Bbc Sports Personality of the Year

Gary Lineker Kept Presenting Sports Personality Of The Year Despite 'Bleeding Everywhere'

The Huffington Post UK | Louise Ridley | Posted 21.12.2015 | UK

Gary Lineker cut his hand open on the BBC Sports Personality of the Year trophy last night - but continued to present the awards show. Co-host Clar...

Andy Murray Wins BBC Sports Personality Of The Year After Tyson Fury Controversy

The Huffington Post UK | Louise Ridley | Posted 20.12.2015 | UK Sport

Andy Murray has beaten sportspeople including boxer Tyson Fury to become BBC Sports Personality of the Year 2015 after one of the award's most controv...

Corbyn Wants 'A Chat' With Boxer Tyson Fury

The Huffington Post UK | Paul Waugh | Posted 20.12.2015 | UK Politics

Jeremy Corbyn has told HuffPost UK that wants to have “a chat” with world boxing champion Tyson Fury to tell him that “it’s OK” for people t...

Why You Must Fight Tyson Fury, the 18 Stone Weakling

Richard Fry | Posted 17.12.2015 | UK Sport
Richard Fry

I believe in free speech and uphold Fury's right to say what he wants. I am less supportive of a public-funded body who choose to reinforce hate-filled views via an awards nomination but I am glad I have a right to respond.

The Beeb's Shocking Omission From Sports Personality Of The Year

David Fearnhead | Posted 16.12.2015 | UK Sport
David Fearnhead

British tennis is not a world force by any stretch of the imagination and yet Andy Murray lifted the entire nation to become Davis Cup champions. They say no one man wins a team event, but Murray surely tested that theory to the limit. Murray deserves the crown, but he is not the tennis champion that has been overlooked...

What Tyson Fury Has Taught Us About the Acceptability of Homophobia

Lewis Henshall | Posted 16.12.2015 | UK Sport
Lewis Henshall

How long will it be until homophobic views aren't paraded in the media as something to be entertained and until homophobia generally becomes instincti...

I Couldn't Care Less About Tyson Fury

Mark Detre | Posted 13.12.2015 | UK Sport
Mark Detre

Is there not more to talk about? Look, obviously what he said was moronic and derogatory. But he's a boxer, for God's sake. The man is paid to get into fights. Should we have expected him, having won his title, to deliver an ode on the importance of societal peace and harmony?

We Can't Lift Barriers to LGBTI Participation If Sport Doesn't Understand Our Complaint

Scott Cuthbertson | Posted 11.12.2015 | UK Sport
Scott Cuthbertson

The BBC must remove Fury from the shortlist, and make a statement that it does not agree with his views. Saying his shortlisting is 'not an endorsement of his views' is simply not enough. Thus far the BBC have refused, despite growing public debate, to even acknowledge they might have a problem. If we can't acknowledge the problem we can't even begin to work on the solution.

Don't Make Tyson Fury a Free Speech Martyr

Andrew Doyle | Posted 11.12.2015 | UK Sport
Andrew Doyle

So don't worry about Tyson Fury. He's an unreconstructed moron whose opinions count for nothing. And if you think I'd say any of this to his face, you must be out of your mind.

Nigel Farage Is Tipping Tyson Fury To Win SPOTY *Because* Of His Homosexuality Comments

The Huffington Post UK | Sarah Ann Harris | Posted 11.12.2015 | UK

Nigel Farage has claimed that Tyson Fury will win the Sports Personality Of The Year (SPOTY) because attempts to ban him from the award will "backfire...

BBC Journalist Suspended For Saying He's 'Ashamed' Of Tyson Fury Nomination

The Huffington Post UK | Kathryn Snowdon | Posted 10.12.2015 | UK

A BBC journalist has been suspended after saying that he was "ashamed" of his employer for including Tyson Fury in the shortlist for Sports Personalit...

Tyson Fury's Nomination Sends A Message That 'Bigotry' Is Acceptable, Says SNP MP

The Huffington Post UK | Kathryn Snowdon | Posted 08.12.2015 | UK

Tyson Fury's nomination for Sports Personality of the Year will send a message that "bigotry" is acceptable, an SNP MP said on Tuesday. The World H...

