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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)

  • Hillsborough's Untold Stories 14 Apr 14

    Mon, 14 Apr 14

    79 mins

    On the eve of the 25th anniversary of the Hillsborough disaster, Mark Pougatch examines how survivors and witnesses were affected by the events of that day which resulted in the death of 96 Liverpool fans. Since then, many have also suffered from depression, post-traumatic stress, and there are at least three cases of suicide which have been linked to the disaster. Mark hears from those who survived the crush in the Leppings Lane End. He also speaks to the mother of a Nottingham Forest fan who watched on with horror from a different stand, later suffered a nervous breakdown, and ended up taking his own life in 2006. Please be aware contains some accounts of a disturbing nature.

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  • AP McCoy phone-in 04 Apr 14

    Fri, 4 Apr 14

    48 mins

    Legendary soon-to-be-19-time Champion Jockey AP McCoy takes calls from the public on his racing career the day before the Grand National. With Dan Walker.

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  • Golf: Masters Preview 03 Apr 14

    Fri, 4 Apr 14

    25 mins

    With a week until the Masters starts in Augusta, George Riley and Iain Carter preview the first major of the season. We hear from Ian Woosnam, Rory McIllroy and Graeme McDowell ahead of the first tee-off. Plus there’s reaction to the news that Tiger Woods will miss his first Masters tournament for almost 20 years.

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  • GB v Italy Davis Cup Preview 03 Apr 14

    Thu, 3 Apr 14

    26 mins

    Great Britain take on Italy in their first Davis Cup quarter final in 28 years in Naples and George Riley alongside Russell Fuller and former Davis Cup captain John Lloyd look at Britain’s chances of progressing past the Italians to meet the Swiss in the semis. We hear from Andy Murray on what it’s like to be captained by Leon Smith after coming through the ranks together and James Ward tells us what it’s been like in training- competing against Dan Evans for the final singles berth.

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  • Sir Clive Woodward meets Joey Barton 03 Apr 14

    Thu, 3 Apr 14

    55 mins

    In the latest series of in-depth interviews with people from the world of sport, Woodward meets QPR midfielder Joey Barton. Barton speaks about taking up a degree in philosophy, life before and after football and his infamous red card at Manchester City.

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  • AP McCoy - The Race That Changed My Life 27 Mar 14

    Thu, 27 Mar 14

    54 mins

    18-time Champion Jockey AP McCoy relives the day he finally won the Grand National, aboard Don't Push It in 2010. Featuring fellow jockey Andrew Thornton and commentator John Hunt. Presented by Mark Pougatch.

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  • Tuffers and Vaughan 24 Mar 14

    Mon, 24 Mar 14

    77 mins

    Steve Harmison sits in for Michael Vaughan as he, Mark Chapman and Phil Tufnell all look at how England have gone from being World T20 Champions in 2010 to rank outsiders just 4 years later. The panel look at emerging talent in the England ranks and also how Jonathan Trott can come back into the England team.

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  • Get Set Glasgow 20 Mar 14

    Thu, 20 Mar 14

    94 mins

    Eleanor Oldroyd alongside a panel of Kelly Sotherton, Chris McLoughlin, Claire Glancy and Steve Parry look ahead to the Commonwealth games this summer in Glasgow. We hear from the volunteers, or ‘ClydeSiders’, plus with less than 24 hours to go until Sport Relief, we hear from a number of celebrities who are taking part, trying to raise money for the cause.

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  • Six Nations Review 17 Mar 14

    Mon, 17 Mar 14

    38 mins

    Mark Chapman, alongside Ian Robertson, Dennis Hickie and James Haskell look back at the Six Nations. They pick the bones of an enthralling championship and look at who's the best placed team to compete for the 2015 World Cup. Plus all the pundits give their player of the tournament.

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  • Jonathan Trott speaks out 17 Mar 14

    Mon, 17 Mar 14

    38 mins

    After returning home early from this year's ashes tour Jonathan Trott tells Pat Murphy how he was feeling during his time in Australia. Mark Chapman also speaks to former England captain Michael Vaughan who says he feels conned by the reasons given for Trott's departure.

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