Sport Australia has presented broadcaster Dennis Cometti AM with the Lifetime Achievement Award for excellence in sports journalism at the 17th annual Sport Australia Media Awards in Melbourne tonight (Thursday 7 February 2019).
Almost 200 guests attended the Sport Australia Media Awards, with Cometti’s honour the culmination of 14 awards presented at the gala ceremony recognising the best in Australian sports media (a complete list of winners is below).
Sport Australia Chair John Wylie presented the Lifetime Achievement Award to Cometti, describing him as a “doyen of Australian sport broadcasting”.
“Dennis’ iconic voice has been the perfect match for so many unforgettable sporting moments – Olympic gold medals, Test match cricket and AFL grand finals,” Wylie said.
“During his career he has brought so many sporting moments to life with his insightful, quick-witted and confident
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