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: Breakfast

Tim Wilcox and Mishal Husain. Continues on BBC2.


Unknown: Tim Wilcox
Unknown: Mishal Husain.

: Olympic Grandstand

Hazel Irvine and Steve Cram , with Sharron Davies and Steve Redgrave , kick off the coverage from the world's greatest sporting event.
8.00-10.45 Swimming Live coverage of the men's and women's heats, with Australia's Ian Thorpe and the USA's
Michael Phelps both in action for the first time this morning.
8.00 Men's 400m individual medley.
8.30 Women's 100m butterfly.
8.55 Men's 400m freestyle.
9.40 Women's 400m IM.
10.15 Men's 100m breaststroke.
10.40 Women's 4xl00m freestyle.
800-10.15 Rowing Matthew Pinsent begins his campaign for a fourth Olympic gold in the coxless fours.
8.10 Women's pairs heats.
8.30 Men's pairs heats.
9.50 Men's fours heats.
10.45 Cycling The five-hour men's road race begins.
1L30 Boxing Ringside coverage of the middleweight division.
Plus judo, badminton, beach volleyball, table tennis, hockey and the latest news from other sporting events. DIGITAL AND INTERNET VIEWERS: additional coverage available via the red handset button or at www.bbc.co.uk/olympics
Interactive TV planner: centre pages


Unknown: Steve Cram
Unknown: Sharron Davies
Unknown: Steve Redgrave
Unknown: Ian Thorpe
Unknown: Michael Phelps
Unknown: Matthew Pinsent

: News; Weather

: Football Focus

Previewing the opening week of the Premiership season. Can the results of Chelsea's buying power finally upset Arsenal and Manchester Utd's dominance, and how will newly promoted Norwich, West Brom and Crystal Palace fare against the heavyweights? With
Manish Bhasin , Alan Hansen and Mark Lawrenson. Match of the Day returns at 10.30pm.


Unknown: Manish Bhasin
Unknown: Alan Hansen
Unknown: Mark Lawrenson.

: Olympic Report

A comprehensive round-up of the day's events in Athens, presented by Hazel Irvine and Steve Cram.


Presented By: Hazel Irvine
Presented By: Steve Cram.

: Olympic Grandstand

With Craig Doyle and Jill Douglas.
1.35 Cycling/ Boxing/Badminton Featuring coverage of the men's five-hour road race around Athens city centre.
Hugh Porter and Gary Sutton provide the commentary.
2.50 Cycling/Judo/Salling/ Beach Volleyball/Basketball In the -60kgjudo category
Britain's Craig Fallon will be looking to go one better than his silver medal in last year's world championships, and Ben Ainslie gets his sailing campaign under way in the Finn class.
Plus the preliminary rounds of basketball and beach volleyball.
4.20 Olympic Report
Producer Jonny Bramley ; Editors
Michael Cole and Carl Hicks DIGITAl AND INTERNET VIEWERS: additional coverage available via the red handset button or at www.bbc.co.uk/olympics


Unknown: Craig Doyle
Unknown: Jill Douglas.
Unknown: Hugh Porter
Unknown: Gary Sutton
Unknown: Craig Fallon
Unknown: Ben Ainslie
Producer: Jonny Bramley
Producer: Carl Hicks

: Final Score

Results and reports.

: Olympic Grandstand

Presented by Sue Barker and Steve Rider.
5.15 Olympic Report The latest highlights.
5.25-6.55 Swimming Australia's Ian Thorpe and USA's Michael Phelps are both favourites for gold in the men's
400m freestyle and 400m individual medley respectively. Commentary by Andy Jameson and Adrian Moorhouse.
5.30 Men's 400m individual medley final.
5.35 Women's 100m butterfly semi-final.
5.50 Men's 400m freestyle final.
6.05 Women's 400m individual medley final.
6.25 Men's 100m breaststroke semi-final.
6.45 Women's 4xl00m freestyle final.
6.55 Sailing A round-up of the day's action in Greece, where Britain's sailors launched their Olympic campaigns. With Suzi Perry and Richard Simmons.
7.00 Olympic Report The headlines so far. DIGITAL AND INTERNET VIEWERS: digital satellite and cable viewers can choose from four extra Olympic events, and Freeview viewers from two extra events, by pressing the red handset button. Internet users can watch five streams of live footage at www.bbc.co.uk/olympics
RT's interactive Olympic TV planner: centre pages


Presented By: Sue Barker
Presented By: Steve Rider.
Unknown: Ian Thorpe
Unknown: Michael Phelps
Commentary By: Andy Jameson
Commentary By: Adrian Moorhouse.
Unknown: Suzi Perry
Unknown: Richard Simmons.

