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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

Sports Panel #ChangeTheGame Special

5/24/2019
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Eleanor Oldroyd presents a women in sport special edition of the Sports Panel as part of the BBC's #ChangeTheGame season. She's joined on the top table by athletics legend Dame Kelly Holmes, Para-triathlon star Lauren Steadman, England Netball head coach Tracey Neville, sports minister Mims Davies MP and the BBC's Director of Sport Barbara Slater. They debate some of the big issues affecting sportswomen in 2019 in front of a live audience featuring Olympic and Paralympic champions,...

Duration:01:40:00

Cipriani triumphs, but who will enjoy Premiership success?

5/23/2019
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Sonja McLaughlan is joined by James Haskell and Chris Jones at the Premiership rugby awards as we sit down with player of the season Danny Cipriani to discuss his sensational form, his England ambitions and life off the field. We also hear from Saracens’ Mark McCall and Alex Goode as we look ahead to Saturday’s semi-finals.

Duration:00:52:42

2019 Roland Garros Preview

5/22/2019
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Ayo Akinwolere is joined by Russell Fuller, Naomi Cavaday and Leon Smith to look ahead to the French Open. After a week in the headlines what will Nick Kyrgios do at Roland Garros, can Johanna Konta carry on her great run on clay and is Rafael Nadal in the right form to win his 12th French Open title?

Duration:00:45:10

The Friday Sports Panel

5/17/2019
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Eleanor Oldroyd is joined by the former supermiddleweight world champion Carl Froch, Rugby Union World Cup winner Maggie Alphonsi, and FA Cup winner - and now Partick Thistle manager - Gary Caldwell, to discuss the week’s big sporting stories.

Duration:00:47:58

The Friday Sports Panel

5/10/2019
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Eleanor Oldroyd is joined by jump racing great Ruby Walsh, Paralympian powerlifter Ali Jawad and former Scotland footballer Pat Nevin

Duration:00:45:40

The Friday Sports Panel

5/3/2019
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England fast bowler Steve Finn, Olympic hockey gold medallist Helen Richardson-Walsh, and former Olympic javelin star Goldie Sayers join Eleanor Oldroyd for the Friday Sports Panel. On the show this week, we discuss Alex Hales’ omission from England’s Cricket World Cup squad, Caster Semenya’s case, and we talk about mental health in sport, after speed skater Elise Christie spoke openly about her anxiety and depression.

Duration:00:43:30

The Friday Sports Panel

4/26/2019
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Gold medal-winning hockey captain Kate Richardson-Walsh, Four-time World Superbike champion Jonathan Rea and England and Arsenal legend Kelly Smith join Eleanor Oldroyd. They discuss managing the pressure of a title race, buttering up referees and whether gambling adverts should be banned from sport. Plus one of the panel reveals how winning a competition for balancing on one leg was their greatest ever feat of endurance.

Duration:00:47:28

The redemptive story of Tiger Woods

4/15/2019
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The greatest golf story of all time? The greatest story of redemption in all of sport? Mark Chapman is joined by correspondent Iain Carter, commentator John Murray, Kevin Garside of The i, Woods' biographer Jeff Benedict and American writers Christine Brennan and Ron Sirak to discuss the significance of this historic win at Augusta in the context of his game, body and life falling apart.

Duration:00:44:15

The Friday Sports Panel

4/12/2019
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Elly is joined by world champion hurdler Colin Jackson, Olympic World and Commonwealth champion cyclist Elinor Barker and world record holding race walker Tom Bosworth. They discuss whether Australian rugby player Israel Folau should be sacked for expressing his views about LGBT people, Rory McIlroy’s unusual technique for improving his golf game and some good news as more people get active.

Duration:00:48:34

The Friday Sports Panel

4/5/2019
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Elly is joined by England netball coach Tracey Neville, Oympic hockey gold medallist Sam Quek and the female jockey with the best ever Grand National finish, Katie Walsh. They look ahead to the National itself, discuss Danny Rose’s comments on racism in football and Tracey hears the horse she’s backed win a race live on-air.

