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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  • Ryder Cup Special 18 Sep 14

    Thu, 18 Sep 14

    Duration:
    78 mins

    Presented by Elly Oldroyd. Our golf team of Iain Carter, Andrew Cotter, John Murray and Alastair Bruce-Ball talk through the top 10 Ryder Cup moments as voted by you on the BBC Sport website.

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  • 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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  • 5 live Rugby 02 Sep 14

    Tue, 2 Sep 14

    Duration:
    62 mins

    Matt Dawson is joined by James Haskell, Paul Grayson and Chris Jones to preview the start of the domestic season and look back at 2013/2014. This podcast includes an extended interview with Bath owner Bruce Craig.

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  • British MotoGP preview: 28 Aug 14

    Thu, 28 Aug 14

    Duration:
    39 mins

    Jenny Gow previews this weekend's MotoGP at Silverstone. We hear from Marc Marquez, James Toseland, Bradley Smith and Colin Edwards and discuss the future of Silverstone racetrack.

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  • Remembering James Alexander Gordon 24 Aug 14

    Sun, 24 Aug 14

    Duration:
    26 mins

    Earlier this week James Alexander Gordon, who read the classified football results on BBC Radio for 40 years, sadly passed away. To a whole generation of sport lovers JAG - as he was affectionately known - was the voice of Saturday afternoons. 5 live's football correspondent John Murray reflects on James' iconic style, hears how his remarkable career began and shares tributes from colleagues and sporting stars.

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  • US Open Preview 21 Aug 14

    Thu, 21 Aug 14

    Duration:
    45 mins

    Caroline Barker is joined by Russell Fuller, Miles Maclagan and Patrick Mouratoglou to preview the US Open live from New York. In this podcast you can hear from Rafa Nadal's manager Benito Perez-Barbadillo and Roger Federer. Plus we listen back to the moment Nick Bollettieri turned into Jay Z.

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  • A Tribute to James Alexander Gordon 18 Aug 14

    Mon, 18 Aug 14

    Duration:
    25 mins

    The voice of the classified football results on the BBC for 40 years, James Alexander Gordon, has died. Hear tributes from around the world, as well as an interview with the man himself recorded in 2011.

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  • The Tuffers and Vaughan Cricket Show 11 Aug 14

    Mon, 11 Aug 14

    Duration:
    43 mins

    The last time Tuffers and Vaughan were together on 5 live - England had fallen apart at Lords. Vaughan was calling for Cook to be sacked. This time the mood is very different as they join Will Perry to talk about where it has all gone right. They look at Moeen Ali's influence on the team, Cook's re-found form and leadership, the potency of Broad and Anderson's new ball partnership as well as India's fall into disarray.

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  • Rory McIlroy, US PGA Champion 11 Aug 14

    Mon, 11 Aug 14

    Duration:
    36 mins

    As Rory McIlroy wins the US PGA Championship to claim back-to-back majors, Will Perry is joined by professional golfer Andrew Murray and BBC Golf commentator Peter Alliss to reflect on what has been an extraordinary summer for the 25 year old. Plus, Ryder Cup captain Tom Watson looks ahead to what the USA side can do to stop McIlroy.

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  • 5 live Track and Field 07 Aug 14

    Thu, 7 Aug 14

    Duration:
    74 mins

    Will Perry is joined by 5 live athletics correspondent Mike Costello and former British sprinters Darren Campbell and Jeanette Kwakye to reflect on the Commonwealth Games and look ahead to the European Championships in Zurich. In this podcast you can hear from gold medallist Steve Lewis and Jo Pavey, who at the age of 40, won a memorable bronze at the Commonwealth Games in the 5000m. You can also hear the lowdown on Britain's new 400m star Matthew Hudson-Smith.

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  • USPGA Tournament Preview 06 Aug 14

    Wed, 6 Aug 14

    Duration:
    49 mins

    On the eve of the USPGA Tournament Will Perry is joined by Iain Carter and Jay Townsend live from Valhalla. In this podcast you can hear from Paul McGinley, Colin Montgomerie and Sergio Garcia.

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  • 5 live Rugby 05 Aug 14

    Tue, 5 Aug 14

    Duration:
    52 mins

    Sonja McLaughlin is joined by 5live reporter Sara Orchard, former England captain Catherine Spencer and former Wales full-back, Non Evans, to look at prospects for England, Wales and Ireland at the women's world cup in France and discuss the health of the women's game in general.You can also hear the latest on Wales star Owen Williams who suffered a serious spinal injury playing in Singapore.

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  • The impact of WWI on UK sport 04 Aug 14

    Mon, 4 Aug 14

    Duration:
    54 mins

    Eleanor Oldroyd looks back at the impact the Great War had on sport in the UK and hear some stories of the individuals who made the ultimate sacrifice. She's joined by former England flanker, World Cup winner and keen amateur historian Lewis Moody as well as Tony Collins, Professor of History at the International Centre for Sports History and Culture at De Monfort University.

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  • An Audience with Sir Chris Hoy 28 Jul 14

    Mon, 28 Jul 14

    Duration:
    95 mins

    Six-time Olympic champion Sir Chris Hoy looks back at his career with Victoria Derbyshire in front of a live audience. Also featuring Victoria Pendleton, Louise Hazell, Gail Emms and Steve Way.

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  • The fight that never was 22 Jul 14

    Tue, 22 Jul 14

    Duration:
    46 mins

    Ian Payne alongside Steve Bunce and Paulie Malignaggi look at the fallout from the cancelled fight between Tyson Fury and Dereck Chisora. The panel look at how hard it is for a fighter to compete against a hastily arranged opponent. We also hear from Kell Brook before his fight against Shawn Porter in America, with Malignaggi drawing on his experience after being defeated by Porter.

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  • Our guide to the Commonwealths 22 Jul 14

    Tue, 22 Jul 14

    Duration:
    104 mins

    Eleanor Oldroyd presents 5live's guide to the commonwealth games in Glasgow. We hear from all of the home nation's camps and look at the best medal chances. We also hear from sporting greats, Victoria Pendleton, Peter Wilson and Barry McGuigan on what the Commonwealth games mean to them.

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  • Tuffers and Vaughan 21 Jul 14

    Mon, 21 Jul 14

    Duration:
    79 mins

    Should Alastair Cook step down as England captain? Former England players Michael Vaughan and Phil Tufnell chew the fat over England's 10th test in a row without a win. We hear calls from England fans across the world asking where can England go next? Among the candidates to replace Cook are: Chris Read, Joe Root, Ian Bell and Eoin Morgan.

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  • Casey Stoney to become a mother - 18 Jul 14

    Fri, 18 Jul 14

    Duration:
    16 mins

    Arsenal Ladies centre back and former England captain Casey Stoney has been speaking to BBC Sport's Alistair Magowan following the news that she and her partner, former Lincoln Ladies captain, Megan Harris are set to have twins after Casey became the first major female player to speak about being gay in February.

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  • Get Set Glasgow 17 Jul 14

    Thu, 17 Jul 14

    Duration:
    49 mins

    Eleanor Oldroyd looks ahead to the commonwealth games that start in just 6 days time. We get the latest from the England, Scotland, Welsh and Northern Irish camps and get more on the virus that has struck the athletes' village. Plus there's a special interview with Gemma Gibbons and Euan Burton, the married judo couple who'll be competing for rival nations at the games.

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  • Football transfers latests 16 Jul 14

    Wed, 16 Jul 14

    Duration:
    47 mins

    Suarez, Sanchez, Rodriguez, Kroos, Vidal, and Khedira could all have changed teams by the end of summer. Ian Payne is joined by European football experts Andy Brassell and Rafa Honigstein to analyse the potential big shifts in the Premier League.

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  • Open Championship preview 16 Jul 14

    Wed, 16 Jul 14

    Duration:
    100 mins

    On the eve of the tournament our team look at all the contenders, the course and the conditions for the 143rd Open Championship. Including interviews with Tiger Woods and Rory McIlroy. Presented by Clare Balding.

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  • BeSpoke 15 Jul 14

    Tue, 15 Jul 14

    Duration:
    70 mins

    Former road racing cyclist Rob Hayles, commentator Rob Hatch & journalist Matt Slater, join OJ Borg to review the Tour de France so far, as the riders take their first rest day.

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  • 5 live Golf- State of the Game 15 Jul 14

    Tue, 15 Jul 14

    Duration:
    54 mins

    5 live golf correspondent Iain Carter & regular summariser Jay Townsend, join Dan Walker for an in-depth look at the state of the game of golf. How the game might be modernised & how attitudes to the game can be changed, are amongst the topics of discussion.

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  • Tuffers and Vaughan 14 Jul 14

    Mon, 14 Jul 14

    Duration:
    70 mins

    Michael Vaughan and Phil Tufnell debate whether Simon Kerrigan should play in the second Test against India - and its fair to say they do not agree! They discuss the strain currently being put on England's seam bowlers and hear from a leading groundsman on the difficulty of creating good wickets.

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  • Get Set Glasgow 10 Jul 14

    Thu, 10 Jul 14

    Duration:
    51 mins

    Fred McAuley and Eleanor Oldroyd present a preview to the games as they're now less than two weeks away. We hear about the best chances for English, Scottish, Welsh and Northern Irish medals. And we get the definitive guide to all the big names appearing in Glasgow.

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  • Paul McGinley - Ryder Cup Captain 10 Jul 14

    Thu, 10 Jul 14

    Duration:
    48 mins

    Iain Carter is joined by this year's Ryder Cup Captain Paul McGinley to look back on his career. From ambitions of becoming a Gaelic footballer to one of the most coveted roles in golf; we hear from his father and former team mate, Padraig Harrington about what makes McGinley such a popular figure in the sport.

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  • Tuffers and Vaughan 07 July 14

    Mon, 7 Jul 14

    Duration:
    76 mins

    Michael Vaughan and Steve Harmison (standing in for Tuffers) discuss all the current cricket issues, including Andrew Strauss and his comments on KP and an under pressure Alastair Cook. You can also hear an interview with former New Zealand batsman Lou Vincent, who has been banned from cricket for life by the ECB after admitting to 18 counts of match-fixing over a number of years.

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  • 6-love-6 with John McEnroe 03 Jul 14

    Thu, 3 Jul 14

    Duration:
    48 mins

    John McEnroe is joined by tennis great Rod Laver and Tim Henman to take calls live at Wimbledon. The team, aided by Dot Davies discuss Andy Murray's exit from the Championship and the rise of young players; Nick Kyrgios and Grigor Dimitrov.

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  • 6-love-6 with John McEnroe and Tim Henman

    Thu, 26 Jun 14

    Duration:
    42 mins

    John McEnroe and Tim Henman, aided by Dot Davis, answer listener calls, texts and tweets on 6-love-6 at Wimbledon. The pair talk about the future of British female tennis, whether McEnroe will take up coaching, as well as his Keith Richards t-shirt.

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  • 11 Moments that Shocked the World Cup

    Tue, 10 Jun 14

    Duration:
    106 mins

    From Zidane's headbutt to Rijkaard's spit, Schumacher's assault to Schillachi's brilliance, 5 live Sport remembers the World Cup moments that shocked, surprised and appalled the global football audience. Presented by Mark Pougatch, with guests Rory Smith and Tim Vickery.

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  • 5live Rugby - Brave England lose to the All Blacks 07 Jun 14

    Sat, 7 Jun 14

    Duration:
    32 mins

    Expert analysis from the final whistle of England's late 20-15 defeat at the hands of the New Zealand All Blacks from former England captain Mike Tindall, scrum half Richard Wigglesworth, former All Black Murray Mexted and the BBC's rugby correspondent Ian Robertson. Including post match reaction from England's Stuart Lancaster and Freddie Burns. Presented by Sonja McLaughlan

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  • 5live Racing - The Derby preview 03 Jun 14

    Tue, 3 Jun 14

    Duration:
    28 mins

    It's one of horseracing's oldest occasions at Epsom this weekend, the Derby. Australia is the favourite, hear racing correspondent Cornelius Lysaght and the Daily Mirror's David Yates preview the runners and riders, including an interview with 18-year-old jockey Oisin Murphy.

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  • Ultimate Guide to the Penalty Shootout 03 Jun 14

    Tue, 3 Jun 14

    Duration:
    74 mins

    England have been knocked out of six tournaments in the last 24 years on penalties, so is there a secret to the penalty shootout? Hear from psychologists, players and managers on the highest pressure situation in football, including Sven Goran Eriksson, Gary Lineker, Steven Gerrard and David O'Leary. Presented by Darren Fletcher.

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  • Tuffers and Vaughan 02 Jun 14

    Mon, 2 Jun 14

    Duration:
    76 mins

    Andrew Flintoff talks exclusively to Steve Harmison about his return to cricket. Tuffers and Vaughan give their reaction to his decision and also select their squad for the upcoming Test against Sri Lanka.

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  • Froch v Groves II preview 29 May 14

    Thu, 29 May 14

    Duration:
    76 mins

    Carl Froch and George Groves will go head to head for the second time in front of 80,000 at Wembley in two days time, all the build up after both men's final press conference with Mike Costello, Steve Bunce and former two-time World Champion Paulie Malignaggi. Presented by Mark Chapman.

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  • Fixing corruption in cricket 27 May 14

    Tue, 27 May 14

    Duration:
    28 mins

    Cricket has been rocked with yet more allegations of match - fixing. Corruption expert Ed Hawkins outlines current problems in the game; including the betting market in India and questions about the people in charge of the game. Allan Lamb also joins Eleanor Oldroyd to discuss the punishment for those found guilty, but lawyer Yasin Patel doesn't agree.

