Sarah Edworthy

Sarah Edworthy has been a journalist since 1987 when she began reviewing fiction for The Times. After stints at the London Daily News and Harpers & Queen, she moved to the books pages of the Daily Telegraph, transferring to the sports pages in 1994. Freelance since 2005, she co-wrote The Daily Telegraph Formula One Years with Timothy Collings and El Macca: Four Years at Read Madrid with Steve McManaman. Sarah worked with Jenson Button on his bestselling Diary of the 2009 Formula One Season for Orion. She co-wrote Hostage: A Year at Gunpoint with Somali Pirates with Paul and Rachel Chandler (Mainstream, 2011). Sarah wrote The Olympic Torch Relay: Follow the Flame of London 2012 and contributed two chapters to Making History at London 2012. In that Olympic summer, she also wrote 21 Days to Glory: The Official Team Sky Book of the 2012 Tour de France (published by Harper Collins), which won Best Illustrated Book of the Year. Sarah also worked with Team Sky on a book entitled The Pain and the Glory, which was shortlisted for Illustrated Book of the Year at the British Sports Book Awards 2014. In 2014, she wrote Reeva: A Mother’s Story with June Steenkamp (Little, Brown), for which she attended the trial of Oscar Pistorius. After collaborating with rugby legend Ben Cohen on his autobiography (Carry Me Home, published by Ebury), she co-wrote This Mum Runs with Jo Pavey (Yellow Jersey), which was shortlisted for Autobiography of the Year in the 2017 Cross Book Awards. In 2020/21, she ghost-wrote A Chosen Destiny: My Story for Drew McIntyre, the first British WWE world champion, published by Ebury. She has worked as a feature writer at the Wimbledon Championships, both for the Telegraph and for, since 1996; she also worked as a feature writer/reporter for from 2016-2019.