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SPORTS SERVICE

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Introduced by Michael DE MORGAN
Directed by Geoff Dobson
12.30 Your Afternoon Forecast direct from the London Weather Centre followed by SPORTS PARADE
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RACING
1.10 The Pintail Handicap Chase
For five-year-olds and upwards run over two miles and a half.
1.40 The Mallard Handicap Hurdle Race
For four-year-olds and upwards run over two miles and about 60 yards.
2.10 The Eider Handicap Chase For five-year-olds and upwards run over four miles and about 350 yards.
Commentary by PETER BROMLEY
From Newcastle
4.53 Racing Results
1.25 COMMENTARIES FROM THE ARCHIVES
Commentaries on past sporting events which listeners have requested to hear again
Compiled by John Fenton
1.55 CRICKET
BRIAN JOHNSTON looks ahead to the Second Test Match between the West Indies and England which starts at Sabina Park. Kingston. Jamaica next Thursday
2.35 RUGBY UNION INTERNATIONAL
Wales v. Scotland (Kick-off 2.45 p.m.)
Commentary by ALUN Williams and JOHN DOWNIE , with summaries and comments by G. V. WYNNE-JONES on the first half and part of the second half
From Cardiff Arms Park
ASSOCIATION FOOTBALL
3.50 Commentary by ALAN CLARKE and BRIAN MOORE on the second half of one of today's English League frames
4.42* Results as they come in, direct from the BBC Sports Room
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5.0 SPORTS REPORT
Produced by Angus Mackay
Classified Football Results at 5.0 and 5.50
12.30 Weather
12.33 Sports Parade
1.10 Racing
1.25 Archives Materia)
1.40 Racing
1.55 Cricket
2.10 Racing
2.35 Rugby Union
3.50 Association Football
4.42- Association Football Results
4.53 Racing Results
5.0 Sports Report
Timings may be altered by events

Contributors

Introduced By: Michael de Morgan
Directed By: Geoff Dobson
Commentary By: Peter Bromley
Unknown: John Fenton
Unknown: Brian Johnston
Unknown: Sabina Park.
Commentary By: Alun Williams
Commentary By: John Downie
Unknown: G. V. Wynne-Jones
Commentary By: Alan Clarke
Commentary By: Brian Moore
Produced By: Angus MacKay

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