Greg Rutherford denies BBC Sports Personality award reports
9 December 2015
From the section UK
Rutherford is one of 12 people shortlisted for the BBC Sports Personality award
BBC Sports Personality of the Year 2015
Date: Sunday, 20 December. Venue: SSE Arena, Belfast. Time: 18:50-21:00 GMT. Coverage: BBC One, Radio 5 live, BBC Sport website.
Athlete Greg Rutherford has denied he plans to withdraw from the BBC’s Sports Personality of the Year event in Belfast but has criticised boxer Tyson Fury’s “outdated” views.
Fury, a fellow award nominee, has expressed controversial views on women, homosexuality and abortion.
Rutherford had reportedly threatened to pull out of the event on 20 December.
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Source:: BBC UK