BBC Sports Personality of the Year 2018 – FULL list of nominees and how to vote

Here's everything you need to know about this year's ceremony…

Who are the BBC Sports Personality of the Year 2018 nominees?

The BBC Sports Personality of the Year nominees have not yet been announced.

In a shake-up of the show, the names will be revealed live on the night of the awards ceremony on Sunday December 16.

Director of BBC Sport Barbara Slater said: "Announcing the much-anticipated shortlist at the start of the show will add even another layer of excitement to what is set to be a thrilling night for everyone."

This year the ceremony will also feature a new award for Greatest Sporting Moment of the Year.

Para-athlete Kare Adenegen, 17, has already been named as the BBC Young Sports Personality of the Year 2018.

She set a world record in the T34 100m and later became European champion.

How do I vote for BBC Sports Personality of the Year?

Once the shortlisted nominees are revealed on the night (Dec 16) of the ceremony, viewers will be able to vote for their favourites.

They can do this via phone or online at the BBC Sports website. 

In the run up to the ceremony it will also be possible to vote for the Greatest Sporting Moment award online.

Tickets to watch the ceremony live at Birmingham's Genting Arena can be bought here.

Who won BBC Sports Personality of the Year in 2017?

Mo Farah won the BBC Sports Personality of the Year Award in 2017.

The former track athelete has won four Olympic Gold medals – two in London in 2012 and two in Rio in 2016.

At both events he took home the Gold for the 5,000 and 10,000 metres.

In August 2017 he retired from the track to focus on marathons – he came third in the 2018 London Marathon.

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