Legendary TV sports journalist Mike Gibson dies

AUSTRALIAN commentator and iconic television journalist Mike Gibson has passed away aged 75.

Gibson, known as ‘Gibbo’ to those closest to him, was the host of Back Page from 1997 to 2012 alongside comedian Billy Birmingham.

Gibson later hosted the Saturday afternoon program Wide World of Sports alongside former Australian cricket captain Ian Chappell.


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The award-winning journalist lived on the NSW central cost.

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