5 live Sport Specials

5 live Sport Specials

Showcasing 5 live Sport’s one-off specials, featuring in-depth interviews and coverage with the biggest names from the world of sport.

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Recent episodes (10)

  • The NFL's worsening reputation 26 Sep 14

    Fri, 26 Sep 14

    49 mins

    In the week that Wembley gets ready to host the first of three NFL regular season games this Sunday - Mark Chapman hosts a special programme looking at the recent spate of off the field incidents which are tarnishing the reputation of the league and of its commissioner Roger Goodell

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  • The Ryder Cup Preview 25 Sep 14

    Thu, 25 Sep 14

    93 mins

    John Inverdale brings you a preview to the Ryder Cup on the eve of the competition. There's discussion on the first-day pairings and a choir to get you in the mood.

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  • The greatest Ryder Cup player ever? 22 Sep 14

    Mon, 22 Sep 14

    75 mins

    Using statistical data compiled by Dr Ian McHale, Mark Chapman discusses who's the greatest Ryder Cup player from the modern era. There's consternation among our guests BBC golf correspondent Iain Carter, Tony Adamson and American golf pundit Alex Miceli that Seve Ballesteros is not in the top ten. But who is the greatest Ryder Cup player?

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  • Ryder Cup Special 18 Sep 14

    Thu, 18 Sep 14

    78 mins

    Presented by Elly Oldroyd. Our golf team of Iain Carter, Andrew Cotter, John Murray and Alastair Bruce-Ball talk through the top 10 Ryder Cup moments as voted by you on the BBC Sport website.

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  • Oscar Pistorius: The Rise & Fall - 12 Sep 14

    Fri, 12 Sep 14

    46 mins

    Mark Chapman looks at how the world's most famous Paralympian went from a nation's hero to a convicted killer. Former British Paralympian Mark Woods, Head of Communications at the International Paralympic Committee Craig Spence and Paralympic journalist Gareth A Davies help us take an in depth look at the life of Pistorius. We'll hear from, South African journalists Neil Manthorp & Graham Joffe who has known Pistorius since he was a 13-year old. We'll also hear from South African Paralympian Natalie du Toit & Journalist Gia Nicolaides on how South Africa has responded to this case.

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  • The Invictus Games - 11 Sep 14

    Thu, 11 Sep 14

    49 mins

    Injured servicemen and women discuss their participation in the Invictus Games, an international sports event for 'wounded warriors' launched by Prince Harry. Eleanor Oldroyd and Baroness Tanni Grey-Thompson speak to athletes who have undergone huge personal sacrifice including the story of Luke Darlington and JJ Chalmers, two soldiers from Four Two Commando who were injured in Afghanistan and are now representing Britain at the Games.

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  • The Real Gareth Thomas - 11 Sep 14

    Thu, 11 Sep 14

    54 mins

    Gareth Thomas talks about how he lived a lie throughout his rugby career, as a gay man. Thomas talks about his marriage to his childhood sweetheart and using away games and fake stag weekends as elaborate cover stories while picking up men in London's gay scene. Thomas speaks candidly to Will Perry about how he was scared to admit his sexuality to the world of rugby and fighting his gay urges after his first gay sexual encounter at 18 while working as a postman in Bridgend left him "disgusted".

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  • 5 live Rugby League - 10 Sep 14

    Wed, 10 Sep 14

    26 mins

    Salford Red Devils Owner Marwan Kouskash, St. Helens player Jon Wilkin and BBC Rugby League Commentator Dave Woods join Mark Chapman to look a head to the final round of fixtures in the First Utility Super League. We'll also hear from this season's high flyers Castleford Tigers, Chief Exectuive Steve Gill.

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  • Ryder Cup Countdown - 10 Sep 14

    Wed, 10 Sep 14

    52 mins

    Mark Chapman is joined by Iain Carter and Alex Miceli, Senior Writer at Golfweek magazine live from Atlanta ahead of the final tournament before the Ryder Cup at Gleneagles. We'll hear from two of Europe's wildcards Jamie Donaldson and Steven Gallacher, as well as Rory McIlroy, European Vice Captain Pádraig Harrington and member of the US team Jim Furyk.

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  • Tuffers & Vaughan Cricket Show - 10 Sep 14

    Wed, 10 Sep 14

    77 mins

    Mark Chapman is joined by Phil Tufnell and Michael Vaughan to have a look back on English cricket's roller coaster summer, and look forward to the next One day international series against Sri Lanka. We'll hear from England's former limited overs coach Ashley Giles, Yorkshire Coach Jason Gillespie and former Pakistan spinner Saqlain Mushtaq on Saeed Ajmal's indefinite ban for illegal bowling action as well as hearing Eoin Morgan & Ian Botham's views on the Indian Premier League.

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