BBC Sports Personality of the Year 2016 shortlist revealed

The BBC has announced the much-anticipated shortlist for 2016’s BBC Sports Personality of the Year award. 16 contenders have been nominated for the prestigious main award, reflecting a dazzling year of sporting achievement over the past 12 months. Gabby Logan, who announced the shortlist on BBC One last week, will present this year’s show alongside Gary Lineker and … >

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Nominations close for BBC’s Young Sports Personality of the Year 2016

The nominations have now closed for 2016’s Young Sports Personality of the Year. Nominations closed last Friday and were by sports governing bodies via the Youth Sport Trust. CBBC series Blue Peter has teamed up with BBC Young Sports Personality of the Year again this year, offering one lucky young viewer – selected from those who’ve applied … >

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‘The Royle Family’ star joins Sky1’s new football comedy

Sky1 has ordered a new sports comedy series produced by The Royle Family actor Craig Cash. Written by Joe Wilkinson (Him & Her) and David Earl (Derek), Rovers is about the fans of a local lower league football team, Redbridge Rovers. Craig Cash commented: “It’s great to be a part of Sky’s ongoing commitment to … >

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