BBC SPORTS PERSONALITY OF THE YEAR 2012 Nominations
Sir Chris Hoy
Gary Lineker : “It will get more impossible as the evening progresses, all four of those and the other eight and lots more have had unbelievably brilliant achievements.
“It’s worth pointing out it will be the great British public that will decide on the night. What we’ve done this year we’re not having any voting until we’ve seen all 12 candidates and I’m sure the public will be voting in their millions.
The remaining tickets for BBC Sports Personality of the Year 2012 have sold out in 40 minutes.
The event, at London’s 15,000-capacity ExCeL on Sunday, 16 December, promises to be the biggest in the programme’s 59-year history after a golden summer.
There are still a limited number of disabled places available, to book these please call 0333 567 0153.
Sue Barker, Gary Lineker and Clare Balding will host the 2012 review.
The 12 contenders for the BBC Sports Personality of the Year award will be announced on The One Show at 19:00 GMT on Monday, 26 November.
With an increased shortlist of 12, in recognition of the unprecedented success of UK sportsmen and women this year, the competition for the coveted title will be one of the most hotly contested in the show’s history.
London 2012 volunteers and young people are to share 1,000 free tickets.
Five hundred tickets will be given to volunteers through a random ballot and the same amount will be handed to young people from the six Olympic and Paralympic host boroughs.
BBC SPORTS PERSONALITY OF THE YEAR 2012
- Venue: ExCel London
- Date: Sunday, 16 December
- Time: 19:30 GMT
Coverage: Live on BBC One, BBC Radio 5 live and the BBC Sport website