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July (21 posts)

  1. London Anniversary Games: Peter returns to the Park

    Thursday 25 July 2013, 15:56

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    Peter Allen remembers his London 2012 experience, as he prepares to return to the Olympic Park for the Anniversary Games.

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  2. Tour de France: The dreaded bonk

    Friday 19 July 2013, 14:36

    Graham Jones Graham Jones 5 live cycling summariser

    5 live's summariser at the Tour de France, Graham Jones, explains what the dreaded bonk means for cyclists.

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  3. Heatwave: A storm is brewing

    Friday 19 July 2013, 12:11

    Simon King Simon King Broadcast Meteorologist

    5 live's meteorologist Simon King, offers an insight into the week ahead as the heatwave continues.

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  4. Alpe d'Huez - the Tour's most famous climb

    Thursday 18 July 2013, 12:42

    Graham Jones Graham Jones 5 live cycling summariser

    If there is a stage on this year’s Tour that everybody has been waiting for then it’s this one. Stage 18 Gap to Alpe D’Huez: the most famous climb in the Tour, and one of the first climbs ever to be used as a summit finish. It has become a Mecca for cycling fans with its 21 hairpin bends.  

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  5. Behind the scenes: Week one of the Tour de France

    Wednesday 17 July 2013, 14:38

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    Behind the scenes: Week one of the Tour de France

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  6. Tour de France: Watching paint dry

    Tuesday 16 July 2013, 14:44

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    BBC Radio 5 live's Tour de France producer Olie D'Albertanson films the stencil team on the morning of Stage 16.

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  7. Froome - The Best Climber in the World

    Monday 15 July 2013, 16:01

    Graham Jones Graham Jones 5 live cycling summariser

    Read Graham Jones's blog on why Chris Froome is the best climber in the world. 

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  8. The Tour Crowd Incidents

    Thursday 11 July 2013, 12:05

    Graham Jones Graham Jones 5 live cycling summariser

    The very unfortunate and unsavoury incident involving Mark Cavendish on Stage 11 of the Tour d France (when a spectator threw a bottle of urine in his face), reminded us all of the dangers and vulnerability of cyclists.

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  9. Disabled and Desperate to Work - Behind the Mic

    Wednesday 10 July 2013, 16:09

    Nikki Fox Nikki Fox Broadcaster and presenter

    I set off on my latest BBC Radio 5 Live disabled adventure knowing one thing - it’s a tough job market out there at the moment and it’s hard for anyone to get a job, but if you’re disabled, it’s even harder. So, we set out to find out why...why are there so many disabled people in the UK desperate...

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  10. Tour de France: Individual Time Trial

    Wednesday 10 July 2013, 13:55

    Graham Jones Graham Jones 5 live cycling summariser

    Graham Jones on the Tour de France time trial.

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