| Kate Giles|
Sky Sports News HQ
Bachelor of Arts
| 8 September 1981 (age 34) (1981-09-08) Manchester, England, United Kingdom|
Natalie Sawyer, Hayley McQueen, Charlotte Jackson, Kirsty Gallacher, Millie Clode
Kate Abdo Wikipedia
Kate Giles (born 8 September 1981), better known as Kate Abdo, is an English presenter and journalist who worked for Sky Sports News HQ in the United Kingdom and used to work for Sky Sport News HD in Germany.
Abdo anchored the World Sport program from London twice a day. Previously, she had anchored sports at DW-TV, a German TV channel. Abdo joined CNN in July 2009. She has interviewed sporting greats such as Clarence Seedorf, David Ginola, Jackie Stewart, Lawrence Dallaglio and Daniel 'Lethal Rizzle' Risdon. In August 2011 she left CNN and joined Sky Deutschland. She was an anchor for the Sky Sport News HD TV channel, which started broadcasting on 1 December 2011.
In July 2013, she started hosting on Sky Sports News in the United Kingdom. She hosted the Coppa Italia on Sky Sports.
In January 2015, she hosted the 2014 FIFA Ballon d'Or ceremony speaking with contestants and guests in four languages. She was also a host for the 2015 FIFA Ballon d'Or. On 18 January 2017 she made her debut on FS1 during the FA Cup 3rd round replay between Plymouth Argyle v Liverpool.
Born in Manchester, she studied at Withington Girls' School and later graduated from the University of Salford with a first-class BA (Hons) in European Languages. Before moving to London, Abdo lived in Spain, France and Germany, and is fluent in Spanish, French, and German in addition to her native English.