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Roy and H.G. Are Back For The Winter Olympics On Ten

NewsKevin Perry

Good news sports fans, Australia’s leading sport commentators Rampaging Roy Slaven and H.G. Nelson are back for the XXII Olympic Winter Games.

The pair will host Roy and H.G’s Russian Revolution nightly during the Sochi Games on Ten featuring special guests, plus Roy and HG’s unique event commentary live in front of a studio audience.

Roy and HG (John Doyle and Greig Pickhaver), received huge acclaim for The Dream their satirical look of the Sydney Olympics in 2000, Fatso - The Fat Arse Wombat mascot is perhaps better remembered than the games real mascots.  

Roy Slaven said: “TEN has given us a great opportunity to look closely at the new Russia and to catch up with old friends newly released from prison. This will be a great games for our Australian winter superstars like Dale Begg-Smith and to unearth new stars the world is yet to hear about.”

H.G. Nelson said: “It’s a dream come true to be back at the Olympic coalface. There is no greater thrill in the world of sport than seeing young, fit Australians wearing the green and gold standing on the top step of the podium, wearing medals and grinning.”

TEN’s Head of Sport, David Barham, added: “Roy and H.G. are a key signing for TEN. They are proven medal winners, they bring vast Olympic experience and we are looking forward to their insights on Russian culture.”