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)

  • Game Changers 30 Oct 14

    Thu, 30 Oct 14

    51 mins

    Eleanor Oldroyd hosts a special programme recorded as part of the Women in Sport Conference. Hear from, amongst others, Olympic gold medallists Victoria Pendleton and Lizzy Yarnold, as the panel discuss how to make sport more attractive to girls and the role of the media in challenging the image of women's sport.

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  • Friday Sports Panel 24th October 2014

    Fri, 24 Oct 14

    35 mins

    Eleanor Oldroyd is joined by winter olympic gold medalist Lizzy Yarnold , Northern Ireland Football Manager Michael O'Neill and Commonwealth Games gold medal winning heptathlete Louise Hazel.

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  • Brian O'Driscoll 23 Oct 14

    Thu, 23 Oct 14

    55 mins

    Eleanor Oldroyd is joined for a special interview by the former Ireland and Lions captain Brian O'Driscoll. In this 'Bodcast', you can hear him talk about the biggest moments of his career.

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  • Friday Sports Panel

    Fri, 17 Oct 14

    46 mins

    Eleanor Oldroyd is joined by the IBF and WBA world champion Carl Froch, Paralympic gold medallist and marathon world record holder Richard Whitehead, and Olympic badminton silver medallist and presenter Gail Emms. They discuss the week's top sporting stories, including the issue of athletes being allowed back into their sport after a prison sentence, the challenge of keeping emotions in check during competition, and the indulgence athletes treat themselves to once training eases off.

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  • 5 live Boxing 16 Oct 14

    Thu, 16 Oct 14

    52 mins

    Eleanor Oldroyd is joined by Mike Costello and Steve Bunce to work out whether Carl Froch would fight James de Gale. We take a look at the wealth of British talent, including Anthony Joshua and Carl Frampton who admits to eating 6 pavlovas after his world title fight with Kiko Martinez.

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  • 5 live Rugby 16 Oct 14

    Thu, 16 Oct 14

    77 mins

    Alastair Ekyn is joined by David Flatman, Chris Jones and Shaun Edwards to look ahead to the new European Rugby Champions Cup competition that starts this weekend. We hear from Bath head coach, Mike Ford on the Steffon Armitage deal and how Sam Burgess will adapt to switching codes. Plus David Flatman talks about how a succession of injuries can 'break' your body.

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  • The Rooney Rule 15 Oct 14

    Wed, 15 Oct 14

    83 mins

    11 years since the NFL introduced its controversial "Rooney Rule", Mark Pougatch is joined by journalist Leon Mann, chair of the FA's Inclusion Advisory Board Heather Rabbatts and Ellis Cashmore, author of "Football's Dark Side" to look at the history of the rule, assess its impact within sport and society in the US, discuss how it answers the charges of tokenism and then debate whether the rule could successfully work in English football.

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  • AP McCoy's Jockey Question Time 15 Oct 14

    Wed, 15 Oct 14

    82 mins

    Champion Jockey AP McCoy faces an audience of apprentice jockeys seeking tips and advice on how to make it in the sport. Mark Pougatch hosts the show and is also joined by current jump jockey Andrew Thornton and former flat jockey Jason Weaver.

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  • Ben Flower's Ban - 14 Oct 14

    Tue, 14 Oct 14

    31 mins

    Following the news that Wigan Prop Ben Flower will be suspended for 6 months after punching Lance Hohaia of St Helens in the 2014 Super League Grand Final, Caroline Barker is joined by the BBC's Rugby League commentator Dave Woods, Leeds Rhinos' Jamie Jones Buchanan and Wales Rugby League coach John Kear. We'll also hear from former Castleford, Harlequins and Wakefield player Jon Wells, Former Wales cross-code international Gareth Thomas who played with Ben at Crusaders and Wigan's statement, delivered by their rugby general manager Kris Radlinski.

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  • Roy Keane - 10 Oct 14

    Fri, 10 Oct 14

    49 mins

    Roy Keane speaks to former Republic of Ireland team-mate Kevin Kilbane about his latest autobiography which has grabbed headlines all week. The former Manchester United captain has been speaking about Sir Alex Ferguson, Sunderland, the infamous 2002 World Cup incident, TV punditry & his fiery reputation. We'll also hear from Manchester City & Leeds player Alfe Håland & hear his response to Keane's thoughts on their 2001 clash in the Manchester Derby as Mark Chapman is joined by Mark Lawrenson, former West Ham player Trevor Sinclair and the Daily Mail's Football news correspondent to react to the interview.

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