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Grandstand

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We have produced a Style Guide to help editors follow a standard format when editing a listing. If you are unsure how best to edit this programme please take a moment to read it.
Introduced by Alan Weeks.
Today's Timetable:

Boxing: Henry Hank v. Rudy Ellis
In America at 1.5
An exclusive recording of this week's middleweight contest at Chicago.

Rowing: The Serpentine Regatta
direct from London at 1.45, 3.45, and 4.35
Crews from home and abroad race in the heart of London in the Championship Regatta organised by the News of the World.

Swimming: Great Britain's Olympic Team v. The Rest
direct from Cardiff at 2.30, 3.20, and 4.5
Some of the top events in this last pre-Olympic test for Britain's swimmers in the Wales Empire Pool.

Athletics: 74th Annual Rangers F.C. Sports
direct from Glasgow at 2.45, 3.30, and 3.55
Outside Broadcast cameras visit Ibrox. Stadium, Glasgow, to bring you some of the highlights from today's international meeting.

Sports Results and News Service

1.40 Lunchtime Scoreboard

4.50 Cricket and Racing Summaries

Contributors

Presenter: Alan Weeks
Boxer: Henry Hank
Boxer: Rudy Ellis
Commentator (Boxing): Jack Drees
Commentator (Rowing): Brian Johnston
Commentator (Rowing): T. B. Langton
Television presentation (Rowing): Dennis Monger
Commentator (Swimming): Max Robertson
Commentator (Swimming): Harry Walker
Television presentation (Swimming): Selwyn Roderick
Commentator (Athletics): Kenneth Wolstenholme
Commentator (Athletics): Norris McWhirter
Presented for television by (Athletics): Bill Stevenson
Presented by: A. P. Wilkinson
Programme editor: Paul Fox

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