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Sports Personality nominations

A range of newspapers and magazine sport experts determined the shortlist of 10 contenders for the 2008 BBC Sports Personality of the Year.

They were collated into lists of 10 candidates, which are published below. Each name counted as one vote towards the final shortlist.

A public vote by phone will decide the winner during the show on BBC One, which is being broadcast from 1900 GMT on Sunday 14 December from the Liverpool Echo Arena.



The nominations are listed in alphabetical order by surname.

The Sunday Times
Rebecca Adlington
Ben Ainslie
Joe Calzaghe
Mark Cavendish
Nicole Cooke
Lewis Hamilton
Chris Hoy
Andy Murray
Paula Radcliffe
Bradley Wiggins
The Herald
Rebecca Adlington
Ben Ainslie
Joe Calzaghe
Lewis Hamilton
Chris Hoy
Andy Murray
Kevin Pietersen
Rebecca Romero
Bradley Wiggins
Shane Williams

Daily Post (Wales)
Rebecca Adlington
Joe Calzaghe
Nicole Cooke
Lewis Hamilton
Chris Hoy
Andy Murray
Christine Ohuruogu
Victoria Pendleton
Bradley Wiggins
Shane Williams
The Voice
Rebecca Adlington
Joe Calzaghe
Luol Deng
Lewis Hamilton
David Haye
Chris Hoy
Andy Murray
Christine Ohuruogu
Kevin Pietersen
Louis Smith

The Guardian
Rebecca Adlington
Ben Ainslie
Joe Calzaghe
Nicole Cooke
Lewis Hamilton
Chris Hoy
Andy Murray
Christine Ohuruogu
Wayne Rooney
Bradley Wiggins
The Daily Telegraph
Rebecca Adlington
Ben Ainslie
Joe Calzaghe
Nicole Cooke
Lewis Hamilton
Chris Hoy
Andy Murray
Christine Ohuruogu
Rebecca Romero
Bradley Wiggins

The Daily Star
Rebecca Adlington
Ben Ainslie
Michael Bisping
Joe Calzaghe
Lewis Hamilton
Chris Hoy
Andy Murray
Christine Ohuruogu
Victoria Pendleton
Ruby Walsh

Sport Magazine
Rebecca Adlington
Ben Ainslie
Joe Calzaghe
Aaron Hadlow
Lewis Hamilton
Chris Hoy
Christine Ohuruogu
Rebecca Romero
Cristiano Ronaldo
Bradley Wiggins

The Sunday Express
Rebecca Adlington
Ben Ainslie
Joe Calzaghe
Danny Cipriani
Lewis Hamilton
Chris Hoy
Andy Murray
Victoria Pendleton
Theo Walcott
Bradley Wiggins
The Sunday Telegraph
Rebecca Adlington
Ben Ainslie
Joe Calzaghe
Nicole Cooke
Lewis Hamilton
Chris Hoy
Andy Murray
Christine Ohuruogu
Rebecca Romero
Theo Walcott

The Financial Times
Rebecca Adlington
Ben Ainslie
Joe Calzaghe
Nicole Cooke
Lewis Hamilton
Chris Hoy
Andy Murray
Christine Ohuruogu
Rebecca Romero
Bradley Wiggins
The People
Rebecca Adlington
Ben Ainslie
Joe Calzaghe
Lewis Hamilton
Chris Hoy
Andy Murray
Ronnie O'Sullivan
Wayne Rooney
Theo Walcott
Bradley Wiggins

The Daily Star Sunday
Rebecca Adlington
Joe Calzaghe
Mark Cavendish
Nicole Cooke
Ryan Giggs
Lewis Hamilton
Chris Hoy
Andy Murray
Kevin Pietersen
Bradley Wiggins
The Sun
Rebecca Adlington
Ben Ainslie
Joe Calzaghe
Mark Cavendish
Nicole Cooke
Lewis Hamilton
Chris Hoy
Andy Murray
Victoria Pendleton
Bradley Wiggins

The Liverpool Echo
Rebecca Adlington
Ben Ainslie
Joe Calzaghe
James DeGale
Lewis Hamilton
Chris Hoy
Ryan Moore
Andy Murray
Christine Ohuruogu
Cristiano Ronaldo
The Mail on Sunday
Rebecca Adlington
Ben Ainslie
Joe Calzaghe
Nicole Cooke
Lewis Hamilton
Chris Hoy
Andy Murray
Christine Ohuruogu
Rebecca Romero
Theo Walcott

The Evening Standard
Rebecca Adlington
Ben Ainslie
David Coulthard
Lewis Hamilton
Chris Hoy
Andy Murray
Christine Ohuruogu
Kevin Pietersen
Ellie Simmonds
Bradley Wiggins
Zoo Magazine
Rebecca Adlington
Joe Calzaghe
Ryan Giggs
Lewis Hamilton
Chris Hoy
Andy Murray
Christine Ohuruogu
Victoria Pendleton
Kevin Pietersen
Laura Robson

Scotland on Sunday
Rebecca Adlington
Joe Calzaghe
Mark Cavendish
Lewis Hamilton
Chris Hoy
Andy Murray
Christine Ohuruogu
Rebecca Romero
Cristiano Ronaldo
Bradley Wiggins
Sunday Mirror
Rebecca Adlington
Ben Ainslie
Nicole Cooke
Lewis Hamilton
Chris Hoy
Andy Murray
Christine Ohuruogu
Rebecca Romero
Bradley Wiggins
Steve Williams

The Scotsman
Rebecca Adlington
Mark Beaumont
Joe Calzaghe
James DeGale
Lewis Hamilton
Chris Hoy
Andy Murray
Christine Ohuruogu
Cristiano Ronaldo
Justin Rose
Belfast Telegraph
Rebecca Adlington
Joe Calzaghe
Mark Cavendish
Nicole Cooke
Lewis Hamilton
Chris Hoy
Andy Murray
Victoria Pendleton
Jason Smyth
Bradley Wiggins

The Metro
Rebecca Adlington
Ben Ainslie
Joe Calzaghe
James DeGale
Lewis Hamilton
Chris Hoy
Andy Murray
Christine Ohuruogu
Victoria Pendleton
Bradley Wiggins
The Daily Mail
Rebecca Adlington
Ben Ainslie
Joe Calzaghe
Nicole Cooke
Lewis Hamilton
Chris Hoy
Andy Murray
Christine Ohuruogu
Ellie Simmonds
Bradley Wiggins

Independent on Sunday
Rebecca Adlington
Ben Ainslie
Joe Calzaghe
Nicole Cooke
Lewis Hamilton
Chris Hoy
Andy Murray
Christine Ohuruogu
Kevin Pietersen
Bradley Wiggins
The Times
Rebecca Adlington
Ben Ainslie
Nicole Cooke
Lewis Hamilton
Chris Hoy
Andy Murray
Kevin Pietersen
Rebecca Romero
Wayne Rooney
Ellie Simmonds

The News of the World
Rebecca Adlington
Ben Ainslie
Nicole Cooke
Lewis Hamilton
Chris Hoy
Andy Murray
Victoria Pendleton
Rebecca Romero
Cristiano Ronaldo
Bradley Wiggins

The Observer
Rebecca Adlington
Joe Calzaghe
Lewis Hamilton
David Haye
Chris Hoy
Christine Ohuruogu
Rebecca Romero
Louis Smith
Theo Walcott
Bradley Wiggins


SPORTS PERSONALITY:
Sun 14 Dec, 1900 GMT,
BBC One & BBC Radio 5 Live.

see also
Sports Personality names revealed
01 Dec 08 |  Sports Personality


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