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  • 5live Rugby 27 May 14

    Tue, 27 May 14

    Duration:
    52 mins

    Eleanor Oldroyd is joined by Ex England Centre Mike Tindall, Former Northampton Fly-half Paul Grayson, BBC Rugby Commentator Chris Jones and BBC Scotland's Tom English as we hear from; Danny Cipriani on his inclusion in the England squad for their tour of New Zealand, Jonny Wilkinson's mentor Steve Black on the end of his career as he nears his final game with Toulon, Saracens captain Steve Borthwick ahead of the Aviva Premiership Final against Northampton and Leinster Head coach Matt O'Connor before they face Glasgow Warriers in a bid to become the first side ever to retain the Rabo Direct PRO12 title on Saturday.

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  • Froch v Groves II build up 26 May 14

    Mon, 26 May 14

    Duration:
    52 mins

    Five days to go until one of the biggest fights in British boxing history, hear from both Carl Froch and George Groves, promoter Eddie Hearn, former World Super Middleweight champion Richie Woodhall and 5 live's boxing correspondent Mike Costello with all the build up, the wars of words and the tale of the tape. Presented by Ian Payne.

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  • 5 live Rugby 22 May 14

    Thu, 22 May 14

    Duration:
    65 mins

    Alastair Eykyn is joined by David Flatman and Nick Kennedy to preview the Heineken Cup final and pay tribute to Johnny Wilkinson.

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  • All of tennis' big names 21 May 14

    Thu, 22 May 14

    Duration:
    62 mins

    Martina Navratilova, Patrick Mouratoglou and Maria Sharapova all make an appearance on this edition of the 5live Tennis podcast. Mark Chapman, who's also joined by John Lloyd and Tennis Correspondent Russell Fuller looks ahead to the French Open that starts on Sunday.

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  • Champions League Preview 21 May 14

    Wed, 21 May 14

    Duration:
    71 mins

    Ahead of the biggest game the Spanish capital has ever seen, Mark Chapman previews the Champions League Final in Lisbon. Mark hears from Real's Gareth Bale and Cristiano Ronaldo and Atletico's Thibaut Courtois and their former player Diego Forlan ahead of the game Mark's also joined by Spanish football journalist Pete Jenson and Rory Smith of The Times.

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  • Get Set Glasgow 20 May 14

    Wed, 21 May 14

    Duration:
    51 mins

    Eleanor Oldroyd is at the Sport Wales National Centre in Cardiff to speak to some of the athletes who are hoping to make their mark on Welsh Commonwealth Games history.

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  • 5 Live Golf 20 May 14

    Tue, 20 May 14

    Duration:
    49 mins

    Iain Carter is backstage at the European Tour Players Awards and previews their flagship event, the PGA Championship. Hear from Ryder Cup captain Paul McGinley and former PGA Championship winner Padraig Harrington amongst others. Also, golfing legend Bernard Gallacher talks to us about his recovery from his near death experience last year.

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  • 5 live Rugby - Jonny Wilkinson Retires 19 May 14

    Mon, 19 May 14

    Duration:
    25 mins

    Mark Chapman is joined by the BBC Commentator Ian Robertson, Ex-Northampton and England Flyhalf Paul Grayson and RFU Professional Rugby Director Rob Andrew to discuss the announcement that Jonny Wilkinson will retire at the end of the season to take up a coaching role with his current club Toulon. We'll also hear an extract of Jonny Wilkinson's interview with Jarvis Cocker where he discusses his fascination with quantum physics as well as hearing from All Blacks fly-half Dan Carter.

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  • The Tuffers & Vaughan Cricket Show 19 May 14

    Mon, 19 May 14

    Duration:
    54 mins

    Mark Chapman is joined by Michael Vaughan and Phil Tufnell to look ahead to Sri Lanka's tour of England which gets underway on Tuesday 20th May. We'll also hear from Sri Lankan greats Mahela Jayawardene and Kumar Sangakkara on their memories of Tuffers & Vaughan and their thoughts on the

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  • 5 live rugby 15 May 14

    Thu, 15 May 14

    Duration:
    45 mins

    Eleanor Oldroyd is joined by Sale and England wing Mark Cueto and the Daily Mail's rugby correspondent Chris Foy to bring you live updates from rugby union's Premiership awards, plus reaction to England's squad announcement for their tour of New Zealand. You can hear from England head coach Stuart Lancaster, Sale director of rugby Steve Diamond and former Wales and Lions scrum half Rob Jones.

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  • 5 live Track and Field 15 May 14

    Thu, 15 May 14

    Duration:
    76 mins

    Eleanor Oldroyd is joined by 5live sport athletics correspondent Mike Costello and Olympic and European gold medallist Darren Campbell to discuss all the current issues on the track and field with special guest Christine Ohuruogu. Plus discussion on Tyson Gay's drugs ban, what Mo Farah does next, the competition amongst British sprinters, Greg Rutherford's ongoing rivalry with Chris Tomlinson in the long jump and the start of the Diamond League season.

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  • World Cup squad announcements 13 May 14

    Tue, 13 May 14

    Duration:
    54 mins

    Former Manchester United coach and Fulham manager Rene Meulensteen joins Gab Marcotti and Mark Pougatch to look at the World Cup squad announcements from across the globe, featuring France, Brazil, Italy and Belgium.

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  • Manchester City - Football's new dynasty 13 May 14

    Tue, 13 May 14

    Duration:
    50 mins

    After securing their second Premier League title in three years, Manchester City and their owners the Abu Dhabi United Group are growing every year. Former Chief Executive Garry Cook, journalists Ian Ladyman and Gab Marcotti join Mark Pougatch to talk about how far they can go.

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  • The Day We Won Wimbledon

    Tue, 13 May 14

    Duration:
    55 mins

    The Radio Academy Awards gold winner for Best Sports Programme. A look back at Andy Murray's Wimbledon victory, which ended the 77-year wait for a British men's singles champion. Narrated by John Hurt, featuring interviews with Andy Murray, his mum Judy, Sue Barker, Tim Henman, Gerard Butler and fans as they relive the Wimbledon final.

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  • 60th anniversary of the four-minute mile 04 May 14

    Sun, 4 May 14

    Duration:
    29 mins

    It's 60 years since Sir Roger Bannister became the first man to run a mile in under four minutes. Hear from the man himself on that day, discussion about the historical significance of the achievement and how much faster humans can go. With Ian Payne.

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  • Boxing Preview 01 May 14

    Thu, 1 May 14

    Duration:
    26 mins

    Floyd Mayweather Jnr v Marcos Maidana is the biggest fight of the year so far. Steve Bunce and Mike Costello preview the bout as well as Amir Khan v Luis Collazo on the undercard. Presented by Elly Oldroyd

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  • The Day Senna Died 01 May 14

    Thu, 1 May 14

    Duration:
    77 mins

    On the 20th Anniversary of Ayrton Senna's death in the San Marino Grand Prix at Imola, 5 live sport recounts the day he died with those closest to Senna both on and off the track. Presented by Jennie Gow

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  • Get Set Glasgow - 90 Days to go 24 Apr 14

    Thu, 24 Apr 14

    Duration:
    52 mins

    With the opening ceremony three months away, Eleanor Oldroyd and Fred MacAulay look ahead to preparations for the Commonwealth Games in Glasgow. Hear from Michael Jamieson, the Northern Ireland netball team and the England rugby 7's team.

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  • 5 live rugby 24 Apr 14

    Thu, 24 Apr 14

    Duration:
    25 mins

    Eleanor Oldroyd is joined by 5 live rugby reporter Chris Jones and former Toulon and England back Tom May to preview the Heineken Cup semi-finals. Chris Ashton discusses Saracens' chances against Clermont, and Munster forwards coach Anthony Foley looks ahead to their match against Toulon.

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  • Lara's 375 - revisited

    Thu, 17 Apr 14

    Duration:
    25 mins

    Eleanor Oldroyd looks back at Brian Lara's historic innings of 375 made on the 18th April 1994.

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  • 5 live Boxing

    Thu, 17 Apr 14

    Duration:
    52 mins

    Eleanor Oldroyd is joined by Mike Costello and Steve Bunce to preview a very busy period in boxing. You can hear from James DeGale, George Groves, Carl Frampton, Barry McGuigan and Scott Quigg. Plus, the panel discuss 49-year-old Bernard Hopkins, who's involved in yet another world title fight.

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  • 5 live Racing

    Thu, 17 Apr 14

    Duration:
    28 mins

    Cornelius Lysaght is joined by Jason Weaver to preview the flat-race season from the Tattersalls Sales Ring in Newmarket.

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  • Hillsborough's Untold Stories 14 Apr 14

    Mon, 14 Apr 14

    Duration:
    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

    Duration:
    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.

    Download 22MB (right click & "save target as / link as")

  • Golf: Masters Preview 03 Apr 14

    Fri, 4 Apr 14

    Duration:
    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

    Duration:
    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

    Duration:
    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

    Duration:
    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

    Duration:
    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

    Duration:
    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

    Duration:
    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

    Duration:
    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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  • Cheltenham Festival Day Four review

    Fri, 14 Mar 14

    Duration:
    17 mins

    On the final day Lord Windermere wins the Gold Cup in spectacular fashion. Earlier jockey Ruby Walsh broke his arm in fall in the opening race. Rob Nothman and the 5 live team sum up the closing day of the Festival.

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  • Cheltenham Festival Day Three review

    Thu, 13 Mar 14

    Duration:
    15 mins

    Jonjo O' Neill's More Of That beat Annie Power and Big Buck's in the World Hurdle, previously billed as a two-horse race. Four-time winner Big Buck's finished fifth and was retired immediately after the race. John Inverdale and the 5 live team provide all the reaction and analysis from day three of the Festival.

    Download 7MB (right click & "save target as / link as")

  • Cheltenham Festival Day Two review

    Wed, 12 Mar 14

    Duration:
    18 mins

    Sire De Grugy wins first Cheltenham Festival race with jockey Jamie Moore in the Queen Mother Champion Chase. 5 live's John Inverdale, Cornelius Lysaght and Derek Thompson provide all the reaction and analysis from day two of the Festival.

    Download 8MB (right click & "save target as / link as")

  • Cheltenham Festival Day One review

    Tue, 11 Mar 14

    Duration:
    16 mins

    John Inverdale introduces a review of the first day of the Cheltenham Festival which saw Jezki triumph in the Champion Hurdle, a record sixth straight win for Quevega in the Mares' Hurdle and victory for Tom Scudamore on Western Warhouse in the Arkle Chase. Racehorse Our Conor was put down after a heavy fall in the Champion Hurdle.

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  • In Sync with AP McCoy

    Mon, 10 Mar 14

    Duration:
    25 mins

    In this special documentary, 18 times Champion Jockey Tony McCoy talks about his relationship with the horse Synchronised. The horse won the Cheltenham gold cup in 2012 before sadly dying after running at the same year's Grand National.

    Download 12MB (right click & "save target as / link as")

  • Cheltenham Festival Preview 10 Mar 14

    Mon, 10 Mar 14

    Duration:
    53 mins

    With less than 24 hours to go until the first race at Cheltenham, John Inverdale alongside Corenlius Lysaght, Andrew Thornton and others look ahead to all the big races at this year's festival. Plus we hear from Sam Twiston-Davies and the joint-owner of Sire De Grugy, Sean Preston - at the salon he works at in Warrington...

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  • Tuffers and Vaughan (and Swann) 04 Mar 14

    Tue, 4 Mar 14

    Duration:
    54 mins

    As talismanic South African skipper Graeme Smith announces his retirement from the international game, former England internationals Phil Tufnell, Michael Vaughan and Graeme Swann look back at his career. Also, England's next head coach and an interview with Ravi Bopara. Presented by Mark Pougatch.

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  • 100 Days until the World Cup 04 Mar 14

    Tue, 4 Mar 14

    Duration:
    94 mins

    The World Cup in Brazil is looming on the horizon, so Mark Pougatch is joined by jounalists Shaun Custis and Tony Evans to discuss everything from the England squad, the readiness of Brazil, Belgium's dark horses and the usual suspects.

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  • Vitali Klitschko- A politician 03 Mar 14

    Mon, 3 Mar 14

    Duration:
    26 mins

    Mark Chapman, alongside Mike Costello focus on Vitali Klitschko - the heavyweight boxing world champion who's now a key political figure in Ukraine. The current situation in the country is volatile and strong leadership of the country will be key in the coming months. So...is an ex-boxer really the man to provide it?

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  • World Indoor Athletics Preview 03 Mar 14

    Mon, 3 Mar 14

    Duration:
    24 mins

    There's three days to go until the World Indoor Athletics championships in Sopot, Poland. Mark Chapman assesses the British medal hopes with the help of Mike Costello and Alison Curbishley. Plus we hear from Mo Farah on his preparations for the London marathon

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  • Bespoke Team Sky Special 27 Feb 14

    Thu, 27 Feb 14

    Duration:
    48 mins

    OJ Borg speaks to Sir Bradley Wiggins and Sir Dave Brailsford about life at team sky. Wiggins tells him why he's not a celebrity, about Chris Froome winning the Tour de France and looking forward to competing in Glasgow this summer for his first ever Commonwealth gold.

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  • Cheltenham Festival Preview 27 Feb 14

    Thu, 27 Feb 14

    Duration:
    48 mins

    Cornelius Lysaght previews the festival from the stables of Monbeg Dude and trainer Michael Scudamore in Herefordshire. Amongst the talking points; Bob's Worth, the Cheltenham course itself and racing's current drug controversy.

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  • 6 Nations Week 3 preview 20 Feb 14

    Thu, 20 Feb 14

    Duration:
    69 mins

    Paul Grayson and Shane Williams join Matt Dawson to look at all the issues ahead of the Six Nations matches this weekend. They also look in depth at what the future holds for Scottish Rugby.

