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Mihir Bose

Mihir Bose (born 12 January 1947) is a British Indian sportswriter and journalist, who is currently the BBC's head sports editor.

Bose is of Bengali origin. Brought up in Bombay, India, he came to the UK in 1969 to study to become a Chartered Accountant. Upon graduation, Bose worked in business journalism. He started his career at LBC Radio, before joining the Sunday Times. He moved from business journalism to investigative sports reporting and moved to the Daily Telegraph in 1995, where he started the paper's Inside Sports column. He left the Telegraph to join the BBC in October 2006.

Awards

Mihir has won the following awards:

1990 Magazine Publishing Award Winner Business Columnist of the Year

1990 Cricket Society — Silver Jubilee Literary Award Winner A History of Indian Cricket

1994 William Hill Sports Book of the Year Runner-up Sporting Colours

1995 Sports Council & Sports Writers' Association Highly Commended Sports Reporter of the Year

1997 English Sports Council & Sports' Writers Association Winner Inaugural Sports Story of the Year

1999 Sport England & Sports Writers' Association Winner Sports News Reporter of the Year

2001 Sport England & Sports Writers' Association Highly Commended Sports News Reporter of the Year

2001 British Press Awards Finalist Sports Reporter of the Year

2002 Sport England & Sports Writers' Association Highly Commended Sports News Story of the Year

2003 UK Sport & Sports Journalists' Association Highly Commended Sports Diarist of the Year

2003 UK Sport & Sports Journalists' Association Highly Commended Sports News Reporter of the Year

2003 British Press Awards Finalist Sports Reporter of the Year

2003 Asian Achievers Award / Asian Voice & Gujarat Samchar Winner Media

2004 UK Sport & Sports Journalists' Association Highly Commended Sports News Reporter of the Year

2007 UK Sport & Sports Journalists' Association Finalist Sports News Reporter of the Year

Mihir Bose has also presented on radio and television, including BBC Radio 4's Financial World Tonight, the South Asia Report on the BBC World Service and What the Papers Say for Channel 4. Additionally, he has written 22 books on a range of subjects, including A History of Indian Cricket and Manchester Disunited.

He has written over 22 books which have been controversial and wide-ranging. His History of Indian Cricket was the first book by an Indian writer to win the prestigious Cricket Society Literary Award in 1990. Despite this, his blogs on bbc sport are absolute rubish. He fails to make any significant points about anything, and has led to many accusations of why he still has job at the cost of the british public. if your checking this mihir we are out to get you and I want your job.is study of sports and apartheid, Sporting Colours, was runner-up in the 1994 William Hill Sports Book of the Year Award. Bose has also written a book in the form of a comprehensive history of India's film industry called Bollywood: A History.

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