Shortlist announcement for Writing Best Column
LAUSANNE, March 28, 2023 - The AIPS Sport Media Awards are pleased to announce the shortlist for the Writing Best Column category.
The shortlist represents the second judging stage and is based on the preferences of the AIPS Executive Committee members.
Find out more about the judging stages here.
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Here are the selected works, in alphabetical order of country:
WRITING BEST COLUMN
Marcela 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.ar
Julian Linden (Australia), On thin ice - News Corp Australia
Morgan Campbell (Canada), WNBA star Brittney Griner, detained in Russia, is guilty only of pursuing a salary that matches her skill - CBC
Felipe Antonio Zarruk Diazgranados (Colombia), The face of ‘The Lord’ - Extratiempo Radio
Ricardo Vasconcellos (Ecuador), FEF blockade on press freedom - El Universo
Alaa Abdel-ghani (Egypt), Overseas aid - Al-Ahram Newspaper
Jean-Michel Brochen (France), The unbearable and the lightness - L'Equipe
Sujit Bhar (India), The distaff route - India Legal
Saeedeh Fathabadi (Iran), We are journalists, not culprits: A glimpse into the troubles of being a woman sports journalist - Shahraranews.ir
Afsoon Hazrati (Iran), No institution is responsible, not even FIFA! - Zanan-Emrooz
Elias Makori (Kenya), He's superhuman... let's name city's new motorway 'Eliud Kipchoge Expressway' - Nation Media Group
Petz Lahure (Luxembourg), A steak with a kick - Tageblatt
Daniel Gallan (South Africa), Will sport punish all murderous governments? - New Frame
Michael Aylwin (UK), No fix in sight as rugby edges closer to harsh truth hardwired into collision sports - The Guardian
Oliver Brown (UK), No more excuses: Sport must finally turn its back on Putin - The Daily Telegraph
Piers Edwards (UK), ‘Where is the response to security issues in African football?’ – BBC
Michael Pavitt (UK), Valieva is a teenager at centre of scandal but focus should really be elsewhere - Insidethegames.biz
Steven Price (UK), Nottingham Forest's spending is the cost of entry into the Premier League – Forbes
Emma Smith (UK), Thank you, Jake! Why Daniels' decision to come out can change football for the better - Goal.com
Isabelle Westbury (UK), The inevitability of conflicts of interest in a culture of one-and-done - The Telegraph
WHAT HAPPENS NEXT Following this shortlist, we will announce the top 10 and subsequently the finalists.
The final ceremony will take place in Seoul on May 9, 2023.
Stay tuned for the rest of the shortlists!