Ten sports stars are in contention for the 60th BBC Sports Personality of the Year award on Sunday.
Athletes Mo Farah, Christine Ohuruogu and Hannah Cockroft are on the shortlist along with tennis star Andy Murray and cyclist Chris Froome.
Sports Personality of the Year 2013 shortlist expert panel
- Director of BBC Sport -
- BBC head of TV Sport -
- Executive editor of BBC Sports Personality of the Year -
- From BBC Radio 5 live -
(presenter, 5 live Sport)
- Three newspaper sports editors (to be rotated annually) - in 2013,
(Mail on Sunday),
- A multi-sport broadcaster/journalist -
- Three former Sports Personality nominees (to be appointed annually) - in 2013,
Dame Kelly Holmes
- Liz Nicholl,
chief executive of UK Sport
Golfer Justin Rose, sailor Sir Ben Ainslie, jockey AP McCoy, cricketer Ian Bell and rugby union player Leigh Halfpenny also make the list.
The public vote for their favourite by phone and online on the night.
Gary Lineker, Clare Balding and Gabby Logan will present the programme, which starts at 19:40 GMT on BBC One, with further coverage on Radio 5 live and the BBC Sport website.
Voting details, including phone numbers for each nominee, are announced during the show, when people can cast their votes online for the first time, provided they are
registered and signed in on the BBC website.
In front of an expected 12,000 crowd at the First Direct Arena in Leeds, the latest name to join an
illustrious roll of honour
will be announced.
With an array of candidates to choose from, an expert panel faced some difficult choices
finalising the shortlist.
helped mastermind an America's Cup sailing victory,
won cricket's Ashes with England, and there were World Championship doubles for athletes
(wheelchair racing) and
(5,000m and 10,000m).
ruled in cycling's Tour de France,
starred in the British and Irish Lions' triumphant tour of Australia and
rode an unprecedented 4,000th winner.
ended Britain's 77-year wait for a Wimbledon men's singles winner,
regained her world 400m title and
secured his maiden golf major at the US Open.
In addition to the main prize, there will also be seven other awards:
- Team of the Year
- Coach of the Year
- Overseas Sports Personality of the Year
- Young Sports Personality of the Year
- Sports Personality of the Year Diamond Award
- Helen Rollason Award
- Sports Unsung Hero
Three former Sports Personality nominees were on an expert panel which decided the shortlist - and the winner will be decided by the public vote on the night.
Baroness Grey-Thompson, Dame Kelly Holmes and Marcus Trescothick were joined by Liz Nicholl, chief executive of
and representatives from the BBC and the newspaper industry.
The panel was put together following
criticism of an all-male list
decided via a different method in 2011.
To see a Vine announcing the 10 nominees for BBC Sports Personality of the Year