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Olympic Grandstand

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Introduced by Hazel Irvine and Steve Cram.
8.00 Canoeing Six finals take place on day 14 of the Games, and Sydney medallist
Tim Brabants is hoping again to have reached the final of the men's Kl 1,000 event for Team GB.
8.35 Athletics The climax of the men's 50km walk, an event in which Chris Maddocks became an unlikely hero four years ago when he finished almost an hour after the winner.
8.50 Mountain Biking The women's cross-country race rides over the rough terrain of the Parnitha course. Italy's
Paola Pezzo has won the race on both of the previous occasions that it has featured in the Olympics. Commentary Hugh Porter and Gary Foorde. U.00 Modem Pentathlon There are high hopes of British success in this event, in which Kate Allenby and Georgina Harlandflythe flag for Britain in the hope of succeeding Stephanie Cook as gold medallist. Shooting and fencing are this morning's disciplines.
11.25 Boxing The semi-finals of all 11 weight categories are contested today, beginning with the flyweight, featherweight and light-welterweight divisions. Jim Neilly and Richie Woodhall report from ringside.
12.20 Modem Pentathlon/Boxing The swimming element of the pentathlon, plus more from the Olympic Boxing Hall. DIGITAL AND INTERNET VIEWERS: extra coverage available via the red handset buttonoratwww.bbc.co.uk/olympics including 11.00 News; Weather

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Introduced By: Hazel Irvine
Introduced By: Steve Cram.
Unknown: Tim Brabants
Unknown: Chris Maddocks
Unknown: Paola Pezzo
Unknown: Hugh Porter
Unknown: Gary Foorde.
Unknown: Kate Allenby
Unknown: Georgina Harlandflythe
Unknown: Stephanie Cook
Unknown: Jim Neilly
Unknown: Richie Woodhall

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