View the profiles of people named Simon Brotherton. Simon Brotherton: Simon Charles Brotherton is a sports commentator for the BBC, appearing on Match of the Day and BBC Radio Five Live, as well as BT Sport television. After making the transition from radio to television, Simon was made lead cycling commentator for the BBC; his performances at the Olympics and Paralympics for Channel 4 at Rio 2016 received huge acclaim. Simon has an incredible broadcasting CV that includes: 5 Olympic Games, 5 Football World Cups, 5 European Football Championships, 2 Champions League Finals, 2 African Cup of Nations, 3 Commonwealth Games, 19 Tour de France’s, 6 baseball World Series, Boxing World Title fights in Las Vegas, multiple Grand Prix Athletics and Formula One! Since then he’s become a global ambassador for his signature range with Ted Baker, created a swimming line and founded a grassroots swimming academy putting on clinics for aspiring youngsters throughout the country. Choose an adventure below and discover your next favorite movie or TV show. Editor of The Road Book, cycling’s unrivalled almanack, Acknowledged as the authoritative voice of cycling on UK terrestrial television, Since 2016, completed three national tours with Bikeology, a unique one-man live theatrical stage experience, Authored six different popular non-fiction books, including Heart of Dart-ness (Bonnier, 2018), Produced and Directed Steven Gerrard – A Year in My Life (2006), Produces and presents Never Strays Far podcast, Award winning ‘Steven Gerrard – A Year in My Life (2006), Host of The Opening Show - the Racing Magazine Show, Produced ‘Riding a Dream’ in 2019 – documenting Khadijah Mellah’s iconic Magnolia Cup victory, Started climbing career in 2011 with Mt. Now recognised as one of the most accomplished Major Event anchor broadcasters, presenters and corporate hosts, Jonathan has been lead presenter for the globe’s biggest sporting events, including the Olympics, Paralympics, Winter Olympics and all cyclings Grand Tours including of course the Tour de France working for for Discovery Eurosport, BBC and Channel 4. Verified commentators can correct listings added for them, add contact details / website, add a photo or audio sample and more. See the complete profile on LinkedIn and discover Simon’s connections and jobs at similar companies. We usually have them posted on the 506Sports forums and update the listing throughout the season. Email or Phone: Password: Forgot account? In 2020 Jonathan celebrated his 25th anniversary of setting the World Record for triple jump (which, unbelievably, he’s held from 1995). Determined to make a positive change, Kelly’s resolve led her to spearhead the creation of British Athletics’ Athletes Commission. Brotherton was still at school when he began his career with BBC Local Radio and developed further while he was studying at Birmingham University where he joined Birmingham's local BBC radio station WM. Jo is preparing to make her sixth Olympic appearance in Tokyo 2021, at the age of 47, another all-time record for the British track athlete. Martin Keown on commentary on Wednesday, Stewart Robson on Arsenal commentary on Thursday, Big Sam in the studio on Saturday, Michael Owen in the studio on Sunday. He’s covered over 22 iterations of The Tour, adding Speed Skating at the Winter Olympics alongside Baseball World Series, World Title Fights and F1; Simon’s vast portfolio and expertise positions him as a unique voice and figure across multiple formats. In 2007, Kelly was a vocal critic of two of her rivals’ performances in the Olympics, but it was a further decade before she was vindicated and awarded two Bronze medals from Beijing, as a result of her rivals’ systematic cheating. She coaches the Men’s 1st team at Warwickshire Cricket Club, plus leads the athlete performance for Wasps Rugby Club, too. Colin reached the final of BBC’s Strictly Come Dancing, and has also competed in Celebrity MasterChef where he reached the knockout week and many other credits include an outstanding “Who Do You think You Are”. For the last three years, he’s co-hosted the popular Sunday Morning radio show on BBC Radio Wales with his sister, Suzanne Packer. Born: Newport, UK Paralympic Gold Medallist / 3 x World Champion Swimmer / The Ability People Managing Director. Has no one jumped on how bad BT’s line ups (other than Ian Darke) were last night?! Sunday, 22 September. Lives: Newport, UK. The team won a BAFTA for their coverage of horse racing in 2017. From domestic teenage prodigy to becoming the oldest ever European Champion, Jo has won the hearts of the British public and she was awarded 3rd in the BBC Sports Personality of the Year awards 2014. Looking for something to watch? Filter by State All States - current Florida (1) Birth Date: 12/05/1970 Jonathan’s Olympic gold medal in Sydney in 2000 was one of the crowning glories for one of Great Britain’s greatest ever athletes and he was awarded a CBE shortly after. Facebook gives people the... Jump to. He is a commissioned representative of the International Olympic Committee; as well as leading the successful London 2012 Olympic bid, Jonathan was a main board director of LOCOG the Games’ organisers.
Oli has also presented football for ITV, in addition to covering darts and boxing for the network, establishing himself as one of the up and coming stars of the networks sport team. Born: London, UK
Steve is the first British male to have set a world record in a throwing event, and went on to set multiple British, Olympic and World records. Join Facebook to connect with Simon Brotherton and others you may know. BT really are spoiling us this week. Approachable and down-to-earth, she not only tells her own incredible story, but she works with businesses to maximise the potential of their workforce – a formidable example of work/life balance.