Tagged with: Sport
Senior Producer, A&Mi
Fanny Blankers-Koen, far right, of the Netherlands finishes first in the Women's 100m during the XIV Olympic Games Circa August of 1948 in London Clare Balding's new 30 part series on sport in Britain starts today at 1.45pm on BBC Radio 4 after the World at One. The first part looks at t...
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 Va...
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 o...
Head of Interactive, Radio 3
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...
Chief Executive, Switchover Help Scheme
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 be...
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...