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John Inverdale presents

A Sporting Life Behind The Microphone


This exhibition, held at the Getty Images Gallery, gave an insight into John’s thirty five year career at the BBC. ‘A Sporting Life Behind the Microphone’ depicts moments that had the greatest impact on his career – not just for the astonishing achievements of some of the world’s best athletes but also for the stories they told. You now have the opportunity to purchase these incredible images and share in John’s memories. These beautifully framed prints are 74cm by 54cm (30” x 20”) and can be yours for a donation of £150.


Ian Botham is mobbed by young fans as he runs off at the end of the third Test. He had scored 149, not out at Headingley in 1981. Credit: Adrian Murell/Getty Images


Andrew Flintoff consoles Brett Lee after England defeated Australia on day four of the Second Npower Ashes Test Match at Edgbaston in 2005 Credit: Tom Shaw/Getty Images


Stamford Bridge, Chelsea Football Club’s Stadium, filled with 50,018 spectators watching the 1920 FA Cup Final between Aston Villa and Huddersfield. Villa scored in extra time to win 1-0. Credit: Alfred Hind Robinson/Getty Images


Geoff Hurst clashes with the West German goalkeeper Hans Tilkowski and a defender during the 1966 World Cup Final at Wembley Stadium. England won the game 4-2 after extra time on 30th July 1966. Credit: Evening Standard/Hulton Archive/Getty Images


Referee Keith Hackett reacts as Ricky Villa of Spurs turns to celebrate after scoring the opening goal of the 1981 FA Cup Final replay against Manchester City. Credit: Allsport/Getty Images


Paul Gascoigne of England bursts into tears after losing the FIFA World Cup Finals 1990 Semi-Final match played between West Germany and England. The match ended in a 1-1 draw after extra time, with West Germany winning 4-3 in the penalty shoot-out. Credit: David Cannon/Getty Images


Jose Mourinho, the Chelsea Manager, celebrates victory at the end of the UEFA Champions League, first knockout round, second leg match between Chelsea and Barcelona at Stamford Bridge on 8th March 2005. Credit: Shaun Botterill/Getty Images


A distraught Jens Jeremies of Bayern Munich after Manchester United win the European Champions League Final 2-1 in injury time to secure the treble of League, FA Cup and European Cup on 26th May 1999. Credit: Shaun Botterill/Allsport


The crowd watch as the horses are paraded around the paddock before a race at The Cheltenham Festival. Credit: Allsport UK/ALLSPORT


Tom Queally riding Frankel celebrates winning The Qipco Champion Stakes at Ascot racecourse on 20th October 2012. Credit: Tom Dulat/Getty Images


Tiger Woods checks his yardage book during the first round of the WGC American Express Championship at The Grove on 28th September 2006. Credit: Richard Heathcote/Getty Images


Romanian tennis player Ilie Nastase awaits a serve from Sandy Mayer during the Men’s Singles Championships at Wimbledon in 1981. Credit: Rob Taggart/Central Press/Getty Images


Serena Williams reacts during the Ladies Singles first round match against Amra Sadikovic on day two of the 2016 Wimbledon Lawn Tennis Championships. Credit: Clive Brunskill/Getty Images


Venus Williams leaps up to play an acrobatic backhand volley at the 1999 Wimbledon Lawn Tennis Championships Ladies Singles. Credit: Popperfoto/Getty Images


Roger Federer stretches to hit a forehand during the Men’s Singles Final against Rafael Nadal at the French Open 2011. Credit: Alex Livesey/Getty Images


An aerial view of the All England Club taken during the 2003 Wimbledon Lawn Tennis Championships. Credit: Getty Images/Staff


Jonah Lomu evades a tackle from Rob Andrew during the 1995 Rugby World Cup semi-final between England and New Zealand. New Zealand won the match 45-25. Credit: Simon Bruty/Getty Images


A pre-match view of the Millennium Stadium, Cardiff before the 2015 RBS Six Nations match between Wales and England. Credit: Clive Mason /Getty Images


Athlete Lillian Board of Great Britain crouching in the starting blocks. She won gold in the 800 metres at the 1969 European Championships in Athens. Credit: Evening Standard/Getty Images


Jessica Ennis-Hill competes in the Women’s Heptathlon 100 metres hurdles during the 15th IAAF World Athletics Championships 2015 in Beijing. Credit: Andy Lyons/Getty Images


Portrait of Ayrton Senna before the San Marino Grand Prix at the Imola circuit. Senna later suffered a fatal accident during the race. Credit: Pascal Rondeau/ Allsport


Ralf Schumacher and Juan Pablo Montoya pose with BMW-Williams Team Director Frank Williams in the pits at Silverstone. Credit: Pierre Andrieu/AFP/ Getty Images


Lewis Hamilton gets ready on the grid before the 2016 Abu Dhabi Formula One Grand Prix at Yas Marina Circuit. Credit: Mark Thompson /Getty Images


Lewis Hamilton celebrates in the car after winning the World Championship and the Abu Dhabi Formula One Grand Prix in 2014. Credit: Getty Images/Staff


Formula One racing driver James Hunt (1947-1993) at the Brands Hatch Grand Prix in 1976. Credit: Keystone/Getty Images

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