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Sunday Grandstand

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Introduced by Desmond Lynam
The first in a new series of Sunday programmes which will reflect the changing face of British and international sport with the emphasis moving to a Sunday conclusion of many major events.

2.35*
International Golf
The Martini International from the West Course, Wentworth
Coverage of the final round, with £11,000 plus vital Ryder Cup points going to the winner of this important International in its 21st year.
Commentators Harry Carpenter, Peter Alliss, Clive Clark, Bruce Critchley and Alex Hay

2.50*

International Motor Racing
The Belgian Grand Prix
The fifth World Championship race in the current series. Carlos Reutemann and Alan Jones, the current World Champion, made a flying start to the season by winning the first two races and in this race last year filled the minor placings behind Didier Pironi. Nelson Piquet in his Brabham should issue a strong challenge on this circuit and an exciting race is in prospect.
Commentators Murray Walker and James Hunt

3.15*

Cricket
The John Player League
One-day cricket offers a format which ensures entertaining and fast-moving play and with over £30,000 in prize-money at stake there will be a very competitive edge to the matches as well. This is the 12th year of this popular league, and current champions Warwickshire will be hard-pressed to retain their title. Live coverage of the day's most attractive fixture.
Commentators Jim Laker and Christopher Martin-Jenkins
Interviews by Peter Walker

* The above times indicate only the first of several transmissions

Contributors

Introduced by: Desmond Lynam
Commentator: Harry Carpenter
Commentator: Peter Alliss
Commentator: Clive Clark
Commentator: Bruce Critchley
Commentator: Alex Hay
Commentator: Murray Walker
Commentator: James Hunt
Interviewer: Peter Walker
Television presentation (golf): David Kenning
Television presentation (golf): Richard Tilling
Television presentation (golf): Alastair Scott
Television presentation (motor racing): Belgian TV Service
Television presentation (cricket): Bob Duncan
Producer: Jim Reside
Editor: Harold Anderson

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