This year’s Greater Manchester Sports Awards sponsored by ANS is taking place on Friday 7th November at the Point, Emirates Old Trafford.

The event will see the winners from across all 10 local authorities come together to determine the winners for Greater Manchester.

A total of seventy nominees will be attending, spread over seven categories recognising excellence in clubs, coaches volunteers, athletes and those who sport and physical activity has made an impact on their lives.

The nominees have already been celebrated, winning their category at borough level in ceremonies in Bolton, Bury, Manchester, Oldham, Rochdale, Salford, Stockport, Tameside, Trafford and Wigan.

GreaterSport board member and North West Tonight TV presenter, Roger Johnson will host the celebratory event and former Great Britain 400m Olympian Iwan Thomas MBE will be guest speaker on the night.

Iwan holds an Olympic Silver Medal, as well as Gold Medals at both the Commonwealth Games and World Championships.

Yvonne Harrison, Chief Executive at GreaterSport, organisers of the event, commented:

“The Greater Manchester Sports Awards are one of the highlights in our calendar. It is a fantastic evening, celebrating the very best of community sport and the impact it has, helping us change lives across the region.”

You can support the nominees on twitter using #gmsportsawards and listen live from the event as official media partners, BBC Radio Manchester will be broadcasting online on the evening.

Details of all nominees can be found at


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