He’s sparred in the ring with Ricky Hatton, trained with Bolton Wanderers, played darts with Tony O’Shea, and chatted about the future of the Olympics with Jacques Rogge.
Neil Harvey started out as a sports reporter for the BBC. He was awarded a news scholarship with the Beeb, before moving abroad to be a sports anchor for Russia Today.
Following that, came a move into the world of programme presenting and the chance to co-host a daily, evening news show for four years. More recently he’s moved onto Breakfast TV, one of the few presenting gigs that allows you to drink coffee while talking on-air.