    Download 32MB (right click & "save target as / link as")

  • Homophobia in Football 13 Feb 14

    Fri, 14 Feb 14

    Duration:
    53 mins

    In this podcast, Mark Chapman hosts a Homophobia in Football forum at the National Football Museum, asking what is the state of the game for gay people? You'll hear from the former Bolton and Wigan manager Owen Coyle, ex PFA Chairman Clark Carlisle, Sue Raven-Law the FA's head of Equality and a current Premier League footballer who is prepared to talk about homosexuality in the game - West Brom's Steven Reid.

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  • 5 live Boxing 13 Feb 14

    Thu, 13 Feb 14

    Duration:
    52 mins

    With the Froch v Groves rematch announced, both fighters join Caroline Barker on 5 live boxing. In the studio with her are Mike Costello and Steve Bunce. Also covered; the possibility of Khan v Mayweather and an interview with the late Angelo Dundee.

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  • 6 Nations Week 2 Preview 06 Feb 14

    Thu, 6 Feb 14

    Duration:
    76 mins

    Alastair Eykyn is joined by Steven Jones and Chris Paterson to preview the second Six Nations weekend.

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  • Winter Olympics Guide 06 Feb 2013

    Thu, 6 Feb 14

    Duration:
    49 mins

    Elly Oldroyd and the rest of the 5 live team in Sochi preview the 22nd Winter Olympics. They introduce us to the venues, the sports and the medal hopes to listen out for over the next 16 days.

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  • Tuffers & Vaughan Show - KP Special 05 Feb 14

    Wed, 5 Feb 14

    Duration:
    102 mins

    Phil Tufnell and Michael Vaughan are joined by Steve Harmison to reflect on the end of Kevin Pietersen's England career, and look at what England do next following the departure of coach Andy Flower.

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  • Pietersen axed by England 04 Feb 14

    Tue, 4 Feb 14

    Duration:
    33 mins

    Batsman Kevin Pietersen's England career is over after the ECB said he was no longer part of their plans. Mark Pougatch hears from Michael Vaughan, Geoffrey Boycott and Clive Rice- the man who brought Pietersen to England about where England can go from here.

    Download 15MB (right click & "save target as / link as")

  • 6 Nations Preview 30 Jan 14

    Thu, 30 Jan 14

    Duration:
    78 mins

    Matt Dawson alongside a wealth of international rugby experience assesses the chances of each of the six nations chances of winning the championship. We hear from England Head Coach Stuart Lancaster on his selection gamble and Irish fly-half Jonny Sexton following his move to France.

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  • Not Just Cricket 27 Jan 13

    Mon, 27 Jan 14

    Duration:
    78 mins

    Not Just Cricket - the award winning show hosted by Greg James, Jimmy Anderson and Graeme Swann - returns for a post Ashes Special. Hear the inside track on what happened during the Ashes as Jimmy and Swanny discuss what really went on during England's 5-0 whitewash at the hands of Australia. Plus special guests Maximo Park, and now he's retired, Greg provides some career advice for Swanny

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  • Get Set Glasgow 16 Jan 14

    Thu, 16 Jan 14

    Duration:
    50 mins

    There are 187 days to go before the Commonwealth Games launches in Glasgow- Caroline Barker alongside Steve Parry looks at all the home nation's preparations. Katarina Johnson-Thompson talks about the absence of team-mate Jessica Ennis-Hill and whether it will help her medal chances. And we also hear from two Glaswegian wrestling twins.

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  • Australian Open Preview 09 Jan 14

    Thu, 9 Jan 14

    Duration:
    52 mins

    Eleanor Oldroyd is joined 5 live tennis correspondent Russell Fuller, Neil Harman of The Times and Australian commentator Kelli Underwood to preview the Australian Open. You can hear from Martina Navratilova, Patrick Mouratoglou who coaches Serena Williams and Ross Hutchins.

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  • 4 weeks to Sochi

    Thu, 9 Jan 14

    Duration:
    26 mins

    Ahead of the Winter Olympics in Sochi, Eleanor Oldroyd is joined by Ollie Williams and Nick Hope to debate whether or not Team GB are in for their best ever Winter Games. You can hear from Liz Yarnold, one of Britain's best hopes of reaching the podium.

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  • KP crisis for England?

    Thu, 9 Jan 14

    Duration:
    55 mins

    Eleanor Oldroyd is joined by two former England bowlers - Steve Harmison and Jeremy Snape - to discuss the latest reports of Andy Flower and Kevin Pietersen being at loggerheads. Some say Flower doesn't want Pietersen to be part of the England set-up any more, others suggest that Flower would leave if Pietersen stays on. You can also hear from Graham Onions on his performance in Australia and after the humiliating 5-0 Ashes whitewash, 5live Sport's Jonathan Overend asks the question: "Were England Really That Bad?"

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  • Flintoff's Ashes Legends: Kevin Pietersen (from 02 Jul 13)

    Thu, 9 Jan 14

    Duration:
    84 mins

    FIRST BROADCAST 2nd JULY 2013:Freddie Flintoff talks to one of English cricket's most controversial characters, Kevin Pietersen. In a fascinating interview hear the former England captain talk candidly about the public's perception of him, the pressure of being one of the country's leading batsmen and his memorable performance in his first Ashes series. We also hear from Australian cricket maverick, Merv Hughes.

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  • Tuffers and Vaughan Cricket Show 06 Jan 14

    Mon, 6 Jan 14

    Duration:
    75 mins

    Mark Chapman is joined by Michael Vaughan and Phil Tufnell as they give their verdict on England's 5-0 Ashes defeat. Andy Flower and Alastair Cook discuss coaching and the captaincy respectively, while Ebony Rainford-Brent previews the women's series.

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  • Women's Coaches Forum

    Thu, 2 Jan 14

    Duration:
    53 mins

    Eleanor Oldroyd is asking some of the UK's leading high performance female coaches why there are so few of them at the elite level in British Sport, and what is being done to address this problem.

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  • Cricket with Steve Harmison 30 Dec 13

    Tue, 31 Dec 13

    Duration:
    51 mins

    With England seemingly on the brink of a humiliating Ashes whitewash, former England internationals Steve Harmison and Paul Nixon pick through the bones of a disastrous series and how England should look to the future. With Mark Chapman.

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  • Ellie Simmonds: Uncovered

    Fri, 27 Dec 13

    Duration:
    53 mins

    Eleanor Oldroyd, Karen Pickering and Kate Grey assess what makes Ellie Simmonds such a great Paralympic champion.

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  • A tribute to David Coleman 22 Dec 13

    Sun, 22 Dec 13

    Duration:
    24 mins

    Ian Payne is joined by John Inverdale, Stuart Storey and Bob Wilson to pay tribute to David Coleman who died on Saturday 21 December 2013, aged 87.

    Download 11MB (right click & "save target as / link as")

  • The Day We Won Wimbledon 20 Dec 13

    Fri, 20 Dec 13

    Duration:
    55 mins

    A look back at Andy Murray's Wimbledon victory, which ended the 77-year wait for a British men's singles champion. Narrated by John Hurt, featuring interviews with Andy Murray, his mum Judy, Sue Barker, Tim Henman, Gerard Butler and fans as they relive the Wimbledon final.

    Download 25MB (right click & "save target as / link as")

  • Mike Tyson: Uncovered 19 Dec 13

    Thu, 19 Dec 13

    Duration:
    55 mins

    In a special interview, Mike Tyson talks about the highs and lows in his boxing career and reflects on his controversial life outside of the ring.

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  • Get Set Glasgow

    Thu, 12 Dec 13

    Duration:
    77 mins

    Eleanor Oldroyd and Fred MacAulay look ahead to the 2014 Commonwealth Games in Glasgow. Guests include Sir Chris Hoy, Non Stanford and Michael Jamieson.

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  • 60 years of Sports Personality 08 Dec 13

    Tue, 10 Dec 13

    Duration:
    51 mins

    Eleanor Oldroyd looks back at 60 years of the BBC Sports Personality of the Year. Featuring interviews with Sir Bradley Wiggins, Sir Steve Redgrave, Frank Bruno and Des Lynam.

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  • Mandela and Sport

    Sun, 8 Dec 13

    Duration:
    81 mins

    Nelson Mandela believed sport had the power to change the world, the ability to inspire and was capable of uniting people in a way that little else does. In this special podcast Ian Payne speaks to some high-profile figures from the world of South African sport, including Bryan Habana, Francois Pienaar, John McEnroe and many more, to look back at the life of the Mandela and how sport influenced his life.

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  • Barker v Sturm Preview

    Thu, 5 Dec 13

    Duration:
    25 mins

    Will Perry and BBC boxing commentator Mike Costello look ahead to IBF middleweight champion Darren Barker's world title fight against Felix Sturm in Stuttgart, Germany, on Saturday.

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  • Class of 92

    Mon, 2 Dec 13

    Duration:
    54 mins

    Ahead of the release of the Class of 92 film, Mark Chapman is joined by John Hartson, Steve Claridge and Henry Winter to look back at the successes of the six Manchester players. You can hear from David Beckham, Ryan Giggs, Paul Scholes, Nicky Butt and the Neville brothers on their journey from the Manchester United academy to winning the treble.

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  • Rugby League World Cup Final

    Sat, 30 Nov 13

    Duration:
    30 mins

    George Riley, Jon Wells and Jamie Jones Buchanan look back at a thrilling game that saw Australia beat New Zealand 34-2 to win the World Cup. We hear from both sides.

    Download 14MB (right click & "save target as / link as")

  • Rugby League World Cup: Previewing the final

    Thu, 28 Nov 13

    Duration:
    22 mins

    George Riley, and his studio guest Brian Noble, hear from both the Australian and New Zealand team hotels ahead of the Rugby League World Cup Final.

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  • 5 Live Rugby Union

    Thu, 28 Nov 13

    Duration:
    48 mins

    Will Perry previews the last of the autumn internationals - Wales against Australia at the Millennium Stadium. There are also exclusive interviews with Danny Cipriani and James O'Connor. Will is joined on the show by Sale Sharks, Wales and Lions scrum-half Dwayne Peel, Paul Grayson and our rugby union reporter Chris Jones.

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  • Depression in cricket (from 07/06/2011)

    Mon, 25 Nov 13

    Duration:
    105 mins

    FIRST BROADCAST 7th JUNE 2011: The England cricket team has now seen two players suffer breakdowns on tour in the last five years. Marcus Trescothick and Michael Yardy are the tip of a large iceberg, with depression and stress-related illnesses prevalent across the professional game. There is also a small but significant number who have taken their own lives. In a 5 live Sport special, Ellie Oldroyd and the former England captain Michael Vaughan examine the unique factors in cricket that might lead to such problems, and what the sport can do to reverse the trend. They are joined in the studio by Marcus Trescothick, and also hear from Matthew Hoggard and Kevin Saxelby, whose brother Mark committed suicide.

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  • Rugby League World Cup. New Zealand v England

    Sat, 23 Nov 13

    Duration:
    22 mins

    Stuart Pyke, George Riley, Jamie Jones-Buchanan and Jon Wells look back at a thrilling semi-final at Wembley that saw New Zealand snatch victory from England in the last twenty seconds. We hear from both sides.

    Download 11MB (right click & "save target as / link as")

  • 5 live Boxing 21/11/2013

    Thu, 21 Nov 13

    Duration:
    27 mins

    Carl Froch's trainer Rob McCracken joins Eleanor Oldroyd and Mike Costello to look ahead to Carl Froch and George Groves' super-middleweight world title bout after a firey pre fight press conference.

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  • Woodward's World Cup

    Thu, 21 Nov 13

    Duration:
    80 mins

    10 years on from England's Rugby World Cup win in Sydney coach Sir Clive Woodward gives a unique insight into that dramatic final against Australia. Woodward watches the final back in full for the first time ever and records his thoughts and emotions as the drama unfolded. He explains the reasons why certain decisions were made and the planning and execution of the winning drop goal by Jonny Wilkinson. Using Ian Robertson's legendary commentary as a soundtrack, Woodward takes us on his journey from kick-off to the moment when Martin Johnson lifted the William Webb Ellis trophy.

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  • Rugby League World Cup

    Sun, 17 Nov 13

    Duration:
    13 mins

    Dave Woods and Richie Myler discuss Fiji's 22-4 win over Samoa at Warrington. They now face Australia in the semi-final at Wembley. We hear from the Fiji coach Rick Stone.

    Download 6MB (right click & "save target as / link as")

  • Rugby League World Cup. England v France

    Sun, 17 Nov 13

    Duration:
    17 mins

    George Riley, Keith Senior and Jon Wells relfect on England's 34-6 win over France to reach the semi-finals. We hear from man of the match Sam Tomkins and England coach Steve McNamara.

    Download 8MB (right click & "save target as / link as")

  • Rugby League World Cup. Day 16 review

    Fri, 15 Nov 13

    Duration:
    22 mins

    Dave Woods, Jon Wells and Jamie Peacock review New Zealand's 40-4 quarter-final win over Scotland at Headingley. We hear from both coaches. The guys also look ahead to the three other quarter-finals.

    Download 11MB (right click & "save target as / link as")

  • 5live Rugby 14 Nov 13

    Thu, 14 Nov 13

    Duration:
    51 mins

    Four British and Irish Lions are in the studio - Matt Dawson, Keith Wood, Richard Hill and Ben Kay - to discuss this weekend's upcoming England v All Blacks game and all the other Autumn internationals. Featuring interviews with former and current All Black legends Zinzan Brooke and Dan Carter.

