Live coverage from the Olympic Stadium in Athens of the opening events in the championships. This morning's action includes the first appearance of Britain's Kelly Holmes in the first round of the women's 1500m. Meanwhile, Canada's defending champion Donovan Bailey is in the first round of the men's 100 metres, where Scotland's Ian Mackie heads the British challenge. Plus the opening heats of the women's 100m and the women's
400m. Commentary David Coleman ,
Stuart Storey. Paul Dickenson , Brendan Foster , Christina Boxer , Dave Moorcroft. Introduced by Desmond Lynam.
Producers Vivien Kent and Martin Webster
Editors Andrew Clement and Dave Gordon
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With Kirsten O'Brien and Otis the Aardvark.
9.30 The Flintstones Stone-Age cartoon. Repeat ....
Atriplebill of animated adventure, with Iron Man, The Incredible Hulk and The Fantastic Four.
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The first episode of the 20-part series from 1990. Mr Griffiths gets a surprise on his first day back.
Teenagedrama set in California. Stereo ..............
This week's pop music magazine goes backstage at Top of the Pops with Boyzone. Plus Mark Owen on tour in Spain and American singer Meredith Brooks.
Presented by Jamie Theakston and Jayne Middlemiss.
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Introduced by Desmond Lynam and Sue Barker.
12.20,4.00 World Athletics
Championships Highlights of this morning's events and continued live coverage from the Olympic Stadium Athens. This afternoon's key events include at 4.00 the first round of the men's 400m hurdles, at 4.40 the second round of the women's 100m, and at 5.20 the second round of the men's 100m.
1.10 Cricket Focus A preview of the Fifth Test between England and Australia at Trent Bridge, which starts on Thursday. Plus a review of the latest county action. including news of last week's NatWest Trophy quarter-finals.
1.35 Olympic Magazine A look ahead to next year's Winter Olympics in Nagano and the Summer Games in Sydney in the year 2000. With Jon Ridgeon.
1.55 Motorcycling Action from races 13 and 14 in the British Superbike
Championship from Mallory Park. Commentary by Barry Nutley.
2.25 Racing From Goodwood, featuring races at 184.108.40.206 and 3.50.
Commentary by Peter O'Sullevan , Julian Wilson and Willie Carson.
Producer Martin Hopkins ; Editor Dave Gordon Stereo Videoplus code for 12.15-6.00
With Jennie Bond.
Weather Michael Fish
The platoon performs a Morris dance in the Walmington-on-Sea carnival.
Simon Mayo returns with the first of a new series of shows, in which he surprises unsuspecting members of the audience and exposes their darkest secrets. Tonight's celebrity guests who lend a helping hand include Bullseye's JimBowenand Countdown's
Director John Gorman ; Producer
Bob Monkhouse returns as presenter, with guests Wet Wet Wet and Rowan Atkinson.
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Continuing the action series set in the world of high-tech crime.
Ed and Alex have been testing a new engine killer weapon, when they are attacked and the weapon is stolen.
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First in a two-part US drama based on a true story, starring RickSchroder
In North Carolina in 1985, Katie Eastburne and hertwo daughters are found brutally killed. Ayoung army sergeant is arrested fortheir murders and, as the victim of an over-zealous justice system, is wrongly sentenced to death. Concludes tomorrow at 9.10pm.
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With Peter Sissons.
Weather Bill Giles
Action comedy starring
Michael J Fox
Volatile cop John Moss is after a quirky killer; Hollywood star Nick Lang is chasing a gritty film role. When Moss is unwillingly
"partnered" with Langto aid the younger man's research into New York police work, he is supposed to keep the actor out of trouble. But brutality, bullets and bad guys are never far away.
Director John Badham (1991, 15)
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Horror. Quintus, a psychic dabbling in time travel through hypnosis, sends a prostitute back to the Middle Ages. However, she soon discovers that her previous incarnation was a woman about to be beheaded.
Director Roger Corman (1957,15)
Black and white
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