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Pick of the Sporting Year


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1980: the year of the Olympic boycott; BJORN BORG 'S fifth win at Wimbledon: England's Grand Slam in Rugby Union.
Gerald Williams looks back at the past 12 months and recalls some of the outstanding events ... the SEBASTIAN COE and STEVE OVETT clashes in Moscow: the skating of Olympic champion ROBIN COUSINS ; football behind closed doors at West Ham: world boxing successes and failures by British champions.
Producer BRYAN TREMBLE (Repeated: Tues 10.2 pm)


Unknown: Bjorn Borg
Unknown: Gerald Williams
Unknown: Sebastian Coe
Unknown: Steve Ovett
Unknown: Robin Cousins
Producer: Bryan Tremble

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Pick of the Sporting Year

BBC Radio 2, 27 December 1980 18.03

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