Chris Eubank JR, George Groves, Jonny Bairstow and Crystal palace captain Jason Puncheon talk to us at the BT sports awards 2018 at Battersea Evolution while Also pictured at the world’s largest commercial sports awards were England rugby skipper Dylan Hartley, who this week was ruled out of the summer tour to South Africa as he recovers from concussion.
Awards categories included marketing campaigns, event sponsorship, team participation, PR and film content. With Premier League champions Manchester City were up for International Marketing Campaign of the Year with “Win an advert for your Wix business”.
Ex-Spurs and Hull star Mason was there with partner Rachel Peters.
Farah, 35, beamed with wife Tania Neil – he was given an award for an Outstanding Contribution to Sport
London Marathon executives are also keen to have him back for the 2019 edition after his impressive performance at this year’s race.
Scotland’s Callum Hawkins, who collapsed while leading the Commonwealth Games marathon earlier this month, and Jonny Mellor, who was left out of England’s squad for the Gold Coast, are also not travelling, meaning there is an all-woman marathon team for Berlin.
British Athletics performance director Neil Black said: ‘Several British men fulfilled the qualifying standard and it was the intention of the selection panel to have representation in Berlin however personal preference or injury means no places were accepted.