SPOTY2016: My top five

This is where every athlete on this page would have won almost any other award any other year. Every one of them dominates their field. Every one of them is an Olympic champion, world champion, world #1. Separating them now becomes a matter of personal preference and taste. Let’s see if you agree with me,…

SPOTY2016: Part 2 (#10 – #6)

Looking back over previous SPOTY results in Olympic years you can pick up some interesting trends. For instance, we Brits were obsessed with figure skating! For three consecutive Olympic cycles we rewarded our figure skaters by voting for them in our droves; John Curry (1976), Robin Cousins (1980) and Torvill & Dean (1984). Seb Coe…