The one-time gymnast has written for The Times and performed standup for Sports Relief alongside her more regular roles hosting football, rugby, athletics and Olympics coverage.


Gabby Logan is one of the country's best-known sports presenters. She's fronted the BBC’s Inside Sport, Final Score, and live coverage of the FA Cup, as well as coverage of rugby, athletics, and the Olympics. She is also one of the hosts of the Sports Personality of the Year show.

Gabby is the daughter of Leeds United and Wales footballer Terry Yorath. She had success at school level as a rhythmic gymnast when she represented Wales in the Commonwealth Games, and played netball, and competed at university in the high jump. 

She joined Sky Sports soon after graduating before moving on to present ITV’s Premier League, Champions’ League, and World Cup coverage. Going over to the BBC Gabby became only the second woman to front Match of the Day. She has gone on to host coverage of both football and rugby world cups, world, and European championship athletics, as well as events including the Olympics, the London Marathon, and the Boat Race. Gabby's also a regular guest host on The One Show, and presented her own show on Radio 5 Live, bringing a light touch to a mix of sport and current affairs.

Alongside presenting Gabby's a regular columnist for The Times, has appeared on Would I Lie to You?, Room 101 and 8 Out of 10 Cats, has tried her hand at standup comedy for Sports Relief and dared the cold Freeze the Fear with Wim Hof. She also competed in Strictly Come Dancing, where she was controversially voted out before her husband, Scottish rugby player Kenny Logan.

Gabby’s recent focus has been to educate and encourage dialogue about the Menopause and mid-life, topics she regularly covers on her podcast, The Mid•Point, and in her debut The First Half. 

As a speaker Gabby considers what success looks like to her, what challenges she has encountered as a leader and team player, and her experiences in male dominated environments. She also discusses the growth of women in the sports industry and broadcasting and looks at leadership, empowerment, teamwork and collaboration between departments and teams to drive success.

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