Watch as BBC Sport presenter ends bulletin by tapping on imaginary iPad

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by David Prior

First it was Simon McCoy's ream of paper, and now BBC Sport presenter Chris Mitchell has found an even more unconvincing substitute for an iPad: his hand.

After wrapping up his sports segment on Sports Today on the BBC news channel - which is presented from MediaCityUK - Mitchell pretended to tap on an imaginary iPad.

But it was clearly apparent that Mitchell had no such electonic device to press buttons on - and was instead merely tapping away on his bare hand.

Watch it below:

The bizarre moment has led to Mitchell becoming the butt of considerable ribbing on Twitter.

It's unclear though whether it quite rivals McCoy's "papergate" for sheer strangeness...