Posted on July 09, 2011

Robin Adams has this week begun anchoring sports bulletins on the English-language global news channel.

Robin joins the Al Jazeera team from in South Africa where he previously worked as a presenter for both news and sport, before becoming Sports Editor for both and their 24-hour news channel. Robin is passionate about all kinds of sport, with football, cricket and formula one motor-racing rated as his favourites.

Robin started his journalistic career as a newspaper reporter and photographer in 1999 before moving into the world of broadcasting. After spending a few years as a sports announcer at Goodhope FM in Cape Town, South Africa, Robin moved into television at He has covered many big sporting events including the 2008 Beijing Olympics and the 2010 Fifa World Cup.

Now Robin has joined Al Jazeera's sports department at their headquarters in Doha, Qatar as an anchor and producer.

Catch up with him on Twitter as well @RobinAdamsSport