BBC athletics commentator Foster to retire after London World Championships

Brendan Foster
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BBC commentator Brendan Foster is to retire following August’s World Athletics Championships in London.

Foster, a former European 5,000m gold medallist and a Commonwealth champion at 10,000m, began his commentary career in 1980 and has since gone on to cover nine summer Olympic Games for the BBC.

“I have loved every minute of my time working for BBC Sport,” said Foster.

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