Richard Lenton

BROADCASTER. JOURNALIST.

About Richard

Experienced broadcaster, magazine editor and journalist, who won Best Sports Presenter at the 2013 and 2015 Asian Television Awards

Richard presents live Premier League, FA Cup, European and international football on Eleven Sports Network and SingTel TV in Singapore. He hosted all 64 games of the 2014 FIFA World Cup, 19 consecutive days of 2015 South East Asia Games coverage, and all 51 matches of Euro 2016.

Richard also writes columns for various newspapers and websites, and he is the editor of the investment and lifestyle magazine, CACHE. He is also the former editor of the critically-acclaimed Football Punk magazine, and the award-winning EX.

Some of Richard’s Recent TV Highlights

Richard’s Blog

Inspecting Columbo

A total lack of planning plus a poor choice of main course equals a Sri Lankan nightmare I’ve just finished the last mouthful of the most amazing breakfast I’ve ever eaten. Genuinely. Eggs Benedict, with a juicy tomato and rocket salad on the side, accompanied by the...
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Trying Times

Former England rugby international James Forrester has bounced back from a career-ending injury to rebuild his life in Singapore. It’s 28 April 2007, and high-flying Gloucester is braced for a crucial showdown with big-spending rival Newcastle; victory would propel...
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Balls Of Steel

How former footballer PJ Roberts kicked testicular cancer into touch. Anyone who’s ever played team sports will understand that dressing room banter is an integral part of the bonding process. Sometimes it’s clever, sometimes childish. Sometimes the banter transcends...
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When The Music Stops

The ‘Kamikaze Killer’ who made a fortune in mobile advertising before investing in an upmarket tailors. One of my first really vivid childhood memories was sitting in front of a blackboard with my primary school class and being asked what we wanted to be when we grew...
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Social Netbusting

How three Singapore-based footballers launched a social media app. George de Mestral marches purposefully through the picturesque Alpine countryside on a bright summer’s afternoon, a freshly-polished shotgun under his arm and his faithful dog shadowing his every move....
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Off The Cuff

How a family antique hunt in her home city of Istanbul inspired Begüm Kiroglu to launch her oriental influenced cufflink brand, Begüm Khan. RICHARD: You come from a family of art collectors. Did you not fancy following that same path? BEGUM: In a way I am following...
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Nose It All

Master Perfumer Olivier Pescheux on being inspired by Paris, the joys of working with Oud, and the fragrant masterpiece that he would love to have created. In the past couple of decades, famed Master Perfumer, Olivier Pescheux, has been instrumental in creating some...
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