This is why the BBC is rubbish at sport

  961 14:04 06 Oct 2010

I'm watching coverage of the Commonwealth Games on BBC2 at lunchtime on Wednesday

There is no live (or recorded) sport

Instead we are watching no less than seven talking heads rambling on about what has happened and what may happen

How much has this cost to get this load of retired stars to appear?

What do they contribute?

  muddypaws 14:31 06 Oct 2010

That annoyed me as well.
What about the red button though?

  961 14:46 06 Oct 2010

Yes, but loads of folk still don't have the red button

But the point is that the money spent on paying and flying all these folk could be better spent buying live sport which has, instead, disappeared to Sky

  HondaMan 15:10 06 Oct 2010


Perhaps not, but they do have a SWITCH!

  HondaMan 15:13 06 Oct 2010

Much has been made of the lack of people watching. What, I wonder, is the price of the average entry fee compared to local earnings?

Not watching any of it, but if the BBC have flown this bunch of fatuous freeloaders halfway around the world and is putting them up in (probably VERY expensive) hotels instead of simply letting them watch the TV coverage in London, then they must think that the Licence payers are bloody fools to put up with this.

  Armchair 16:04 06 Oct 2010

The 'expert' pundits on Match of the Day try my patience, never mind this mob.

  al's left peg 16:22 06 Oct 2010

I agree with the general direction of this thread, why fly Sue Barker and the whole mob over their to broadcast carpet bowls for god's sake.

  wee eddie 16:31 06 Oct 2010

Why not go out and participate.

There will be a sport that you can play, just get off your collective asses and do something.

All Sport should be banned from the TV.

  961 16:34 06 Oct 2010

There are many who, for one reason or another, cannot participate

The idea that all sport should be banned from tv is neither realistic nor sensible

  Armchair 16:40 06 Oct 2010

My condition prevents such activity.

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