Getty tops SJA Sports Photography Awards nominations

The shortlist for this year's SJA British Sports Photography Awards has been announced, with Getty Images leading the running with eight finalists.

The presentation dinner, which recognises work published in 2011, will be held at London's Grand Connaught Rooms on 12 March. The awards are part of the SJA's British Sports Journalism Awards.

Here is the full shortlist:

Specialist Sports Portfolio

  • Philip Brown (Reuters)
  • David Davies (Press Association)
  • Laurence Griffiths (Getty Images)
  • Clive Mason (Getty Images)
  • Nigel Roddis (Reuters)
  • Edward Whitaker (Racing Post)

Sports Portfolio

  • Tom Jenkins (The Guardian/Observer)
  • Ian MacNichol (Colorsport)
  • Clive Mason (Getty Images)
  • Dean Mouhtaropoulos (Getty Images)
  • Phil Noble (Reuters)
  • Clive Rose (Getty Images)

Sports Picture of the Year

  • Andrew Cowie (Colorsport)
  • Andrew Boyers (Action Images)
  • Laurence Griffiths (Getty Images)
  • Richard Heathcote (Getty Images)
  • Tom Jenkins (The Guardian/Observer)
  • John Sibley (Action Images)

Sports News Picture of the Year

  • Lynne Cameron (Press Association)
  • Mike Egerton (Press Association)
  • Phil Noble (Reuters)
  • Kevin Quigley (Daily Mail)
  • Andrew Redington (Getty Images)
  • Mark Robinson (freelance)

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