The SPORTEL Awards Ceremony

The SPORTEL Awards will take place on Tuesday 24 October 2017 at 8PM at the Grimaldi Forum, under the Honorary Presidency of H.S.H. Prince Albert II of Monaco. The Ceremony rewards the best sports video sequences and books of the year.
The winners of the SPORTEL Awards will receive their prizes on stage from Olympic champions and international sports stars.

An evening not to be missed for sports fans!

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For more information, please contact sportelawards[at]sportelmonaco[dot]com


Spectators in the audience




Impressions on social networks

The Golden Podium Competition

The Golden Podium Competition rewards the world most beautiful sports sequences of the year.

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The Sports Book Competition

The Sports Book Competition rewards the best sports books of the year.

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They came to the SPORTEL Awards

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Kafetien Gomis, Sergey Bubka, Sebastian Coe, Marie-José Perec, Eunice Barber, Stéphane Diagana, Hicham El Guerrouj, Frank Fredericks, Romain Mesnil, Christine Arron, Muriel Hurtis, Paula Radclife, Merlene Ottey, Guy Drut, Wilson Kipketer, Charmaine Crooks, Ladji Doucouré, Tia Hellebaut, Richard Whitehead, Valentin Belaud, Elodie Clouvel, Donovan Bailey
Nicolas Batum, Gary Payton, Goran Dragic, Hervé Dubuisson, Jonathan Aka
Tony Estanguet, Fabien Lefèvre, Sébastien Vieilledent
Mike Tyson, Teddy Riner, David Douillet, Wanderlei Silva, Shane Mosley, Lucie Décosse, Luke Campbell, Gévrise Emane, Gwladys Epangue, Pascal Gentil, Anthony Joshua, Cheick Kongo, Jean-Marc Mormeck, Khedafi Djelkhir, Daouda Sow, Loïc Pietri, Brian Rogers, Jack Samui, Brahim Asloum, Jake LaMotta, Lennox Lewis, Evander Holyfield, Carlos Takam, Loïc Pietri, René Jacquot, Adriani Vastine, Estelle Mossely
Christopher Froome, Alberto Contador, Philippe Gilbert, Eddy Merckx, Filippo Pozzato, Alexandre Vinokourov, Richard Virenque, Jeannie Longo
Christophe Soumillon
Pelé, Michel Platini, Ronaldinho, Eric Cantona, Jean-Pierre Papin, Mia Hamm, Didier Deschamps, Osvaldo Ardiles, Raí de Oliveira, Antonin Panenka, Jean-Marie Pfaff, Nakata Hidetoshi, Hakan Sukur, Roger Milla, Lothar Matthäus, Franco Baresi, Guy Lacombe, Claudio Ranieri, Carlos Valderrama, Bixente Lizarazu, Claude Puel, Sonia Bompastor, Jérémy Toulalan, Gérard Houllier, Marco Simone, Valère Germain, Chu-Young Park, David Trezeguet, Patrick Viera, Emmanuel Petit, Guy Roux, Vikash Dhorasoo, Luis Fernández, Gérard Houllier, Ludovic Giuly, Florence Hardouin, Nabil Dirar, Candice Prévost, Djibril Cissé, Fernando Sanz, Christian Karenbeu
Nadia Comăneci, Hamilton Sabot, Isabelle Severino, Catalina Ponor, Jury Chechi
Jérôme Fernandez, Claude Onesta, Nikola Karabatic, Jackson Richardson, Joel Delplanque, Mariama Signaté, Daniel Constantini, Valérie Nicolas
Taig Khris
Jean Todt, Patrick Tambay, Daniel Elena, Juha Kankkunen, Ari Vatanen, Stefano Coletti, Troy Corser, Jacky Ickx, Thierry Boutsen, Emanuele Pirro, Johnny Herbert, Jean-Pierre Beltoise, Romain Febvre
Jonah Lomu, Bernard Lapasset, Bernard Laporte, Yoann Huget, Yann Delaigue, Cédric Desbrosse, Jo Maso, Jean Gachassin, Vincent Moscato, Serge Simon, Denis Charvet, Cédric Soulette, Thierry Lacroix, Dan Luger, Mathieu Blin, Gonzalo Quesada, Yoann Huget,Daniel Herrero, Philippe Guillard, Max Guazzini, Philippe Saint-André, Dan Carter
Florence Arthaud, Samantha Davies, Philippe Monnet, Loïck Peyron, Mike Birch, Stéphane Peyron, Anne Quéméré
Anja Pärson, Sandra Laoura, Kevin Rolland, Pernilla Wiberg, Edgar Grospiron, Carole Montillet
Alexander Popov, Laure Manaudou, Philippe Lucas, Yannick Agnel, Alain Bernard, Sophie Kamoun, Fabien Gilot, Frédérick Bousquet, Camille Lacourt, Christine Caron, Camille Muffat
Marion Bartoli, Mary Pierce, Tatiana Golovin, Ilie Nastase, Henri Leconte, Michaël Llodra
Shen Yanfei
Victoria Ravva

The Golden Podium Georges Bertellotti

Original sculpture by Raymond Moretti

The Golden Podium Competition rewards the world most beautiful sports videos of the year.

A Jury of high-profile sports and media personalities selects the sports footage that creatively brings out the emotion of sport historical achievements and the beauty of sports in the image.



