SPOTY 2016: Who made the shortlist, part 2

Sport News 24/7    By Thomas Dodd Shortlist announced for 2016 BBC Sports Personality of the Year 16 contenders drawn up after decision by panel of Sports Journalism/Media experts Andy Murray won 2015 crown after guiding Great Britain to Davis Cup glory LONDON, ENGLAND - It is almost ... More

Team Time Trial win puts Brit Kennaugh in Vuelta lead

By Thomas Dodd Peter Kennaugh leads Tour of Spain after Day one Brit part of Sky squad to win Team Time Trial with Chris Froome Final Grand Tour of year kicks off with three weeks of racing ahead and five Brits in the field Nairo Quintana, Alejandro Valverde and Alberto Contador among pre-race ... More

Couple Trott and Kenny power to Olympic Golds

By Thomas Dodd Laura Trott wins fourth Olympic Gold to become most successful GB female in Games history Jason Kenny claims sixth Olympic Gold by triumphing in dramatic Keirin Becky James and Katy Marchant take silver and bronze in Women's Sprint RIO DE JANEIRO, BRAZIL - Laura Trott and Jason Kenny ... More

Gold sees Wiggins become most successful GB Olympian

By Thomas Dodd Bradley Wiggins wins eighth Olympic medal by winning 4km Team Pursuit GB set new world record in beating Australia in the final 'Wiggo' moves past Sir Steve Redgrave and Sir Chris Hoy on all time British list. RIO DE JANEIRO, BRAZIL- Cyclist Sir Bradley Wiggins became the most decorated ... More

Time Trial Bronze for Froome as Cancellara wins Gold

By Thomas Dodd Briton Chris Froome takes Bronze in men's road time trial Swiss Fabian Cancellara wins gold ahead of Tom Dumoulin Kristin Armstrong takes third successive gold in women's event, Brit Emma Pooley 14th RIO DE JANEIRO, BRAZIL - Chris Froome continued his successful summer by adding an ... More

Olympic Cycling: Gold for Van der Breggen in Women’s Road Race

By Thomas Dodd Holland's Anna van der Breggen wins Women's Road Race Britain's Lizzie Armitstead fifth after controversial inclusion in peloton Emma Johansson (Sweden) and Elisa Longo Borghini (Italy) complete podium Mid-race leader Annemiek van Vleuten suffers horrible crash on final descent RIO DE ... More

Olympic Cycling: Belgium Van Avermaet wins Men’s Road Race

By Thomas Dodd Belgium's Greg Van Avermaet wins Gold in Olympic Men's Road Race Belgian pips Jakob Fuglsang and Rafal Majka to take title GB's Geraint Thomas crashes when in good shape before final climb, while teammate Chris Froome comes home 12th. RIO DE JANEIRO, BRAZIL - Belgium's Greg van Avermaet ... More

Tour de France 2016: British future looking as bright as Froome’s yellow jersey

By Thomas Dodd Chris Froome celebrating third Tour success, his second successive triumph and third in four years GB has now produced four of last five winners of Cycling's most famous race Young British riders also suggest a bright future Three is definitely now a magic number for Chris Froome ... More

Froome confirms third Tour de France title after Paris procession

By Thomas Dodd Britain's Chris Froome wins third Tour de France title after final day in Paris Frenchman Romain Bardet and Nairo Quintana complete podium, with Bury's Adam Yates the best young rider in fourth German sprinter Andre Greipel wins 21st and final stage of 2016 race. PARIS, FRANCE - Chris ... More

Froome on brink of third Tour de France title

By Thomas Dodd Chris Froome effectively seals third Tour de France triumph by finishing with main rivals on Stage 20 Team Sky rider leads by four minutes and five seconds with only traditional procession to Champs Elysees remaining on Sunday Movistar's Jon Izaguirre wins final mountain stage to ... More