Kate Abdo

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Kate Abdo (born September 8, 1981, in Manchester as Kate Giles) is a British journalist who works for Sky Sports News in the UK.

Kate Abdo appearing on the eponymous Markus Lanz talk show. (2012)

Broadcasting career[edit]

Kate anchored the World Sport program from London twice a day. Previously, she had anchored sports at DW-TV, a German TV channel. Kate joined CNN in July 2009. She has interviewed sporting greats such as Clarence Seedorf, David Ginola, Sir Jackie Stewart, and Lawrence Dallaglio. In August 2011, Kate left CNN and joined Sky Deutschland. She was an anchor for the Sky Sport News HD TV channel, which started broadcasting on December 1, 2011. Her final appearance was on 24 November 2013.

In July 2013, she started hosting on Sky Sports News in the United Kingdom. She hosted the Coppa Italia on Sky Sports.[1]


Born in Manchester, she graduated from Salford University with a first-class BA (Hons) in European Languages.[1] Before moving to London, Kate lived in Spain, France and Germany, and is fluent in Spanish, French, and German in addition to her native English.


  1. ^ a b "Sky Sports News unveil new signing from Germany... multilingual presenter Kate Abdo". Daily Mail. 16 January 2014. Retrieved 16 January 2014. 

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