• Alex Thomas is a sports correspondent and anchor for CNN International, based in the London bureau.

    Since joining CNN in April 2009, Alex has covered a wide range of sports for the "World Sport" show and CNNI's news and business programs.

    As well as reporting from the Champions League finals almost every year since he joined, Alex has been CNN's man on the ground at the Wimbledon and French Open tennis championships, Vancouver Winter Olympics and the FIFA World Cup in both South Africa and Brazil. Alex has also reported from France for Euro 2016 and the London Olympics in 2012, amongst many other competitions.

    He has interviewed world sport icons such as Serena Williams, Zlatan Ibrahimovic, Usain Bolt, Roger Federer, Arsene Wenger, Ji-Sung Park, Michael Ballack and Padraig Harrington. Recently he spoke to both the former and current FIFA Presidents, Sepp Blatter and Gianni Infantino.

    Alex also presents CNN World Rugby, a monthly feature show for CNNI, and has contributed to Living Golf and Open Court in the past.

    Before joining CNN, Alex was a sports reporter and presenter at Sky television in the UK, appearing on Sky News and Channel 5 News. He fulfilled a similar role at ITV News.

    Alex started his broadcasting career in radio, in 1992, while studying sociology at the University of Warwick.