Telegraph's new sports chief named

Ben Clissitt to become head of sports at the Telegraph Media Group.

The former head of sport at Guardian News & Media (GNM) takes over as head of sports from Mark Skipworth, who is now executive in-charge of the Daily Telegraph's Saturday edition, the Guardian reports.

Clissitt, who took voluntary redundancy from the Guardian in February, will oversee TMG's sports department in the lead-up to the London 2012 Olympics. He will also replace Daily Telegraph sports editor David Bond, who moved to the BBC last December.