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  • Fighting Fit

    Thu, 14 Nov 13

    Duration:
    52 mins

    People up and down the country stopped for a two minute silence for Armistice Day. It was a moment to reflect on the sacrifices made by our servicemen and women in nearly a hundred years of conflict. But as British troops prepare to withdraw from Afghanistan next year, hear how the head of the Army sees sport at the heart of the service's future. Eleanor Oldroyd is joined by Major-General Christopher Elliot - Director of the Army Sport Control Board, Lance Corporal Ricky Reeves who's currently plying his trade as a prop on the pitches of Wasps Rugby Club and Emma Fowler, Great Britain's first and only female Olympic biathlete - she went to the Turin Winter Games in 2006 and is now an instructor at the Royal Military Academy in Sandhurst. You can hear from Olympic heroes as well as those who have survived heroic actions on duty abroad.

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  • 5 Live Rugby League

    Wed, 13 Nov 13

    Duration:
    26 mins

    George Riley previews the World Cup quarter finals, as the eight remaining sides close in on the sport's biggest prize. And there is a tribute to Steve Prescott; international player and fundraising inspiration who passed away in the week.

    Download 12MB (right click & "save target as / link as")

  • 5 Live Golf

    Wed, 13 Nov 13

    Duration:
    53 mins

    5 Live Golf examines the issues facing the European Tour. A leading manager and promoter accuse the Tour of lacking a strategy. Plus, as the Chinese Government train 5 million of their population to play golf, there's a special report on their plans to dominate the world game.

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  • Sir Clive Woodward meets...Red Bull

    Wed, 13 Nov 13

    Duration:
    49 mins

    The latest in the series 'Sir Clive Woodward meets...' sees the former England World Cup winning rugby coach gain exclusive access to the Formula One juggernaut that is Red Bull.

    Download 23MB (right click & "save target as / link as")

  • Andy Murray relives Wimbledon 2013

    Tue, 12 Nov 13

    Duration:
    25 mins

    Russell Fuller sits down with Andy Murray to go over the day he became Wimbledon champion. From the morning to the winning moment - relive it all with Britain's first men's singles champion for 77 years.

    Download 12MB (right click & "save target as / link as")

  • Rugby League World Cup. Day 15 review

    Mon, 11 Nov 13

    Duration:
    13 mins

    Andy Giddings and John Kear look back at Samoa's 22-6 win over France in Perpignan. We hear from both teams. The guys also look ahead to the four quarter-finals.

    Download 7MB (right click & "save target as / link as")

  • Rugby League World Cup. Day 14 review

    Sun, 10 Nov 13

    Duration:
    28 mins

    George Riley, Joanna Lester and Jon Wells look back at Tonga 16-0 win over Italy. We also hear from Dave Woods and Richie Myler who watched Wales lose to the Cook Islands in Neath. Lee Briers talks to us about coming to terms with retiring.

    Download 13MB (right click & "save target as / link as")

  • Rugby League World Cup. Day 13 review

    Sat, 9 Nov 13

    Duration:
    12 mins

    Stuart Pyke and Jon Wells look back at England's 34-12 win over Fiji in Hull. We hear from England coach Steve McNamara. The guys also pay tribute to Steve Prescott who died on Saturday.

    Download 6MB (right click & "save target as / link as")

  • Rugby League World Cup. Day 12 review

    Fri, 8 Nov 13

    Duration:
    18 mins

    Dave Woods, Richie Myler and Joanna Lester look back at New Zealand's entertaining win over Papua New Guinea where it ended 56-10. We hear from both coaches and man of the match Sonny Bill Williams.

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  • Rugby League World Cup. Day 11 review

    Thu, 7 Nov 13

    Duration:
    9 mins

    George Riley, Eorl Crabtree and Jon Wells look back at a thrilling game at the Salford City Stadium that saw Scotland beat the USA 22-8. We hear from both coaches.

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  • A tribute to AP McCoy 07 Nov 13

    Thu, 7 Nov 13

    Duration:
    76 mins

    On the day legendary jockey Tony McCoy rode his 4,000th winner, hear from the man himself on the record, his career, and the future. Also there's reaction from the racing world, including trainers Jonjo O'Neill and Paul Nicholls, his mother Clare, and owner JP McManus. Presented by Eleanor Oldroid, with racing correspondent Cornelius Lysaght.

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  • A Different Breed - The life of a jump jockey

    Thu, 7 Nov 13

    Duration:
    102 mins

    First aired Tuesday 5 February: Mark Pougatch takes a look inside the fascinating wold of the jump jockey. Hear from 17 time champion jockey AP McCoy as we follow him on a typical day in his life. Jockeys both young and old speak candidly about victory, money, sacrifice and dieting. We also hear stories from two people who nearly lost their lives partcipating in the sport they love.

    Download 47MB (right click & "save target as / link as")

  • Rugby League World Cup. Day 10 review

    Tue, 5 Nov 13

    Duration:
    22 mins

    Stuart Pyke and Jon Wells look back at Tonga's 22-16 win over the Cook Islands. It keeps their World Cup hopes alive but ends the Cook Islands'. Steve Mascord also joins the guys to discuss the latest from inside the England camp.

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  • Project Ashes

    Mon, 4 Nov 13

    Duration:
    76 mins

    Andy Flower and David Saker talk exclusively to 5live about the off-field preparations in the England cricket set-up that lead to their cricketing success. Phil Tufnell and Steve Harmison join Mark Chapman and Alison Mitchell in the studio.

    Download 35MB (right click & "save target as / link as")

  • Rugby League World Cup. Day 9 review

    Mon, 4 Nov 13

    Duration:
    12 mins

    Dave Woods, Richie Myler and Joanna Lester look back at a very one-sided game at Craven Park that saw Samoa beat Papua New Guinea 38-4. We hear from both coaches.

    Download 6MB (right click & "save target as / link as")

  • Rugby League World Cup. Day 8 review

    Sun, 3 Nov 13

    Duration:
    24 mins

    George Riley and Jon Wells look back at Scotland's nail-biting draw against Italy in Workington. We hear from thier coach Steve McCormack. Meanwhile Dave Woods and Jamie Jones-Buchanan reflect on Wales second defeat of the tournament which ended their World Cup hopes. They lost to the USA 24-16.

    Download 11MB (right click & "save target as / link as")

  • Rugby League World Cup. Day 7 review

    Sat, 2 Nov 13

    Duration:
    28 mins

    Tulsen Tollett and John Kear look back at Australia's impressive win over Fiji at Langtree Park while James Deighton and Jon Wells reflect on England's comprehensive victory against Ireland. We hear from England coach Steve McNamara.

    Download 13MB (right click & "save target as / link as")

  • Rugby League World Cup. Day 6 review

    Fri, 1 Nov 13

    Duration:
    21 mins

    Ian Ramsdale and Richie Myler look back at New Zealand's comprehensive 48-0 win over France in Avignon. We hear from both coaches and look ahead to England's game against Ireland on Saturday.

    Download 10MB (right click & "save target as / link as")

  • 5 Live Rugby - Autumn Internationals Preview

    Thu, 31 Oct 13

    Duration:
    68 mins

    Matt Dawson looks ahead to the Autumn Rugby Union Internationals and is joined by Sir Clive Woodward, former England internationals James Haskell and Andy Goode, Scotland head coach Scott Johnson and former Ireland captain Keith Wood. Plus Australian legend Will Genia speaks ahead of Australia's match against England at Twickenham on Saturday.

    Download 32MB (right click & "save target as / link as")

  • Rugby League World Cup. Day 5 review

    Wed, 30 Oct 13

    Duration:
    24 mins

    George Riley, Steve Mascord and Jon Wells look back at a thrilling game in Bristol that saw the USA win their first ever game in World Cup. They beat the Cook Islands 32-20. We hear from both coaches and check in with the England camp ahead of their game against Ireland.

    Download 11MB (right click & "save target as / link as")

  • Rugby League World Cup. Day 4 review

    Tue, 29 Oct 13

    Duration:
    22 mins

    Stuart Pyke and Jon Wilkin look back at an historic win for Scotland over Tonga at Derwent Park in Workington. Scotland coach Steve McCormack chats to the guys. We also hear from the Australian captain Cameron Smith on meeting HRH The Prince of Wales.

    Download 10MB (right click & "save target as / link as")

  • Rugby League World Cup. Day 3 review

    Mon, 28 Oct 13

    Duration:
    22 mins

    Mark Chapman is joined by Keith Senior, Robbie Hunter-Paul and BBC commentator Dave Woods to look back at the first three days of the tournament. They review England's performance on Saturday and hear from the Ireland coach Mark Aston.

    Download 10MB (right click & "save target as / link as")

  • Stuart Broad - Uncovered

    Mon, 28 Oct 13

    Duration:
    54 mins

    Former Ashes-winning England captain Michael Vaughan interviews controversial quick bowler Stuart Broad. They discuss the 'walking' incident from this summer's Ashes and the subsequent criticism he received, Broad's private life, and his thoughts on the upcoming Ashes series in Australia. Presented by Mark Chapman.

    Download 25MB (right click & "save target as / link as")

  • Rugby League World Cup. Day 2 review

    Sun, 27 Oct 13

    Duration:
    18 mins

    Dave Woods and Jon Wells look back at another scintillating day's action from the World Cup. New Zealand beat Samoa by 42-24 in Warrington while France beat Papua New Guinea by just a point in Hull. We hear from all four sides.

    Download 8MB (right click & "save target as / link as")

  • Rugby League World Cup. Day 1 review

    Sat, 26 Oct 13

    Duration:
    19 mins

    George Riley and Jon Wells look back at thrilling opening day of the World Cup. Australia beat England 28-30 while Italy beat Wales 32-16. We hear from the British coaches and a jubilant Italian team.

    Download 9MB (right click & "save target as / link as")

  • Sochi - Winter Olympic Countdown

    Thu, 24 Oct 13

    Duration:
    24 mins

    Eleanor Oldroyd continues the countdown to the Winter Olympics which start in Sochi, Russia, in 105 days. Eleanor focusses on some of the medal contenders for what could be Britain's most successful ever Games.

    Download 11MB (right click & "save target as / link as")

  • 5live F1 - Indian Grand Prix Preview

    Thu, 24 Oct 13

    Duration:
    27 mins

    Jennie Gow previews the Formula 1 Grand Prix in India, as Red Bull's Sebastian Vettel looks to close in on a fourth consecutive drivers championship.

    Download 13MB (right click & "save target as / link as")

  • Rugby League World Cup Forum

    Thu, 24 Oct 13

    Duration:
    78 mins

    Mark Chapman looks ahead to the 2013 Rugby League World Cup in front of a live audience at Cardiff's Millennium Stadium. Mark is joined by BBC pundits Brian Noble and Jonathan Davies, plus many big names involved in the tournamnet.

    Download 36MB (right click & "save target as / link as")

  • Sam Tomkins - Uncovered

    Thu, 17 Oct 13

    Duration:
    53 mins

    Mark Chapman looks closely at the career of Sam Tomkins, the most expensive player in rugby league history. After Challenge Cup and Grand Final victories with the Wigan Warriors in 2013 he is off to the NRL to join the New Zealand Warriors. This is Sam Tomkins - Uncovered.

    Download 25MB (right click & "save target as / link as")

  • Sochi: The Protest Games

    Thu, 17 Oct 13

    Duration:
    77 mins

    Eleanor Oldroyd asks what awaits the Sochi 2014 Winter Olympics, recently passed anti-gay propaganda legislation sparked mass protests around the world and calls for the Olympics to be boycotted. But what about those at the center of the storm, the athletes? How will they deal with the pressures and perhaps moral obligation to protest?

    Download 35MB (right click & "save target as / link as")

  • 5 Live Racing 16 Oct 13

    Wed, 16 Oct 13

    Duration:
    70 mins

    Mark Pougatch is joined by our racing correspondent Cornelius Lysaght, who has been given special access to Michael Owen's racing stables in Cheshire. The former England striker shows Cornelius around and provides insight into his love for racing, how it feels to train a winning horse and his plans to become a jockey next summer. The Daily Mirror's David Yates also joins the panel to preview Champions Day at Ascot.

    Download 33MB (right click & "save target as / link as")

  • 5 live Rugby League

    Mon, 14 Oct 13

    Duration:
    25 mins

    Mark Chapman and Eorl Crabtree look ahead to the start of the Rugby League World Cup. Hear interviews with head coach Steve McNamara and captain Kevin Sinfield from their training camp in Soouth Africa, while Sam Burgess discusses playing with his brothers, Tom and George.

    Download 12MB (right click & "save target as / link as")

  • Sachin Tendulkar Retires

    Mon, 14 Oct 13

    Duration:
    50 mins

    Mark Chapman is joined by Jonathan Agnew and Prakash Wakankar to reflect on the career of Sachin Tendulkar, after he announced his retirement from cricket. Plus Rahul Dravid, Sourav Ganguly, Sunil Gavaskar, Kapil Dev and James Anderson share their experiences of the Little Master.

    Download 23MB (right click & "save target as / link as")

  • Heineken Cup preview 10 Oct 13

    Thu, 10 Oct 13

    Duration:
    26 mins

    Former England scrum half Matt Dawson previews the first weekend of this season's Heineken Cup, including the brewing controversy over the future of the tournament. Also hear from Olly Morgan, Gloucester and England full back who's been forced to retire at 27 through injury.

    Download 12MB (right click & "save target as / link as")

  • What Germany did next 10 Oct 13

    Thu, 10 Oct 13

    Duration:
    52 mins

    Following their dismal showing at Euro 2000, Germany decided to completely overhaul the way the Federation, the leagues and the clubs operated and interacted. Now, the two Champions League finalists, a national team of flair as well as function, and some of the notable movers in the last transfer window. So what can English football learn from the way Germany re-invented itself? Hear from those at the sharp end of the German football revolution. A National Academy Director, the man who developed the likes of Philipp Lahm and Bastian Schweinsteiger, and listen out for one of the rising stars of European management. Presented by Jonathan Overend.

