Sports Personality of the Year: Leeds to host 60th show

The 60th BBC Sports Personality of the Year show will be broadcast live from Leeds on Sunday, 15 December 2013.

The show will take place at the city's 12,000-capacity First Direct Arena.

First held in London in 1954, the Sports Personality show went on the road from 2006, taking in Birmingham, Liverpool, Sheffield and Manchester.

Director of BBC Sport Barbara Slater said: "We're thrilled to announce Leeds as the host city for 2013. The sporting heritage of the city is outstanding."

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