Tony Gubba presented a variety of BBC sports shows and covered every Olympic Games, both summer and winter, from 1972 to 2012 and every World Cup from 1974 to 2006.
Lately he was known for his commentating on Dancing on Ice
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A fine day across the UK - with Scotland and Northern Ireland also getting a look in on the sunshine.
People are still trapped under rubble - and the mayor of one town says "half of it is gone".
The 21-year-old was killed and a 30-year-old British man is fighting for his life after allegedly being stabbed by a French tourist.