Television Sport Awards 2001

RTS Television Sport Awards 2001

Monday 20 May
The London Hilton
Park Lane, London W1

Hosted by: Jim Rosenthal
Millbank Studios and The Daily Telegraph

RTS Television Sports Awards

Creative Sports Sequence

Winner: Beckham's Eye (Sports Personality of the Year), BBC Sport
Nominee: Around the Grounds in Seven Days, ITV Sport Channel
Nominee: A Week With England (On The Ball), ISN/Carlton for ITV Sport


Winner: The Hawk-Eye System (Channel 4 Cricket), Sunset + Vine for Channel 4

Judges' Award

Winner: Roger Philcox

Lifetime Achievement

Winner: Harry Carpenter OBE
Winner: Reg Gutteridge OBE

Live Outside Broadcast Coverage

Winner: Wimbledon Championships: Men's Final: Rafter v Ivanisevic, BBC Sport
Nominee: FA Cup Final 2001: Arsenal v Liverpool, ISN/Carlton for ITV Sport
Nominee: The Derby 2001, BBC Sport

Regional Sports Documentary

Winner: Scott Gibbs: Out On His Own, BBC Sport Wales
Nominee: Hampshire Cricket 2001: The Shane Warne Season, Granada Sport for Meridian (Southampton)
Nominee: Metroland: Home Goal, Carlton for Carlton Region

Regional Sports Presenter or Commentator

Winner: Mark Bolton: Carlton Television
Nominee: Kevin Piper: Anglia Television
Nominee: Andy Steggall: Granada Sport for Meridian (Southampton)

Regional Sports Programme - Actuality

Winner: Y Clwb Rygbi, BBC Sport Wales
Nominee: Northern Ford Premiership Grand Final: Widnes v Oldham, Yorkshire Television
Nominee: Three Cups for the Kop, Granada Television

Regional Sports Programme - Entertainment

Winner: Offside, Comedy Unit for BBC Scotland
Nominee: Rugby League Raw, Yorkshire Television
Nominee: The Championship, BBC Northern Ireland

Sports Commentator

Winner: Jim McGrath: BBC Sport
Nominee: John Motson: BBC Sport
Nominee: Richie Benaud: Sunset + Vine for Channel 4

Sports Documentary

Winner: Black Britain: Fighting Back: The Michael Watson Story, BBC 2
Nominee: Muhammad Ali: Through The Eyes of the World, TWI for ITV
Nominee: Botham's Ashes, Sunset + Vine for Channel 4

Sports News Reporter

Winner: Gabriel Clarke: ISN/Carlton for ITV Sport
Nominee: Garry Richardson: BBC Sport
Nominee: Jon Desborough: Sky News

Sports Presenter

Winner: Sue Barker: BBC Sport
Nominee: Clare Balding: BBC Sport
Nominee: Mark Nicholas: Sunset + Vine for Channel 4

Sports Programme

Winner: Channel 4 Cricket, Sunset + Vine forChannel 4
Nominee: Wimbledon Championships: Men's Final: Rafter v Ivanisevic, BBC Sport
Nominee: UEFA Champions League, ISN/Carlton for ITV Sport

Sports Pundit

Winner: John McEnroe: BBC Sport
Nominee: Alan Hansen: BBC Sport
Nominee: Simon Hughes: Sunset + Vine for Channel 4

Sports Show or Series

Winner: The Morning Line, Highflyer for Channel 4 Racing
Nominee: They Think It's All Over, Talkback for BBC One
Nominee: Cricket Roadshow 2001, Sunset + Vine for Channel 4