Triple M sending comedians Roy Slaven and HG Nelson to Rio 2016

Comedians Roy Slaven and HG Nelson will bring Triple M listeners a unique coverage of Rio Olympic Games from Brazil

Triple M’s official coverage of the 2016 Olympic Games in Rio will include a daily show from Australia’s sporting heroes Roy Slaven and HG Nelson.

The senior sporting correspondents will be covering the festivities for the duration of the Games, 8-19 August, from 12-1pm Monday to Friday, with HG officially dubbing himself as “Triple M’s senior boxing correspondent.”

Returning to the Triple M Network for the first time since 2011 Roy & HG said, “It’s a dream come true to be back on Triple M after all of this time.”

“We are both humbled and proud that the great organisation has seen the error of their ways and opened their doors for us, albeit for a fortnight.”

Head of content for the Triple M Network Mike Fitzpatrick said, “It’s so cool to have these two broadcasting veterans back on Triple M for the world’s biggest sporting event.

“Their insight, experience and understanding of the Games are second to none and will provide our listeners with a unique coverage of all that is going on in Rio.”

Roy and HG will broadcast Monday – Friday, 12-1pm, on Triple M nationally and on Southern Cross Austereo’s LocalWorks network.

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