The BBC has announced its list of nominees for the Sports Personality of the Year 2017.

Andy Murray has won the top award for three of the last four years, with one of the 2017 nominees, Lewis Hamilton, winning the vote in 2014 when the tennis star was not nominated.

The award will be decided by public vote, with the live show taking place in Liverpool on Saturday, December 17.

Standard Sport takes you through the nominees and what they have achieved to earn their place on the list.

Anthony Joshua (Boxing)

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