including Faye White, Lianne Sanderson (far right) and Gemma Davison, receive the SJA Committee Award from boxing promoter Frank Warren

TV presenter Des Lynam makes the presentation of the outstanding contribution award to recognise the role of parents to sporting success: Anthony Hamilton, Judy Murray and Enzo Calzaghe

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