BBC Sports Personality of the Year 2020 shortlist revealed

A shortlist of six contenders has been announced for the 2020 BBC Sports Personality of the Year award.

The nominees are:

  • Cricketer Stuart Broad
  • Jockey Hollie Doyl
  • Boxer Tyson Fury
  • Formula 1’s Lewis Hamilton
  • Footballer Jordan Henderson
  • Snooker star Ronnie O’Sullivan.

Football pundit Alex Scott will join the presenting line-up alongside Gary Lineker, Clare Balding and Gabby Logan to look back on a truly unusual year of sport in front of a huge virtual audience and millions of BBC One viewers.

Other awards to be announced include Team and Coach of the Year, World Sport Star of the Year and Unsung Hero, while Manchester United forward Marcus Rashford will receive a special award in recognition of his work to raise awareness of child food poverty in the UK.

Voting will be open to the public via phone or online during the Sports Personality programme on BBC One on Sunday, 20 December, which is being broadcast live from dock10 studios at Media City in Salford.

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