Hazel Irvine
British sports broadcaster
Hazel Irvine
Hazel Irvine, is a television presenter from the United Kingdom.
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NBC Sparks Controversy With Opening Ceremony Edit
Huffington Post - over 4 years
NEW YORK -- NBC has come under fire in the British press for editing out a performance during the London Olympics opening ceremony that has been interpreted by some as a tribute to victims of the "7/7" terrorist attacks that rocked that city in 2005. The network, which has exclusive U.S. broadcast rights to the London games, cut instead to a taped interview between Ryan Seacrest and gold-medalist swimmer Michael Phelps. The Daily Mail scoffed that NBC replaced a "tribute to 7/7 victims with bland Michael Phelps interview." The Guardian, in a piece headlined "Row after NBC drop opening ceremony '7/7 tribute,'" said that section of Friday night's performance has been "widely interpreted" as a tribute to the 52 victims of the 2005 bombings. As Scottish singer Emeli Sandé sang "Abide With Me," and a memorial wall featured images of spectators' deceased loved ones, BBC commentator Hazel Irvine noted that "the excitement of that moment in Singapore seven years ago whe ...
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World Athletics Championships 2011: Channel 4 has dropped the baton in South ... - Telegraph.co.uk
Google News - over 5 years
I mean, Hazel Irvine's never even been on Blind Date [like Deley] or indeed been a model.” They have definitely been different from the BBC, who had broadcast every World Championships from the inaugural one in 1983 until now, professionally and
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How Yani Tseng won historic Open double - BBC Sport
Google News - over 5 years
BBC Sport's Hazel Irvine and Maureen Madill look back at Yani Tseng's "majestic" winning round at Carnoustie, as she becomes only the third woman to retain the British Open title. The Taiwanese player finished at 16 under-par to win by four shots,
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Alliss' rant on Arnie's golden era leaves Nantz stuck for words - Irish Times
Google News - over 5 years
As is often the case at times like that, there followed a lengthy enough silence in the commentary box, but it was broken a bit later by Hazel Irvine's “we'd like to apologise for any offence caused” apology. Mind you, when you have four days of
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THE OPEN 2011: THE NAKED TRUTH ON THOSE TRAINS - Express.co.uk
Google News - over 5 years
BBC presenter Hazel Irvine felt it was appropriate to apologise for him after some ill-judged comments to Andrew Cotter about the current troubles in Northern Ireland. James suggested that, given the country's golfing purple patch, “maybe they will
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As it happened: British Open, day one - The Score
Google News - over 5 years
Hazel Irvine did it to John Higgins after the World Snooker final. Basically, she kept subtly referring to his recently passed father, and when she didn't get a reaction, came straight out and mentioned it. I'd question the merits of doing so
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Sportsday Live - breaking sports news - BBC News
Google News - over 5 years
BBC Two's programme, hosted by Hazel Irvine, goes out at 2330 BST. But if you cannot wait until then, tune into the Red Button and BBC Sport website from 1830 BST. Clare Balding fronts 5 live's preview show from 1900 BST. 1650: BREAKING FOOTBALL - BBC
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Wimbledon 2011 diary: BBC faces a question of replacing Sue Barker as ... - Telegraph.co.uk
Google News - over 5 years
Should the chair between QoS captains Matt Dawson and Phil Tufnell become vacant, then Hazel Irvine could be a possibility, but the brave call would be to install Nick Hancock — formerly the host of QoS's post-watershed sibling They Think It's All
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McGrigor hosts senior Chinese delegation at Holyrood - For Argyll
Google News - over 5 years
During sports reporter, Hazel irvine's slot, struggling for something to say as time went on, she lunged desperately into: 'God love them. They've worked so hard to civilise themselves.' It was one of those surreal, 'Beam me up' moments out of time
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26/05 Tonight's Telly - JOE
Google News - almost 6 years
Hazel Irvine presents highlights of the opening day's play at Wentworth in Surrey, where Simon Khan claimed the second European Tour title of his career with a victory at the 2010 staging of the event. However, it was Danny Willett who held the lead at
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How Higgins' victory tears show that real men can cry - Belfast Telegraph
Google News - almost 6 years
Then interviewer Hazel Irvine mentioned how proud his father, who died in February, would have been. And Higgins, the stoic working class Glaswegian known for his mental toughness, caved in. We're not talking a couple of subtle tears to be manfully
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Weir's Week: fast cars, Brut force and the other Mr Trump - The Caledonian Mercury
Google News - almost 6 years
They didn't have to be coaxed out of him by Hazel Irvine, who seemed intent on getting the right reaction from Higgins. Although, in saying that, she must be the first reporter in history to actually start crying herself because she knew what effect
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Brian Viner: A bit of restraint, please Hazel - The Independent
Google News - almost 6 years
The BBC sports presenter Hazel Irvine is a reliable broadcaster who generally makes a good job of anchoring golf and snooker tournaments. On Monday evening, however, she shamed herself by none too subtly trying to make snooker's new world champion,
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Timeline
Learn about memorable moments in the evolution of Hazel Irvine
    FORTIES
  • 2012
    Age 46
    She reprised these roles for the 2012 Summer Olympics in London.
    More Details Hide Details Away from television, Irvine is the honorary president of the Dumbarton F.C. Supporters' Association and also works as a media-trainer and after-dinner speaker.
  • 2008
    Age 42
    Irvine married her long term boyfriend at a secret ceremony in 2008, announced she was expecting a child in 2009 on the BBC Hogmanay Live show and had a baby girl in February 2009.
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  • TWENTIES
  • 1994
    Age 28
    In 1994, Irvine co-hosted the BBC's Hogmanay Live, and in 1995 she introduced coverage of the Women's World Cup and began reporting for Football Focus.
    More Details Hide Details Irvine has presented for the BBC at every Summer Olympics since Atlanta 1996, as well as the Winter Olympics and four Football World Cup tournaments, and in December 1996 became the lead presenter of Ski Sunday, initially with Julian Tutt, but then alone from 1997. She has also been the regular presenter of the World Snooker Championships and regularly presented the sports news on major BBC evening news bulletins, as well as reporting on events such as Wimbledon and the London Marathon. In August 2008, Irvine presented Olympic Breakfast as well as being one of the commentators for the opening and closing ceremonies of the 2008 Summer Olympics in Beijing.
  • 1990
    Age 24
    Irvine joined the BBC in 1990, working as presenter on BBC Scotland's Sportscene programme and becoming the youngest-ever presenter of the BBC's flagship sports programme Grandstand on 19 June 1993.
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  • 1988
    Age 22
    She began her broadcasting career in radio, before moving to work for Scottish Television in 1988 as a continuity announcer and latterly, as a sports reporter/presenter.
    More Details Hide Details This led to slots on the national ITV Network co-presenting coverage of the 1988 Summer Olympics alongside Dickie Davies, and presenting reports from the Scotland football team's training camp at the 1990 World Cup.
  • CHILDHOOD
  • 1965
    Born
    Born on May 24, 1965.
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