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Have A Go launches the (very) unofficial Olympics podcast

Have A Go launches the (very) unofficial Olympics podcast


Special daily podcast to provide coverage of Tokyo 2020, including event previews, race reviews, gold medal updates, quirky features, special guest and tangents – all dripping with Sydney 2000 nostalgia.

The Australian comedy podcast, Have a Go, will cover all the absurdity from Tokyo 2020 with a special podcast series commencing July 23. Have a Go sits under the DM Podcasts roof alongside popular podcasts such as The Betoota Advocate Podcast, The Betoota Daily Bulletin, Chat 10 Looks 3, So Dramatic! and Hello Sport.

Nothing gets the national pulse racing like an Olympic Games, especially one held in the grip of a global pandemic.

The Have a Go Podcast – the self-appointed cultural yardsticks of a nation in deep decline – is pleased to announce that it will be covering this international super-spreader event from Opening to Closing Ceremony.

Have a Go co-host, Dave Edwards, said that Tokyo 2020 gives Australians the opportunity to push the pandemic to the back of their minds for two weeks of glorious sporting nationalism.

“We’re actively encouraging all Australians to suspend all their existential fears and anxieties over the pandemic, and instead pour all that energy into supporting largely unknown, amateur athletes in various obscure events over the next two weeks,” Edwards said.

The Tokyo Olympics promises to be one that lives long in the memory (of those who survive it), according to co-host Dane Eldridge.

“Australia sending a team to these doomed Olympics is up there as one of the nation’s greatest achievements, right alongside Medicare and the VFL expanding into Sydney,” he added.

“Have a Go aims to provide Australians with an alternative vantage point on the Games not available anywhere in mainstream media, unless Roy and HG are planning on going around again.”

“With around 90,000 people descending on Tokyo from all over the world, and 83% of Japanese opposed to the event even taking place, I think the public is right to be concerned over whether the International Olympic Committee will hit its broadcast and sponsorship revenue targets,” Edwards added.

“But how good’s sport?”

Have a Go’s (Unofficial) Olympics coverage is the only podcast for these troubling modern times. It is available wherever you get your podcasts.


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