Voting has opened for the 2006 BBC Sports Pesonality of the Year award. For the first time, the public will create the shortlist of 10 contenders. Closing date for nominations is the 14th November and the shortlist will be announced on the 4th December. Badminton needs someone in the top 10!! In order to pool all of the badminton votes please vote for Gail Emms to get her on the shortlist. The person you vote for has to be from the UK to count. Vote for Gail on the BBC web site: click here Please forward this information on to as many of your friends, family, colleagues as possible so that we make sure that Gail gets on to that shortlist!! It will be great for badminton.