: BBC News

With Natasha Kaplinsky. Regional News
Weather with Alex Deakin.


Unknown: Natasha Kaplinsky.
Unknown: Alex Deakin.

: The National Lottery - In It to Win It

The big-money quiz hosted by Dale Winton.
Producer Andrew Musson : Executive producer David Young


Unknown: Dale Winton.
Producer: Andrew Musson
Producer: David Young

: Casualty

Who Cares? Simon struggles back to work.
Writer David Lloyd ; Producer Lowri Glain ; Director Nic Phillips


Unknown: David Lloyd
Producer: Lowri Glain
Director: Nic Phillips
Lara Stone: Christine Stephen-Daly
Simon Kaminski: Christopher Colquhoun
Josh Griffiths: Ian Bleasdale
Tess Bateman: Suzanne Packer
Comfort Newton: Martina Laird
Nina Farr: Rebekah Gibbs
Abs: James Redmond
Jim Brodie: Maxwell Caulfield
Harry Harper: Simon MacCorkindale
Bex Reynolds: Sarah Manners
Luke Warren: Matthew Wait
Roxanne Bird: Loo Brealey
Finlay Newton: Kwame Kwei-Armah
Claire Guildford: Leanne Wilson
Brian Wallace: Owen Brenman
Nick Wallace: Robert Cawsey
Dawn Wallace: Lynn Kitch
Eric Timmons: Tim Wylton
Sarah Watson: Sharlene Whyte
Gordon Watson: Anthony Warren
PC Angela Park: Badria Timimi
Miriam Grant: Clare Leahy
Gemma Grant: Ava Millard
Al Foster: Chris McCalphy
Paul Harty: John Lloyd Fillingham
Kim Lewis: Alison Garland
Andrew: Samuel Board
Gareth Preston: Clinton Blake
Phyllis Michaels: Muriel Barker

: Ronnie Barker - a Bafta Tribute

Ronnie Corbett hosts a gala tribute celebrating the career of his friend and long-time colleague Ronnie Barker.
Producer Sam Donnelly ; Executive producer Beatrice Ballard


Unknown: Ronnie Corbett
Unknown: Ronnie Barker.
Producer: Sam Donnelly
Producer: Beatrice Ballard

: BBC News

With Natasha Kaplinsky. Weather Alex Deakin.
Followed by National Lottery Update


Unknown: Natasha Kaplinsky.
Unknown: Alex Deakin.

: Match of the Day

Celebrating its 40th year, Match of the Day returns live to Saturday night with extended highlights and analysis of the Premiership on the opening day of the season. Featured games include Tottenham v Liverpool, Middlesbrough v Newcastle and Norwich v Crystal Palace. With Gary Lineker. See also Match of the Day 2, tomorrow 10.30pm on BBC2.
Rptd tomorrow 9.45am
BBC PRODUCTS: DVD, Match of the Day: 60s, 70s, 80s, and Match of the Day Football Yearbook, price £19.99, both available now
One Final Question with Gary Lineker: page


Presenter: Gary Lineker
Producer: Phil Bigwood
Editor: Andrew Clement

: Olympics Today

Highlights from the first full day of the Athens Olympics. With Clare Balding and Craig Doyle. Producer Helen Kuttner : Editor Philip Bernie
Followed by Weatherview


Unknown: Craig Doyle.
Producer: Helen Kuttner
Editor: Philip Bernie

: A Question of Sport - Premiership Special

With guests Peter Schmeichel, Nigel Winterburn, Mark Bright and Dion Dublin.
(Shown yesterday)


Panellist: Peter Schmeichel
Panellist: Nigel Winterburn
Panellist: Mark Bright
Panellist: Dion Dublin

: Top of the Pops

Shown yesterday on BBC2

: BBC News 24

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