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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)

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

    Fri, 12 Sep 14

    Duration:
    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

    Duration:
    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

    Duration:
    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

    Duration:
    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

    Duration:
    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

    Duration:
    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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  • Scottish Referendum & Sport - 09 Sep 14

    Tue, 9 Sep 14

    Duration:
    25 mins

    Mark Pougatch is joined by BBC Sport reporter Chris McLaughlin, Commonwealth & European 800m silver medallist Lynsey Sharp and Former Hearts and Hibs footballer Michael Stewart to discuss the potential implications the independence referendum will have on Sport. We'll also hear from former Scottish First Minister Henry Mcleish and Stephen Morrow, a senior lecturer in the Stirling University School of Sport.

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  • 5 live Racing: St Leger Preview - 09 Sep 14

    Tue, 9 Sep 14

    Duration:
    29 mins

    Mark Pougatch is joined by Cornelius Lysaght to preview this week's St Leger festival. We'll hear from jockeys Richard Hughes, Joseph O'Brien and Cam Hardie, trainers Roger Varian and James Given as well as Tony Kelly of Arena Racing Company.

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  • Old Rivals: Watson & Gallacher - 09 Sep 14

    Tue, 9 Sep 14

    Duration:
    26 mins

    With just over two weeks to the 2014 Ryder Cup at Gleneagles our correspondent Iain Carter has been speaking to US Captain, Tom Watson and his old rival Bernard Gallacher covering everything from their first Ryder Cup experiences to the events of two years ago in Medinah.

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  • 5live Boxing: Frampton v Martinez 04 Sep 14

    Thu, 4 Sep 14

    Duration:
    50 mins

    Carl Frampton v Kiko Martinez II dominates the podcast with the Northern Irishman, Frampton, bidding to win his 19th bout in a row. Mike Costello and Steve Bunce discuss the fight as well as who Carl Froch's next opponent should be and the future of Anthony Joshua.

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