    Download 24MB (right click & "save target as / link as")

  • Sachin Tendulkar at 40

    Thu, 10 Oct 13

    Duration:
    29 mins

    On the day that Sachin Tendulkar announces his retirement, another chance to hear 5 live sport's celebration of his 40th birthday. Featuring interviews with those who played alongside him and some of his biggest fans, and to find what he means to more than a billion Indians.

    Download 14MB (right click & "save target as / link as")

  • Life After Sport

    Wed, 9 Oct 13

    Duration:
    54 mins

    Eleanor Oldroyd discusses the issues facing sportsmen and women once they retire or have their careers cut short by injury. Guests include Duncan Bell, the former Sale, Bath and England prop who has suffered with depression, former England cricketer Graeme Fowler and an audience of invited delegates.

    Download 25MB (right click & "save target as / link as")

  • 5lss: Ironman

    Tue, 8 Oct 13

    Duration:
    77 mins

    Mark Pougatch discovers more about one of the toughest one day endurance events in the world - Ironman. Why are more and more people choosing to spend up to 17 hours swimming, biking and running their way to a finish line 140.6 miles away?

    Download 36MB (right click & "save target as / link as")

  • Stuart Lancaster

    Tue, 8 Oct 13

    Duration:
    51 mins

    Mark Pougatch is joined in the studio by the England head coach Stuart Lancaster as the build up to the Autumn internationals gathers pace.

    Download 24MB (right click & "save target as / link as")

  • 5 Live Boxing

    Mon, 7 Oct 13

    Duration:
    49 mins

    Mark Chapman, Steve Bunce and Mike Costello focus on Britain's latest world champions and ask who are Scott Quigg, Darren Barker and Jamie McDonnell? They've all won titles over the past few months but aren't exactly household names...

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  • 5 Live Racing - Derek Thompson

    Mon, 7 Oct 13

    Duration:
    28 mins

    Mark Chapman delves into the life of the 'Voice of Racing,' Derek Thompson, in conversation with the racing broadcaster.

    Download 13MB (right click & "save target as / link as")

  • 5 Live Boxing

    Thu, 26 Sep 13

    Duration:
    51 mins

    5 Live Boxing commentator Mike Costello and writer & broadcaster Steve Bunce, join Eleanor Oldroyd for the latest boxing news and reaction to the postponement of David Haye v Tyson Fury. Also, hear an interview with former heavyweight champion Mike Tyson on life away from the ring.

    Download 24MB (right click & "save target as / link as")

  • Match fixing in snooker 23 Sep 13

    Mon, 23 Sep 13

    Duration:
    25 mins

    After former world number five Stephen Lee was found guilty of match fixing, snooker presenter Rob Walker and former World Champion Shaun Murphy discuss the state of the sport. With Mark Chapman.

    Download 12MB (right click & "save target as / link as")

  • Tuffers and Vaughan 23 Sep 13

    Mon, 23 Sep 13

    Duration:
    55 mins

    The squad to tour Australia this winter has been announced - former England internationals Phil Tufnell and Michael Vaughan pick through the selections. Featuring an exclusive interview with batsman Michael Carberry, who's in the squad, plus an extended interview with Australia coach Darren Lehmann. With Mark Chapman.

    Download 25MB (right click & "save target as / link as")

  • Pregnancy in Sport

    Thu, 19 Sep 13

    Duration:
    74 mins

    5 live Sport investigates the difficult decisions that sports women face when they have children during their careers. Olympic bronze medallist Tasha Danvers reveals how living away from her son because of training left her suicidal. Six-time Olympian eventer Mary King MBE, footballer Katie Chapman and Dame Sarah Storey also share their experiences with Eleanor Oldroyd.

    Download 34MB (right click & "save target as / link as")

  • Usain Bolt

    Thu, 19 Sep 13

    Duration:
    52 mins

    The fastest man on the planet, sprinter Usain Bolt, joins Mark Pougatch for a special hour talking about his life and career. Please do not text or tweet as lines are now closed.

    Download 24MB (right click & "save target as / link as")

  • What can we expect at Qatar 2022?

    Fri, 13 Sep 13

    Duration:
    53 mins

    Can gay fans attend? How much beer can you drink? Are we going to see the first winter World Cup? These are just some of the questions being asked by fans nine years before the World Cup is scheduled to take place in Qatar. We’ve got a world exclusive interview with Hassan Al-Thawadi, the man in charge of the bid in Qatar. He faces some difficult questions from fans and speaks to the BBC’s Richard Conway about what fans from around the world can expect in the Middle East. Presented by Dan Walker with a panel including Rory Smith from The Times and former Republic of Ireland international Kevin Kilbane alongside pundit Pat Nevin.

    Download 25MB (right click & "save target as / link as")

  • 5 Live Racing

    Thu, 12 Sep 13

    Duration:
    50 mins

    BBC Sport racing correspondent Cornelius Lysaght & the Racing Post's Lee Mottershead, join Eleanor Oldroyd to look ahead to the final Classic of the flat race season- the St Leger. Also, hear an interview with Hayley Turner on life as a freelance jockey.

    Download 23MB (right click & "save target as / link as")

  • Triathlon- Brownlees & Non Stamford

    Thu, 12 Sep 13

    Duration:
    26 mins

    Jonathan Overend presents a look ahead to the World Triathlon Grand Final, being held in Hyde Park. Joining Jonathan are double Olympic gold medalist James Cracknell, GB triathlete Vicky Holland & commentator Rob Walker. Hear from the Brownlee brothers on their training regime & Non Stamford on her chances of becoming world champion.

    Download 12MB (right click & "save target as / link as")

  • Sir Clive Woodward Meets

    Thu, 12 Sep 13

    Duration:
    54 mins

    In the first of a new series, Sir Clive Woodward meets former Leicester, Aston Villa & Sunderland manager Martin O'Neil, for a special in depth interview.

    Download 25MB (right click & "save target as / link as")

  • Zlatan Ibrahimovic

    Wed, 11 Sep 13

    Duration:
    54 mins

    In this programme you can hear an in-depth interview with Zlatan Ibrahimovic, a player who overcame poverty and discrimination to become one of the world's greatest footballers and the captain of Sweden. He talks about what it's like playing under some of the world's great managers such as Fabio Capello, Carlo Ancelotti and, in particular, Jose Mourinho and he gives a brutally honest account of the fractious relationship he had with Pep Guardiola at Barcelona.

    Download 25MB (right click & "save target as / link as")

  • 5 live Rugby

    Thu, 5 Sep 13

    Duration:
    42 mins

    Eleanor Oldroyd is joined by Bryan Redpath to preview the start of the Aviva Premiership season. In this podcast you can hear from George North, Dylan Hartley, Mike Ford and Dean Richards.

    Download 19MB (right click & "save target as / link as")

  • F1 Italian GP - Preview

    Thu, 5 Sep 13

    Duration:
    46 mins

    Jennie Gow, James Allen and Gary Anderson preview this weekend's Italian Grand Prix. This podcast includes a special feature-length interview with Lewis Hamilton.

    Download 21MB (right click & "save target as / link as")

  • America's Cup 2013 preview

    Tue, 3 Sep 13

    Duration:
    48 mins

    Juliette Ferrington presents a preview to the America's Cup 2013. Hear interviews from Sir Ben Ainslie and British Helmsman Chris Draper on competing for the oldest trophy in international sport.

    Download 23MB (right click & "save target as / link as")

  • 5 live Rugby- State of the Game

    Tue, 3 Sep 13

    Duration:
    77 mins

    A look at the state of rugby union in Britain with former players and professionals. Joining Mark Pougatch in the studio are Premiership Rugby chairman Quentin Smith, former England hooker Brian Moore & 5 Live rugby reporter Chris Jones.

    Download 36MB (right click & "save target as / link as")

  • British Moto GP - Preview

    Thu, 29 Aug 13

    Duration:
    45 mins

    Jennie Gow is live from Silverstone to preview this weekend's British Moto GP. Jennie is joined by Nick Harris and Gavin Emmit, plus you can also hear from all the big names, including Valentino Rossi, Marc Marquez, Cal Critchlow, Bradley Smith, Scott Redding, Jorge Lorenzo, Murray Walker and Randy Mamola.

    Download 21MB (right click & "save target as / link as")

  • A Tribute to Cliff Morgan

    Thu, 29 Aug 13

    Duration:
    27 mins

    A tribute to the life and career of BBC broadcaster and Welsh rugby legend Cliff Morgan. Eleanor Oldroyd looks back on the life of a fantastic sportsman, a great broadcaster and an inspirational leader. Hear the memories of those who knew him best, including Gareth Edwards, Mike Ingham, John Inverdale and Max Boyce.

    Download 13MB (right click & "save target as / link as")

  • Challenge Cup Final Preview

    Thu, 22 Aug 13

    Duration:
    25 mins

    Eleanor Oldroyd is joined in the studio by Eorl Crabtree and Brian Noble to look ahead to rugby league's Challenge Cup final between Hull FC and Wigan Warriors. You can hear from Shaun Edwards and Lee Crooks, plus a look back to 1985, when these two sides met in arguably the greatest final in the competition's history.

    Download 12MB (right click & "save target as / link as")

  • Belgian Grand Prix Preview

    Thu, 22 Aug 13

    Duration:
    50 mins

    In this podcast the 5 live F1 team Jennie Gow, James Allen, Allan McNish and Gary Anderson look ahead to this weekend's Belgian Grand Prix. You can hear from Daniel Riccardo, Sebastian Vettell and Lewis Hamilton.

    Download 23MB (right click & "save target as / link as")

  • Solheim Cup - Preview

    Thu, 15 Aug 13

    Duration:
    48 mins

    On the eve of three days of Solheim Cup coverage Eleanor Oldroyd is joined by 5 live golf correspondent Iain Carter, former British Open champion Karen Stupples and former Curtis Cup coach Maureen Madill to preview the tournament. In this podcast you can hear from the stars of the show - Europe's Scottish lynchpin Catriona Matthews, US star Michelle Wie and England's 17-year-old rookie.

    Download 22MB (right click & "save target as / link as")

  • 5 live Track and Field

    Thu, 15 Aug 13

    Duration:
    52 mins

    Eleanor Oldroyd is joined by Kelly Sotherton, Jeanette Kwakye and Chris Thompson to review this week's athletics action at the World Championships in Moscow. In this podcast you can hear from Mo Farrah, Christine Ohuruogu, Michael Johnson and Denise Lewis.

    Download 24MB (right click & "save target as / link as")

  • The Auld Enemy: A History of England v Scotland

    Tue, 13 Aug 13

    Duration:
    41 mins

    Ahead of England meeting Scotland at Wembley, Mark Chapman looks back at the oldest fixture in international football. Helping him flick through the archives - former Scotland striker Joe Jordan and former England captain Jimmy Armfield.

    Download 19MB (right click & "save target as / link as")

  • Premier League - State of Play

    Tue, 13 Aug 13

    Duration:
    91 mins

    Is the Premier League at a tipping point? Is it in danger of eating itself? Could this be the season that football loses its soul? Mark Chapman is joined by BBC Sports News Correspondent Richard Conway, the Daily Telegraph's Football Correspondent Henry Winter and former Tottenham manager David Pleat. Hear from the FA, the Premier League, UEFA and Fulham's new owner Shahid Khan.

    Download 42MB (right click & "save target as / link as")

  • 5 Live Track and Field

    Fri, 9 Aug 13

    Duration:
    51 mins

    On the eve of the World Athletic championships starting in Moscow, Mark Pougatch alongside Donovan Bailey assess the chances of the British athletes competing. Plus there's a look at the biggest races of the championships including the men's 100m.

    Download 24MB (right click & "save target as / link as")

  • 5 Live Track and Field

    Thu, 8 Aug 13

    Duration:
    47 mins

    Jonathan Overend presents a preview of the athletics World Championships which begin in Moscow on Saturday. Joining Jonathan in the studio are 2009 800m World Championship bronze medallist Jenny Meadows and Jessica Ennis-Hill's coach Tony Minichello.

    Download 22MB (right click & "save target as / link as")

  • USPGA Preview - Plus Golf's Major Upsets

    Wed, 7 Aug 13

    Duration:
    72 mins

    Iain Carter and Jay Townsend present a special look back at the 4 major winners of 2003 including interviews with Ben Curtis and Shaun Micheel on their remarkable triumphs. Plus news from the PGA Championship at Oak Hill in New York.

    Download 33MB (right click & "save target as / link as")

  • Track and Field - Sprinters special

    Thu, 1 Aug 13

    Duration:
    77 mins

    Donovan Bailey and Darren Campbell discuss what goes on in the minds of 100m and 200m sprinters. Talking technique with Mark Pougatch, Bailey and Campbell also discuss what it will take Mo Farah to beat Usain Bolt in their proposed 600m race.

    Download 35MB (right click & "save target as / link as")

  • Rugby League special 31 Jul 13

    Wed, 31 Jul 13

    Duration:
    30 mins

    Ian Payne and Dave Woods are joined by St Helens and England forward Jon Wilkin to talk Challenge Cup semi finals. Featuring interviews with Hull captain Gareth Ellis and Wigan coach Shaun Wane.

    Download 14MB (right click & "save target as / link as")

  • James Alexander Gordon retires 31 Jul 13

    Wed, 31 Jul 13

    Duration:
    26 mins

    The voice of the classified football results, James Alexander Gordon, has retired. We celebrate his career with contributions from across the world, plus an extended interview with Danny Baker recorded in March 2012.

