Sports Personality of the Year

Tyson Fury Needs a Filter

Jacqui Wright | Posted 10.12.2016 | UK Sport
Jacqui Wright

Tyson Fury's nomination for BBC Sports Personality of The Year has caused a media frenzy over the decision to nominate a man with such outdated views on gays, women and abortion, and rightly so. As much as it should be all about the sporting achievement, it has to be said that whoever wins this accolade will have an enormous influence over any young people who may have chosen to follow in their footsteps, whether they like it or not.

TV TONIGHT: Lord Lucan Spotted On ITV

The Huffington Post UK | Posted 11.12.2013 | UK Entertainment

Our pick's of tonight's TV... two biggies! Lucan - 9pm, ITV Lord Lucan had it all - aristocratic friends, a smart townhouse in the best part of Lo...

Bradley Wiggins Named Sports Personality Of The Year

The Huffington Post UK | Caroline Frost | Posted 17.12.2012 | UK Sport

Bradley Wiggins was crowned BBC Sports Personality of the Year 2012, with HRH Duchess of Cambridge appearing live on stage to present the award. T...

Duchess Kate To Attend BBC's Sports Personality Awards

PA | Posted 16.12.2012 | UK

The Duchess of Cambridge will attend the BBC's Sports Personality award show tonight in her first public engagement since leaving hospital for severe ...

Sports Personality of the Year: Does It Really Matter?

James Hunt | Posted 14.11.2012 | UK Sport
James Hunt

Bradley Wiggins winning the Tour de France. Andy Murray's maiden Grand Slam. Pretty much every 'high profile' gold at the Olympics and Paralympics, including those of the aforementioned 'Wiggo' and 'Muzza'. What do all of these have in common?

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...

Who's Your Sports Personality Of The Year? LIVE BLOG

The Huffington Post UK | Sarah Dean | Posted 22.12.2011 | UK Entertainment

With all the furore about the lack of female names in the shortlist for 2011 BBC Sports Personality of the Year, at least one name in the Awards list ...

All-Male BBC Sports Shortlist Down to Men's Obsession With Men

Gloria Moss | Posted 20.02.2012 | UK
Gloria Moss

Tonight will decide the winner of this year's BBC Sports Personality of the Year. You might think that with a 27-strong jury, the list would be a fair reflection of Britain's greatest sporting talent. However, the absence of any women on the list has already raised eyebrows and findings from research I have just conducted points a finger at the culprit. Men's obsession with men.

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. ...