Ahead of the 2016 Olympic Games in August, Seven begins Road to Rio a Live, weekly half hour panel show every Saturday.
It will feature athletes and their stories, introductions to debut Olympic athletes, a look back at Olympic history plus news from home and overseas.
Special guests and experts include Olympics ‘mastercaster’ Bruce McAvaney, four-time Olympian Lauren Jackson, the ‘voice of cycling’ Phil Liggett, gold medallist Steve Hooker, Sydney 2000 Olympic Games Opening Ceremony flag bearer Andrew Gaze, Oarsome Foursome’s Drew Ginn, and three-time Commonwealth Games gold medallist Tamsyn Lewis.
A rotating panel of co-hosts includes Johanna Griggs, Mel McLaughlin, Jim Wilson, Kylie Gillies, Mark Beretta, Ryan Phelan and Giaan Rooney.
12pm every Saturday, May 28 – July 30 on Seven.