About Mike SHAFT
Mike Shaft is a broadcaster of some repute in the North West. He was born in Grenada in the West Indies and has lived in the North West of England since 1968. He began his broadcasting career as a freelance presenter at Piccadilly Radio, Manchester in 1978.Read More
12 years ago Manchester hosted the 17th Commonwealth Games. Now as Glasgow 2014 invites the world to the party, BBC Radio Manchester used today the 28/07/2014 to celebrate the Games being in Glasgow and to look back at the joy that was spread back in Manchester 2002.
British Basketball has announced that BT Sport – the exclusive home of the NBA on UK television - will broadcast of Great Britain's EuroBasket 2015 home qualifiers, in a deal agreed with British Basketball.
Back in 1994 I had the great pleasure of visiting the 15th Commonwealth Games in Victoria Canada. In 2002 it was Manchester and then In 2006 it was Melbourne.
Welcome to an on-going feature on mikeshaft.com. It is the Timeline. On this page we will try to high-light some of the major events that I have been involved with over the years.
Back in 2002 during the Commonwealth Games in Manchester, I got a phone call from the manager of BBC GMR asking if I was available to present their Sunday Breakfast programme as holiday cover.
22:00 Every Saturday night on BBC Radio Manchester.
All-Party Parliamentary Group calls for radical rethink of sport's funding
Callum Jones is Manchester Giants' third signing ahead of the 2014-15 British Basketball League season.
MANCHESTER Giants have recruited a trio of new staff to boost the club’s community activities.
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