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BBC Presenters Watch The Commonwealth Games On TV But Go To South Africa For World Cup

HOW many BBC presenters and experts does it take to cover the Commonwealth Games in Delhi? And note that loads of them went to the World Cup in South Africa to chatter and natter and analyse, expertly.

Well, for the commonwealth games in Delhi, the nodding heads are all in a studio in Shepherd’s Bush.

Ian Thorpe Clare Balding, Sue Barker, Jake Humphrey, John Inverdale, Hazel Irvine, Michael Johnson, Colin Jackson, Denise Lewis, Steve Cram, Jonathan Edwards, Chris Boardman, Huw Edwards, Adrian Moorhouse, Mark Foster and Gail Emms are all in London watching the big event on the telly.

So. Why is it that for the World Cup the licence fee payer sent Gary Lineker, Alan Hansen, Alan Shearer, Lee Dixon and many, many more to sit in made-up a studio and watch the matches on monitors?

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Posted: 8th, October 2010 | In: Sports | Comments (2)