Eddie McGuire is confirmed as part of Nine’s Olympics commentary team -and will be heard on Foxtel too.
McGuire will call the opening and closing ceremonies live on Nine
and will also call and present events across Nine and Foxtel.
“It’s going to be an exciting year for me. I’ve had a real spring in my step the past few weeks,” he told the Sunday Herald Sun.
McGuire is expected to call the triathlon and marathon events, which are likely to be broadcast on both Nine and Foxtel. He was recently announced as part of the new FOX Footy team.
Others in the Nine line-up include Ken Sutcliffe and cricket commentator Mark Nicholas, while Giaan Rooney will be part of Nine’s swimming coverage.
Karl Stefanovic and Leila McKinnon will front Today in London, while Hamish and Andy will also present their show from the UK in the lead-up to the games.