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SPORTS SERVICE

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Introduced by MICHAEL DE MORGAN
Directed by JOHN FENTON
Timings may be altered by events
12.30*. Your Afternoon Forecast from the London Weather Centre
SPORTS PARADE
Introduced by LIAM NOLAN
CRICKET
1.0 Australia v. England
BRIAN JOHNSTON introduces highlights of the third day's play
RACING
1.55 The Old Year Handicap Hurdle
2.25 The Didcot Handicap Hurdle
Commentary by PETER BROMLEY ; summaries by ROGER MORTIMER
From Newbury
4.55 Racing Results
2.40 WHAT MAKES A
COMMENTATOR?
RAYYMOND (GLENDENNING. aided by recordings from the Sound Archives. attempts tu answer, and HAROLD ABRAHAMS and WYNFORD VAUGHAN THOMAS discuss his findings.
Produced by Denys Gueroult
3.10 RUGBY UNION
England v. The Rest
Commentary on the second half by ROBERT HUDSON , with summaries by PETER YARRANTON
From Twickenham
3.50 ASSOCIATION FOOTBALL
The second half of one of today's English League matches, with commentary by ALAN CLARKE and SIMON SMITH , followed by results as they come in. direct from the BBC Sports Room
5.0 SPORTS REPORT
Introduced by Liam NOLAN
Produced by ANGUS MACKAY
Classified Football Results at 5.0 and 5.50 p.m.

Contributors

Introduced By: Michael de Morgan
Directed By: John Fenton
Introduced By: Liam Nolan
Introduces: Brian Johnston
Commentary By: Peter Bromley
Unknown: Roger Mortimer
Unknown: Harold Abrahams
Unknown: Wynford Vaughan
Produced By: Denys Gueroult
Unknown: Robert Hudson
Unknown: Peter Yarranton
Commentary By: Alan Clarke
Commentary By: Simon Smith
Introduced By: Liam Nolan
Produced By: Angus MacKay

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