Imran Garda
Sports Reporter / Presenter (Doha)

Imran Garda comes to Al Jazeera International from South Africa’s Supersport channel, where he was a specialist cricket correspondent covering major events such as the 2003 Cricket World Cup and The Ashes. Imran’s other highlights include hosting English Premiership and Spanish football, as well as The IAAF Grand Prix and Golden League. He recently covered the African Cup of Nations as an in-studio-anchor and filed and presented stories on local South African Football as a field reporter and studio anchor. He has also covered major ATP tennis events, the Commonwealth Games and F1 Powerboats.


Joanna Gasiorowska
Sports Reporter / Presenter (Doha)

Joanna Gasiorowska

Joanna Gasiorowska joins Al Jazeera International with a range of sports reporting experience with the UK’s ITN and with Sky Sports. In her most recent role with ITN, Joanna was a sports reporter on ITV’s Evening News and presented daily sports news bulletins on the ITV News Channel. During this time she covered all the big stories in world sport and became a well-known face to UK television viewers. At Sky Sports Joanna covered American football, golf, Premiership football, speedway and darts. She also reported on major events such as the 2003 Cricket World Cup. Joanna is a golf and Formula One specialist, and an avid golfer – a passion which led to her playing in the 2005 BMW Open Pro-Am at Wentworth. She has also held roles in motor sport publishing.


Rahul Pathak
Sports Reporter / Presenter (Doha)

Rahul Pathak

Rahul Pathak has held roles with the UK’s Five News, Meridian Broadcasting, ITN News Direct, Sunrise Radio, and with Australia’s SBS TV. As a sports reporter with Five News, Rahul filed stories on major domestic and international sports events and stories. He also held roles with the network as a sports presenter, newsreader and news producer. Prior to Five News, Rahul was a sports presenter and reporter at Meridian, where he covered both regional and national sport. With SBS TV in Sydney, he worked on a range of sports and shows including the Toyota World Sports programme. With Sunrise Radio in the UK he presented news for Asian community and produced programmes including the daily current affairs show InFocus.


Andrew Richardson
Sports Reporter / Presenter (Doha)

Andrew Richardson

Andrew Richardson brings to Al Jazeera International a wide range of sports reporting experience drawn from his career with the UK’s Independent Television News (ITN), Sky News, ITV and Five News. As Sports Correspondent for Five News he covered many of the major events in world sport including the 2002 Football World Cup in Japan, the 2003 Rugby World Cup in Australia and the 2004 European Football Championships in Portugal. He also filed reports across this period for Five News’s parent company, Sky News. With ITN in London, Andrew was a sports producer and reporter for ITV News, producing stories on domestic and international sporting events. He covered both the 1999 Rugby World Cup and the 2000 European Football Championships with the network.


Brendan Connor
Sports Correspondent (Washington DC)

Brendan Connor

Brendan Connor is a veteran broadcaster with over 20 years of experience in broadcasting, including roles with Canada’s CBC Television, CBC Newsworld, CBC Radio and TSN. Connor has covered a range of major sports events including: the 2004 Summer Olympics in Athens, the 2000 Summer Olympics in Sydney, the 1988 Seoul Olympics. the 1988 Calgary Winter Olympics, the 1990 New Zealand Commonwealth Games, the Stanley Cup Finals, the World Series, the Super Bowl, various Grey Cups, the NBA Draft, the NBA All-Star game, and the NBA Finals. At CBC Newsworld he was on the anchor desk for CBC specials on the death of Ronald Reagan, the commemorations of the September 11th attacks in the US, several Canadian elections and the August 2005 crash of an Air France jet in Toronto.


Dara McIntosh
Sports Correspondent (Washington DC)

Dara McIntosh

Emmy-nominated Dara McIntosh joins Al Jazeera International with a range of experience in sports journalism from roles with US broadcasters MSG, NBC, UPN, ESPN, Major League Baseball Productions (MLB) and CNN. An in-house correspondent for the NBA's Detroit Pistons Dara, and later with MLB in New York, Dara regularly interviewed leading professional players, including stars such as Michael Jordan, Ken Griffey, Jr and Steve Yzerman. She further filed reports for sports shows across the nation, becoming a well-known face to millions of sports fans. After an internship on CNN's national desk in her early career, Dara was a production assistant at ESPN, covering multiple games nightly for the network's signature show, Sportscenter.


Carrie Brown
Sports Correspondent (London)

Carrie Brown

Carrie Brown brings Al Jazeera a wide range of experience in news and sport from her roles with the UK’s British Eurosport, ITN, ITV and Five News. As Chief Reporter at British Eurosport she anchored London's winning bid to host the 2012 Olympic Games, live from Singapore. She also covered the 2005 World Superbike season, was a pitch-side reporter at Football’s Euro2004 and a reporter for Eurosport's weekly football magazine show Top 24. She has also presented, produced and reported for British Eurosport's daily news bulletin and covered major events such as Six Nations Rugby, World Athletics Championships and both the Summer and Winter Olympics. At ITN Carrie was lead reporter for ITV’s Morning News Bulletin and as a news producer filed reports for Five News. In her early career Carrie worked on the foreign desk of ITV’s well-known News at Ten.