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Showcasing 5 live Sport’s one-off specials, featuring in-depth interviews and coverage with the biggest names from the world of sport.

Showcasing 5 live Sport’s one-off specials, featuring in-depth interviews and coverage with the biggest names from the world of sport.
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Showcasing 5 live Sport’s one-off specials, featuring in-depth interviews and coverage with the biggest names from the world of sport.

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English


Episodes

Friday Sports Panel

4/20/2018
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Eleanor Oldroyd tackles the week's big issues in sport with guests: netball Commonwealth Games gold medallist, Eboni Beckford-Chambers, cricket World Cup winner, Tammy Beaumont and Rio Olympic gold medal winning hockey star Sam Quek.

Duration:00:46:56

London Marathon Preview: Will it be victory for Mo Farah?

4/18/2018
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Tom Fordyce is joined by 5 Live's athletics correspondent Mike Costello and former British Olympic marathon runner Mara Yamauchi to assess if Mo Farah can successfully transition from the track to marathon running. Farah is making his second attempt at the London Marathon, having first competed in the event in 2014. And at the age of 35, Farah says he's not too old to be starting out at marathon distance.

Duration:00:24:41

The Friday Sports Panel

4/13/2018
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Jennie Gow discusses the week's sporting issues with a trio of British Olympians - gold medallists Helen Richardson-Walsh and Jo Rowsell-Shand and diver Tonia Couch.

Duration:00:38:00

Commonwealth Games 2018

4/12/2018
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Steve Parry brings you up to speed with events at the 2018 Commonwealth Games in Queensland, Australia. He's joined by Olympic greats Michael Johnson, Sir Chris Hoy and Ian Thorpe to debate just how good an athlete swimmer Adam Peaty is. We'll also round-up events at the athletics track where sprinter Zharnel Hughes was denied 200m gold by a disqualification, plus you'll hear from Australian 400m great Cathy Freeman.

Duration:00:53:03

2018 Grand National Preview

4/11/2018
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Mark Chapman is joined by Cornelius Lysaght and Andrew Thornton to discuss the big stories ahead of the 2018 Grand National. They are also joined by jockey Katie Walsh who rides Baie Des Iles in the famous race on Saturday.

Duration:00:28:50

How to commentate on the Grand National

4/11/2018
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With 40 runners negotiating 30 fences over more than four miles, what is it like to commentate on the Grand National? Three BBC commentators - Jim McGrath, John Hunt and Matt Hill - recall some of their highlights, memories and pitfalls from the famous Aintree race.

Duration:00:26:49

Friday Sports Panel

4/6/2018
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13-time Commonwealth Games medallist Karen Pickering, former England fast bowler Ryan Sidebottom and England's record international try scorer Danielle Waterman join Eleanor Oldroyd to discuss the sporting issues of the week.

Duration:00:44:09

Tributes to Ray Wilkins

4/4/2018
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Tributes have been paid to former England midfielder Ray Wilkins who has died in hospital at the age of 61. You'll hear archive audio from the man himself reflecting on his career, plus memories from his close friend and team-mate Terry Butcher, former manager Ron Atkinson, and ex-Chelsea defender Paulo Ferreira.

Duration:00:25:23

Cricket Australia created "the bull" and it's come back to haunt them - Vaughan

4/2/2018
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Jason Mohammad, Michael Vaughan and Phil Tufnell examine the continuing fallout from the Australian ball-tampering scandal. Vaughan believes Cricket Australia need to look at their part in the furore, saying they helped create David Warner's "bull-like" manner. The team also look at whether other teams should follow New Zealand's lead when it comes to the spirit of the game.

Duration:00:32:03

Australian cricket scandal: Warner had it coming - Swann

3/29/2018
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Graeme Swann, James Taylor, Simon Hughes and others react to another extraordinary day of fallout for Australian cricket as tearful players' press conferences lead to Darren Lehmann announcing his decision to step down as Head Coach.

