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  1. Sports Personality 2019 contenders

    So here are the six contenders for BBC Sports Personality of the Year 2019:

    Dina Asher-Smith, Lewis Hamilton, Katarina Johnson-Thompson, Alun Wyn Jones, Raheem Sterling and Ben Stokes.

    The big event takes place on Sunday 15 December at Aberdeen's P&J Live arena.

    Click here for more details and remember to tune in on BBC One, iPlayer or the BBC Sport website from 19:00 GMT on the night to cast your vote.

    Spoty contenders
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    Craig Hughes: Would love KJT to win it.

    C.J. Skuse: I’ve never voted for #SPOTY but this year I’m gonna because of Katarina Johnson-Thompson. She’s an inspiration to me as someone who constantly wants to give up. She never did and it paid off. I salute her massively.

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    Katarina Johnson-Thompson

    Katarina Johnson-Thompson

    Contender: Katarina Johnson-Thompson

    Sport: Athletics

    Age: 26

    Finally got the global outdoor gold she craved by winning the heptathlon at the World Athletics Championships. Set four personal bests as her points tally broke Dame Jessica Ennis-Hill's British record.


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    KJT is a big Liverpool fan and here are Reds' players Trent Alexander-Arnold and Alex Oxlade-Chamberlain telling you why she should win...

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  5. BreakingKatarina Johnson-Thompson named as Sports Personality 2019 contender

    Katarina Johnson-Thompson
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    Here we go...

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    This final announcement is being made on The One Show in around five minutes time.

    Flick over to BBC One (in some locations) to watch or click here.

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    Right then. There's one final Sports Personality of the Year 2019 contender to be revealed.

    Who will join cricketer Ben Stokes, athlete Dina Asher-Smith, footballer Raheem Sterling, rugby player Alun Wyn Jones and F1 driver Lewis Hamilton?

    We'll find out very soon.

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    That's five Sports Personality 2019 contenders announced.

    The final name will be announced on The One Show on BBC One around 19:20 GMT.

    You can watch that here or head back over to this page where we will bring you full details.

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    Chris George: Got to be Lewis. Greatest British F1 driver and soon to be the GOAT!

    Amanda Stephens: Lewis Hamilton has got my vote.

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    Lewis Hamilton

    Lewis Hamilton

    Contender: Lewis Hamilton

    Sport: Formula 1

    Age: 34

    Formula 1 world champion for the sixth time, one behind Michael Schumacher's record. Mercedes driver has won half of this season's races and his overall career tally of 83 grand prix victories is now just eight off Schumacher.


  12. BreakingLewis Hamilton named as Sports Personality 2019 contender

    Lewis Hamilton
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    Here we go. The fifth contender is...

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    Paul Morgan: It has to be Alun Wyn.

    Marcello Cossali-Francis: Absolutely, without doubt, 100% deserved. Alun Wyn Jones gets my vote ten times over. Does so much more than just play the game. Great ambassador for rugby off the pitch and an incredible role model for all sportsmen and women.

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    The latest name will be revealed on BBC Radio 2's Steve Wright in the Afternoon very soon.

    You can listen here or stay with us on this page to find out who it is.

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    Want to know another BBC Sports Personality of the Year contender? Of course you do.

    So far cricketer Ben Stokes, athlete Dina Asher-Smith, footballer Raheem Sterling and rugby player Alun Wyn Jones have been revealed.

    The fifth name will be announced shortly.

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    So the four contenders so far are Ben Stokes, Dina Asher-Smith, Raheem Sterling and Alun Wyn Jones.

    The fifth contender will be revealed on Steve Wright in the Afternoon on Radio 2 at 16:15 GMT.

    Tune in then for details.

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    Alun Wyn Jones

    Alun Wyn Jones

    Contender: Alun Wyn Jones

    Sport: Rugby union

    Age: 34

    Captained Wales to Grand Slam victory and was named Six Nations player of the championship. Became his country's most capped player at Rugby World Cup, and is second only to New Zealand's Richie McCaw for international appearances.


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    And we've got last year's winner - and fellow Welshman - Geraint Thomas to explain why he's backing Jones to win.

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