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Countdown to Montreal
Sport on 2 features the very special atmosphere of Montreal on the opening day of the 1976 Olympic
Games - the biggest and most spectacular occasion in international sport.
Later today HM The Queen will perform the Opening Ceremony in the Olympic Stadium, following the traditional march-past by teams from over 140 countries.
Presented live from Montreal by Peter Jones and Alan Parry with latest news of the British team: interviews with some of the personalities involved: last-minute comment and analysis from the Radio team's Olympic gold medallists, MARY PETERS and ANITA LONSBROUGH.
1.30: 2.0: 2.35; 3.5; 5.40; 6.3* Cricket
Benson and Hedges Cup Final
One of the season's biggest occasions, with Worcester and Kent meetine at Lord's for a prize of Â£3.000. Commentary and reports by BRIAN JOHNSTON , JOHN ARLOTT and CHRISTOPHER MARTIN-JENKINS , with expert comments from FRED TRUEMAN.
Reports, too, from TONY COZIER at Edgbaston, where WARWICKSHIRE play THE WEST INDIANS
Plus news of all the County Championship matches.
1 30: 2.25: 2.55; 5.40*
Racing from Newburv Featuring the Morland Brewerv Trophy Handicap, worth Â£5.000 to the winner. with commentary by PETER BROMLEY.
2.30 The Donnington Castle Stakes (7f)
3.0 The Morland Brewery Trophy Handicap (1m 5f)
Plus news of the Irish Oaks at The Ctirragh. and results from the other meetings throughout the afternoon. with a classified check at 5.401.
1.30: 2.0: 5.30*
Grand Prix Special
The world's top racing drivers battle it out at Brands Hatch
In practice for tomorrow's John Player British Grand Prix, the ninth round of the 11176 World Championship. Latest news from BARRIE GILL , with interviews and comment. Plus news of the third round in the Scandinavian Open Golf from RENTON LAIDLAW in Stockholm, the Royal International Horse Show at Wembley and the latest report of the Tour de France cycling race from DAVID SAUNDERS.
1.30 News/prospects from all our featured events, including the lunchtime cricket scoreboard.
2.0 Olympic Special/Cricket/
2.25 Racing from The Curraeh
2.35 Olympic Special/Cricket
2.55 Racing from The Curragh
3.5 Olympic Special/Cricket
5.30 Motor Racing
5.40 Classified Racing/Cricket
6.3 Cross-Channel Motoring
6.4 Olympic Special/Cricket Events may alter timings
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