BBC Man Compares Tyson Fury To 'A Dickhead'

The Huffington Post UK | Paul Waugh | Posted 08.12.2015 | UK Politics

BBC News presenter Clive Myrie has suggested that British boxing champion Tyson Fury is “a dickhead” over his remarks about homosexuals and women....

Tyson Fury Stands By Comparison Of Homosexuality And Paedophilia

The Huffington Post UK | George Bowden | Posted 06.12.2015 | UK Sport

Boxing champion Tyson Fury has stood by his comparison between homosexuality and paedophilia, just two days after the BBC had to defend his bid for Sp...

Tyson Fury Stands By Comparison Homosexuality To Paedophilia

The Huffington Post UK | George Bowden | Posted 06.12.2015 | UK Sport

Boxing champion Tyson Fury has stood by his comparison between homosexuality and paedophilia, just two days after the BBC had to defend his bid for Sp...

Sport Needs Positive Role Models

Ruth Hunt | Posted 04.12.2016 | UK Sport
Ruth Hunt

Tyson Fury's comments also touched on another important area of our work. He claimed his views were rooted in the Bible. It's often assumed that people of faith can't be LGBT or respect LGBT people. By suggesting his homophobia is rooted in his faith he has helped perpetuate this damaging myth.

Why This Labour MP Just Challenged Tyson Fury To A Fight

The Huffington Post UK | George Bowden | Posted 03.12.2015 | UK Sport

Boxing champion Tyson Fury has been challenged to a fight by a Labour MP, as the controversy over his alleged “homophobic views” prompts a petitio...

The Week In 50 Funny Tweets

The Huffington Post UK | Andrea Mann | Posted 19.12.2014 | UK Comedy

And so the end of the year approaches... Google's Top Ten searches of 2014 read like a melancholy Larkin poem for our time. pic.twitter.com/EaRp5Ad...

11 People Who Don't Quite Get #SPOTY

The Huffington Post UK | Ryan Barrell | Posted 15.12.2014 | UK Sport

Sports Personality of the Year - the glittering annual celebration recognising the giants of the sporting world as voted for by you the public. Onl...

Joey Barton Thinks Lewis Hamilton SPOTY Win Was 'A Bad Day In Our History'

The Huffington Post UK | Ryan Barrell | Posted 15.12.2014 | UK Sport

Footballer Joey Barton has attacked the BBC in a Twitter tirade for choosing 'tax exile' Lewis Hamilton as its Sports Personality of the Year. Can'...

Sports Personality Of The Year Shortlist In 10 Awe-Inspiring Pics

The Huffington Post UK | Louise Ridley | Posted 24.11.2014 | UK Sport

Rory McIlroy, Gareth Bale and Lewis Hamilton are among the ten nominees for the BBC Sports Personality of the Year 2014 award. Six men and five wom...

Daily Mail Columnist Calls Female Sports Presenters 'Blonde Bimbos'

The Huffington Post UK | Jessica Elgot | Posted 23.01.2014 | UK

A Daily Mail columnist has launched a blistering attack on female sports presenters, saying none of the "touchline dollies" can live up to the standar...

Person Who Was Clear Favourite To Win Something Wins That Thing

The Huffington Post UK | Andrea Mann | Posted 16.12.2013 | UK Comedy

On Sunday night, a person won the competition they'd been expected to win. In an evening filled with absolutely no tension at all, the person beat ...

SPOTY Winners Since Murray Was Born (PICTURES)

The Huffington Post UK | Posted 16.12.2013 | UK Sport

Andy Murray added the BBC Sports Personality of the Year award to his Wimbledon title on Sunday night. The 26-year-old won by an unprecedented marg...

'It's Very Nice' - Murray Wins Sports Personality Of The Year 2013 (PICTURES)

The Huffington Post UK | Posted 16.12.2013 | UK Sport

Andy Murray won the BBC Sports Personality of the Year award by an unprecedented margin on Sunday night. Murrray polled 401,470 of the votes cast b...