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Anna Woolhouse is a presenter on Sky Sports News Anna started her on air career as a producer on the BBC Radio Sheffield Breakfast Show. She can also be seen on Sky’s Rugby League and Ice Hockey coverage.

Hugh Porter MBE began cycling at the age of 16 and went on to become one of Britain’s greatest professional cyclists. During his career Hugh was four time World Champion for the Individual Pursuit as well as a gold medallist… Read more

Steve Cram is one of the UK’s most famous sporting personalities. As an athlete his career was forged alongside Coe and Ovett to form a period of unprecedented success in British athletics and since his retirement he has built a… Read more

Garth has spent his entire adult life immersed in football and the politics of sport. He was introduced to the media in 1981 while preparing for the FA Cup Final. Having been left out of England’s World Cup squad bound… Read more

Colin Jackson is without a doubt one of the greatest athletes that Great Britain has ever produced, with almost over a decade spent at the very pinnacle of his sport. As a 110m hurdler, Colin was ranked in the world… Read more

Olympic medallist Christopher Boardman, MBE, is one of Britain’s most successful cyclists. In 1992 he won an individual pursuit gold medal at the 1992 Summer Olympics and then went on to win the Individual Time Trial bronze medal at the… Read more

Brendan Foster’s athletics career saw him compete in in three Olympic Games; the 1970 Commonwealth Championships in Edinburgh (15,000m), the 1974 European Championships (5,000m) and the 1978 Commonwealth Championship in Edmonton (10,000m). He also set two world records for the… Read more

Tanni Grey-Thompson is the winner of 11 Paralympic gold medals and a six-time winner of the London Wheelchair Marathon, ensuring her place as Britain’s greatest Paralympic athlete. She was voted BBC Wales Sports Personality of the Year in 1992, 2000… Read more

Olympic rowing legend Sir Steve Redgrave won gold medals at five consecutive Olympic Games from 1984 to 2000. He is one of only five athletes in history to have achieved this. Due to his sporting achievements Sir Steve became the… Read more

Mark Foster is one of Britain’s best known swimmers and TV sporting personalities. He became a fixture on the International swimming scene from the age of 16 when he represented England at the 1986 Commonwealth Games. He went on to… Read more

Shirley Robertson OBE made history by becoming the first British woman to win two Olympic Gold Medals at consecutive games, Sydney 2000 and Athens 2004. Born in Dundee, Shirley started sailing at the age of seven and began training for… Read more

Part of the BBC presentation team for the London Olympics 2012, Sonali also co-presents British Olympic Dreams. During her time at the BBC Sonali has also covered the Commonwealth Games, the Cricket World Cup, the Boat Race, the London Marathon,… Read more

Rishi Persad is a presenter of Channel 4’s horse racing coverage Rishi began his broadcasting career in May 2002 when attheraces was first launched. This was followed by a move to Racing UK where he introduced their first show in… Read more

Seven-and-a-half years on Blue Peter established Matt Baker as one of the best loved and most versatile presenters in the show’s history, winning him 2 BAFTAs for Best Children’s presenter and a Royal Television Society award. Matt is a key… Read more

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