Andy Murray is the shortest priced favourite in history to bag the Sports Personality of the Year award.
Andy Murray is set to start as one of the shortest price favourites in history when the 10-strong shortlist for the 2013 BBC Sports Personality of the Year is announced on Tuesday.
Chris Froome, the reigning Tour de France champion, believes the 2014 version could prove to be more of a lottery due to nine cobbled sections of a tricky fifth stage.
AS the cycling season drew to a close, it looked as if it would prove to have been a fairly uneventful year on the doping front.
SIR DAVE BRAILSFORD, the Sky team manager, has defended Jonathan Tiernan-Locke against suspicions of doping after the International Cyclist Union (UCI) questioned his blood passport values.