6 posts about Sport on this blog
Monday 30 January 2012, 08:00
Thursday 25 November 2010, 09:59
For as long as I can remember Test Match Special has been the soundtrack of my Summer.
I admit I was jealous of commentators who got paid to watch the cricket and to talk about it - I still am. They are brilliant and the skill of the producers in bringing in recent ex-players such as Michael Vaughan...
Thursday 3 June 2010, 15:17
It didn't look much like a central hub of operations for one of the most successful professional gaming teams in the country. Just an ordinary suburban semi-detached, painted lemon-yellow. But as soon as we walked through the door of Mike 'Odee' O'Dell's family home, it was obvious this was no ordinary...
Thursday 27 May 2010, 09:59
If you're a regular Today listener you'll know that the daily racing tips are a treasured (and sometimes comical) element of the the programme's sports coverage. So it seems quite appropriate that when Garry Richardson, the programme's long-serving sports presenter, came into the Today studio at the...
Friday 18 September 2009, 13:24
One of my delights over the past few years has been following the so-called 'children of the Olympic bid'. If you've missed it let me fill you in.
These are the youngsters who back in 2005 played a key but little known role in snatching the games for London from under the Parisian nose. Aged between twelve...
Wednesday 19 August 2009, 09:50
Test Match Special is a favourite programme. I first started listening more or less forty years ago. I remember not only the wonderful Arlott and Johnston - but Alan Gibson and Don Mosey and Alan McGilvray and EW Swanton. Like many others I turned down the TV commentary to listen to TMS - unless Richie...
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