Duration:01:10:44

5 live Boxing: Joshua v Parker preview

3/29/2018
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Mike Costello and Steve Bunce discuss Anthony Joshua's evolution as a fighter, how long he can keep selling out the UK's biggest arenas and learn about Joseph Parker's Samoan heritage.

Duration:00:51:42

5 live Tennis: Can you create a champion?

3/28/2018
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Russell Fuller follows up on the story of Ray Wood, father of Liv and Paloma, who he believes could become tennis stars to rival the Williams sisters. You'll hear from Judy Murray, Martina Navratilova and Dr. Kairen Cullen, an educational psychologist.

Duration:00:52:08

"Aussies have to look in-house - the problems go right to the top" - Vaughan

3/26/2018
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Phil Tufnell and Michael Vaughan join Mark Chapman to analyse the fallout from the Australian ball-tampering scandal. Vaughan suggests that the problems within Australian cricket go right to the top of the sport in the country. The team also review England's first test defeat in New Zealand, and discuss England's women reaching the final of the Tri-Series competition in India.

Duration:01:23:48

Darren Campbell's Get Inspired for Sport Relief

3/22/2018
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Darren Campbell and Radio 1's Adele Roberts are joined by a range of special guests to talk about Sport Relief 2018. They reflect on how presenter Greg James overcame near Artic weather conditions to complete his Pedal to the Peaks challenge, chat to TV personality Les Dennis about how he fared in the Famously Unfit programme and why Wayne Bridge is taking to the boxing ring to raise awareness of mental health all in aid of Sport Relief. And finally Darren and Adele discover how Sport...

Duration:00:52:56

Pietersen's been at the heart of many great English moments - Vaughan

3/21/2018
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Tuffers and Vaughan are back for first time since January and there is a lot they want to get off their chests. The pair are joined by England Director of Cricket Andrew Strauss to discuss the retirement of Kevin Pietersen, with Ben Stokes back in the Test side we ask who'll lead the attack against New Zealand, plus bring you the latest on Scotland's hopes of reaching the 2019 World Cup. We'll also look at what's been an eventful test series between South Africa and Australia, hear from...

Duration:01:18:56

The Matt Dawson Rugby Show

3/15/2018
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As Ireland try and win a Six Nations Grand Slam, Matt is joined by former Ireland and Lions winger Shane Horgan as well as his old half-back partner Paul Grayson. They preview the weekend’s big game at Twickenham and ask if Eddie Jones overstepped the mark with his comments about Ireland and Wales?

Duration:00:52:11

Cheltenham Day 3 – Ireland dominate ahead of Gold Cup

3/15/2018
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John Inverdale and the team react to Willie Mullins becoming the most successful trainer in Cheltenham history as Ireland only just miss out on an unprecedented clean sweep on day 3 of the festival. Davy Russell rode three of the Irish successes, including Balko Des Flos in the Ryanair Chase, as beloved veteran Cue Card was pulled up. Plus, we also look ahead to Friday’s Gold Cup with Nicky Henderson seeking an historic treble.

Duration:00:21:36

John Motson: Why it's my final live commentary

3/9/2018
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Legendary football commentator John Motson chats to Darren Fletcher and Jermaine ahead of the final live broadcast of his illustrious career. The 72-year-old will continue to work for Match of the Day until the end of the season but Sunday's clash between Arsenal and Watford will be his last ever radio commentary. 'Motty' discusses how he got into commentary, his fondest memories, his favourite players and of course that trademark sheepskin jacket.

Duration:00:21:57

Friday Sports Panel

3/9/2018
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Elly Oldroyd discusses the sporting issues of the week with England footballer Laura Bassett, multiple gold medal winning long-jumper Greg Rutherford and curling star Eve Muirhead.

Duration:00:46:58

Cheltenham Preview

3/9/2018
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Gold Cup-winning jockey Andrew Thornton and Grade One winning jockey Lizzie Kelly preview the Cheltenham Festival.

Duration:00:40:14

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