13/10/2015

BBC Sports Personality Of The Year To Take Place In Belfast

Tickets for this year's BBC Sports Personality of the Year, live in Belfast, will go on sale on Thursday 15 October at 9am.

Taking place in Northern Ireland for the first time, this year's event is live from The SSE Arena, Belfast on Sunday 20 December.

The BBC is working in partnership with Belfast City Council and Tourism NI to bring the arena event of Sports Personality of the Year 2015 to Belfast.

On the night, sporting greats from past and present will gather in the arena to celebrate and look back on what has been a fantastic 12 months of sport. Hosts Gary Lineker, Clare Balding and Gabby Logan will welcome the live audience and the millions watching on BBC One to Belfast for this year’s star-studded event.

This year's sporting highlights include Northern Ireland reaching their first major football tournament in 30 years, Chris Froome claiming his second yellow jersey in the Tour de France, England finishing third in the Women’s World Cup, Wayne Rooney becoming the Three Lions’ top scorer, England’s Ashes triumph, Great Britain in their first Davis Cup final since 1978, a Rugby World Cup taking place on home soil, swimmer Adam Peaty setting a new world record at the World Swimming Championships and gold medals for Mo Farah, Jessica Ennis-Hill and Greg Rutherford at the World Athletics Championships.

Tickets are priced at £45 and will be limited to six per person.

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