BBC Sports Personality of the Year winner Ben Stokes reflected on an “awesome” 2019 and admitted: “It’s a shame 2020 has to start.”
Ben Stokes ended a sensational 2019 by claiming the BBC’s Sports Personality of the Year prize and promptly thanked those who had helped him through a 2018 to forget.
Sprinter Dina Asher-Smith is one of six contenders on the shortlist for the BBC Sports Personality of the Year prize in Aberdeen tonight.
The six-person shortlist for the 2019 BBC Sports Personality of the Year award has been revealed.
Dina Asher-Smith’s world-beating exploits have made her a contender for the BBC’s Sports Personality of the Year award but she believes the best part of the event is the spotlight it shines on the unsung heroes of sport.
It has been another astonishing year of sporting drama, from Andy Murray’s emotional ‘retirement’ speech, to England’s highs and lows in the cricket and rugby World Cups.
Success in Doha will count for nothing at next summer’s Olympics, according to Dina Asher-Smith.
Dina Asher-Smith’s immediate ambition for next year’s Olympics in the wake of her World Championships triumph is to arrive in Tokyo “fit and fast”.
Six of the UK's top sporting stars will visit Aberdeen next month to battle it out for the title of Sports Personality of the Year.