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Introduced by Frank Bough

1.40* International Athletics: Finland v Kenya
Highlights of the midweek meeting in Helsinki between the two strongest middle-distance countries in the world. Among the Olympic stars scheduled to compete: Lasse Viren and Tapio Kantanen from Finland, and Ben Jipcho and Mike Boit from Kenya.

1.50; 2.50; 3.25* Racing from Ascot
2.0 Halifax Stakes (Handicap) (2 miles)
3.0 Finch Decanter Stakes (Handicap) (5 furlongs)
3.35 The Tote Roll-Up Stakes (Handicap) (1 mile)

2.10; 3.5; 3.45; 4.40* Cricket: Second Test: England v New Zealand
Further coverage of the third day's play from Lord's.

3.5; 4.15* Athletics from Crystal Palace: Southern Counties Championships
This important meeting has attracted a large number of Olympic and international athletes, who are building up for the Commonwealth Games next January.

4.55* Final Score
Including cricket scoreboard and late racing results.

Timetable: 1.40 International Athletics
1.50 Racing; 2.10 Cricket
2.50 Racing; 3.5 Cricket, Athletics
3.25 Racing; 3.45 Cricket
4.15 Athletics; 4.40 Cricket
4.55 Final Score
Timings are subject to alteration.


Presenter: Frank Bough
Commentator (International Athletics): Ron Pickering
Commentator (Racing): Peter O'Sullevan
Commentator (Racing): Clive Graham
Reporter (Racing): Julian Wilson
Commentator (Athletics): Ron Pickering
Commentator (Athletics): Barry Davies
TV Presentation (Racing): Dennis Monger
TV Presentation (Cricket): David Kenning
TV Presentation (Cricket): John Shrewsbury
TV Presentation (Athletics): Bob Duncan
Grandstand presented by: Brian Venner
Editor: Alan Hart

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