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Grandstand

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Bank Holiday Grandstand
1.0 to 5.25
Introduced by Harry Carpenter

From 1.10 Cricket: Sussex v. Middlesex
Second day's play from Hove
Hove is one of the most attractive county grounds, and holiday games there generally draw good crowds. Today is the second day of a match between two teams which have performed unremarkably so far this season-despite the fact that in Ted Dexter and Fred Titmus each has a cricketer capable of swinging the fortunes of any game. At the moment neither team seems likely to have much say in the final argument for the Championship which looks like belonging to one of the two Midland sides, Warwickshire or Worcestershire, this year. But both Sussex and Middlesex have the ability to play dashing, attractive cricket on occasion.
Commentators: Brian Johnston, Peter West, Denis Compton
Television presentation by Dennis Monger

From 2.0 Athletics: International Invitation Meeting
(Organised by the B.A.A.B. in conjunction with the 'News of the World')
At the White City Stadium
This afternoon's International Invitation Meeting promises to provide stern competition from several European countries - notably France and Poland - for British athletes. There will be a full programme of metric distances and British performances will be carefully scrutinised by the Olympic selectors who will announce their team for Tokyo in a fortnight's time. The meeting was arranged in a hurry after the Hungarian team, which was to have competed against Britain today, was forced to withdraw. Despite the relatively short notice the response received from other European countries has been very satisfactory.
Commentators: David Coleman and Norris McWhirter
Television presentation by Bill Wright

Racing: from Newcastle
3.0: Hedgehope Handicap (over 1 mile)
3.30: Cheviot Handicap (over 2 miles)
4.0: Seaton Delaval Stakes (over 5 furlongs)
Commentators: Peter O'Sullevan and Clive Graham
Television presentation by Ray Lakeland

Motor Racing: from Brands Hatch
3.15 Guards International Trophy for Sports and G.T. cars (over 50 laps)
Commentator: Raymond Baxter with John Bolster in the pits
Television presentation by Brian Johnson

Sports news service throughout the afternoon including Racing and Cricket summaries

(While it is hoped to keep to the above timings, they may be changed by events)

Contributors

Presented: by Richard Tilling
Associate Editor: Lawrie Higgins
Associate Editor: Alan Hart
Editor: Cliff Morgan






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