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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)

  • British MotoGP preview: 28 Aug 14

    Thu, 28 Aug 14

    39 mins

    Jenny Gow previews this weekend's MotoGP at Silverstone. We hear from Marc Marquez, James Toseland, Bradley Smith and Colin Edwards and discuss the future of Silverstone racetrack.

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  • Remembering James Alexander Gordon 24 Aug 14

    Sun, 24 Aug 14

    26 mins

    Earlier this week James Alexander Gordon, who read the classified football results on BBC Radio for 40 years, sadly passed away. To a whole generation of sport lovers JAG - as he was affectionately known - was the voice of Saturday afternoons. 5 live's football correspondent John Murray reflects on James' iconic style, hears how his remarkable career began and shares tributes from colleagues and sporting stars.

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  • US Open Preview 21 Aug 14

    Thu, 21 Aug 14

    45 mins

    Caroline Barker is joined by Russell Fuller, Miles Maclagan and Patrick Mouratoglou to preview the US Open live from New York. In this podcast you can hear from Rafa Nadal's manager Benito Perez-Barbadillo and Roger Federer. Plus we listen back to the moment Nick Bollettieri turned into Jay Z.

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  • A Tribute to James Alexander Gordon 18 Aug 14

    Mon, 18 Aug 14

    25 mins

    The voice of the classified football results on the BBC for 40 years, James Alexander Gordon, has died. Hear tributes from around the world, as well as an interview with the man himself recorded in 2011.

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  • The Tuffers and Vaughan Cricket Show 11 Aug 14

    Mon, 11 Aug 14

    43 mins

    The last time Tuffers and Vaughan were together on 5 live - England had fallen apart at Lords. Vaughan was calling for Cook to be sacked. This time the mood is very different as they join Will Perry to talk about where it has all gone right. They look at Moeen Ali's influence on the team, Cook's re-found form and leadership, the potency of Broad and Anderson's new ball partnership as well as India's fall into disarray.

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  • Rory McIlroy, US PGA Champion 11 Aug 14

    Mon, 11 Aug 14

    36 mins

    As Rory McIlroy wins the US PGA Championship to claim back-to-back majors, Will Perry is joined by professional golfer Andrew Murray and BBC Golf commentator Peter Alliss to reflect on what has been an extraordinary summer for the 25 year old. Plus, Ryder Cup captain Tom Watson looks ahead to what the USA side can do to stop McIlroy.

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  • 5 live Track and Field 07 Aug 14

    Thu, 7 Aug 14

    74 mins

    Will Perry is joined by 5 live athletics correspondent Mike Costello and former British sprinters Darren Campbell and Jeanette Kwakye to reflect on the Commonwealth Games and look ahead to the European Championships in Zurich. In this podcast you can hear from gold medallist Steve Lewis and Jo Pavey, who at the age of 40, won a memorable bronze at the Commonwealth Games in the 5000m. You can also hear the lowdown on Britain's new 400m star Matthew Hudson-Smith.

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  • USPGA Tournament Preview 06 Aug 14

    Wed, 6 Aug 14

    49 mins

    On the eve of the USPGA Tournament Will Perry is joined by Iain Carter and Jay Townsend live from Valhalla. In this podcast you can hear from Paul McGinley, Colin Montgomerie and Sergio Garcia.

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  • 5 live Rugby 05 Aug 14

    Tue, 5 Aug 14

    52 mins

    Sonja McLaughlin is joined by 5live reporter Sara Orchard, former England captain Catherine Spencer and former Wales full-back, Non Evans, to look at prospects for England, Wales and Ireland at the women's world cup in France and discuss the health of the women's game in general.You can also hear the latest on Wales star Owen Williams who suffered a serious spinal injury playing in Singapore.

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  • The impact of WWI on UK sport 04 Aug 14

    Mon, 4 Aug 14

    54 mins

    Eleanor Oldroyd looks back at the impact the Great War had on sport in the UK and hear some stories of the individuals who made the ultimate sacrifice. She's joined by former England flanker, World Cup winner and keen amateur historian Lewis Moody as well as Tony Collins, Professor of History at the International Centre for Sports History and Culture at De Monfort University.

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