Arlo White reprising his role from the 2012 London Olympics, serving as a soccer play-by-play announcer for the Olympic Games in Rio. White is currently the play-by-play voice for NBC Sports Group’s coverage of Premier League coverage and national coverage of the U.S. domestic league.
Prior to joining NBC, White was the play-by-play voice of the Seattle Sounders FC of MLS on television and radio, which included all MLS games, U.S. Open Cup and CONCACAF Champions League games. He also hosted the Sounders FC pre-game television show, producing online content and hosting the weekly Arlo White Show on 950KJR in Seattle.
He previously spent nine years with BBC Radio Sport in England where he was part of the BBC Radio 5-Live announcing team for the 2010 FIFA World Cup in South Africa. White also served as host on BBC Radio 5 Live and hosted the station’s flagship Premier League football show, Saturday 5 Live Sport, as well as the Monday Night Club alongside BBC football commentator John Motson. From 2005 to 2009, White was the International Cricket Commentator for Test Match Special, called two Cricket World Cups and traveled all over the world covering the sport, including visits to Australia, New Zealand, South Africa, India, Pakistan and the Caribbean.