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Commentator Tony Gubba dies

Tony Gubba, who worked as a commentator on BBC sport and Dancing On Ice, has died aged 69, following a short illness.

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Torvill and Dean pay tribute to commentator

Dancing on Ice judges Torvill and Dean. Credit: Geoff Kirby/EMPICS Entertainment

Dancing On Ice stars Jayne Torvill and Christopher Dean have paid tribute to commentator Tony Gubba, who died today aged 69, following a short illness.

In a joint statement, they said: "Tony was a dear friend, a wonderful man and much loved by all.

"It's been an absolute pleasure to work with him over the last eight years, he was always so professional and brought a real sense of fun to Dancing On Ice.

"We will miss him greatly and our hearts go out to his family at this sad time."

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