Mike Gibson (sports journalist)

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Mike Gibson
Born27 May 1940
Died23 September 2015 (aged 75)
Central Coast, New South Wales, Australia
OccupationJournalist, television presenter
Spouse(s)Helen (m. 1959–1989; divorced)

Mike Gibson (27 May 1940 – 23 September 2015), nicknamed "Gibbo", was an Australian sports journalist and television presenter. He was an original presenter of Nine's Wide World of Sports and hosted The Back Page on Fox Sports for 16 years. He retired in 2013.

Gibson was born in Sydney, New South Wales. He was married to his wife Helen from 1959 until their divorce in 1989. He had five children.

Gibson died on 23 September 2015 at his Central Coast home in New South Wales. He was 75. He had depression and his death was ruled a suicide.[1]

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  1. "Legendary sports commentator and journalist Mike Gibson dies aged 75". Perth Now. 23 September 2015. Archived from the original on 26 September 2015. Retrieved 23 September 2015.