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Sport on 2


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Presented by Desmond Lynam
1.30; 2.5; 2.30; 5.30* The Boat Race
Oxford and Cambridge meet In the 124th Boat Race over the traditional 41-mile course from Putney to Mortlake. BRIAN JOHNSTON and JUDITH CHALMERS capture the unique atmosphere of this very special day; JOHN SNAGGE and TOM SUTTON follow the race, with TOM BOSWELL on Chiswick Bridge
(Also on Grandstand from
12.30 pm BBC1)
1.30; 2.5; 3.10; 3.40; 5.0; 5.45* Football League
The second day of the crucial Easter programme, with the battle for League points becoming intense. Exclusive live commentary on the second half of one of the top matches; score flashes throughout the afternoon from five other grounds; results, and classified checks at 5.0 and 5.45*
1.30; 3.10; 4.50; 5.30* International
The World Cross-Country Championships at Bellahouston, Glasgow. Commentary by ALAN PARRY , with expert analysis from PETER MATTHEWS.
1.30; 2.5; 3.10; 4.50; 5.30* International
Eighteen countries, including Britain, Australia and East Germany, are competing at Leeds in the annual three-day Coca-Cola International. Commentary by PETER JONES , with expert analysis from Olympic Gold Medal winner ANITA LONSBROUGH
1.30; 2.0; 3.8; 3.30; 4.50* Racing from
Kempton Park
The first day of the 1978 Flat Season features commentary by PETER BROMLEY on the 2.0 race. worth £10,000 to the winner.
2.0 Rosebery Stakes (1¼m)
3.5 Campbell Gray H'cap (2m)
3.35 Queen Elizabeth Stakes (6f)
Plus results throughout the afternoon from the other meetings, with classified checks 4.50*
Plus, in Rugby, news of the Barbarians' match at Cardiff and. in Motor Sport, news of the East African Safari Rally
And at 5.0*
Sports Report
Classified checks at 5.0 and at
5.45*; Rugby Round-up at 5.25*; Motor Sport at 5.30*. Timetable:
1.30 News/prospects from all featured events
2.0 Racing from Kempton
2.5 Boat Race/Swimming/
2.30 Boat Race starts
3.0 Racing from Kempton
3.10 Football score flashes/
3.30 Racing from Kempton
3.40 Athletics/Football half-times
3.55 Football commentary
4.42 First Football results
4.50 Racing/Swimming/Athletics; 5.0 Sports Report
5.25 Rugby Round-up
5.30 Motor Sport/Swimming/
Athletics/Boat Race
5.45 Classified Football
Events may alter timings
A Radio Sport and ob production


Presented By: Desmond Lynam
Unknown: Brian Johnston
Unknown: Judith Chalmers
Unknown: John Snagge
Unknown: Tom Sutton
Unknown: Tom Boswell
Commentary By: Alan Parry
Unknown: Peter Matthews.
Unknown: Peter Jones
Commentary By: Peter Bromley

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