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Grandstand

Synopsis

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Today's Timetable
12.55 Fight of the Week
1.20 Football Preview
1.25 Badminton Horse Trials
1.50 Racine
2.5 Badminton Horse Trials, Athletics
2.20 Racing
2.35 Athletics
2.50 Racing
3.5 Badminton Horse Trials
3.20 Racing
3.35 Athletics
4.0 Swimming and Athletics
4.50 Results Service
Timings may be altered by events

Introduced by Frank Bough
Featuring Racing... Swimming... Athletics... Badminton Horse Trials... Boxing

International Swimming from Stockholm: The Six-Nations Contest
The first day of this important international at the start of the Olympic season sees Britain competing against the national teams of France, Holland, Italy, Sweden, and West Germany
Presented by the Swedish Television Service
Britain have a tremendous record in the Six-Nations Contest. Other countries have won it when they have been host nation - only Britain, winners three times in the past four years, have won away from home. Sweden staged - and won - the first contest in 1962, and will be determined to repeat that success now they are host nation again. Spearheading Britain's bid to retain the title will be Scotland's Bobby McGregor, world record holder for the 110 yards freestyle, and fifteen-year-old wonder girl sprinter, Alex Jackson.

Badminton Horse Trials: Cross Country
On the second day of the Three-Day Event BBC cameras cover key positions on the cross-country course
The three-day event is the toughest of all equestrian competitions - and Grandstand cameras bring you today the most gruelling phase, the cross-country section of the Speed and Endurance Test. Dressage occupied the first day of the event and tomorrow comes the final section, jumping. Britain, the United States, and Ireland are among the countries most likely to offer the strongest challenge for medals at the Mexico Olympics in October, and all three are competing at Badminton.

Racing from Newbury
2.0 The St. Anne's Stakes over 5 furlongs
2.30 The Greenham Stakes over 7 furlongs
3.0 The Newbury Spring Cup over 1 mile
3.30 The John Porter Stakes over 1 1/2 miles

Athletics from R.A.F. Cosford: Inter-Area Match
between North, South, Midlands, Wales, and Scotland

Fight of the Week: Harry Scott v. Sugar Bill Robinson
Highlights of this top-of-the-bill middleweight fight at the Manor Place Baths, London

At 4.50 Results Service: classified football results, Racing results, Rugby League and Rugby Union results

Contributors

Presenter: Frank Bough
Commentator (Swimming): Max Robertson
Commentator (Swimming): Harry Walker
Commentator (Badminton Horse Trials): Dorian Williams
Television Presentation (Badminton Horse Trials): Peter Bale
Television Presentation (Badminton Horse Trials): John Dobson
Commentator (Racing): Peter O'Sullevan
Commentator (Racing): Clive Graham
Television Presentation (Racing): Dennis Monger
Commentator (Athletics): Ron Pickering
Television Presentation (Athletics): John McGonagle
Commentator (Fight of the Week): Harry Carpenter
Presented by: Brian Venner
Editor: Bryan Cowgill

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