The Royal Television Society TV Sports Awards 2004, hosted by Des Lynam, were announced at the Hilton Hotel, London, last week.
winners were: Live outside broadcast coverage: Uefa Champions League:
Manchester Utd v Fenerbahce – Rooney’s debut, Granada Sport for ITV.
Sports news reporter: Mike Hall, Granada Television.
documentary: Not Cricket: The Basil D’Oliveira Conspiracy, Berwick
Universal Pictures/ Diverse Group Production for BBC Four.
Sports feature: Sports personality of the year Kelly Holmes feature, BBC Sport for BBC One.
National/regional sports actuality programme of the year: Fight Night Raw, ITV Yorkshire/Granada Television.
National/regional sports presenter or commentator: Dan Walker, North West Tonight, BBC North West.
National/regional sports programme of the year: King John, ITV Yorkshire.
Sports innovation: Interactive Olympic Games, BBC Sport.
Creative sports sequence of the year: Champions League Weekly: Arsenal v Chelsea, Granada Sport/Input Video for ITV.
Sports pundit: John Francome, Channel 4 Racing, Highflyer Productions for Channel 4.
Sports presenter: Gary Lineker, BBC Sport.
Sports commentator: John Motson, BBC Sport.
Sports show or series: Freesports on 4, Boomerang Productions for Channel 4.
Sports programme of the year: Athens Olympics: Coxless Fours Gold Medal, BBC Sport.
Lifetime achievement award: Barry Davies.