SBS have officially announced their Giro and Tour de France commentary lineup after the recent axing of popular and much-loved commentators Robbie McEwen and Mike Tomalaris.
The team will be led by Matthew Keenan who’s well-known for his encyclopaedic knowledge of the sport, along with former pro riders Bridie O’Donnell and Simon Gerrans.
Former Giro d’Italia stage winner David McKenzie and SBS French Radio’s Christophe Mallet will continue to provide highlights. Multiple national champion on the track and road, Kate Bates will also assist, as will former pro Gracie Elvin, and renowned sprinter and lead-out specialist Mark Renshaw.
All 21 stages of the Giro d’Italia will be live on SBS On Demand with television coverage on SBS starting later each night.
Australian stars Richie Porte and Caleb Ewan are set to feature with Porte looking to contest the battle for the overall win, while Ewan will be on the hunt for stages in a race where he has five stage victories already in his career.
In July, the Men’s and Women’s Tour will be on SBS with al 21 stages of the Tour de France and all eight stages of the Tour de France Femmes avec Zwift broadcast.
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