2020 Sports Journalism Reporting Award

Story: The Rise, Fall and Rise Again of Cricket in The Gambia by Omar Jarju published in The Chronicle on April 1. 2019.


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Judges’ Comments

The story has a good angle and is newsworthy. The focus on the different stages of the development of cricket gives the story additional weight. The story is accuracy and factual with multiple interviews and quotation from sources. Well-presented and researched. The story is original, well researched with multiple quotations and interviews. The story takes account of the stand of cricket sports in The Gambia and gauged opinions of the people on it. The story has significant benefit for the populace particularly cricket fans. 

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