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Hazel Irvine

Hazel Irvine is one Britain’s leading and most respected presenters.  A sports anchor for 30 years, she won the 

prestigious Royal Television Society's Sports Presenter of the Year award in 2007 and has led presentation teams on a huge variety of events for the BBC, ITV and Channel 4.


To date, Hazel has presented and reported from 14 Winter and Summer Olympics, fronted BBC Sport's golf coverage for 25 years, snooker for 15 years and also anchored 

coverage of both athletics and “Ski Sunday” for over a decade. Her many varied credits also include the World Cup Finals, London Marathon, Grandstand, the Boat Race, 

Wimbledon and Final Score.


Also a well-regarded commentator, Hazel has guided viewers through Opening and Closing ceremonies at the Olympics and Commonwealth Games from Turin in 2006, Beijing, Vancouver, London, Sochi, Melbourne, Glasgow and Rio de Janeiro in 2016. An estimated 28 million people watched London's Opening ceremony.


She has worked extensively for BBC News and Events on the Six and Ten o'clock news, New Year LIVE, the 60th 

anniversary of the D-Day landings, VE Day celebrations, the Edinburgh Military Tattoo, anchored BBC Scotland's 

Millennium Night coverage and hosted its Children In Need appeal for 10 years.  

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