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The William Hill Sports Book of the Year Podcast

Listen to exclusive news and interviews with those involved and the nominees for the William Hill Sports Book of the Year Award 2020

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9: William Hill Sportsbook of the Year Award 2020- Winner!

We have our winner! Matt Williams has all the details of the 2020 William Hill Sports Book of the Year Award Winner- The Rodchenkov Affair by Dr Grigory Rodchenkov. Matt chats to Drummond Moir, editor of the winning title, for a fascinating chat all about how the book was pulled together. Plus, Alyson Rudd spills all on the judges decision and looks ahead to our 2021 award...

30mins

4 Dec 2020

Rank #1

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8: William Hill Sportsbook of the Year Award 2020- Bryan Fogel & Dame Katherine Grainger

In the final episode focusing on the shortlist for the William Hill Sports Book of the Year Award 2020 Matt Williams is joined by Icarus director Bryan Fogel to discuss The Rodchenkov Affair by Dr Grigory Rodchenkov. Matt is also joined by Dame Katherine Grainger, a WHSBOTY judge, who talks about Sports Books & Bruce Lee!

35mins

27 Nov 2020

Rank #2

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7: William Hill Sportsbook of the Year Award 2020- Ian Ridley & Alyson Rudd

In the penultimate episode focusing on the shortlist for the William Hill Sports Book of the Year Award 2020 Matt Williams is joined by Ian Ridley to talk about his book The Breath of Sadness. Matt is also joined by Chair of the WHSBOTY judging panel Alyson Rudd for a look at her many bookcases.

37mins

20 Nov 2020

Rank #3

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6: William Hill Sportsbook of the Year Award 2020- Ashley Gray & Mark Lawson

In the third episode focusing on the shortlist for the William Hill Sports Book of the Year Award 2020 Matt Williams is joined by Ashley Gray to talk about his book The Unforgiven: Mercenaries or Missionaries. Matt is also joined by WHSBOTY judge Mark Lawson to hear about his favourite ever sports book.

34mins

13 Nov 2020

Rank #4

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5: William Hill Sportsbook of the Year Award 2020- Scott Ellsworth & Clarke Carlisle

In the second episode focusing on the shortlist for the William Hill Sports Book of the Year Award 2020 Matt Williams speaks to shortlisted author Scott Ellsworth about his book; The World Beneath Their Feet. Matt also speaks to WHSBOTY judge Clarke Carlisle about what he looks for in a great sports book.

31mins

6 Nov 2020

Rank #5

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4: William Hill Sportsbook of the Year Award 2020- Ruqsana Begum, Sarah Shephard & John Inverdale

The shortlist for the William Hill Sports Book of the Year Award has now been announced and in this episode Matt Williams speaks to shortlisted author Ruqsana Begum and Sarah Shephard, who helped write Born Fighter, in a truly captivating and emotional interview. Matt also speaks to long standing member of the judging panel John Inverdale about his favourite sports books of all time.

38mins

30 Oct 2020

Rank #6

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3: William Hill Sportsbook of the Year Award 2020- Longlist Part 3

In the third episode for 2020 Matt Williams, Graham Sharpe and Neil Foggin discuss the final five books to make the William Hill Sportsbook of the Year Award Longlist for 2020.

32mins

14 Oct 2020

Rank #7

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2: William Hill Sportsbook of the Year Award 2020- Longlist Part 2

In the second episode for 2020 Matt Williams, Graham Sharpe and Neil Foggin discuss the next five books to make the William Hill Sportsbook of the Year Award Longlist for 2020.

31mins

7 Oct 2020

Rank #8

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1: William Hill Sportsbook of the Year Award 2020- Longlist Part 1

In the first episode for 2020 Matt Williams, Graham Sharpe and Neil Foggin discuss the first five books to make the William Hill Sportsbook of the Year Award Longlist for 2020.

26mins

30 Sep 2020

Rank #9

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William Hill Sportsbook of the Year Award 2020

Join us very soon for exclusive content and interviews from those nominated for the William Hill Sportsbook of the Year Award 2020, presented by Matt Williams

2mins

14 Sep 2020

Rank #10