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Here's How Much The Beeb Is Paying Its Top Off-Air Talent

The Huffington Post | Jasmin Gray | Posted 19.07.2017 | UK

The BBC has released details about how much its off-air top earners were paid over the last year. As a row battles on about the gender pay gap between...

People React To Gary Lineker's BBC Pay After His Terrified Tweet Ahead Of The Reveal

The Huffington Post | Jessica Pitocchi | Posted 19.07.2017 | UK

Gary Lineker has been revealed as the second highest earner at the BBC, taking home at least £1.75m in 2016. The corporation was forced to publish th...

Football Commentary Is About Making The Listener Feel They're Alongside You

Conor McNamara | Posted 22.05.2017 | UK Sport
Conor McNamara

There are no exams to pass, no certificate to receive. The hardest part of becoming a sports commentator is getting the opportunity. You can practice skills at home, but you'll never know if you are any good or not until you actually start speaking into the microphone on-air with the game unfolding live in front of you.

Andy Murray Wins BBC Sports Personality Of The Year 2016

The Huffington Post | Graeme Demianyk | Posted 19.12.2016 | UK

Andy Murray has won the BBC Sports Personality of the Year award for 2016. The odds-on favourite this year won Wimbledon, Olympic gold and became worl...

BBC Presenter Struggles To Maintain Olympics Coverage As Couple 'Have Sex' Behind Him

The Huffington Post | Ryan Barrell | Posted 19.08.2016 | UK Comedy

BBC Sport presenter Dan Walker was left red-faced on Thursday night when a couple appeared to be having sex on the beach behind him during coverage of...

I Couldn't Care Less About Tyson Fury

Mark Detre | Posted 13.12.2016 | UK Sport
Mark Detre

Is there not more to talk about? Look, obviously what he said was moronic and derogatory. But he's a boxer, for God's sake. The man is paid to get into fights. Should we have expected him, having won his title, to deliver an ode on the importance of societal peace and harmony?

If You Can't Shut Up for 60 Seconds, Don't Bother Attending a Football Match

Matthew Smith | Posted 13.06.2014 | UK Sport
Matthew Smith

I think that clubs, not only Boro but all clubs whose fans tried to disrupt the memorials, should work to identify those people involved, and deliver sanctions. Not a life ban, but a short-term ban, maybe four or five games, just to send a message.

David Coleman: A Career In Pictures

The Huffington Post UK | Samuel Luckhurst | Posted 21.12.2013 | UK Sport

David Coleman, one of the most revered BBC sport commentators, has died at the age of 87. Tributes have poured in for one of the greatest voices in...

David Coleman, Legendary BBC Commentator, Dies

The Huffington Post UK | Samuel Luckhurst | Posted 23.01.2014 | UK Sport

David Coleman, one of the most revered BBC sport commentators, has died at the age of 87. The renowned athletics commentator worked for the corpora...

Voice Of BBC's Classified Football Results Retires

The Huffington Post UK | Samuel Luckhurst | Posted 24.07.2013 | UK Sport

James Alexander Gordon, the iconic voice behind BBC radio's classified football results, has retired from the role after 40 years. Gordon, who bega...

Match Of The Day Is Broken, and It's in Desperate Need of Being Fixed

Raj Bains | Posted 22.06.2013 | UK Sport
Raj Bains

The likes of Alan Shearer, Alan Hanson, Mark Lawrenson, Garth Crooks and Martin Keown do little to help the dwindling cause, providing about as much entertaining and well balanced analysis as you'd expect from a John Terry lecture in to the merits of celibacy.

(Video) BBC Registers 17 Million Viewers of London 2012 Olympics via Computer and Mobile in the U.K.

Andy Plesser | Posted 31.05.2013 | UK Sport
Andy Plesser

LONDON - Cait O'Riordan, Head of Product for Sport and 2012 at the BBC, released the digital consumption numbers for the first week of the Olympics. ...

Barry Davies is a Lesson in the Beautiful Sound of Silence

Benjamin Halfpenny | Posted 30.08.2012 | UK Sport
Benjamin Halfpenny

There are so many reasons to enjoy Wimbledon. The fresh green of the grass and the peering stadium shadows. The retractable roof ensuring late-night play. The anachronistic ballet of white figures charging after skidding slices. The jingoistic Brits cheering on a grumpy Scot. The happiness of Sue Barker in her natural habitat, safe from the oleaginous love-in that's Question of Sport.

BBC Sport Launches Live Video For 3G Mobile Devices

BBC Sport | BBC Sport | Posted 15.08.2012 | UK Tech

BBC Sport has launched a new version of its website for mobile devices....

The BBC's Euro 2012 Complacency Short Changes Fans and Licence Fee Payers

Steve Graves | Posted 13.08.2012 | UK Sport
Steve Graves

On Friday a lowlight of BBC TV's coverage of the opening game of the tournament, Poland v Greece, was a pitchside interview with Alan Shearer at half time.

BBC To Lose Open?

The Daily Telegraph | Posted 24.04.2012 | UK Sport

The BBC has been warned to show its commitment to golf or risk losing the right to cover the Open, the sport’s oldest major....

'Around Here?' Rachel Burden Makes On Air Gaffe About Salford

The Huffington Post UK | Samuel Luckhurst | Posted 12.04.2012 | UK Sport

Another BBC radio presenter has lashed out over the corporation's move from London to Salford - only it was on air. Radio 5 Live presenter Host Rac...

Ginger McCain

Clare Balding | Posted 04.05.2012 | UK
Clare Balding

Ginger McCain was a relic of a golden age. As the trainer of Red Rum, his place in racing legend was assured when he guided this brilliant but fragile horse to run in five consecutive Grand Nationals in the 1970s.