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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

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 2019 Grand National Preview

4/4/2019
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Eleanor Oldroyd is joined by Cornelius Lysaght, Katie Walsh, Lizzie Kelly and many more to look ahead to Saturday’s Grand National. We hear from trainer Gordon Elliott on favourite Tiger Roll, plus John Hunt explains what it’s like to commentate on the nation’s biggest race.

Duration:00:53:50

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

Matt Dawson's Rugby Show

3/28/2019
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Sonja McLaughlan and Matt Dawson are joined by Paul Grayson and Rory Lawson to discuss the Champions Cup quarter-finals. We ask why Saracens and Glasgow have so much beef, talk Leicester’s slump towards Premiership relegation and have England got a succession plan in place for Eddie Jones?

Duration:00:52:54

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 3 preview

3/13/2019
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John Inverdale is joined by correspondent Cornelius Lysaght, commentator John Hunt, retired jockey Andrew Thornton and reporter Gina Bryce to preview Day Three at the Cheltenham Festival. After Altior and Tiger Roll grabbed the headlines on Tuesday, the team discuss the chances of Paisley Park in Thursday’s feature race - The Stayers’ Hurdle. Can the favourite win the race for his blind owner Andrew Gemmell?

Duration:00:18:38

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

Pitch invasions and player safety

3/11/2019
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Mark Chapman brings you an in-depth debate about how football could tackle fan disorder, following several incidents over the weekend. Chappers is joined by Chris Sutton, Ian Wright, Rory Smith from the New York Times, as well as Senior Lecturer at Leicester University, John Williams.

Duration:00:31:40

The Cheltenham Preview Pod

3/9/2019
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Ahead of the Cheltenham Festival 2019 correspondent Cornelius Lysaght, commentator John Hunt and top jockey Lizzie Kelly, who rode her first festival winner 12 months ago, look ahead to the week and discuss who might win the big races.

Duration:00:31:38

The Friday Sports Panel

3/8/2019
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England and Harlequins rugby star Joe Marler, former England cricket captain Charlotte Edwards and long jump legend Greg Rutherford join Eleanor Oldroyd. They discuss the key to great sporting comebacks, whether fearlessness of youth is really a thing and how success breeds success. Plus Joe reveals the anxiety issues that played a part in his retirement from international rugby last year aged 28.

Duration:00:49:27

Matt Dawson's Rugby Show - Wales, World League and gruesome injuries

3/7/2019
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Matt Dawson, Sonja McLaughlan, Shane Horgan, Chris Jones and Paul Grayson preview the penultimate weekend of the Six Nations. They ask if Wales can take another step closer to the Grand Slam, if Eddie Jones is getting his team selections correct, and whether Ireland can still win the title. There's also a look at the two controversial issues of the week - the proposed new World League and the Welsh regional restructuring. And the panel recall some of the most gruesome injuries they've come...

Duration:01:16:51