Duchess of Cambridge 'very well' after sickness

The Duchess of Cambridge said she was "very well" after recovering from severe pregnancy sickness. Kate made her first public appearance since leaving hospital at London's ExCeL centre during Sports Personality of the Year.

The Duchess attended the show in her role as an official ambassador of Britain's Olympic and Paralympic team
The Duchess attended the show in her role as an official ambassador of Britain's Olympic and Paralympic team Credit: PA Wire

After the ceremony Kate met some of this year's sporting heroes backstage including Sports Personality runner-up Jessica Ennis.

The Duchess told presenter Gary Lineker she was "very well" after he asked about her condition, before she admitted to Paralympic athlete Wright that her time on stage had been "well scary".

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Wiggins wins Sports Personality

Tour de France and Olympic cycling gold medallist Bradley Wiggins has been crowned BBC Sports Personality of the Year. The 32-year-old was presented with the trophy by the pregnant Duchess of Cambridge.