BBC Sports Personality of the Year 2019 date and start time

BBC Sports Personality of the Year takes place on 15th December, live from Aberdeen and this year’s event will be hosted by Gabby Logan, Clare Balding and Gary Lineker.

The night is one of the most prestigious award ceremonies of the sporting calendar, bringing together stars from a whole host of sports.

It is a huge celebration of all kinds of sporting achievements at home and abroad.

The main award, the Sports Personality of the Year itself, is voted for on the night and six nominees stand in contention to win the sought after trophy.

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But a plethora of other awards are up for grabs.

From Coach of the Year, to Unsung Hero, Team of the Year and more, all being given out on a night marked with deserving victors,

Last year, Geraint Thomas took home the main award after his masterful performance on the Tour de France.

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This year, no clear favourite has emerged from the nominees, with voting expected to go down to the wire.

When is it on?

BBC Sports Personality of the Year takes place from 7pm on Sunday 15th December, from Aberdeen, Scotland.

Where is it on?

You can catch coverage live from 7pm on BBC1.

You can also stream, and replay, the awards ceremony on the BBC iPlayer on a range of tablets, computers and laptops and mobile devices.

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Who are the nominees for the Sports Personality of the Year?

Manchester City and England attacker Raheem Sterling,

GB Sprinter Dinah Asher-Smith

GB Heptathlete Katarina Johnson-Thompson

England cricketer Ben Stokes

Wales captain Alun Wyn Jones

Formula 1 driver Lewis Hamilton.

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How do you vote for Sports Personality of the Year?

The voting will most likely be the same as last year.

Votes will be able to be cast online, or via phone and voting will only be open on the night itself.

During the broadcast you can head to the BBC Sports Personality website to vote for your favourite, or the numbers to call will be revealed on the night.

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