    Download 12MB (right click & "save target as / link as")

  • Football League preview 31 Jul 13

    Wed, 31 Jul 13

    Duration:
    101 mins

    With the new football season a matter of days away, Ian Payne and Mark Clemmit are joined by a panel of former pros and managers to preview the Championship, League One and League Two. With Sheffield Wednesday manager Dave Jones, former Premier League manager Paul Jewell, and ex player Steve Claridge.

    Download 46MB (right click & "save target as / link as")

  • Hungarian GP - preview

    Thu, 25 Jul 13

    Duration:
    52 mins

    Join Jenny Gow, Gary Anderson and James Allen as they preview the Hungarian Grand Prix. In this podcast you can hear from Lewis Hamiliton, who won the race in 2012, plus a special look at the people in the pitstop.

    Download 24MB (right click & "save target as / link as")

  • London Anniversary Games - preview

    Thu, 25 Jul 13

    Duration:
    75 mins

    Caroline Barker, Mike Costello and Donovan Bailey bring you a special live programme from the athletes hotel, ahead of the London Anniversary Games at the Olympic stadium. In this programme you can hear from Usain Bolt, Michael Rogers, Ricky Simms, James Dasaolu, Sally Peason, Kim Collins, Valerie Adams and Adam Gemeli.

    Download 34MB (right click & "save target as / link as")

  • Jessica Ennis-Hill interview 24 Jul 13

    Wed, 24 Jul 13

    Duration:
    22 mins

    A rare in-depth interview with Olympic champion and 'the face' of the 2012 London Games Jessica Ennis-Hill. She discusses returning to the track, the future of her sport and the legacy of the Games. With James Pearce.

    Download 10MB (right click & "save target as / link as")

  • The Legacy of the London Olympics 24 Jul 13

    Wed, 24 Jul 13

    Duration:
    76 mins

    One year on from the Olympic Games in London, Olympians Katherine Grainger and Steve Parry join Ian Payne to look at the impact the Games have had in the UK. Featuring interviews with Olympians Victoria Pendleton, Robbie Grabarz, and Dai Greene.

    Download 35MB (right click & "save target as / link as")

  • The Legacy of the Paralympics 24 Jul 13

    Wed, 24 Jul 13

    Duration:
    37 mins

    Dame Tanni Grey Thompson, London 2012 gold medallist Aled Davies and former Paralympian Kate Grey join Russell Fuller at the IPC World Championships to look at the impact of the London 2012 Paralympic games. Featuring interviews with Paralympians Hannah Cockcroft and Evan O'Hanlon.

    Download 17MB (right click & "save target as / link as")

  • Cycling- Froome's victory at the Tour de France

    Tue, 23 Jul 13

    Duration:
    24 mins

    Ian Payne speaks to journalists from all over Europe to get their reaction to Froome's victory at the 100th tour. Plus there's news of another Froome victory just three days after completing the final stage of the tour in Paris.

    Download 11MB (right click & "save target as / link as")

  • Flintoff's Ashes Legends- The Aussies

    Tue, 23 Jul 13

    Duration:
    78 mins

    Alongside Flintoff, Jeff Thompson and Jim Maxwell discuss various Australian legends to put on the baggy green and take part in Ashes tests. Flintoff also speaks to Merv Hughes and asks if it's going to be a 5-0 series whitewash for England.

    Download 36MB (right click & "save target as / link as")

  • The Tuffers and Vaughan Cricket Show

    Mon, 22 Jul 13

    Duration:
    71 mins

    Ian Payne is joined by Phil Tufnell and Michael Vaughan for cricket chat and reaction to England's victory over Australia in the second Ashes Test at Lord's. Guests include former Australian bowlers Glenn McGrath & Merv Hughes for their thoughts on the series so far.

    Download 33MB (right click & "save target as / link as")

  • Preview- The 142nd Open Championship

    Wed, 17 Jul 13

    Duration:
    99 mins

    Rory McIlroy and Tiger Woods speak ahead of the 142nd Open Championship at Muirfield. Dan Walker, alongside Iain Carter, John Murray, Jay Townsend and Andrew Coltart assesses who could win the Claret Jug. Plus, Conor McNamara is in North Berwick, where over a hundred golfers live for the week of the Championship.

    Download 46MB (right click & "save target as / link as")

  • Paralympic Athletics World Championships preview 16 Jul 13

    Tue, 16 Jul 13

    Duration:
    26 mins

    With the IPC World Championships in Lyon starting in 3 days, Ian Payne speaks to the BBC’s Ed Harry and Baroness Tanni Grey-Thompson. They discuss whether Paralympic sports can maintain its support following record-breaking attendances at London 2012. They also assess the chances of the British competitors competing in France.

    Download 12MB (right click & "save target as / link as")

  • An Audience With Sir Nick Faldo 16 Jul 13

    Tue, 16 Jul 13

    Duration:
    54 mins

    Golfing legend Sir Nick Faldo speaks to an audience ahead of this week's Open Championship at Muirfield. Faldo tells us what he's expecting from this year's championship and looks back at the two times he won the Claret Jug at the Scottish course.

    Download 25MB (right click & "save target as / link as")

  • Flintoff's Ashes Roadshow 16 Jul 13

    Tue, 16 Jul 13

    Duration:
    80 mins

    Adam Gilchrist flies in from Australia ahead of the second Ashes test at Lords to join the panel of guests that includes former Australia bowler Dirk Nannes and former England players Angus Fraser and Alec Stewart.

    Download 37MB (right click & "save target as / link as")

  • Monday Night Club 15 Jul 13

    Mon, 15 Jul 13

    Duration:
    61 mins

    England's men's senior, U21s, U20s, U19s and women's senior footballing sides have only won one game in the last 15. Should we be worried? Ian Payne asks Rory Smith from the Times as well as former internationals Jason McAteer and Danny Mills. Plus, could a footballer come out as gay in Britain in 2013?

    Download 28MB (right click & "save target as / link as")

  • Pat McQuaid interview 11 Jul 13

    Thu, 11 Jul 13

    Duration:
    19 mins

    Pat McQuaid, president of cycling's governing body the UCI, is interviewed by BBC Radio 5live's Will Perry. McQuaid is running for re-election, but during his tenure cycling has been hit by a series of doping scandals - culminating in Lance Armstrong's confession last year.

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  • Women's European Championships preview 11 Jul 13

    Thu, 11 Jul 13

    Duration:
    53 mins

    With England's women's first game in the European Championships on the horizon, Super League players Natasha Dowie and Rachael Unitt join Russell Fuller to preview the tournament. Hear from manager Hope Powell, players Steph Houghton and Rachel Yankey, plus 5live's senior football reporter Ian Dennis and journalist Tony Leighton.

    Download 25MB (right click & "save target as / link as")

  • 5 live Boxing

    Wed, 10 Jul 13

    Duration:
    51 mins

    Steve Bunce and Mike Costello join Russell Fuller to discuss the latest news and interviews in boxing. Top of their agenda - the British heavyweight blockbuster between David Haye and Tyson Fury.

    Download 24MB (right click & "save target as / link as")

  • Andy Murray, Wimbledon Champion

    Mon, 8 Jul 13

    Duration:
    61 mins

    Russell Fuller is joined by Jonathan Overend, Nick Bollettieri and the Telegraph's Simon Briggs as they reflect on Andy Murray's achievement to become Wimbledon Champion. Plus, the thoughts of Grand Slam Champions Mats Wilander and Stefan Edberg.

    Download 28MB (right click & "save target as / link as")

  • Hope and Glory

    Mon, 8 Jul 13

    Duration:
    51 mins

    As Hope Powell's Lionesses prepare for their Euro 2013 Finals campaign in Sweden and the FA celebrates 20 years of governance in Women's international football, Jacqui Oatley looks forward to this major UEFA tournament by going behind the scenes with the England team.

    Download 24MB (right click & "save target as / link as")

  • 5 live Rugby

    Thu, 4 Jul 13

    Duration:
    76 mins

    Matt Dawson is joined by Ben Kay, Dick Best and Charlie Hodgson for all the latest rugby union news and interviews from the British and Irish Lions' tour of Australia. You can also hear from Keith Wood, Eddie O'Sullivan, Gary Gold and Dai Young.

    Download 35MB (right click & "save target as / link as")

  • German GP Preview

    Thu, 4 Jul 13

    Duration:
    46 mins

    A look ahead to the German Grand Prix with the 5 live Formula 1 team - Jennie Gow, Gary Anderson and Ben Edwards. In this podcast you can hear from Michael Schumacher, Sebastian Vettel and Mark Webber. Plus, breaking news and reaction to a possible driver boycott in the German Grand Prix.

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  • Flintoff's Ashes Legends: Kevin Pietersen: 02 Jul 13

    Thu, 4 Jul 13

    Duration:
    84 mins

    Freddie Flintoff talks to one of English cricket's most controversial characters, Kevin Pietersen. In a fascinating interview hear the former England captain talk candidly about the public's perception of him, the pressure of being one of the country's leading batsmen and his memorable performance in his first Ashes series. We also hear from Australian cricket maverick, Merv Hughes.

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  • Ashes Pub Quiz 03 Jul 13

    Wed, 3 Jul 13

    Duration:
    53 mins

    The Ashes build up continues with a cricketing pub quiz in front of a live studio audience. Representing England are the analyst Simon Hughes, former England international Mark Butcher, and comedian Miles Jupp. Australia send broadcaster Jim Maxwell, actor Mark Little, and journalist Jarrod Kimber. Presented by Simon Mann.

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  • Sir Frank Williams 02 Jul 13

    Tue, 2 Jul 13

    Duration:
    24 mins

    Jennie Gow speaks to Sir Frank Williams as the Williams team prepare to celebrate their 600th race in Formula 1.

    Download 12MB (right click & "save target as / link as")

  • Tuffers and Vaughan Cricket Show

    Mon, 1 Jul 13

    Duration:
    27 mins

    Mark Chapman is joined by Phil Tufnell and Michael Vaughan for Ashes chat. In this episode you can hear an in-depth interview with the new Australia coach Darren Lehmann.

    Download 13MB (right click & "save target as / link as")

  • 5 live Rugby

    Thu, 27 Jun 13

    Duration:
    51 mins

    Matt Dawson brings you all the latest from the British and Irish Lions' tour of Australia. In this podcast you can hear from Ronan O'Gara and Martyn Williams.

    Download 24MB (right click & "save target as / link as")

  • British GP Preview

    Thu, 27 Jun 13

    Duration:
    55 mins

    The 5 live Formula 1 team - Jennie Gow and James Allen - look ahead to the British Grand Prix at Silverstone. In this preview you can hear from Mark Webber, Eddie Jordan, Sebastian Vettel and Lewis Hamilton, plus many more.

    Download 25MB (right click & "save target as / link as")

  • James Hunt - Pit Stop Playboy 26 Jun 13

    Tue, 25 Jun 13

    Duration:
    54 mins

    Jennie Gow looks back on the life of one of Formula One's most charismatic characters - James Hunt. From the highs of being World Champion in 1976, to his struggles with depression, Murray Walker, John Watson and Niki Lauda share stories of the British drivers colourful life both on and off the track.

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  • Tuffers and Vaughan Cricket Show 24 Jun 13

    Mon, 24 Jun 13

    Duration:
    48 mins

    Dan Walker, Phil Tufnell and Michael Vaughan are joined by journalist Jacquelin Magnay as Australian cricket finds itself in the headlines again. With just over two weeks to go until the Ashes, Austalia have sacked coach Mickey Arthur and replaced him with Darren Lehman. Hear the panel's thoughts on this and England's painful defeat to India in the ICC Champions Trophy Final.

    Download 22MB (right click & "save target as / link as")

  • What does it mean to be a Lion? 21 Jun 13

    Fri, 21 Jun 13

    Duration:
    49 mins

    On the eve of the British and Irish Lions 1st Test of their 2013 tour, hear a special documentary featuring great names of Lions teams of the past, explaining just what it means to wear the famous red jersey. Willie John McBride, Gavin Hastings, Gareth Edwards, Sir Ian McGeechan and others share their thoughts and feelings about the unique experience of being a Lion. Later, 5 Live's Rugby correspondent Ian Robertson joins Will Perry and England flanker James Haskell to preview the Lions Test match against Australia.

    Download 23MB (right click & "save target as / link as")

  • Lions Test Preview 20 Jun 13

    Thu, 20 Jun 13

    Duration:
    72 mins

    Matt Dawson is joined by Lions tour veterans Rob Andrew and Paul Grayson to preview Saturday's eagerly anticipated Test match against Australia.

    Download 33MB (right click & "save target as / link as")

  • Roger Federer: King of Centre Court 19 Jun 13

    Wed, 19 Jun 13

    Duration:
    48 mins

    Ahead of Wimbledon 2013, we take time out to salute a Centre Court legend, Roger Federer. The Swiss is one of the most successful players in Wimbledon's history, winning the tournament a record equalling 7 times. Ian Payne is joined by iconic US tennis coach Nick Bollettieri, our tennis correspondent Jonathan Overend and the man Federer beat to win his first title, Mark Philippoussis, to discuss Federer's history on the world's most famous grass court.

    Download 22MB (right click & "save target as / link as")

  • 100 years of the Tour De France 19 Jun 13

    Wed, 19 Jun 13

    Duration:
    109 mins

    Simon Brotherton is joined by cycling writers Jeremy Whittle, Richard Moore, Suze Clemitson, Lionel Birnie and Ellis Bacon to look back on the history of the Tour De France as it celebrates it's centenary year.

