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Games Radio

Melbourne 2006 logo.Want to witness the action of the Melbourne 2006 Commonwealth Games live, but worried about missing out on the details of the on-field action?

Then make sure to pack your personal radio and tune in for live commentary, constant updates, statistics and interviews as the action plays out in front of your eyes.

Experienced sports commentators will keep you up-to-date on all the on-field and off-field action from your event and across the Games at key venues.

If you’re heading to the Athletics at the MCG, tune your radio to 99.7 FM to learn more about the rules and tactics, the athletes to watch and an overview of the competition so far.

At Rod Laver Arena, tuning in to 104.7FM will bring you up-to-date during Rhythmic and Artistic Gymnastics competition.

Whether you want to know more about the tactics of Track Cycling, or listen to the play-by-play of the Basketball Finals, 106.3FM will keep you in-the-know at the Multi Purpose Venue (Melbourne Park).

While you’re waiting for the Commonwealth’s best riders to rumble their way past the crowd at the State Mountain Bike Course in Lysterfield, turn to 99.3FM to hear the action on the hill unfold.

And if you’re heading out to watch the free action of the Triathlon in St Kilda or the Cycling Road Race in the Royal Botanic Gardens, listen in to 99.5FM and find out who to cheer for, with live commentary as the races unfold.

To get the best Games experience, and for the enjoyment of others, please ensure that any radio you bring comes with an earpiece or headset and will fit into the palm of your hand.

The Melbourne 2006 Commonwealth Games Narrowcast network

99.7FM Athletics - Melbourne Cricket Ground
Paul Jenes will draw on over 30 years announcing experience to bring you the best of the Athletics action, joined by former Head Coach for the Australian Athletics Paralympic team Kathy Periac, Manchester bronze medallist Jackie Fairweather, former national 400m runner Travis Jenkins and sports journalist David Lutteral.

106.3FM Basketball - Multi Purpose Venue (Melbourne Park)
Veteran NBL and WNBL commentator Mark McGregor will join the face of Fox Sports Basketball coverage Steve Carfino during the exciting action of the Men’s and Women’s Basketball Finals

104.7FM Gymnastics - Rod Laver Arena
1992 Olympic gymnast Kylie Shadbolt will head commentary during the Artistic competition, with 1998 Commonwealth Games gymnast Danielle LeRay taking the reins during the Rhythmic events, while dual Olympian and two time Commonwealth Games representative Peter Hadfield will also help in the Gymnastics coverage.

106.3FM Track Cycling - Multi Purpose Venue (Melbourne Park)
The Track Cycling broadcast team includes Tour de France commentator Mike Tomalaris and Australian Cycling Team member Katie Brown.

99.5FM Cycling Time Trial - St Kilda; Cycling Road Race - Royal Botanic Gardens 
The Track Cycling team will be joined by experienced race an sports commentator James Jacques, and four-time Cycling World Championship team member Dave McKenzie

99.3FM Cycling Mountain Bike - State Mountain Bike Course (Lysterfield)
Drew Arthurson will draw on his experience to bring you all the action on and off the challenging Mountain Bike course.

99.5FM Triathlon - St Kilda Foreshore
Seven-time world championship medallist Jackie Fairweather will cover the Men’s and Women’s Triathlon with the help of veteran Australian Triathlon Series commentator Marc Dragan.

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Fireworks at the MCG at the closing of Melbourne 2006.
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