Mead, Stokes, Gadirova, Muirhead, O’Sullivan, Wightman all nominated

Lioness Beth Mead leads the first-ever equal shortlist for BBC Sports Personality of the Year (Spoty), following a standout year for women’s sport. Euro champion and Arsenal winger Mead is one of three women on the shortlist of six contenders for the 69th edition of the prize, which will be awarded on Wednesday. Gymnastics world … Read more

When is it and who are the nominees?

It’s that time of year again: the BBC’s annual vote for Sports Personality of the Year (Spoty). The Lionesses’ Beth Mead is the favorite to win the main prize after leading the side to triumph at the European Women’s Championship in July. She is, however, just one person on a long list of potential winners. … Read more