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  • Le Mans Preview

    Tue, 18 Jun 13

    Duration:
    53 mins

    Jennie Gow previews the famous Le Mans 24 hour race. Jennie is joined by 5 live's formula one summariser Allan McNish, who'll be going for his third win at Le Mans in this year's race. We'll also hear from some of the other drivers taking part this year, including Grey's Anatomy actor Patrick Dempsey.

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  • Flintoff's Alternative Ashes Legends

    Tue, 18 Jun 13

    Duration:
    81 mins

    Mark Chapman and Andrew Flintoff look at the Alternative Ashes Legends - those who have played a smaller, yet still crucial, role in great Ashes series from the past. Including David Steele, who in 1975 was called up to make his Test debut at the age of 33, and, having stood up to the pace of Lillee and Thomson, was voted Sports Personality of the Year off the back of just three Tests.

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  • The Anatomy of a Fast Bowler 17 Jun 13

    Mon, 17 Jun 13

    Duration:
    53 mins

    What does it take to become one of the best fast bowlers in the world? Mark Chapman investigates, by speaking to England's record breaking fast bowler, Jimmy Anderson. In a fascinating interview, we hear of the physical demands that pace bowling places on the body, the important role analysis plays in a bowlers development and hear Jimmy describe how to get some of the world's best batsmen out. Michael Vaughan, Phil Tufnell and former England paceman Steve Harmison also provide their insight into fast bowling.

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  • 5 live Rugby League

    Thu, 13 Jun 13

    Duration:
    41 mins

    George Riley previews rugby league's England v Exiles game with Sam Tomkins, Kevin Sinfield and Steve McNamara. Plus a look at the State of Origin series in Australia.

    Download 19MB (right click & "save target as / link as")

  • 5 live Rugby

    Wed, 12 Jun 13

    Duration:
    81 mins

    Matt Dawson is joined by the former England and Lions coach Dick Best, 5 live rugby union correspondent Ian Robertson and correspondent for the Sydney Morning Herald Georgina Robinson, to reflect on the latest news from the Lions tour.

    Download 37MB (right click & "save target as / link as")

  • US Open Preview

    Wed, 12 Jun 13

    Duration:
    52 mins

    Ian Payne is joined by Iain Carter and Jay Townsend ahead of the US Open in Ardmore, Pennsylvania. In this preview show you can hear from Graeme McDowell, Rory McIlroy, Sergio Garcia and Lee Trevino amongst others.

    Download 24MB (right click & "save target as / link as")

  • A Tribute to Sir Henry Cecil

    Tue, 11 Jun 13

    Duration:
    42 mins

    Ian Payne presents a special programme looking back at Sir Henry Cecil's career and achievements in horse racing. Includes tributes from Teddy Grimthorpe, Tom Queally, Steve Cauthen, Jason Weaver, Derek Thompson and Cornelius Lysaght.

    Download 20MB (right click & "save target as / link as")

  • The Day Sport Changed Forever

    Tue, 11 Jun 13

    Duration:
    48 mins

    Billie Jean King tells the story of the WTA and the day women's sport changed forever. Plus, 1969 Wimbledon Champion Ann Jones, John Barret and Mark Cox discuss playing tennis in that era and the emergence of the WTA.

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  • Flintoff's Ashes Legends, Geoffrey Boycott

    Tue, 11 Jun 13

    Duration:
    75 mins

    Andrew Flintoff chats to Geoffrey Boycott about his Ashes experiences, including his 100th Hundred at Headingley. Plus Marcus Trescothick, Allan Lamb and Michael Slater discuss the art of batting in an Ashes series.

    Download 35MB (right click & "save target as / link as")

  • Tuffers and Vaughan Cricket Show

    Mon, 10 Jun 13

    Duration:
    74 mins

    Dan Walker is joined Michael Vaughan and Phil Tufnell to talk all things cricket. In this episode you can hear a special interview with Matthew Maynard, the father of the Surrey cricketer Tom Maynard, who died in tragic circumstances a year ago today. He tells Michael Vaughan about the loss of his talented son and how it has impacted on family and friends.

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  • 5 live Tennis

    Wed, 5 Jun 13

    Duration:
    47 mins

    Jonathan Overend is joined by the Telegraph's Simon Briggs and Christopher Clarey of The New York Times, to bring you all of the news from the French Open. You can also hear from Laura Robson's new coach Miles Maclagan.

    Download 22MB (right click & "save target as / link as")

  • 5 Live Rugby

    Tue, 4 Jun 13

    Duration:
    78 mins

    The latest rugby union news and interviews from the British and Irish Lions tour. Joining Mark Chapman are former Lions player & assistant coach Roger Uttley and 2005 Lions Ben Kay & Mark Cueto, to preview the match against Western Force.

    Download 36MB (right click & "save target as / link as")

  • Tuffers & Vaughan- The Ball of the Century

    Tue, 4 Jun 13

    Duration:
    80 mins

    Mark Chapman alongside Michael Vaughan and Phil Tufnell are joined by Shane Warne & Mike Gatting to talk about 'the ball of the century'. This comes 20 years ago to the day where Warne took the wicket of Gatting, with a spectacular delivery, in his first ball in an Ashes test in England.

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  • Flintoff's Ashes Legends

    Mon, 3 Jun 13

    Duration:
    82 mins

    Mark Chapman is joined by Andrew Flintoff,as he is reunited with Steve Harmison, Matthew Hoggard and Simon Jones. The four fast bowlers reminisce about summer 2005 where England won the urn back after 18 years of Australian dominance, and cricket dominated the front and back pages.

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  • Derby 2013 Preview

    Thu, 30 May 13

    Duration:
    25 mins

    Mark Pougatch is joined by Cornelius Lysaght to look ahead to the Derby. You can hear interviews with Jason Weaver, Joseph O'Brien, Karl Burk and Andrea Wohler.

    Download 12MB (right click & "save target as / link as")

  • Jimmy Connors

    Tue, 28 May 13

    Duration:
    75 mins

    Ian Payne is joined by US tennis great Jimmy Connors as he talks about his life and career, as well as taking calls from listeners.

    Download 35MB (right click & "save target as / link as")

  • How to win a series

    Tue, 28 May 13

    Duration:
    78 mins

    Matt Dawson presents a look ahead to the forthcoming British and Irish Lions tour. With guests Keith Wood and Rob Jones. Plus an interview with former British and Irish Lions Head coach Sir Ian McGeechan.

    Download 36MB (right click & "save target as / link as")

  • The Tuffers and Vaughan Cricket Show

    Mon, 27 May 13

    Duration:
    79 mins

    Phil Tufnell and Michael Vaughan join Ian Payne for all the latest from the world of cricket, including a review of day four of the second test between England & New Zealand and a preview of the upcoming Ashes series.

    Download 37MB (right click & "save target as / link as")

  • The Future of the England Football Team

    Mon, 27 May 13

    Duration:
    87 mins

    Glenn Hoddle, Mike Ingham and Harry Harris discuss the future of the England football team. The panel talk to the new Chairman of The FA Greg Dyke, Rudd Gullit, Sir Trevor Brooking, Joe Cole, Steve Coppell, Ian Wright and Alan Shearer.

    Download 40MB (right click & "save target as / link as")

  • 5 Live Rugby

    Thu, 23 May 13

    Duration:
    46 mins

    Matt Dawson is joined by Martyn Williams, James Haskell and Alastair Eykyn for 5 Live rugby. Among their guests, Toulon's Nick Kennedy on last weekend's famous Heineken Cup win and Ireland's most capped player of all time, Ronan O'Gara. Alongside that there's the latest from the Lions and a preview of the weekends Aviva Premiership final.

    Download 21MB (right click & "save target as / link as")

  • 5 live Boxing - Froch v Kessler Preview

    Wed, 22 May 13

    Duration:
    45 mins

    Ian Payne, Mike Costello and Steve Bunce preview the Froch v Kessler bout this weekend. They are joined in the studio by Froch's trainer Rob McCracken. Plus both Froch and Kessler discuss the last time they met in the ring.

    Download 21MB (right click & "save target as / link as")

  • German Football Special

    Wed, 22 May 13

    Duration:
    48 mins

    Ian Payne presents a look at the success of German football with the thoughts of Michael Ballack, and Christian Ziege. Plus a preview to the all-German Champions League final between Bayern Munich and Borussia Dortmund.

    Download 22MB (right click & "save target as / link as")

  • 5 Live Tennis - French Open 2013 preview

    Tue, 21 May 13

    Duration:
    65 mins

    Jonathan Overend is joined by former French Open semi-finalist Jo Durie, journalist Neil Harman & British doubles player Ross Hutchins - currently on an extended break from tennis having been diagnosed with Hodgkin's lymphoma - to discuss British hopes and contenders for the titles at Roland Garros.

    Download 30MB (right click & "save target as / link as")

  • The Tuffers and Vaughan Cricket Show

    Mon, 20 May 13

    Duration:
    49 mins

    Will Perry is joined by Phil Tuffnell and Michael Vaughan to reflect on the 1st Test between England and New Zealand. They examine England's batting and Matthew Hoggard joins them to discuss the new King of Swing, James Anderson, after he took his 300th Test wicket.

    Download 23MB (right click & "save target as / link as")

  • The Joy of Becks

    Thu, 16 May 13

    Duration:
    85 mins

    After David Beckham's announcement that he will retire at the end of the season, Eleanor Oldroyd analyses his career on and off the pitch. We hear from the man who developed his talents at Manchester United, reflect on his record-breaking England career, and ask just how he became such a global icon. You'll hear from Lord Coe, Alan Shearer, Chris Waddle, David Davies, Peter Taylor, and Ramon Calderon - who signed Beckham for Real Madrid.

    Download 39MB (right click & "save target as / link as")

  • 5 Live Rugby with Stuart Lancaster

    Thu, 16 May 13

    Duration:
    51 mins

    As we move into a busy period of rugby union Eleanor Oldroyd is joined by the England head coach Stuart Lancaster and the former England head coach Brian Ashton. They look ahead to the Heineken Cup final, the Premiership Final and, of course, the small matter of the Lions Tour to Australia.

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  • Marco Pantani: The End of a Troubled Road

    Wed, 1 May 13

    Duration:
    27 mins

    A look back at the life of cycling's most controversial figures, Marco Pantani. Fifteen years since he won the Giro d'Italia and the Tour de France we examine his tragic career, at what he meant to Italy, and how his legacy is viewed now in a sport whose landscape has changed so dramatically since his EPO fuelled achievements.

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  • Giro D'Italia Preview

    Wed, 1 May 13

    Duration:
    46 mins

    A full preview of the 2013 Giro D'Italia, which will be covered in full for the first time on 5 live and 5 live sports extra. Guests include our commentary team of Simon Brotherton and Rob Hayles, plus cycling journalist Daniel Friebe. We also hear from Sir Bradley Wiggins and Mark Cavendish.

    Download 21MB (right click & "save target as / link as")

  • What's Eating Luis Suarez?

    Wed, 1 May 13

    Duration:
    75 mins

    A special look at the talented yet controversial Liverpool striker Luis Suarez. Mark Pougatch is joined by Jonathan Legard, who has spoken to four key people in Suarez's story, via a trip to Holland to his two previous clubs in Europe. The sporting director who signed him for Groningen, the Brazilian team-mate who acted as his guide and interpreter at the club initially, his team manager at Ajax who's become a very close friend and the Ghana player who was denied World Cup glory by Suarez's infamous hand ball in the 2010 quarter-final. Also joining Mark, are Jonathan Northcroft of the Sunday Times & South American reporter Joel Richards in Buenos Aires.

    Download 34MB (right click & "save target as / link as")

  • 5 Live Rugby, Lions Special

    Tue, 30 Apr 13

    Duration:
    103 mins

    Mark Chapman presents reaction to the announcement of the Lions Tour party alongside Matt Dawson & rugby correspondent Ian Robertson. With special guests Welsh international Stephen Jones and his Wasps' teammate, England international James Haskell.

    Download 48MB (right click & "save target as / link as")

  • Peddlers: Cycling's Dirty Truth

    Tue, 30 Apr 13

    Duration:
    112 mins

    Mark Chapman lifts the lid on the secret world of drug abuse in cycling. With contributions from former Tour de France cyclists Tyler Hamilton, Matt De Canio, Christophe Basson. Lance Armstrong's former soigner Emma O'Reilly tells us about an abuse that was rife inside his US Postal Service Team during their period of dominance. British cyclist David Millar also outlines how the present and future of the sport are a different proposition.

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  • NFL- Draft Preview

    Wed, 24 Apr 13

    Duration:
    26 mins

    Darren Fletcher and Greg Brady preview the 2013 NFL Draft and speak to British prospects Menelik Watson, Tom Wort and Lawrence Okoye, all of whom hope to be selected.

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  • The Record Fakers

    Wed, 24 Apr 13

    Duration:
    80 mins

    This year marks the 30th anniversary of the first World Athletics Championships in Helsinki. It was dominated by the athletes of East Germany - many of whom, it has since emerged, were the product of a state sponsored doping regime. 5 live Track and Field looks back at what was the sport like then, the human and emotional cost of systematic doping, and what lessons the sport must learn as it fights the cheats in 2013.

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  • Sachin at 40

    Tue, 23 Apr 13

    Duration:
    25 mins

    As India's greatest ever cricketer turns 40, 5 live Sport speaks to those who know Sachin Tendulkar best. Featuring interviews with those who played alongside him and some of his biggest fans, to find what he means to more than a billion Indians and to discover how much longer he can keep going at the highest level.

