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Action from Sydney presented by Steve Rider , Sue Barker , John Inverdale and lare Balding and with Ray Stubbs in London.
NOTE: events may alter timings.
7.55 Athletics The pick of the action, including at 8.00 the men's triple jump qualifying,
8.30 heptathlon shot put, 8.30 womens 100m semi-finals, 8.50 men's 100m semi-finals, 9.10 women's 800m semi-finals,
9.30 women's 400m second round, 10.05 women's 100m final, 10.20 men's 100m final,
10.30 men'sjavelin final, 10.35 heptathlon 200m, 11.25 men's 400m second round.
Highlights of this afternoon include Marion Jones as she begins her bid to win five medals in a games in the final ofthe women's 100m, with world record-holder Maurice Greene the favourite for gold in the men's 100m.
12.00,1.30 Boxing Jim Neilly commentates.
12.10 News (S) and Weather
12.15 Football Focus Ray Stubbs looks ahead to the weekend's top Premiership games including the latest on Manchester United v Chelsea.
1.00 Olympic Football Jon
Champion and Garth Crooks provide the commentary.
1.50. 2.30, 3.00, 3.50, 4.25 Racing The best of the flat racing action from the Ascot Festival. The highlight is the Queen Elizabeth II Stakes at 3.20, plus races at
2.00, 2.35, 3.55 and 4.30.
Commentary is by Jim McGrath , Willie Carson , Richard Pitman and Angus Loughran.
2.10 Badminton Coverage of the men's singles finals and women's doubles finals in which the Commonwealth Champions Jo Goode and Donna Kellogwill hopefully represent Britain.
2.45 Around the Grounds The latest soccer news.
3.35 Table Tennis
3.45 Football Half-Times Updates.
4.05Weightllfting Action from the men's 85kg final.
4.40 Final Score A roundup of the afternoon's results.
Executive producer Martin Hopkins Executive editor Dave Gordon
(all Olympic events S)
PDC videoplus code for:
Track and field of dreams: page 30 Dr Mark Porter on fitness: page 40 Olympic highlights: page 45
Queen Elizabeth Ii
John Inverdale and Clare Balding look back over the day's events in Sydney where 26 gold medals have been awarded. All eyes have been on Denise Lewis and her bid for gold in the heptathlon and on javelin thrower Steve Backley.
Jane McDonald hosts the show that seeks out singing talent. This week regular panellists Nigel Martin-Smith and Barbara Windsor are joined by television critic
Gary Bushell and top band Hepburn's Jamie Benson to select a winner from five contestants representing the East Midlands. Director Ben Fuller
Executive producers Rosetta Bain and Tom Gutteridge (S) (W)
Jane McDonald 's questionnaire: page 13
Guests Samantha Mumba and Texas perform live on tonight's show hosted by Dale Winton. Plus the winning numbers in tonight's National Lottery and Thunderball draws. Director Richard Valentine ; Producer Peter Estall (S) (W)
Accidents Happen. Charlie returns to work and begins an energetic spring clean of the department but Duffy fears for his health. Meanwhile Patrick finds himself on the receiving end of a practical joke. See Choice.
Written by Jeff Povey : Series producer Rachel Wright
Director Dominic Lees (S) (W)
Followed by National Lottery Update
Michael Aspel is joined by a host of show-business stars, including Martin Kemp , Max Bygraves , Sir Harry Secombe , Bob Monkhouse , Jimmy Tarbuck and Dame Vera Lynn for a celebration of more than 40 years of the big red book.
Producer Sue Green; Series producer Jack Crawshaw (R) (S)
With Peter Sissons. Weather Isobel Lang. (S)
The best of the day's Premiership action focuses on Arsenal's visit to a newly promoted Ipswich, with highlights from Manchester United against Chelsea at Old Trafford.
Introduced by Gary Lineker, Alan Hansen and Mark Lawrenson.
Repeated tomorrow at 6.45am on BBC2 (S)
Alan Hansen - Sport: page 44
Followed by Weatherview
Hazel Irvine, Roger Black and Sharron Davies introduce continued coverage of the competitions in Sydney, with Steve Rider reporting from the rowing.
NOTE: Events may alterthe following timings. Ends 7am.
11.45 Rowing Including at 12.10am the women's eight final and at 12.30 men's eight final.
12.50am Athletics The closing stages from the women's marathon and at 1-30 the heptathlon longjump.
2.45 Beach Volleyball Commentary by Matt Chilton.
3.00 Tennis/Sailing/Boxing/Cycling- Men's Mountain Bike Final Commentators are David Mercer , John Barrett , John Lloyd (tennis), Richard Simmonds (sailing), Jim Neilly (boxing) and Hugh Porter (cycling).
5.25 Gymnastics Commentary from Barry Davies ,
Mitch Fenner and Christine Still.