Bale: Real Madrid star among BBC Sports Personality nominees

Olympic gold medallist Adam Peaty has been nominated as the BBC Sports Personality of the Year.Alistair Brownlee, Mo Farah and Laura Kenny are the three next favourites battling it out for second. Sports presenter Gabby Logan said: “Jamie Vardy – of course – the Leicester player who was part of that phenomenal team that went into the season 5,000-1 to win the Premier League – and they did”. Dez Bryant regrets taking shots at Josh Norman after Thanksgiving game
When asked what he’s learned about experiencing criticism from other players this season, Norman had a quick reply. One of the tall tasks they got me stacked up against”. “The numbers show it”, said Norman. The shortlist was drawn up by a panel including media representatives and sports stars including Ryan Giggs and Victoria Pendleton.However, Tour de France victor Chris Froome and IBF boxing world champion Anthony Joshua were just two of the names that were left of the shortlist by the panel of judges.Kadeena Cox has been nominated for an extraordinary 2016, which saw her become the first British athlete in 32 years to win medals in two different sports at a Paralympic Games. Volquez agrees to 2-year deal with Marlins
While no pitcher can easily replace Fernandez’s talent or personality, Volquez will give the Marlins a veteran experienced arm. The Marlins were left with a hole in their rotation when Jose Fernandez died in a boating accident earlier in the year. Real Madrid and Wales footballer Gareth Bale, who helped his national side to the semi finals of Euro 2016 is shortlisted.Cox won a total of four medals in Rio, picking up a gold medal in the velodrome in the C4/5 500m time-trial, breaking the world record in the process.Jason Kenny also enjoyed a successful Olympic games with three gold medals in the individual sprint, team sprint, and keirin, to draw level with 2008 BBC Sports Personality of the Year victor Chris Hoy on six Olympic gold medals, making them the joint most successful British Olympians of all time. Trump wins Michigan’s 16 electoral votes, state board says
The updates dropped Trump’s margin over Clinton from 27,257 votes to 22,460 votes, or 0.8 percent of the total vote. Neither Trump nor his transition team have responded to requests to explain what he meant or provide any evidence. Storey in Rio became Britain’s most successful female Paralympian – she began her Paralympics career in 1992 in swimming and then switched to cycling for the 2008 edition – taking her gold medal haul to 14.

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