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Grandstand

Synopsis

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 Steve Rider.
12.20 Football Focus Gary Lineker looks ahead to a busy Premiership weekend and reflects on the past week.
1.00 News
1.05,1.40,2.10 Racing From Chepstow, featuring races at 1.15 and 1.45, and at 2.15 The Sir Peter O'Sullevan Novices Hurdle, named after the BBC commentator who retired last year after more than 50 years behind the microphone. Commentary by Jim McGrath, Richard Pitman and Peter Scudamore.
1.25 Olympic Magazine Latest news on preparations in Australia for Sydney in 2000, a feature on heptathlete Denise Lewis, and fencing action from Glasgow.
1.55,2.25 Rugby League
Castleford Tigers v Sheffield Eagles Live coverage of the Challenge Cup quarter-final tie at Wheldon Road with the winners just one round away from Wembley. Kick-off 2.30pm. Commentary by Ray French and Jonathan Davies.
4.05 Swimming Coverage from Ponds Forge, Sheffield, of the first European event in the Swimming World Cup series. Swimmers from 29 countries feature, alongside Britain's best, led by double European champion Paul Palmer.
Commentary by Hamilton Bland, Andy Jameson and Sharron Davies.
4.45 Final Score News and results.
Producer Martin Hopkins : Editor Dave Gordon Stereo Videoplus code for 12.15-5.15 ........
12.15-2.25 (not PDC) ....................
2.25-5.15(notPDC) ......................

Contributors

Introduced By: Steve Rider.
Unknown: Gary Lineker
Commentary By: Jim McGrath
Commentary By: Richard Pitman
Commentary By: Peter Scudamore.
Unknown: Denise Lewis
Unknown: Jonathan Davies.
Unknown: Paul Palmer.
Commentary By: Hamilton Bland
Commentary By: Andy Jameson
Commentary By: Sharron Davies.
Producer: Martin Hopkins
Editor: Dave Gordon Stereo

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