BBC Olympic Presenters

Rishi Persad – Royal Ascot Channel 4 Racing (1)

Rishi Persad is a presenter of Channel 4’s horse racing coverage Rishi began his broadcasting career in May 2002 when attheraces was first launched. This was followed by a move to Racing UK where he introduced their first show in… Read more

Jonathan Edwards – BBC Sport (1)

Jonathan Edwards’ achievements on the track have earned him a place in history as one of the World’s greatest and most admired athletes. Almost 17 years after his incredible efforts in Gothenburg, Jonathan Edwards still holds the world record for… Read more

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Sharron Davies was just 13 when she competed as a swimmer in her first Olympic tournament in Montreal, the following year, aged just 14 she took two bronze medals at the 1977 European Championships. At the age of 15, Sharron… Read more

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Helen Skelton joined the Blue Peter team in the summer of 2008, as the 33rd presenter of the long running show and during this time she has firmly cemented her place alongside the likes of John Noakes as a Blue… Read more

Jacqui Oatley – ITV World Cup 2018 (1)

Jacqui Oatley is a member of the BBC and ITV football team. She joined BBC Radio 5 live in 2003, having previously worked in local radio for BBC Radio Leeds and BBC London as a sports reporter. She also worked… Read more

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Lucy has spent most of her senior career with Leeds Carnegie. She joined Leeds United Ladies when it was a community team, staying with the club as they rose to be one of the best teams in England. She moved… Read more

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Jonathan Pearce became a commentator on Match of the Day during the 2004/5 season following three years at BBC Radio 5 live. He started his career at BBC Radio Bristol in 1979. His first match commentary was Bristol Rovers against… Read more

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Born in Lancashire Mark began his career at his home town club, Preston North End and also played for Brighton and Hove Albion before Bob Paisley paid £900,000 to bring him to Liverpool in 1981. Mark won a host of… Read more

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Tracy Austin is a former World No. 1 professional tennis player from the United States who won the women’s singles title at the US Open in 1979 and 1981 and the mixed doubles title at Wimbledon in 1980, which she… Read more

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Sam was National Champion in 1997 and British No. 1 from 1996-99. She reached her highest world ranking – 55 – in February 1999 and represented Great Britain in the 1992 Olympics in Barcelona, as well as the Federation Cup… Read more

Manish Bhasin – BBC Sport

In February 2004 Manish joined BBC’s “Football Focus” team, a weekly magazine style show that previews the weekend’s top football action. Manish had previously been at ITV’s Central News, where he presented in-depth coverage of the region’s essential sport, including… Read more

Guy Mowbray – BBC Football Commentator

In 2010 Guy was promoted to Chief Commentator on retirement of John Motson from International Football. Over the past decade Guy has established himself as one of the leading football commentators on British television. Recruited by the BBC in 2004,… Read more