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Archives for September 2009

Hailing the Unsung Heroes in sport

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Carl Doran | 10:21 UK time, Thursday, 24 September 2009

There's less than three months to go until Sports Personality of the Year, and activity is hotting up in the SPOTY office.

There's always a lot of debate among us about who will get which award. However, there is one award the programme gives out which is completely in your hands, from the point of view of the entrants.

It's our Sports Unsung Hero Award, given to someone who gives their time and talent for free in order to enable others to participate in sport.

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It's the football season (in more than one code!)

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Lewis Wiltshire | 16:23 UK time, Tuesday, 8 September 2009

Hello -

When I wrote on the Sport Editors' Blog in August I apologised for the lack of action here during the previous few months, and said I wondered if the whole concept of hearing about the process of running a Sport site might not be a little, well, dry, compared to hearing about sport itself.

But a good number of you told me you enjoyed the entries on the Sport Editors' Blog, and suggested we keep them up.

So with that feedback in mind I thought I would come back on here now, one month after the launch of the Football League season, to find out how everyone thinks it has gone so far (none of you had seen much of what we'd planned when we last spoke - now you have had a chance to do so), and also to announce an exciting football match which will be on this site on Thursday, and to announce a couple of new blogs.

I'll also try to answer any other questions about any other aspect of our site. Perhaps I could do just that on a monthly basis if everyone thinks it would be a good forum for feedback about

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SPOTY 2009 starts to take shape

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Carl Doran | 07:00 UK time, Thursday, 3 September 2009

September is always an exciting time of year for the Sports Personality team.

It's when planning starts to move into top gear as many of the year's biggest sporting events have already taken place.

It is also when some of the leading contenders for the main award start to emerge.

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