Best Slow Motion

Supported by FNOSC
Minimum length: 20 seconds, maximum length: 3 minutes
Rewards the best sport slow motion highlighting the emotion of the moment.
FNOSC Prize: €3,500

2016 Laureate

Discovery Prize

Supported by RMC
Maximum length: 3 minutes
Rewards the best short film in sports (topic, documentary, biopic or interview), to discover one sport, one team or one sports personality.

2016 Laureate

Innovation Prize

Supported by Puressentiel
Maximum length: 2 minutes
Rewards a sequence that makes the headlines and shows an outstanding innovation in its production, image, format, or other.
Puressentiel Prize: €2,000

2016 Laureate


Best Promotion Programme

Supported by CPC & ASSOCIES
Maximum length: 1mn30
Rewards the best trailer, teaser or programme intro promoting sports in general, one sport in particular, one sport TV show, or one sport event.
CPC & ASSOCIES Prize: €2,000

Advertising Prize - Christian Blachas

Supported by Form and You
Maximum length: 1 minute
Rewards the creativity of an advertising film whose scenario involves sport.

2016 Laureate

Second Screen Prize

NEW Maximum length: 2 minutes
Rewards a complementary service (application, internet content accessible via tablet or smartphone) that enriches, for the viewers benefit, the offer of the sports programme broadcaster.


Prize of the Jury

Supported by Lacoste
The Jury choice: rewards the very favourite sequence of the Jury.
Prize: €2,000

2016 Laureate

Peace and Sport Documentary Prize

The Peace and Sport Documentary Prize rewards a filmmaker who, through a video clip or a movie, emphasizes the positive role of sport in peace promotion.

2016 Laureate

International Olympic Committee Grand Prize

Rewards the sequence that best conveys the Olympic values advocated by the IOC.
Prize: €3,500

2016 Laureate


Have a question regarding the Golden Podium?

Camille Sauriac – SPORTEL Awards – Tel: +377 93 10 40 70 – Email:csauriac[at]sportelawards[dot]com

  • SPORTEL gives me the opportunity to spread the Paralympic messages.

    Richard Whitehead
  • I am very happy and proud to be here.

    Florent Amodio
  • It is good to be here and I think that this is a great and different experience.

    Donovan Bailey
  • I enjoy the party celebrating my book.

    Dan Carter
  • I have never been a member of a Jury, so I am going to try to do my best.

    Djibril Cissé
  • Ever since we arrived in Monaco it has been a magical experience.

    Elodie Clouvel
  • SPORTEL is always an exceptional event.

    Philippe Saint-André
  • SPORTEL Monaco is an extremely well-organized sports marketing and media convention and I was really lucky to be invited.

    Jonathan Aka
  • It is my first time at SPORTEL Monaco and I have been very impressed by the quality of the event.

    Max Guazzini
  • I’m so Lucky to be with a great champion!! Evander Holyfield at @sportel_awards

    Christophe Soumillon
  • Great to meet Muriel Hurtis @HURTIS1 at @sportel_awards !

    Evander Holyfield
  • I am really impressed about the quality of the videos that entered the competition. I’m happy to see the progress and the new technical updates that are brought to the media broadcasting life here in SPORTEL in Monaco.

    Danka Bartekova
  • How lucky I am to have met one the greatest sports stars ever, Mike Tyson! @AS_Monaco @MikeTyson

    Valère Germain
  • I’m very honored to be invited for the first time at SPORTEL as a Jury member of the Sports Book Competition. Every country has its way of getting a message through books and it’s quite interesting.

    Ladji Doucoure
  • It is a big honour for me to be part of SPORTEL and moreover to be a Jury member.

    Marion Bartoli
  • It’s my first time at SPORTEL, I didn’t know what is it all about, but now I know how it’s important to have more media in Sport.

    Romain Febvre
  • This is my second year at SPORTEL and I’m very happy to come. It’s a very beautiful event about Sports Media.

    Muriel Hurtis
  • We usually like how the ad can hit people’s mind and make them react. I believe sports people are very keen on the emotion transfered through the advertising.

    Gerard Houiller

The Sports Book Prize Renaud de Laborderie

The Sports Book Prize rewards the best illustrated sports books published over the year.

The Jury selects internationally the 2 books containing the most stunning illustrations of sport and showcasing the emotions behind sporting endeavours.

SPORTEL rewards as well every year the “Autobiography Prize” to the sports personality who has written the best autobiography of the year.


RegisterFind out the Sports Book Prize rules.



Original sculpture by Didier Noisetier


The Sports Book Categories

Monaco Olympic Committee Sport Book Prize

Prize: €3,000

2016 Laureate: 1/1000th – The Sports Photography of Bob Martin – Bob Martin

French National Olympic and Sports Committee Book Prize

Prize: €1,500

2016 Laureate: L’Homme Sans Gravité – David Burnett

SPORTEL Autobiography Prize

Rewards the sports personality who has written the best autobiography of the year.

2016 Laureate: Dan Carter – Autobiographie d’une Légende des All Blacks – Dan Carter


Have a question regarding the Sports Book Prize

Camille Sauriac – SPORTEL Awards – 4 boulevard du Jardin Exotique, 98000 Monaco – Tel: +377 93 10 40 70 – Email: csauriac[at]sportelawards[dot]com


 It is not the size of a man but the size of his heart that matters. 

Evander Holyfield


  • MOC
  • L'Equipe
  • RMC
  • CPC & Associés
  • Puressentiel
  • Lacoste
  • Form & You
  • Groupe Segond Automobiles
  • Peace and Sport


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4 boulevard du Jardin Exotique, 98000 Monaco
+377 93 10 40 56
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