LAST year Sir Mo Farah has taken home the BBC Sports Personality of the Year award following his third successive world 10,000m gold medal in London.
But, who will it be this year? Here’s everything you need to know about the exciting awards ceremony.
When is the BBC Sports Personality Of The Year 2018?
BBC Sports Personality of the Year 2018 will take place in Birmingham’s Genting Arena.
For the first time ever, the nominees will be revealed live at the event on Sunday, December 16.
The show will start at 7pm on BBC One, concluding at 9pm.
BBC Sport’s director Barbara Slater said: “It will ass another layer of excitement.”
This is the 65th ceremony to date and will include special awards like Lifetime Achievement, Team of the Year, Coach of the Year, The Helen Rollason award, and BBC Get Inspired Unsung Hero award.
Para-athlete Kare Adenegan, 17, has already been named as the BBC Young Sports Personality of the Year 2018.
As always it will be televised on BBC, so you can enjoy the event from the comfort of your home.
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How do I vote for BBC Sports Personality of the Year?
Once the shortlisted nominees are revealed on the night of the ceremony (December 16), viewers will be able to vote for their favourites.
They can do this via their phones or online at the BBC Sports website.
If you wish to watch the ceremony live at Birmingham’s Genting Arena, you can get your hands on some tickets here.
What are the official social media channels for the awards night?
You can follow all things BBC Sport on their Instagram page @BBCSport.
Similarly, you can follow them on Twitter through @BBCSport.
As for Facebook, BBC Sport’s page shared all the latest updates.
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