Sports BroadcasterDied when: 87 years 239 days (1051 months)
Star Sign: Taurus
David Robert Coleman OBE (26 April 1926 – 21 December 2013) was a British sports commentator and television presenter who worked for the BBC for 46 years.
He covered eleven Summer Olympic Games from 1960 to 2000 and six FIFA World Cups from 1962 to 1982.Coleman presented some of the BBC's leading sporting programmes, including Grandstand and Sportsnight (originally titled Sportsnight with Coleman, until 1972), and was the host of A Question of Sport for 18 years.
He retired from the BBC in 2000.Later that year he became the first broadcaster to receive the Olympic Order award, in recognition of his contribution to the Olympic movement.
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