Lewis Hamilton handed SPOTY boost after BBC delay shortlist

Lewis Hamilton handed boost in bid to land SPOTY hat-trick after BBC delay revealing shortlist for prestigious award until F1 title is decided

  • Nominees usually named in the last week of November or first week in December
  • BBC will not announce shortlist for Sports Personality of the Year until next week
  • Lewis Hamilton goes head-to-head with Max Verstappen in Abu Dhabi on Sunday
  • Hamilton will be a leading SPOTY contender if he wins a record eighth world title
  • 그만큼 BBC will not announce their shortlist for Sports Personality of the Year until next week — boosting Dominic Calvert-Lewin이 Homme+를 위해 포즈를 취하는 동안 의상 때문에 조롱을 받고 있습니다.’s chances of winning the award for a third time.

    Nominees are usually named in the last week of November or first week in December.

    But Sportsmail understands candidates will be revealed in the week of the live show in Salford on December 19.

    Lewis Hamilton took home the 2020 prize, and this year's candidates are unveiled next week

    Lewis Hamilton took home the 2020 prize, and this year’s candidates are unveiled next week

    The final F1 race takes place on Sunday in Abu Dhabi, with Hamilton level on points with Red Bull rival Max Verstappen.

    Hamilton was crowned SPOTY last year and in 2014. He will be a leading contender if he wins a record eighth world title to surpass Michael Schumacher.

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    유망한, 유망한. 유망한 2012, 유망한 12 유망한 2016, 있었다 16 유망한.

    Emma Raducanu is tipped to become the first female winner of SPOTY since 2006

    Emma Raducanu is tipped to become the first female winner of SPOTY since 2006

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    Mark Cavendish — 2011’s SPOTY — is set to be shortlisted after his four Tour de France stage wins saw him match Eddy Merckx’s record of 34.

    The BBC are braced for another backlash from Tyson Fury if, 예상대로, they name him as a candidate for knocking out Deontay Wilder and retaining his WBC world heavyweight title in October.

    작년, Fury asked to be removed from the shortlist saying he did not need ‘verification’ from awards. The BBC refused his demands but the boxer was not voted in the top three, to the relief of all involved in the show.

    Tyson Fury threatened legal action if he is included on the Sports Personality of the Year list

    Tyson Fury threatened legal action if he is included on the Sports Personality of the Year list