Bbc Sports Personality of the Year

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...

An Absent Winner? Murray Won't Attend SPOTY

The Huffington Post UK | Posted 10.12.2013 | UK Sport

Andy Murray will not attend the BBC Sports Personality of the Year award ceremony on Sunday. Murray will instead remain at his training base in Mia...

Is Januzaj's SPOTY Nomination A Pro-England Political Move By The BBC?

The Huffington Post UK | Samuel Luckhurst | Posted 03.12.2013 | UK Sport

Manchester United's Adnan Januzaj has been shortlisted for the 2013 BBC Young Sports Personality of the Year. The 18-year-old will be hoping to emu...

One-Horse Race? Sports Personality Of The Year Nominees Revealed (PICTURES)

The Huffington Post UK/PA | Posted 27.11.2013 | UK Sport

Andy Murray is the clear favourite to claim the 2013 Sports Personality of the Year after the 10-man shortlist was revealed. Murray became the firs...

POLL: Who Is The Sports Villain Of The Year?

The Huffington Post UK | Samuel Luckhurst | Posted 27.12.2012 | UK Sport

After the glory of the BBC Sports Personality of the Year it is now time to focus on 2012's villains, when the darker side of sport had just as great ...

What Does Mo Farah Want Pelé To Do?

PA | Posted 17.12.2012 | UK Sport

Mo Farah wants Pelé to be the next famous person to do the 'Mobot'. Farah went home empty-handed from last night's BBC Sports Personality of the Y...

WATCH: Wiggo Plays Guitar (VIDEO)

The Huffington Post UK | | Posted 17.12.2012 | UK Sport

Bradley Wiggins' guitar didn't gently weep as he celebrated his Sports Personality of the Year award at the ExCel Arena by playing some Oasis. ...

Shock As Personality Wins BBC Sports Personality Of The Year

The Huffington Post UK | Andrea Mann | Posted 17.12.2012 | UK Comedy

In a shock move, the BBC Sports Personality Of The Year Award 2012 has gone to a personality. Beating off fierce competition from lack-of-personali...

'The Local Pub Can Have It'

The Huffington Post UK/PA | Posted 17.12.2012 | UK Sport

Bradley Wiggins rounded off a dream 2012 by winning the Sports Personality of the Year award - and then promised to put the prestigious prize behind t...

Wiggins Wins Sports Personality Of The Year (PICTURES)

The Huffington Post UK | Samuel Luckhurst | Posted 17.12.2012 | UK Sport

Bradley Wiggins ended a glorious 12 months by winning the BBC Sports Personality of the Year. The Tour de France and Olympic road race winner finis...

Sports Personality Of The Year Awards Arrivals (PICTURES)

The Huffington Post UK | Posted 16.12.2012 | UK Sport

Bradley Wiggins in velvet and Jessica Ennis in a red dress were two of the most notable arrivals ahead of the Sports Personality of the Year ceremony ...

Pictures Of The Day Live: 17th December 2012

Elliot Wagland, Tahira Mirza, Matthew Tucker | Posted 17.12.2012 | UK

The Huffington Post picture desk live bringing you the best pictures of the day from around the world chosen by our very own photo editors. We woul...

POLL: Who Should Win Sports Personality Of The Year?

The Huffington Post UK | Posted 14.12.2012 | UK Sport

Team GB's London 2012 gold medal heroes dominate the BBC's Sports Personality of the Year shortlist but who will win on Sunday? Double-gold medalli...

Oops! Ellie Simmonds Gets Misspelled Star

WENN | Posted 08.12.2012 | Home

Winning a pair of Paralympic gold medals this year is still not enough for people to learn how to spell Ellie Simmonds' name correctly. The Par...

Ennis Should be the SPOTY, but My Heptathlon Heart belongs to Another

David Fearnhead | Posted 02.02.2013 | UK Sport
David Fearnhead

I'd argue that Ennis' gold was the biggest of the games. The most emotional, though Mo Farah's double was a close second. However Ennis was first. Her gold seemed to be the one which took hold of the nation and lifted it to new heights.

Sports Personality Of The Year Shortlist Announced

The Huffington Post UK | Samuel Luckhurst | Posted 26.11.2012 | UK Sport

Team GB's London 2012 gold medal heroes dominate the BBC's Sports Personality of the Year shortlist. Double-gold medallists Mo Farah and 2008 SPOTY...

2012's Mountain of Bike Books for Christmas

Mark Perryman | Posted 25.01.2013 | UK Sport
Mark Perryman

There is no sign that British cycling's success story will end on 31 December 2012, nor much denting of cycling's growing popularity as a participation sport exercise. These books will not only liven up your seasonal reading but act as a testament to what it has taken for British cycling to become such an incredible success story

BBC Sports Personality Of The Year Ticket Prices Hiked

The Huffington Post UK | Sarah Dean | Posted 30.12.2012 | UK Entertainment

The price for a ticket to this year's 'Sports Personality of the Year' live show has been ramped up to £50 by the BBC. The price increase, which ...

Sports Personality Of The Year? Let's Just Party Instead!

Mark J Daniels | Posted 01.12.2012 | UK Sport
Mark J Daniels

In almost every international tournament, Britons baying for success end up disappointed, often before the event is even half way through. As a nation, we stand these people - who regularly end up in the newspaper for one nightclub misdemeanour or another, one extramarital trifling or another, or the occasional on-pitch inappropriate remark - on pedestals and eulogise them as pillars of our nation.

BBC To Change Sports Personality Format After Incredible Year?

PA | Posted 12.09.2012 | UK Sport

The wealth of British sporting success this year could lead to changes in the BBC's Sports Personality Of The Year award. The corporation is said t...

BBC Reviews 'All-Male' Sports Personality Award After Complaints

The Huffington Post UK | Olivia Williams | Posted 01.12.2011 | UK

The BBC has said it will review the voting process of its Sports Personality of the Year Award after a surge in complaints over the all-male list. ...

MPs Accuse Sports Personality Of The Year Award Of 'Ignoring Women's Achievements'

PA | Posted 30.11.2011 | UK Politics

MPs have accused the BBC Sports Personality of the Year award of "ignoring women's achievements" in 2011 with its selection of an all-male shortlist. ...