What is sport?

Ahead of the awarding of the William Hill Sports Book of the Year prize, Graham Sharpe looks at the changing definition of 'sport'. Continue reading at 'The Bookseller'

[ The Bookseller | 2015-11-20 00:00:00 UTC ]
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Triumph Books, Sports Illustrated Partner to Launch Sports Book Series

Sports book publisher Triumph Books is partnering with Authentic Brands Group, owner of the Sports Illustrated brand, to produce a series of frontlist titles based around the venerable sports magazine and its associated properties. Continue reading at Publishers Weekly

[ Publishers Weekly | 2020-09-22 04:00:00 UTC ]
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Holding and Daley use platforms to take sport titles into new territory

Sporting titles are moving beyond rote tellings of achievement as a number of stars from across disciplines are using their platforms to speak out on broader societal issues. Continue reading at The Bookseller

[ The Bookseller | 2021-08-12 14:56:47 UTC ]
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Simone Biles, Naomi Osaka, and the media’s coverage of mental health in sports

Yesterday, during the women’s gymnastics team final at the Olympic Games in Tokyo, Simone Biles, of the USA, lost her bearings while performing a vault, and stumbled as she landed. Soon after, she left the venue, accompanied by a medical official; when she returned, it was only to watch her... Continue reading at Columbia Journalism Review

[ Columbia Journalism Review | 2021-07-28 12:41:18 UTC ]
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Walker launches third children's sports writing competition

Walker Books is launching its third Young Sportswriter of the Year competition, in partnership with the Guardian and the Football School series of books. Continue reading at The Bookseller

[ The Bookseller | 2021-06-10 01:41:47 UTC ]
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Sports Manga and Anime to Make You Smile

We can't get to the stadiums to root for our teams, but we can indulge in some athletics on the page with these sports manga. Continue reading at Book Riot

[ Book Riot | 2021-03-01 11:36:00 UTC ]
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Rodchenkov wins £30K William Hill Sports Book of the Year

Grigory Rodchenkov has won this year's William Hill Sports Book of the Year award for his memoir The Rodchenkov Affair: How I Brought Down Putin’s Secret Doping Empire (W H Allen). Continue reading at The Bookseller

[ The Bookseller | 2020-12-03 21:02:42 UTC ]
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Indies feature on £30k William Hill Sports Book of the Year shortlist

Indies Pitch Publishing and Floodlit Dreams are among the publishers featuring on this year's five-strong William Hill Sports Book of the Year shortlist.  Continue reading at The Bookseller

[ The Bookseller | 2020-10-27 03:30:12 UTC ]
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Sports stars join authors for NLT's #FitforLit Challenge

Children's authors and sports stars are to take part in a series of book-themed sporting challenges to raise money for the National Literacy Trust. Continue reading at The Bookseller

[ The Bookseller | 2020-08-17 05:01:34 UTC ]
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The logistical and ethical challenges of sports reporters’ restart

In mid-March, Major League Baseball, the National Basketball Association, the National Hockey League, and Major League Soccer issued a joint statement: members of the media would henceforth be barred from locker rooms and clubhouses, to help prevent the spread of the coronavirus. The leagues... Continue reading at Columbia Journalism Review

[ Columbia Journalism Review | 2020-07-28 12:21:27 UTC ]
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Wave.tv Secures $32 Million to License, Acquire Sports Media Brands

With most live sports on hold for the past several months, sports media publishers have had to stretch their imaginations to find interesting stories to show and tell. Wave.tv, a digital media company built around working with license holders to repackage archival sports, hopes to invest more in... Continue reading at AdWeek

[ AdWeek | 2020-07-22 14:00:38 UTC ]
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Fury autobiography wins Telegraph's Sports Book of the Year Award

Tyson Fury's autobiography Behind the Mask (Century) has won Sports Book of the Year at this year's Telegraph Sports Book Awards. Continue reading at The Bookseller

[ The Bookseller | 2020-07-15 15:05:13 UTC ]
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In Lieu of the Olympics: A Reading List For Your Sports Fix

With the Olympics postponed, you might be missing your sports fix. In case you need a taste of the thrill of victory and agony of defeat, I’ve compiled a collection of sports books to read this summer while we wait for news about the Tokyo Games. Instead of a torch, light a candle and let […] Continue reading at Literrary Hub

[ Literrary Hub | 2020-07-08 08:48:16 UTC ]
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Barstool Sports CEO on Why Advertisers Shouldn’t Be Scared of the Edgy Platform

Dave Portnoy launched Barstool Sports in 2003 as a print publication about sports gambling and fantasy sports projections. In the later 2000s, it became a company known for raunchy blog posts and throwing paint parties for college students at bars. Fast-forward to 2020, and it's one of the most... Continue reading at AdWeek

[ AdWeek | 2020-06-23 22:10:32 UTC ]
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Jones and Gatland battle on Telegraph Sports Book Awards shortlists

The shortlists for this year's Telegraph Sports Book Awards have been revealed, with titles from England Rugby coach Eddie Jones and British Lions coach Warren Gatland jostling for Rugby Writers Book of the Year.  Continue reading at The Bookseller

[ The Bookseller | 2020-06-17 13:50:00 UTC ]
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For the sports-hungry, some great books to get you through the non-seasons

A great lineup: books about Michael Jordan, Kobe Bryant, Willie Mays, Alice Marble and more. Continue reading at The Washington Post

[ The Washington Post | 2020-05-19 14:00:00 UTC ]
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Squad Goals: Sports Books 2020

No longer relegated to the sidelines, sports titles by and about women take the field. Continue reading at Publishers Weekly

[ Publishers Weekly | 2020-03-27 04:00:00 UTC ]
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Penguin Life acquire ‘timely and important’ book about mental health in sport

Penguin Life will publish a "timely and important" book about mental health in sport by Gary Bloom titled Head in the Game.  Continue reading at The Bookseller

[ The Bookseller | 2020-03-17 22:31:22 UTC ]
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Sports Publisher Minute Media Makes Half Its Revenue from Licensing Tech

Many digital publishers looking for alternative revenue streams to advertising turn to subscriptions and commerce. But Minute mMedia, home to Continue reading at Editor & Publisher

[ Editor & Publisher | 2020-03-03 18:30:12 UTC ]
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Telegraph Sports Book Awards adds children's category and NLT partnership

The Telegraph Sports Book Awards has announced a new prize for children’s titles and made the National Literacy Trust its charity partner for 2020. Continue reading at The Bookseller

[ The Bookseller | 2020-02-18 15:25:53 UTC ]
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'Fence: Striking Distance' weaves queer romance into competitive combat sports

"Fence: Striking Distance," Sarah Rees Brennan's YA novel adapted from the "Fence" comics, will go into the characters' "how" and "why," she says. Continue reading at Los Angeles Times

[ Los Angeles Times | 2020-02-03 16:00:05 UTC ]
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