Sky News Presenter Jacquie Beltrao diagnosed with Breast Cancer

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Sky News sports presenter Jacquie Beltrao has been diagnosed with breast cancer.

The former Olympian revealed to her 34,000 Twitter followers that doctors had broken the news to her on Christmas Eve.

Jacquie tweeted: “Been neglecting my twitter had a bit of a wobbly time of it – diagnosed with Breast Cancer on Xmas Eve – all positive thoughts welcome !!”

Friends and colleagues have tweeted their support for Jacquie, including Kay Burley:

And fellow Sunrise presenter Charlotte Hawkins:

BBC Sport presenter Gabby Logan tweeted: “Jacquie you are an amazing woman and have incredible drive and guts you are not going anywhere. Loads of love xxx”. to which Jacquie replied: “thanks lovely girl – I’ve decided to view it as a verruca!!”

Jacquie, who joined Sky in 1992, represented Great Britain in rhythmic gymnastics at the 1984 Olympic Games in Los Angeles.

Posted on Wednesday 1 January 2014
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