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Grandstand

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Introduced by Frank Bough
1.5*
Speedway from Wimbledon
The Embassy Internationale
England's MICHAEL LEE and PETER COLLINS are previous winners of this event and face strong international opposition, particularly from Americans SCOTT AUTREY and BRUCE PENHALL.
Commentator ALAN WEEKS
1.35; 2.5; 2.35; 3.5*
Racing from Thirsk
1.45 Go-Racing in Yorkshire Trainers' Trophy Stakes (Round 4. 5f)
2.15 Coxwold Stakes (H'cap. 1m)
2.45 ' Asda' Sprint Trophy (6f)
3.15 Mowbray Sewing Stakes dim) Commentators PETER O'SULLEVAN
JULIAN WILSON and JIMMY LINDLEY
1.50; 2.20; 4.5; 4.40*
International Pool from Park Hall, Charnock Richard The Hemeling World Pool Championships
This new event, with prize money of £18,000, has attracted the game's top names. Americans STEVE MIZERAK and JIM REMPE are the top seeds ahead of BILL wer-BENIUK and JOHN SPENCER. Also taking part are many of the world's snooker stars including TERRY GRIFFITHS and ALEX HURRICANE ' HIGGINS.
Commentators TED LOWE and the new World Snooker Champion CLIFF THORBURN
2.50*
International Archery The Alka-Seltzer Olympic Seven
Powis Castle, Welshpool, provides a dramatic backdrop to this world-class event. Two British Men's and Ladies' teams compete against Holland, Italy and Romania. Commentator PETER WEST
3.20*
Boxing from Wolverhampton
Featherweight Championship of Great Britain
In the second defence of his title this year, champion PAT COWDELL , from Warley, fights Nottingham's DAVID NEEDHAM in the top match on promoter Ron Gray 's bill. These two boxers have met twice before and the score is one-all, with a disputed decision both times, so the score should finally be settled in this all-Midlands battle.
Commentator HARRY CARPENTER
3.45; 4.20*
International
Motor Sport from Esgair Dafydd
The Kawasaki Motosprint
An event new to television where top motocross riders try to emulate rally drivers by competing in a timed event up and down a mountain course.
Commentator MURRAY WALKER
5.0* Final Score: a round-up of the day's news and results.
Today's timetable:
1.5 Speedway: 1.35 Racing. 1.50 Pool
2.5 Racing; 2.20 Pool: 2.35 Racing
2.5* Archery; 3.5 Racing: 3.20 Boxing
3.45 Molospriot: 4.5 Pool
4.20 Motosprint; 4.40 Pool
5.0 Final Score
* Timings subject to alteration Television presentation:
Speedway MICK GOODENOUGH Racing JOHN MCNICHOLAS Pool KEITH PHILLIPS Archery TERRY LONG
BOZing CAMPBELL FERGUSON Motosprint HUW JONES
Producer Grandstand MARTIN HOPKINS Editor Grandstand HAROLD ANDERSON

Contributors

Introduced By: Frank Bough
Unknown: Michael Lee
Unknown: Peter Collins
Unknown: Bruce Penhall.
Commentators: Peter O'Sullevan
Unknown: Julian Wilson
Unknown: Jimmy Lindley
Unknown: Charnock Richard
Unknown: Steve Mizerak
Unknown: Jim Rempe
Unknown: John Spencer.
Unknown: Terry Griffiths
Commentators: Ted Lowe
Unknown: Cliff Thorburn
Unknown: Pat Cowdell
Unknown: David Needham
Unknown: Ron Gray
Commentator: Harry Carpenter
Commentator: Murray Walker
Unknown: John McNicholas
Unknown: Pool Keith Phillips
Unknown: Archery Terry Long
Unknown: Bozing Campbell Ferguson
Unknown: Motosprint Huw
Unknown: Harold Anderson

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