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)

  • Davis Cup Preview 5 March 15

    Thu, 5 Mar 15

    51 mins

    On the eve of a Davis Cup rematch between Great Britain and the United States Jonathan Overend previews the competition with tennis correspondent Russell Fuller and Miles Maclagan. You can hear from Andy Murray, the Bryan brothers, Jim Courier and Andre Agassi.

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  • AP McCoy's Top 10 horses

    Thu, 5 Mar 15

    54 mins

    Champion jockey AP McCoy counts down the top 10 horses of his incredible racing career, but there's no place for a two-time Cheltenham Gold Cup winner. Mark Pougatch talks through the list compiled by the multiple champion for 5 live Sport, discovering the horses AP grew closest to during his incredible career, the rides he looks back on with regret, and his fierce rivalry with fellow champion-jockey Ruby Walsh.

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  • Friday Sports Panel 27 Feb 15

    Fri, 27 Feb 15

    46 mins

    The sporting issues of the week, discussed with Britain's most decorated gymnast Beth Tweddle, former England cricket captain Alec Stewart, Scotland Rugby Union stand-off Duncan Weir and two-time track cycling World Champion Elinor Barker.

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  • 5 live Rugby 26 Feb 15

    Thu, 26 Feb 15

    51 mins

    Matt Dawson is joined by Paul Grayson, Denis Hickie and Shaun Edwards to preview a crucial weekend in the 6 Nations. England travel to Dublin to face Ireland, as the only two teams that can claim a grand slam. Wales play France and Scotland host Italy. Before a crucial game in Paris, Shaun Edwards talks about whether choke tackles should be outlawed and how morale is in the Welsh camp.

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  • Friday Sports panel 20 FEB 15

    Fri, 20 Feb 15

    47 mins

    The sporting issues of the week, discussed with England fast bowler Harry Gurney, Paralympic legend Tanni Grey-Thompson and England Rugby Union star Ben Morgan. This week we're talking Racism, the pressures of captaincy, and Englands poor performance in the cricket world cup.

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  • 5 live Boxing 19 Feb 15

    Thu, 19 Feb 15

    50 mins

    It's 25 years since one of the biggest shocks in sport, when James Buster Douglas became the first man to beat Iron Mike Tyson in Tokyo. Eleanor Oldroyd is joined by Mike Costello and Steve Bunce to re-live the amazing fight and we hear from both Douglas and Tyson. There's the latest on Mayweather vs. Pacquiao and the team also look ahead to Carl Frampton's first title defence.

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  • Friday Sports Panel 13 Feb 15

    Fri, 13 Feb 15

    45 mins

    The sporting issues of the week, discussed with Britain's first ever Winter Paralympic gold medal winner - and 2014 sports personality of the year nominee Kelly Gallagher, squash world and Commonwealth champion Nick Matthew and St Helens 2014 Super League Grand Final winning captain Paul Wellens. This week they cover we're talking concussion, TV rights, the pressures of captaincy, and quitting at the top.

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  • Cricket World Cup Preview 12 Feb 15

    Thu, 12 Feb 15

    75 mins

    Alison Mitchell is joined by Graeme Swann, Jonathan Agnew and ABC's Gerard Whateley to preview the Cricket World Cup. Geoffrey Boycott says that England captain Eoin Morgan 'is not as good as he thinks he is', Chris Gayle describes the West Indies team selection as 'ridiculous' and AB De Villiers looks to the 1995 Rugby World Cup for inspiration.

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  • 5 live rugby 12 Feb 15

    Thu, 12 Feb 15

    51 mins

    Sonja McLaughlan is joined by Stephen Jones, Paul Grayson and Chris Paterson to reflect on the opening weekend of the 6 Nations, and preview the upcoming matches. Mike Brown discusses that tunnel stand-off at the Millennium Stadium, former Ireland and Lions winger, Dr David Irwin discusses concussion and there's a game of 'French fly-half or French philosopher?'

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  • Tuffers and Vaughan's World Cup Special 09 Feb 15

    Mon, 9 Feb 15

    77 mins

    While Tuffers is away, Jason Gillespie and Ashley Giles join Michael Vaughan and Mark Chapman to preview the upcoming World Cup. Plus, who makes it into their Greatest ODI team and does the British public agree?

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