Olympic Thursday, 19 April 2012

Every Thursday in the lead up to the London 2012 Olympic Games the BBC will be broadcasting and publishing a series of Olympic-related stories, interviews, clips and blogs through BBC Sport Online, BBC Radio 5 live and the BBC 2012 Olympic website.

You can find details on Twitter by following #olympicthursday and @BBC2012

Olympic Thursday, 19 April 2012

Please ensure any use of BBC content credits the relevant programme as outlined below:

  • The 10 Olympic Moments That Stopped the World
  • Andy Murray on Beijing and London 2012
  • Team GB basketball captain Drew Sullivan

London Calling: The 10 Olympic Moments That Stopped the World

BBC Radio 5 live, 7.30-10.30pm

Eleanor Oldroyd takes an in depth look at some of the biggest moments in Olympic history, including the Munich tragedy of 1972, the Black Power Salute at Mexico 68 and Cathy Freeman at her home Olympics in Sydney 2000 and hears from those involved.

Andy Murray (text & video)

The world No.4 tennis player tells how he is ready to make amends for his first round loss in Beijing four years and how despite that loss, the Beijing Olympics remains one of the best experiences of his life. Andy also discusses his targets for London 2012 and Olympic trivia.

Drew Sullivan

Team GB and Leicester Riders basketball captain tells of how he got into the sport and the prospect of leading a team of NBA stars at London 2012.

Olympic Moments That Stopped the World

Accompanying 5 live’s London Calling special featuring some of the most iconic Olympic moments of all time.

Team GB Hockey

With the Team GB Hockey players finding out whether they are selected for London 2012 or not, Ollie Williams looks at the best way to receive the news: text, email, phone or face to face, which would you choose?

Eden Francis (video)

Competing in one Olympic discipline is difficult enough but Eden Francis is aiming to compete in two. We speak to the discus thrower and shot putter who could become the first British woman to compete in both events in an Olympics since 1984.

Olympic Torch

How will the Torch stay alight with all the British weather will throw at it? BBC 2012 looks at the rigorous weather testing the Torch has been put through before it begins its tour around the UK.

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