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Grandstand

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Introduced by Steve Rider.
9.05 Commonwealth Games
Highlights of the first full day of competition in the 15th
Commonwealth Games. Swimming dominates the early stages and England is expected to maintain a fine tradition, with world short-course champions
Karen Pickering and Nick Gillingham tipped to do well in the women's metres freestyle and the men's metres breaststroke, respectively.
Medals are also on offer in three other events - the women's 400 metres individual medley, the men's metres freestyle and the women's 4 x 200 metres freestyle relay.
Commentary by Hamilton Bland , Andy Jameson and Helen Rollason.
SEE THIS WEEK page 10
10.52 Weather
10.55, 1.40,4.00 Cricket: Third Test
Coverage from the Oval of the third day's play of the third Cornhill Test between England and South Africa. The strong South African side has proved to be a tough test for England and there is plenty at stake for
England's players who will be hoping to secure selection for the forthcoming Ashes tour of Australia in October.
Commentary by Richie Benaud , Tony Lewis , Jack Bannister , David Gower , Geoff Boycott and Robin Jackman.
1.00 News
1.05,3.50 Football Focus
Latest news on the opening day of a new FA Premiership season with Manchester United bidding for a third straight title. With Bob Wilson.
3.40 Cycling
Action from the semi-finals and the final of the world championships from Sicily. Scotland's Graeme Obree bids to retain the world pursuit title against a field which includes his fierce British rival Chris Boardman , reigning Olympic champion and early leader of this year's Tour de France. Commentary Hugh Porter.
4.40 Final Score
Comprehensive roundup of the day's results and reports on key games. Producer Martin Hopkins Editor Dave Gordon
9.00-1.00
1.00-5.15

Contributors

Introduced By: Steve Rider.
Unknown: Karen Pickering
Unknown: Nick Gillingham
Commentary By: Hamilton Bland
Commentary By: Andy Jameson
Commentary By: Helen Rollason.
Commentary By: Richie Benaud
Commentary By: Tony Lewis
Commentary By: Jack Bannister
Commentary By: David Gower
Commentary By: Geoff Boycott
Commentary By: Robin Jackman.
Unknown: Bob Wilson.
Unknown: Graeme Obree
Unknown: Chris Boardman
Unknown: Hugh Porter.
Producer: Martin Hopkins
Editor: Dave Gordon

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