Longlist announcement for Writing Best Column
LAUSANNE, March 13, 2023 - The AIPS Sport Media Awards are pleased to announce the longlist for the Writing Best Column category.
The longlist represents the first judging stage and is based on the average ratings of the AIPS panel of specialists, the Executive Committee members and the members of the Jury.
Find out more about the judging stages here.
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As stated in the Rule 8, the AIPS Awards organisers reserve the right to move an entry into another category when it would be more appropriate there.
Here are the selected works, in alphabetical order of country:WRITING BEST COLUMN
(Argentina), Stefanía Lisa, after the nightmare: “Reporting is the only way to heal” - Página/12Jorge Barraza
(Argentina), “Football is overanalyzed” - El TiempoSergio Levinsky
(Argentina), The deads that you killed - Dosis FutboleraMarcela Mora y Araujo
(Argentina), Thrown into the World Cup: The challenge of telling things as they are and at the same time believing in magic - eldiario.arPablo Perantuono
(Argentina), Human, too human - Coolt.comMaría Constanza Vanzini
(Argentina), Gender violence in tennis: protocols are urgent – FeminacidaAlejandro Wall
(Argentina), A human limit for the football business - Post OpinionJulian Linden
(Australia), On thin ice - News Corp AustraliaAbdou Wahabou Issifou
(Benin), Occult practices in football in Africa - DaabaaruAlbert Atangana Fouda
(Cameroon), The love of football is not patriotism - www.ajsc.mediaMorgan Campbell
(Canada), WNBA star Brittney Griner, detained in Russia, is guilty only of pursuing a salary that matches her skill - CBCMichelle Ferguson
(Canada), When Nazem Kadri hoisted the Stanley Cup, he lifted a whole community along with it - CBCEsteban Abarzua
(Chile), The lives that Magallanes does not forget - Las Ultimas NoticiasFelipe Antonio Zarruk Diazgranados
(Colombia), The face of ‘The Lord’ - Extratiempo RadioYunier Javier Sifonte Diaz
(Cuba), God save the King? - CubadebateRicardo Vasconcellos
(Ecuador), FEF blockade on press freedom - El UniversoAlaa Abdel-ghani
(Egypt), Overseas aid | Why Zamalek are champions - Al-Ahram NewspaperAmr Alansary
(Egypt), For Egyptian clubs: How do you buy Messi from the profits of “Social Media”? - Rosaelyoussef.comJean-Michel Brochen
(France), The unbearable and the lightness - L'EquipeOkai Gyimah Edmund
(Ghana), Treacherous: African footballers in risky trips abroad to seek for greener pastures - sportsworldghana.comSujit Bhar
(India), The distaff route - India LegalSoumitra Bose
(India), How offshore betting sites are laughing all the way to the bank - Moneycontrol.comSaeedeh Fathabadi
(Iran), We are journalists, not culprits: A glimpse into the troubles of being a woman sports journalist - Shahraranews.irAfsoon Hazrati
(Iran), No institution is responsible, not even FIFA! - Zanan-EmroozElias Makori
(Kenya), He's superhuman... let's name city's new motorway 'Eliud Kipchoge Expressway' - Nation Media GroupPetz Lahure
(Luxembourg), A steak with a kick | Black September - TageblattEduardo Sebastián Alarcón Hernández
(Mexico), Native Americans: Ancient bravery in North American football - Editorial PuskásNatalia Donets
(Moldova), Dacia Buiucani - a small Moldovan football club is leading the way on social responsibility - Sport-TimeNamin Dhakal
(Nepal), Unprofessional act from professional for daily needs - Khelpati/ThahakhabarLoanny Picado
(Nicaragua), Football and the land I left - Zona de penalSalman Ganiyu
(Nigeria), Nigerian sports: When will the monster of age-cheating be buried? - ANN PlcOluwashina Okeleji
(Nigeria), Nigeria’s troubles are reflected in its football - New FrameReidar Sollie
(Norway), Did he sing along at Imagine? – DagsavisenYahya Al-Yaqoubi
(Palestine), From the “Sports Gate”, amputees kick painful memories and run towards global dreams – Felesteen.newsAhrar Jebreni
(Palestine), I achieved the hard dream… - khabar24Daniel Gallan
(South Africa), Will sport punish all murderous governments? - New FrameMotaz Kabier
(Sudan), Renouncing racism and calling for peaceful coexistence - Saqr AlJidyanMichael Aylwin
(UK), No fix in sight as rugby edges closer to harsh truth hardwired into collision sports - The GuardianAndrew Binner
(UK), Chad le Clos: “I thought that talking about mental health made me look weak” - Olympics.com (Digital)Oliver Brown
(UK), No more excuses – sport must finally turn its back on Putin - The Daily TelegraphPiers Edwards
(UK), ‘Where is the response to security issues in African football?’ – BBCSteve Menary
(UK), The English Patient - JosimarMichael Pavitt
(UK), Valieva is a teenager at centre of scandal but focus should really be elsewhere | Beijing 2022 - A Games never far from controversy and politics - www.insidethegames.bizSteven Price
(UK), Nottingham Forest's spending is the cost of entry into the Premier League – ForbesEmma Smith
(UK), Thank you, Jake! Why Daniels' decision to come out can change football for the better - Goal.comIsabelle Westbury
(UK), The inevitability of conflicts of interest in a culture of one-and-done - The TelegraphSuzanne Wrack
(UK), I cried when England won. It’s been a long journey for women’s football – and for me - The GuardianPaul Fein
(USA), Roger Federer: Tennis God and man of the People | Serena, An Enigma - SportstarRómulo Cono Martínez Chenlo
(Uruguay), Luis Suárez, the endorphin processor: The (NOT) chosen - La DiariaWHAT HAPPENS NEXT
Following this longlist, we will announce the shortlist and subsequently the finalists.
The final ceremony will take place in Seoul on May 9, 2023.
Stay tuned for the rest of the longlists!