Tag Archives: Sports Personality of the Year

Stokes odds on favourite for SPOTY following Ashes heroics

Ben Stokes has been placed as the odds on favourite athlete to win the Sports Personality of the Year (SPOTY) award by Betfair, Sky Bet and other bookmakers following Sunday’s third Ashes Test. Stokes, who has very much been hailed as England’s saviour in the Test, went on batting run which saw the New Zealand-born cricketer hit 135 not out …

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Betway in £1,000 Bradley Lowery Foundation donation

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Betway is to make a £1,000 donation to the Bradley Lowery Foundation, after ex-England forward Jermain Defoe was left off this year’s Sports Personality of the Year (SPOTY) shortlist. The current Bournemouth striker hit headlines up and down the country after building a heartening friendship youngster Bradley Lowery, who was bravely battling neuroblastoma and sadly passed away in July of …

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Bettingpro – Festive Thinking…getting serious about SPOTY 2016.

The Christmas break should not signal a market slowdown for bookmakers. Bettingpro.com editor Neil Roarty takes a look at the BBC’s 2016 ‘Sports Personality of the Year’ award and why this ‘festive market’ should be taken seriously by betting stakeholders. __________________________ The BBC Sports Personality of the Year Award is one of the highlights of the festive TV calendar as it …

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