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Sportsnight Special


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introduced by David Coleman featuring
The Lightweight Championship of the World from the Kelvin Hall , Glasgow
The champion
Jim Watt (Scotland) The challenger
Charlie Nash (Northern Ireland)
The World Boxing Council Champion JIM WATT defends his title for the second time before his home crowd. CHARLIE NASH relinquished the European title he defended against another Scot, Ken Buchanan , last December, to try for Watt's world crown.
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The World
Figure Skating Championships from Dortmund, West Germany
The Ice Dance Championship
NATALIA LINICHUK and GENNADI KARPONSOV of the USSR are not only the current holders of the title but also the European and Olympic champions and must be favourites for another skating treble. Britain's JANE TORVILL and CHRISTOPHER DEAN , who came fifth at Lake Placid and fourth in the European Championships, will be looking to get in the medals this time.
Television presentation Boxing BILL MALCOLM
Skating TOE GERMAN TV SERVICE Producer JOHN philips


Introduced By: David Coleman
Unknown: Kelvin Hall
Unknown: Jim Watt
Unknown: Charlie Nash
Unknown: Charlie Nash
Unknown: Ken Buchanan
Commentator: Harry Carpenter
Unknown: Jane Torvill
Unknown: Christopher Dean
Editor: Jonathan Martin

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