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Grandstand

Synopsis

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Introduced by Frank Bough
12.35*
Football Preview
Sam Leitch introduces news, action and personalities, with a look ahead to football in 1972, and the result of the December Goal of the Month competition.

12.55; 1.20; 1.50; 2.20*
Racing from Newbury
Four races from the day's outstanding meeting.
1.0 Wantage Novices' Chase (2m)
1.30 Sovereign H'cap Hurdle (2m)
2.0 The Mandarin Steeplechase (3 miles, 2 furlongs, 82 yards)
2.30 Weyhill Handicap Chase (3m)

1.10*
Fifty Years of Boxing
Teddy Waltham who retires this weekend after 50 years in boxing and 20 years as Secretary of the British Boxing Board of Control, looks back with Harry Carpenter at some of the great fights of his time, many of which he has refereed.

2.10; 2.40*
International Ski-Jumping from Garmisch.
Top Olympic competitors compete in this great test of courage and skill on the 90-metre jump. TV presentation by the German Television Service

3.0*
Rugby League from Headingley: Leeds v Wigan The second half of today's outstanding League match.

Grandstand Timetable:
12.35 Football Preview: 12.55 Racing
1.10 Fifty Years of Boxing
1.20 Racing; 1.40 Sports Round-up
1.50 Racing: 2.10 Ski-Jumping
2.20 Racing: 2.40 Ski-Jumping
3.0 Rugby League
3.45 Football scores and racing results
Timings are subject to alteration.

Contributors

Introduced By: Frank Bough
Presenter: Sam Leitch
Commentator (Racing): Peter O'Sullevan
Commentator (Racing): Clive Graham
Reporter (Racing): Julian Wilson
TV Presentation (Racing) By: Dennis Monger
Subject: Teddy Waltham
Interviewer: Harry Carpenter
Commentator (Ski Jumping): Ron Pickering
Commentator (Rugby): Eddie Waring
TV Presentation (Rugby) By: Bob Duncan
Presented for Television By: Brian Venner.
Editor: Alan Hart

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