Welcome to the Evening Standard’s LIVE coverage of the 65th BBC Sports Personality of the Year award. The ceremony, which is held at Birmingham’s Genting Arena, takes on a new twist this year with the nominees only being revealed on the night. Geraint Thomas, Harry Kane and Tyson Fury are among the favourites to win, while Lizzy Yarnold - who became the first British athlete to retain a Winter Olympic title with victory at the Pyeongchang games in March – will surely also be a contender. Proceedings will start from 7pm GMT tonight, and you can follow all the latest in our LIVE blog. So stay tuned to see who wins! Live Updates New updates availableRefresh ES COVERAGE 2018-12-16T10:42:54.630Z Welcome to the Evening Standard’s LIVE coverage of the 65th BBC Sports Personality of the Year award. Can’t see the Sports Personality of the Year 2018 results LIVE blog? Click here to access our desktop page. Potential SPOTY nominees Harry Kane The … [Read more...] about Sports Personality of the Year 2018 LIVE!
YOU know it's very nearly Christmas when Sports Personality of the Year hits our screens - over the past 60 or so years it's become an institution. The BBC awards are a celebration of the very best of British sport, with a top sportsman or sportswoman crowned along with best team, coach and more. Sports Personality of the year: Preview, show time, TV channel and live stream Following a change in format, this year's nominees haven't been announced in advance. Instead, they'll be revealed live on the show tonight. But some of the favourites include cycling's Geraint Thomas, England's World Cup hero Harry Kane and F1 champ Lewis Hamilton Lord Coe, Lennox Lewis and Sir Chris Hoy are just some of the big names we've seen win the prestigious award. But how much do you remember about the show's other past winners? Try this quiz to find out.... (Quiz module not loading above? Click here to open a new window) It really is quite tricky, so you probably … [Read more...] about How much do you remember about past Sports Personality of the Year winners? Test your knowledge with our tricky quiz
.......... .......... .......... .......... .......... .......... .......... .......... .......... .......... .......... .......... .......... .......... .......... .......... .......... ..........Jim Murphy, left, Susan Craig and Mike Brown are three of this years class of inductees into the New Mexico Sports Hall of Fame. They’ll join Chuck Aragon, Brooks “Bubba”Jennings and the late Charles “Humps” Cowan when formally inducted at the NMSHOF banquet on April 7.From the Llano Estacado, Valencia County and the Meadow City, with an overnight stay in Albuquerque, comes the New Mexico Sports Hall of Fame’s 2018 induction class.Those so honored:ADVERTISEMENTSkip• Chuck Aragon, a five-time state track and cross country champion from Los Lunas who while at Notre Dame became the first New Mexican to run a sub-4-minute mile and in 1984 missed qualifying for the Olympics by five-hundredths of a second.• Mike Brown, whose Albuquerque Academy boys … [Read more...] about Class of six to be inducted into NM Sports Hall of Fame
Visit The Boston Globe Share on Twitter Share on Facebook Comment on this Scroll to top of page By Shira Springer Globe Correspondent December 16, 2018 It was a year of firsts and drought-ending victories and big numbers and sports bra-related controversies. It was also another year of reckoning with the Larry Nassar sexual abuse scandal.Continuing a year-end tradition, it’s time to revisit nine stories — in honor of Title IX — that attempt to capture the range of what happened in women’s sports in 2018. Some stories made big headlines. Some played out on a smaller scale. They’re stories that recognize accomplishment and progress and perseverance. Des Linden ends Boston Marathon drought for American women The 2018 Boston Marathon will be remembered for its rain, relentless headwinds, near-freezing temperatures and Des Linden’s run to victory. In April, Linden became the first American winner of the women’s open … [Read more...] about 2018 was a breakthrough year of change in women’s sports
Thousands of young athletes from across Minnesota play hockey, baseball or golf at St. Cloud's aging Municipal Athletic Complex each year, which is why leaders are pushing to expand and renovate the amenities with state funding. Starting next month, city leaders plan to lobby legislators for $16.2 million to support a $24.3 million plan to expand the complex, part of which dates back nearly 50 years. The facility, which features two ice arenas, two baseball fields and a golf course, hosts figure skating and dozens of tournaments, camps and games, bringing in an estimated 300,000 people each year. "This clearly rises to the level of a regional and statewide asset," Mayor Dave Kleis said. "There's a strong need for these improvements." In the city's plan, which was presented to the community last week, 27,000 square feet of space would be added to a second level of the ice arenas with room for locker rooms, training spaces and meeting areas. The plan also includes adding on to the lobby … [Read more...] about St. Cloud city leaders unveil $24M plan for sports facilities