Duane Dell’Oca.

Professionalism with passion.

Duane has worked in worked in 56 countries for over over two decades.


About Duane

Duane is an award-winning journalist and former South African ‘Television Commentator of the Year’. This talented and entertaining MC, he is recognised globally as an Olympic commentator, radio presenter, analyst, accomplished MC, multiple award-winning journalist and a freelance columnist in various leading publications.

He has established himself with his engaging, informative and accurate commentary at landmark occasions, from opening ceremonies to gold medal matches. He has worked in 56 countries, enjoying the rare distinction of having broadcast football, athletics, basketball and swimming on each of the inhabited continents.


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Countries

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Awards & Honors

Duane’s experience

Duane is an award-winning journalist and former South African ‘Television Commentator of the Year’.

This talented and entertaining MC, he is recognised globally as an Olympic commentator, radio presenter, analyst, accomplished MC, multiple award-winning journalist and a freelance columnist in various leading publications.

A world renowned television sports commentator, whose voice is inextricably linked to Siphiwe Tshabalala’s opening goal of the 2010 FIFA World Cup. While his face may not be immediately familiar, his voice has been heard around the world, most notably as the voice that introduced Rio de Janeiro to the world at the 2016 Olympic Games.

Live television commentary broadcasts

  • FIFA World Cup (2006/2010/2014)
  • FIFA Confederations Cup (2005/2009/2013)
  • Africa Futsal Cup of Nations (2016)
  • Commonwealth Games (2006/2010)
  • Athletics, swimming and football commentary for All Africa Games (2011)
  • Every biennial Africa Cup of Nations (since 2004)
  • African Nations Championships (2011/2014/2016)
  • Zone VI Games (2008)
  • Various Athletics broadcasts, including ASA Nite Series
  • Several marathons, including six Comrades and four Two Oceans ultra-marathons
  • Two SA Open and two Soweto Open tennis tournaments
  • Numerous major international events, including Women’s World Cup of Golf and FINA World Cup swimming legs
  • Several exhibition fixtures, including Barcelona’s 2007 South Africa tour and the Williams sisters’ match in 2012
  • First person to commentate a live para-sport TV broadcast in South Africa (2005 International Wheelchair Rugby quadrangular tournament)


Radio


Writing