Capturing the emotion of sports across the industry, the World Sports Photography Awards are captivating audiences and photographers alike. The only global awards for sports photography, entered by the world’s best sports photographers and judged by leading figures in sport, media, politics and brand are now open for entries from sports photographers internationally.

Open to professional and semi-pro photographers based anywhere in the world. In the third edition, there will also be an Amateur chapter of the awards opening for the general public in July, after the first chapter has ended. With entry completely free photographers can submit their photography from 2021 across 27 different sports categories. 

This year’s judging panel is joined by Dev Sethi, Director of Emerging Athletes, Sports Creators at Meta, and Courtney Vermaas, Women’s Brand Marketing Director at Nike. 

To submit your nominated images, click here. Awards end May 6th. (Midnight PDT)

Joshua/Ruiz | Richard Heathcote (2020 Winner)
Joshua/Ruiz | Richard Heathcote (2020 Winner)
Navy Kneel (2020) | Dustin Satloff
Navy Kneel (2020) | Dustin Satloff
Linemen (2017) | Dustin Satloff
Linemen (2017) | Dustin Satloff
Monaco Reflections (2014) | Mr David Davies
Monaco Reflections (2014) | Mr David Davies
Moscow Hurdles (2013) | Julian Finney
Moscow Hurdles (2013) | Julian Finney
By The Hair (2006) | Christopher T. Assaf
By The Hair (2006) | Christopher T. Assaf
Serene Serena | Cameron Spencer
Serene Serena | Cameron Spencer
Smooth start | Richard Heathcote
Smooth Start | Richard Heathcote
Get Some Rest | Filipe Amorim
Get Some Rest | Filipe Amorim
That Winning Feeling | Robert Cianflone
That Winning Feeling | Robert Cianflone
The Notorious (2017) | John Barry
The Notorious (2017) | John Barry
Hockey Check | Al Bello
Hockey Check | Al Bello
Mikey Brennan Shipsterns Bluff (2020) | Lance Morgan
Mikey Brennan Shipsterns Bluff (2020) | Lance Morgan

The World Sports Photography Awards are the only global awards for sport photography. Designed to recognize and celebrates incredible sports images and the photographers who take them. World Sports Photography Awards 2022 is sponsored by MPB.