This list of sports awards honoring women is an index to articles about notable awards honoring sportswomen. The list gives the country of the sponsoring organization, but some awards are open to sportswomen around the world. The list includes sub-lists for general awards to female athletes, for awards to association football (soccer) players, to basketball players and to women players in other sports.
All of these sublists include awards for coaches and administrators in women's sports. Awards for these roles are usually not restricted by the recipient's sex or gender.
- Discontinued along with the league after the 2011 season.
- Although presented by a British body, this award is open to players of all nationalities, regardless of their club affiliations. Through the 2019 awards, only two finalists have been British (one Scottish and one English), both of whom have won the award.
- Although presented by a French magazine, this award is open to players of all nationalities, regardless of their club affiliations. No French players were among the finalists in the first two years of the award (2018, 2019).
- Discontinued after the 2004 award.
- Discontinued after the 2015 award and replaced by The Best FIFA Women's Player.
- In all sports, "women's coach" is defined as an individual of any sex or gender who coaches a women's team.
- This award is presented annually to the top player in US college basketball, with separate awards for men and women.
- This award can be won by any individual involved with women's college basketball, regardless of sex or gender. The corresponding award for men's college basketball is similarly open to all involved with the men's game. Notably, in 2019, a woman received the men's award and a man received the women's award.
- This award is presented to the top first-year head coach in NCAA Division I women's basketball, regardless of the coach's sex or gender. Of the 14 award winners through the 2019–20 season, three have been men.
- This award can be won by any individual regardless of sex or gender. The first two awards presented, in 2017 and 2018, went to men.
- This award can be won by any individual regardless of sex or gender. Through the 2019 WNBA season, 15 of the 23 awards presented have been earned by men.
- This hall of fame honors contributors to women's basketball in all roles. Many men have been honored for their contributions as coaches and administrators in the women's game.
- The Senior CLASS Awards are presented to NCAA Division I athletes, but are not officially sponsored by the NCAA.
- This award is specific to NCAA Division I; the NCAA uses the term "Women's College World Series" strictly for its Division I softball championship. Identical awards are presented in the Division II and III championships.
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