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Grandstand

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Introduced by Desmond Lynam.
Provisional Timetable
8.50 Athletics; 12.00 Cricket
1.00 News; 1.05 Athletics
1.55 Racing; 2.10 Cricket
2.25 Racing; 2.40 Cricket
3.00 Racing; 3.20 Cricket
3.40 Swimming; 4.00 Cricket
4.30 Athletics; 4.40 Final score
Athletics
First day of competition from the third IAAF
World Athletics
Championships in Tokyo.
8.50 Men's 100m
9.30 Men's 800m first round
11.20 Women's 3.000m first round.
Three gold medals are decided today, the women's shot put, the men's 20km walk and the women's 10km walk. Commentary by David Coleman , Stuart Storey , Paul Dickenson , and Brendan Foster.
Cricket
England v Sri Lanka From Lord's. Day 3 of only the fourth ever Test match between these two sides. With Richie Benaud and Jack Bannister.
(Continues on BBC2 at 4.30pm)
Swimming
European Championships from Athens.
Commentary by Hamilton Bland and Andy Jameson.
Racing
From Goodwood.
2.00 March Stakes (1¾m)
2.30 Sport on 5 Stakes (Handicap) (6f)
3.10 Beefeater Gin Celebration
Mile(lm).
The 25th running of a race won in the past by champions like Brigadier Gerard, and Rousillon. Commentary by Peter O'Sullevan, Julian Wilson and Jimmy Lindley. Producer Martin Hopkins Editor Brian Barwick

Contributors

Introduced By: Desmond Lynam.
Commentary By: David Coleman
Commentary By: Stuart Storey
Commentary By: Paul Dickenson
Commentary By: Brendan Foster.
Unknown: Richie Benaud
Unknown: Jack Bannister.
Unknown: Andy Jameson.
Unknown: Brigadier Gerard
Commentary By: Peter O'Sullevan
Commentary By: Julian Wilson
Commentary By: Jimmy Lindley.
Producer: Martin Hopkins
Editor: Bnan Barwick

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