James Alexander Gordon, who has died aged 78, possessed one of the best known and best loved of voices on British radio. For almost 40 years, he was t(...)

Marion Bartoli of France  with the Venus Rosewater Dish trophy and Andy Murray of Great Britain  with the Gentlemen’s Singles trophy for their Wimbledon successes. Bartoli earned €1.86 million in prize money for winning the tournament.  Photograph: Julian Finney/Getty Images

So Marion Bartoli endures laddish stick from John Inverdale, puts a trembling Sabine Lisicki to the sword and walks away €183,350 richer for a fortnig(...)

 Jim Jefferies of Dunfermline. Photograph:  Lynne Cameron/PA Wire. Jim Jeffries of troubled club Dunfermline. Photograph: Lynne Cameron /PA

Millions – hang on James Alexander Gordon’s every word as he reads out the football results on BBC radio each Saturday afternoon, enjoying, if (...)