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Summary

  1. Sports Personality of the Year 2017 contenders announced
  2. The 12 nominees were revealed on The One Show on Monday, 27 November
  3. Winner announced in live show in Liverpool on 17 December

Live Reporting

By Gary Rose

All times stated are UK

  1. Post update

    Before we wrap things up, here's a reminder of the 12 contenders in a snazzy little video:

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  2. I have my BBC account. Now what?

    Once you have a BBC account, you are ready to go. You are advised to sign in to your account before the vote opens.

    During the live show on 17 December, the presenters will let you know when the vote has opened. You will then be able to cast your vote online.

    Simply go to the Sports Personality website when the vote is open and click on the Vote Now page.

    The winner of the combined phone and online vote will be announced during the show.

    If you are having trouble voting by phone or online, please see our voting FAQs.

    • Voting and judging: Terms and conditions

  3. How can I vote online?

    To vote online for BBC Sports Personality of the Year 2017, you must sign in to a BBC account. If you already have an account you can do that here.

    If you do not have an account, you will need to register before you can vote. Details on how to do this can be found here.

    Registering only takes a few minutes, and the same BBC account can be used across BBC online to write comments, personalise your BBC Sport app and iPlayer experience, or even vote on Strictly Come Dancing.

    If you're clicking the links to sign in or register and you are taken to the BBC Homepage then you are already signed in to a BBC account and you are ready to vote when it opens during the live programme here.

    • Voting and judging: Terms and conditions

  4. How to vote

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    You can vote for your favourite by phone and online during the live show in Liverpool on Sunday, 17 December.

    Voting details, including phone numbers for each nominee, are announced during the programme and online.

    There is no voting via email, Red Button or by text.

    This year's event will take place in front of an audience of nearly 11,000 people at Liverpool's Echo Arena.

    • Voting and judging: Terms and conditions

  5. The 12 nominees

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    And there we have it. Here's your 12 contenders for the Sports Personality of the Year 2017.

    Elise Christie - Short Track Speed Skating; Sir Mo Farah - Athletics, Chris Froome - Cycling, Lewis Hamilton - F1, Anthony Joshua - Boxing, Harry Kane - Football

    Johanna Konta - Tennis, Jonnie Peacock - Para-athletics, Adam Peaty - Swimming, Jonathan Rea - Motorcycling, Anya Shrubsole - Cricket, Bianca Walkden - Taekwondo

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  18. Post update

    Right then, here we go.

  19. The last 10 winners

    Of course, the Sports Personality of the Year award goes back years but these are the last 10 winners of the award.

    2016: Andy Murray (tennis)

    2015: Andy Murray (tennis)

    2014: Lewis Hamilton (Formula 1)

    2013: Andy Murray (tennis)

    2012: Sir Bradley Wiggins (cycling)

    2011: Mark Cavendish (cycling)

    2010: AP McCoy (horse racing)

    2009: Ryan Giggs (football)

    2008: Sir Chris Hoy (cycling)

    2007: Joe Calzaghe (boxing)