The Sun’s sports editor to leave after 29 years with the Murdoch empire

The Sun’s head of sport, Mike Dunn, is to leave the newspaper, ending a 29-year association with Rupert Murdoch’s outfit.

Dunn will remain at the paper to cover this summer’s World Cup but will leave after this.

He joined the paper in 1986, at the time of the 1986 News International move to Wapping. Before taking on his current role with the daily title, Dunn was sports editor at the News of the World.

A statement issued by The Sun said: “As part of ongoing changes at The Sun with regards to publishing on multiple platforms, we have reached mutual agreement with Mike Dunn that he will be leaving the newspaper… Mike is a sports legend and goes with our best wishes.”

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