Vassos Alexander

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Vaccous Alexander Georgiades is a BBC sports reporter, presenter and commentator.  He can currently be heard on The Chris Evans Breakfast Show on BBC Radio 2.[1] He also reports for BBC Radio 5 Live, primarily commentating on golf, darts and tennis as well as occasionally presenting 5live Sport.

Career[edit]

Before joining Radio 2, Alexander presented the sport on the 5live Breakfast Programme for three years,[2] during which time he went to the 2010 FIFA World Cup, the 2008 Beijing Olympics, the 2010 Vancouver Winter Olympics and two Ryder Cups - as well as several Open Golf Championships, Wimbledon, the Australian and French Open tennis, Ashes cricket Tests and to a Champions League final.[3] He replaced the ill Tony Green at the 2011 BDO World Darts Championships and returned the following year in a three-man rotation with Green and David Croft.[4]

Personal[edit]

Alexander was born and brought up in South West London. He currently lives in Barnes, with his wife, Caroline, and three children, Emily,Matthew and Mary. He enjoys running and speaks five languages (English, Greek, French, Russian, German). Vassos supports Aston Villa.

References[edit]

  1. ^ Weekdays 1700 - 1900. "Radio 2 - The Chris Evans Breakfast Show - About The Team". BBC. Retrieved 2012-01-29. 
  2. ^ 14:30 - 16:00 (2011-05-27). "Radio 5 live Programmes - 5 live Breakfast, 27/05/2011, Vassos Alexander leaves 5 live". BBC. Retrieved 2012-01-29. 
  3. ^ Tim Peach. "5 live blog: Vassos Alexander's last day on 5 live". BBC. Retrieved 2012-01-29. 
  4. ^ "Press Office - Network TV Programme Information BBC Week 2 7-Day Version". BBC. Retrieved 2012-01-29.