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: Open University

6.35 Plants: Problems with Water
7.00 Maths: L'Hopital's Rule

: Hallo Spencer

With Philippa Forrester. ●STEREO
Puppet fun.

: Olympic Grandstand

With Steve Rider and Desmond Lynam from Barcelona.
Athletics
5.30 Women's high jump final
5.55 Men's javelin final
6.00 Women's 4 x 100m final
6.20 Men's 4x 100m final
6.50 Women's 1500m final
7.15 Men's 1500m final
7.40 Men's 5,000m final
8.15 Women's 4 x 400m final
8.40 Men's 4 x 400m final
The final day of the track and field competition, and nine gold medals are up for grabs. In the men's javelin, Steve Backley will be hoping to become the first British man to win an Olympic field event since Lynn Davies won the long jump in Tokyo in 1964. Backley, the European and Commonwealth champion, has been trading world records with his great rival, the Czech Jan Zelezny over the last few years. Zelezny won a silver in Seoul, but this will be Backley's first Olympic competition, and an opportunity for them both to erase memories of poor performances in the world championships, where they both failed to qualify for the final. Backley's team-mate, training and golf partner Mick Hill should have made it through to the final, too.
The British men's sprint relay squad, led by Linford Christie will also have medal hopes, though the French team fancy their chances, and the Americans have four men capable of a sub-ten second 100m. But it's the men's 4 x 400m where British hopes will be highest as the 1991 world champions Kriss Akabusi, John Regis, Derek Redmond and Roger Black renew their battle against the powerful US team. With commentary by David Coleman, Paul Dickenson, Brendan Foster and Stuart Storey.
Canoeing
The last six flatwater finals.
Boxing
Action from the first six finals, from light flyweight to light welterweight. Commentary by Harry Carpenter.
Tennis
The men's singles final, won in Seoul by the Czech Miloslav Mecir , who has since retired. Who will claim his title today?
Plus the women's doubles final.
With John Barrett.
Cricket: Fifth Test
England v Pakistan
Action from the Oval on the third day of the final Test. (Stereo)
Racing
From Haydock Park.
1.45 John Mallinson Stakes
(lm 30yds)
2.15 Coral Bookmakers Handicap Stakes (5f)
2.45 Burtonwood Brewery Rose of Lancaster Stakes (1 m 2f).
With commentary by Jimmy Lindley , Peter O'Sullevan and Julian Wilson.
Final Score
At 4.45pm, a comprehensive roundup of the day's sports news, including all the Scottish League football results, and news of the Charity Shield match between Leeds United and Liverpool at Wembley.
(Charity Shield highlights can be seen in Olympics Today at about 10.00pm) SPORT: page 8
Including at
1.00pm News Summary
5.00pm* News and Weather
5.10-5.15pm* Regional News; Weather

Contributors

Unknown: Steve Rider
Unknown: Desmond Lynam
Unknown: Steve Backley
Unknown: Lynn Davies
Unknown: Jan Zelezny
Unknown: Linford Christie
Unknown: Kriss Akabusi
Unknown: John Regis
Unknown: Derek Redmond
Unknown: Roger Black
Commentary By: David Coleman
Commentary By: Paul Dickenson
Commentary By: Brendan Foster
Commentary By: Stuart Storey.
Commentary By: Harry Carpenter.
Unknown: Miloslav Mecir
Unknown: John Barrett.
Unknown: John Mallinson
Commentary By: Jimmy Lindley
Commentary By: Peter O'Sullevan
Commentary By: Julian Wilson.

: News and Sport

With Michael Buerk.
Weather Michael Fish
0 TELETEXT SUBTITLES (news): page 888

Contributors

Unknown: Michael Buerk.

: Olympic Grandstand

Desmond Lynam rounds up the action on the penultimate, and busiest, day of the Barcelona games, with reports from
Dougie Donnelly , Hazel Irvine, Helen Rollason , Ray Stubbs and Anna Walker.
Athletics
A review of this evening's nine finals in the Montjuic Stadium. It promised to be a great night for Britain with the men's
4 x 400m relay team, javelin thrower Steve Backley , and Linford Christie 's 4 x 100m quartet all in with good medal chances. The rest of the finals include the women's high jump, the women's relays, the men's 5,000m and the blue-riband events, the men's and women's 1500m. With Peter Elliot sidelined through injury, will tonight see the first Olympic men's 1500m without a British medal since David Moorcroft finished tenth in 1980? Hockey
Coverage of the men's final.
Four years ago, Britain's men clinched a memorable Olympic title with a thrilling win over West Germany. The British squad still includes six men who won gold medals in Seoul (Clift, Martin, Kerly, Batchelor, Potter and Garcia), plus younger talents such as penalty striker specialist Rob Hill, the 22-year-old forward Justin Lee and Slough teenager Simon Nicklin. Did they reach today's final?
World champions Holland, the European Cup holders Germany and Australia were the other strong contenders. Commentary by Barry Davies ,
Nigel Starmer-Smith and Ian Taylor.
Football
Leeds United v Liverpool At 10.00pm*. highlights of this afternoon's Charity Shield clash between 1992 League champions Leeds United and FA Cup winners Liverpool, at Wembley. The last time these two sides met in this contest wasinl974-a match of little charity in which Kevin Keegan and Billy Bremner were sent off and suspended for fighting and then removing their shirts before reaching the tunnel.
That gave Keegan the dubious honour of being the first
Englishman to be sent off at
Wembley. With John Motson. ● SPORT: page8
Plus highlights of the Olympic football final.
Basketball
Action from the men's basketball final. The US team, earning an average wage of$3 million a year, and including such sporting legends as Michael Jordan (the name behind Nike's Air Jordan trainers), "Magic" Johnson and Larry Bird are all but guaranteed the gold. They have lost only one match in 52 years of Olympic competition.
Plus, the conclusion of the rhythmic gymnastics competition, and the women's and men's handball finals.

Contributors

Unknown: Desmond Lynam
Unknown: Dougie Donnelly
Unknown: Helen Rollason
Unknown: Ray Stubbs
Unknown: Anna Walker.
Unknown: Steve Backley
Unknown: Linford Christie
Unknown: Peter Elliot
Unknown: David Moorcroft
Unknown: Justin Lee
Unknown: Simon Nicklin.
Commentary By: Barry Davies
Commentary By: Nigel Starmer-Smith
Commentary By: Ian Taylor.
Unknown: Kevin Keegan
Unknown: Billy Bremner
Unknown: John Motson.
Unknown: Michael Jordan
Unknown: Larry Bird

: Tales of Terror

Roger Corman directs three of Edgar Allan
Poe's short stories starring Vincent Price
Peter Lorre
Morella is a horrific story from beyond the grave.
The Cast ofM Valdemar features horrific special effects. The Black Cat is a darkly humorous story.
● TELETEXT SUBTITLES: page 888 FILMS: pages 31-36

Contributors

Unknown: Roger Corman
Unknown: Edgar Allan
Unknown: Vincent Price
Unknown: Peter Lorre
Locke: Vincent Price
Fortunato: Vincent Price
Valdemar: Vincent Price
Montresor: Peter Lorre
Carmichael: Basil Rathbone
Helene: Debra Paget
Leonora: Maggie Pierce
Morelia: Leona Gage
Annabel: Joyce Jameson
Dr James: David Frankham

: Weather









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