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)

  • Alistair Cook stood down 19 Dec 14

    Fri, 19 Dec 14

    62 mins

    We get all the reaction on the day that Alistair Cook is stood down from the one-day captaincy. After a torrid run of results and a bad run of form, Mark Chapman speaks to a host of former cricketers to see where England go from here. Michael Vaughan, Steve Harmison, Alec Stewart and Simon Hughes all analyse the appointment of Eoin Morgan as Cook's replacement and look ahead to the World Cup in 57 days time.

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  • Friday Sports Panel 19 Dec 14

    Fri, 19 Dec 14

    47 mins

    Jade Jones, Tony Pulis and Kate Richardson-Walsh join George Riley to discuss the sports issues of the week.

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  • The Mind of a Cyclist 18 Dec 14

    Thu, 18 Dec 14

    107 mins

    This is the first of a new series exploring the psychology of sporting greatness and what it takes to be the best. World and Olympic Champion Victoria Pendleton leads the investigation and tonight she's starting with what she knows best - her sport of cycling. She'll hear about how elite cyclists deal with the personal sacrifices and the pain that their body goes through.

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  • Friday Sports Panel 12 Dec 14

    Fri, 12 Dec 14

    43 mins

    Caroline Barker is joined by Katherine Grainger, Beth Tweddle and Barry McGuigan to review the weeks sporting stories.

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  • Tunics for Goalposts - 11 Dec 14

    Thu, 11 Dec 14

    54 mins

    Mike Ingham looks back at World War One's Christmas Truce and reality behind stories of British and German soldiers coming together to play football on Christmas Day. Mike also looks at the footballers who fought on the front line.

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  • Friday Sports Panel 05 Dec 14

    Fri, 5 Dec 14

    44 mins

    Double 2014 European athletics gold medalist Martyn Rooney, England netball captain Pamela Cookey, Winter Olympic curling silver medalist and double world champion David Murdoch and Scotland and British Lions Rugby Union lock forward Nathan Hines join Eleanor Oldroyd to review the weeks sporting stories.

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  • Tennis’ Great Entertainer – Mansour Bahrami

    Thu, 4 Dec 14

    27 mins

    The man known as tennis' great entertainer - Mansour Bahrami - speaks to Eleanor Oldroyd about his life, from learning to play the game with a piece of wood in an empty swimming pool in Iran to captivating crowds all over the world with his unique tennis skills.

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  • Roddick, Cash and Henman. United.

    Thu, 4 Dec 14

    27 mins

    Russell Fuller is joined by Andy Roddick, Tim Henman and Pat Cash at the Masters Tennis tournament at the Royal Albert Hall. The trio share their thoughts on Andy Murray's coaching staff, Roger Federer's chances of winning another Slam and how they'd improve the game.

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  • Ian Poulter Special

    Thu, 4 Dec 14

    52 mins

    Eleanor Oldroyd sits down with flamboyant golfer and Ryder Cup hero, Ian Poulter, for a special in-depth interview. Up for discussion - The team room at Medinah, his days as an assistant pro, and why he's never won a major.

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  • Phillip Hughes funeral 03 Dec 14

    Wed, 3 Dec 14

    32 mins

    As Australian cricketer Phillip Hughes is laid to rest in his home town of Macksville, New South Wales, hear tributes from those knew him best. Presented by Mark Pougatch.

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