David Walsh

Sunday Times Sports Writer

David Walsh is Chief Sports writer at The Sunday Times and is well known for investigating Lance Armstrong and exposing the illegal use of drugs in professional cycling. He is a 4 times winner of both Sports Writer of the Year in Ireland and Sports Writer of the Year in the UK. In 2012 he won Journalist of the Year.

"A hugely respected journalist and sports writer"

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  • Sports
  • Lance Armstrong's Story


He presents in English.

How he presents

Always well prepared, David is a relaxed and captivating host, making sure audiences are kept informed and engaged at events around the world.

In Detail

David began his career as a journalist reporting for the Leibtrim Observer. His next job was at the Dublin based newspaper the Irish Press, and while working there he decided to take a year out to cover cycling in Paris. He returned to his job for a short period before moving on to work the Sunday Tribune followed by the Sunday Independent and in 1996 he joined The Sunday Times. In 1998, David began working on the story about doping in professional cycling alongside another Sunday Times journalist called Paul Kimmage. Together they battled to expose the extent of illegal doping that was taking place within the profession.


With a wealth of live journalist experience, David is also a professional and seasoned conference host. He uses his considerable skills to ensure the success of any event he is hosting.



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