Duration:00:48:37

The Friday Sports Panel

3/29/2019
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Elly is joined by double Olympic gold medallist Rebecca Adlington, former lightweight world champion boxer Anthony Crolla and England cricketer Tymal Mills. They discuss the key to a good relationship with your coach, what's really defined as unsporting behaviour and alternative sporting careers they've dreamed of. We also took Anthony about his upcoming world title fight in LA and Becky explains why she's spoken openly about seeking therapy for ongoing anxiety issues.

Duration:01:04:28

The Friday Sports Panel

3/22/2019
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On this week’s show Wales rugby star Hadleigh Parkes, 11-time Paralympic champion Tanni Grey-Thompson and Premier League goalkeeping great Mark Schwarzer joined Eleanor Oldroyd. They discuss young sports stars’ behaviour on social media, the issue of forgiveness after Steve Smith and David Warner were welcomed back into the Australia squad and whether the gap between men’s and women’s sport is narrowing. Plus how hard did Hadleigh and his Wales team-mate’s celebrate winning the Grand Slam?

Duration:00:46:30

Women Drivers: The W Series

3/20/2019
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Will the new women-only W Series encourage females into top level motor racing or just segregate them? When David Coulthard and his team announced a new racing series, just for women, it split opinion. Some were aghast that such a series should exist condemning it as ‘segregation’ at it’s worst. Other’s welcomed the move in an aim to address the imbalance in the sport which hasn't seen a female compete at the top level for well over 25 years. Jennie Gow is joined by Catherine Bond-Muir,...

Duration:01:00:33

Cheltenham Festival: Al Boum Photo wins the Gold Cup

3/15/2019
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Our team of Gina Bryce, correspondent Cornelius Lysaght, commentator John Hunt, and Gold Cup winning jockey Andrew Thornton and summariser Charlie Poste look back on the 2019 Cheltenham Gold Cup. Trainer Willie Mullins is celebrating a first Gold Cup success after finishing runner-up on SIX previous occasions. The team also round up their highlights of the week.

Duration:00:14:30

Who will take the 6 Nations title?

3/15/2019
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On the eve of the final weekend, Sonja McLaughlan is joined by ex-Wales flanker Martyn William, Rugby Union correspondent Chris Jones and commentator Conor McNamara. The stage is set for a spectacular finale to the 2019 Six Nations, with three teams still in the running for the title. But who will be victorious?

Duration:00:26:51

Matt Dawson's Rugby Show - Wales 80 minutes from glory

3/14/2019
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Matt Dawson, Sonja McLaughlan, Paul Grayson and Shane Horgan have their say on the destination of the Six Nations title, the battle of bruising defences in Cardiff and chat Eddie Jones' decision to drop Joe Cokanasiga to protect him from media hype.

Duration:00:51:16

A history-making day at Cheltenham

3/14/2019
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John Inverdale and the 5 live racing team recap an extraordinary Thursday at the Festival with Bryony Frost, Lizzie Kelly and Paisley Park all hitting the headlines. Plus, Tommo catches up with his old mate Rod Stewart.

Duration:00:18:57

Cheltenham Festival: Gold Cup Preview

3/14/2019
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Our team of John Inverdale, correspondent Cornelius Lysaght, commentator John Hunt, retired jockey Andrew Thornton and reporter Gina Bryce look ahead to the 2019 Cheltenham Gold Cup. Full coverage of the final Day’s racing from 1pm on BBC Radio 5 Live

Duration:00:15:06

Cheltenham Festival: Day 2 preview

3/12/2019
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John Inverdale, correspondent Cornelius Lysaght, commentator John Hunt, retired jockey and pundit Andrew Thornton and current jockey Lizzie Kelly look ahead Wednesday's races. Can the favourite Altior defend his crown in the Queen Mother Champion Chase? Plus Lizzie talks us through her chances in the Glenfarclas Chase and the team look ahead to the Champion Bumper.

Duration:00:18:16

The Tuffers and Vaughan Cricket Show

3/11/2019
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Phil Tufnell, Michael Vaughan and Mark Chapman discuss the biggest cricket stories of the day. The guys are joined by former England batsman Mark Ramprakash after he was dropped from England's coaching set-up for the Ashes. In an in depth interview Ramprakash tells Tuffers and Vaughan what he wants to do next, why England collapse when they get bowled out and dealing with the mentality of the team. Former England women’s captain, Charlotte Edwards joins the pod as England women head to Sri...

Duration:00:54:39