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  • 5 Live Boxing

    Fri, 19 Apr 13

    Duration:
    25 mins

    Boxing Commentator Mike Costello and pundit Steve Bunce join Eleanor Oldroyd for 5 Live Boxing. Hear from heavyweight Tyson Fury live from New York, Amir Khan as he looks ahead to his first fight in the UK in 2 years and Nathan Cleverly on comparisons between himself and Joe Calzaghe.

    Download 12MB (right click & "save target as / link as")

  • Ronnie's Return

    Thu, 18 Apr 13

    Duration:
    69 mins

    Eleanor Oldroyd is joined by John Parrott and Rob Walker as we look ahead to Ronnie O'Sullivan's defence of his World Championship title. There are in-depth interviews with O'Sullivan himself, Neil Robertson and Judd Trump. Artist Damien Hirst tells us about his close friendship with Ronnie and Chris Edwards of Kasabian speaks to us live.

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  • US Masters Preview

    Wed, 10 Apr 13

    Duration:
    48 mins

    Mark Chapman and the 5 live golf team preview the upcoming 77th US Masters. Hear from those competing including Tiger Woods, Padraig Harrington, Justin Rose and Ben Crenshaw. Coverage of the Masters begins Thursday at 7pm on 5 live sport.

    Download 22MB (right click & "save target as / link as")

  • 100 Years of the Yankees - A Bronx Tale

    Wed, 10 Apr 13

    Duration:
    106 mins

    In a 5 live Sport Special, Colin Murray goes on a journey to discover the real story behind a century of the most famous name in sport, the New York Yankees. From the Bronx speakeasies and Babe Ruth, to the billion-dollar brand it is today, Colin finds out the fire that has fuelled the unprecedented success of the Yankees, breaking bread with everyone from Bald Vinny to Henry Kissinger.

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  • Thatcher and Sport

    Tue, 9 Apr 13

    Duration:
    35 mins

    A special programme examining Baroness Thatcher's relationship with sport, and in particular football, during the 1980's. Featuring interviews with Richard Tracey, Sports Minister under Thatcher between 1985 and 1987, and current Sports Minister Hugh Robertson.

    Download 16MB (right click & "save target as / link as")

  • Grand National 2013 preview

    Wed, 3 Apr 13

    Duration:
    24 mins

    Mark Pougatch previews the John Smiths Grand National 2013 at Aintree, alongside 5 Live racing correspondent Cornelius Lysaght.

    Download 11MB (right click & "save target as / link as")

  • The National That Never Was

    Wed, 3 Apr 13

    Duration:
    79 mins

    Twenty years on from the 1993 Grand National, declared void due to a false start, Mark Pougatch looks back at 'The National That Never Was'. Mark is joined in the studio by 5 Live racing correspondent Cornelius Lysaght & Seamus O'Neil, who led the field in the race made void and is now an official racecourse starter.

    Download 36MB (right click & "save target as / link as")

  • Glenn Hoddle's Top 10 Number 10s

    Sun, 31 Mar 13

    Duration:
    50 mins

    Glenn Hoddle counts down his top 10 players to grace the role of 'the number 10'. He's joined by Harry Harris and Mike Ingham. Who's your ultimate number 10?

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  • The Scrum

    Thu, 28 Mar 13

    Duration:
    75 mins

    Brian Moore wrote on the BBC Sport website - "something has gone very wrong with the scrum". He and the former England prop and captain Phil Vickery join Eleanor Oldroyd to find out what that is. Hear from the world's greatest authorities on the scrum - players, coaches, administrators and scrum gurus, as we launch an extensive investigation into what needs to change.

    Download 35MB (right click & "save target as / link as")

  • 5 Live Golf

    Wed, 27 Mar 13

    Duration:
    48 mins

    Mark Pougatch is joined by our golf correspondent Iain Carter and journalist Doug Ferguson to discuss the week's big stories. As Tiger returns to the top of the world rankings, we hear from the man who has helped him do so, Steve Stricker. Former world number one Rory McIlroy talks ahead of his final tournament before the Masters about his own form and we get the latest on the belly putter debate.

    Download 22MB (right click & "save target as / link as")

  • The Real Boat Race 27 Mar 12

    Wed, 27 Mar 13

    Duration:
    77 mins

    With just days to go until the 159th Boat Race, Mark Pougatch is joined by double Olympic gold medalist James Cracknell, former Cambridge blue Tom James and former Oxford blue and coach Dan Topolski to investigate the sacrifices, commitment and history that make the race as popular as ever. As well as participants from this year's race, we hear from the man who collapsed at the end of probably the most dramatic boat race ever. Also, last year's umpire Sir Matthew Pinsent talks of his nerves ahead of reprising the role this year.

    Download 36MB (right click & "save target as / link as")

  • Tuffers and Vaughan Cricket Show

    Mon, 25 Mar 13

    Duration:
    45 mins

    Tuffers is away this week, so Dan Walker and Michael Vaughan are joined by former New Zealand bowler Iain O'Brien. As England's test series in New Zealand draws to a close, they discuss England's performance including Alastair Cook's captaincy. Looking ahead to the Ashes, they also take a look at Australia's tour of India.

    Download 21MB (right click & "save target as / link as")

  • Michael Owen: My Career

    Sat, 23 Mar 13

    Duration:
    29 mins

    In his first interview since announcing his retirement, Michael Owen speaks to Dan Walker about the successes and the disappointments of his career. He discusses his difficult relationship with Liverpool, why he thinks his career has been blighted by injury, and how he was able to score THAT goal against Argentina at the 1998 World Cup. Plus Danny Mills, Robbie Savage and Darren Fletcher reflect on his career.

    Download 14MB (right click & "save target as / link as")

  • 210313: Mixed Martial Arts

    Thu, 21 Mar 13

    Duration:
    48 mins

    Eleanor Oldroyd talks mixed martial art with UFC fighters Michael Bisbing and Andy Ogle. They explore the best and the worst sides of a sport that describes itself as "the fastest-growing sport in the world."

    Download 23MB (right click & "save target as / link as")

  • Rugby League Special

    Wed, 20 Mar 13

    Duration:
    47 mins

    Mark Pougatch is joined by Brian Noble, Warrington Wolves' Adrian Morley and Salford City Reds owner Dr Marwan Koukash to discuss the latest rugby league news. Plus, hear from Bradford Bulls' Adrian Purtell on his return to rugby league after suffering a heart attack, and former player Andy Johnson, the founder of the charity - Joining Jack.

    Download 22MB (right click & "save target as / link as")

  • The Fear Factor

    Wed, 20 Mar 13

    Duration:
    89 mins

    Since the tragic death of Reeva Steenkamp, the girlfriend of Oscar Pistorius, attention has focused on the crime rate in South Africa. In a special programme 5 live Sport examines the lifestyle of top athletes in South Africa and the constant fear of crime that is part of their everyday lives. Featuring a harrowing interview with former Springbok rugby player Rudi Visagie who shot dead his own daughter after he mistook her for a car thief - his first media interview. We also speak to former South African cricketer Andrew Hall who has left his native country, after being attacked twice, to set up home in England. Other contributors include John Smit, Sean Bartlett and John Mitchell.

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  • 5 live Boxing show

    Tue, 19 Mar 13

    Duration:
    50 mins

    Mark Pougatch is joined by Steve Bunce and Mike Costello to talk boxing. They focus on the fierce rivarly between promoters Frank Warren and Eddie Hearn. Mike Costello speaks with both men. Plus interviews with Bernard Hopkins and Dereck Chisora.

    Download 23MB (right click & "save target as / link as")

  • Inside Lancaster's England

    Tue, 19 Mar 13

    Duration:
    60 mins

    Alastair Eykyn gets up close and personal with the England rugby team. He spends the week with Lancaster's England in the run up to a big 6 Nations match.

    Download 28MB (right click & "save target as / link as")

  • The Tuffers and Vaughan Cricket Show

    Mon, 18 Mar 13

    Duration:
    50 mins

    Mark Chapman is joined by Phil Tufnell and former England wicketkeeper Paul Nixon. No Vaughan in the studio but he does send his thoughts from New Zealand. They discuss England's performance out there so far, hear from Nick Compton and look at the story that's been dominating world cricket over the past week... the Aussie Homework Four.

    Download 23MB (right click & "save target as / link as")

  • Cheltenham Day 4 Review

    Fri, 15 Mar 13

    Duration:
    19 mins

    Rob Nothman is joined by Cornelius Lysaght and the 5 live racing team to reflect on Day 4 of Cheltenham. Plus they share their highlights from the festival.

    Download 9MB (right click & "save target as / link as")

  • Cheltenham Day 4 Preview

    Thu, 14 Mar 13

    Duration:
    17 mins

    John Inverdale, Cornelius Lysaght and the 5 live racing team review Thursday's action and look ahead to the final day, including the Cheltenham Gold Cup.

    Download 8MB (right click & "save target as / link as")

  • Cheltenham Day 3 Preview

    Wed, 13 Mar 13

    Duration:
    16 mins

    John Inverdale, Cornelius Lysaght and the 5 live racing team reflect on Wednesday's action at Cheltenham and preview Thursday's runners and riders.

    Download 8MB (right click & "save target as / link as")

  • Ask Adlington

    Sat, 9 Mar 13

    Duration:
    36 mins

    Double Olympic gold medallist Rebecca Adlington joins Colin Murray & Perry Groves to discuss her retirement from competitive swimming at the age of 23. Rebecca also takes questions from listeners asking for advice on dealing with nerves and improving times & techniques in the pool.

    Download 17MB (right click & "save target as / link as")

  • Cheltenham Festival preview

    Thu, 28 Feb 13

    Duration:
    80 mins

    Eleanor Oldroyd is joined in the studio by 5 live Sport Racing correspondent Cornelius Lysaght and Cheltenham Gold Cup winning jockey Andrew Thornton, for a special preview ahead of the National Hunt festival. And with the words horsemeat everywhere at the moment, and with increasing questions being asked about what is going into our food, we look at whether racehorses are likely to end up in the food chain.

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  • 5 live Formula One - season preview

    Thu, 28 Feb 13

    Duration:
    77 mins

    Eleanor Oldroyd is joined by Graeme Loudon - the sporting director of the Marushia team, BBC Sport's technical analyst Gary Anderson and 5 live Sport's pit lane reporter Jennie Gow to preview the start of the new F1 season. In this podcast you can hear about how the preparations for the season have been going, who are the early pace setters and who's being lapped. You can hear a behind the scenes tour of McLaren and interviews with Lewis Hamilton and the original Stig.

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  • 5 Live Rugby

    Thu, 21 Feb 13

    Duration:
    72 mins

    Shane Williams, Keith Wood and Matt Stevens join Alastair Eykyn to look ahead to the weekend's Six Nations fixtures. Serge Betsen joins us to look ahead to England vs. France. Scott 'The Riddler' Johnson has some choice words and Lee Mears talks to us about life after his unexpected retirement.

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  • 5 Live Boxing Show

    Thu, 21 Feb 13

    Duration:
    50 mins

    Darren Fletcher is joined by Steve Bunce and Mike Costello to take a look at the world of Boxing. There's a powerful interview with Jonjo Finnegan, who had to undergo emergency surgery on his brain - after being knocked out in the ring last July. Plus interviews with Mikkel Kessler and James DeGale. We also look at the future of Adrien Broner.

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  • A Night at Bradford City FC

    Wed, 20 Feb 13

    Duration:
    73 mins

    Ahead of Bradford City's trip to Wembley to face Swansea in the Capital One Cup Final, Mark Pougatch is at Valley Parade for an evening with fans and guests. Joining him are Bradford manager Phil Parkinson, joint Chairman Mark Lawn, Paul Jewell, Jamie Lawrence and Ian Ormondroyd.

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  • Gemili and the Next Generation

    Wed, 20 Feb 13

    Duration:
    71 mins

    After the successes of London 2012, Mark Chapman looks ahead to those who will be competing for medals in Rio. Hear insight into what young athletes must learn and how they can avoid pitfalls along the way. With him are former British sprinter Darren Campbell and Kelly Sotherton, an Olympic and World medalist in the Heptathlon.

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  • Frankel - Starstudded

    Thu, 14 Feb 13

    Duration:
    81 mins

    A 5 live Sport special on how champion racehorse Frankel is being turned into a thoroughbred stallion, with an examination of the science and strategy behind equine breeding. Mark Chapman & racing correspondent Cornelius Lysaght are joined by Bloodstock writer/historian Tony Morris and Emma Berry, Bloodstock editor for 'Thoroughbred Owner and Breeder' magazine. Please do not text or tweet as lines are now closed.

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  • Six Nations Preview

    Thu, 7 Feb 13

    Duration:
    52 mins

    A Six Nations preview presented by Matt Dawson, alongside the most capped Welsh player of all time and current Wasps number 10 Stephen Jones, and the former Northampton and England fly half Paul Grayson.

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  • The Future of School Sport

    Thu, 7 Feb 13

    Duration:
    77 mins

    Eleanor Oldroyd presents a special debate from the Youth Sport Trust conference. She's joined by a panel of Olympians, head teachers, sports teachers and pupils as well as a live audience to discuss the impact of the Olympics 6 months on and the future of funding on schools sports.

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  • Black Armband - The Full Story

    Thu, 7 Feb 13

    Duration:
    53 mins

    Ten years on from the black armband protest involving two leading Zimbabwe cricketers, Eleanor Oldroyd hears from those involved. Including exclusive interviews with England cricket coach Andy Flower and former Zimbabwe cricketer Henry Olonga - who wore those armbands, a look at what has changed in the intervening years, and the current state of cricket in Zimbabwe.

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  • A Tribute to Bobby Moore

    Tue, 5 Feb 13

    Duration:
    49 mins

    This month marks 20 years since the death of Bobby Moore, England's only World Cup winning captain. Mark Pougatch is joined by the BBC's Jonathan Pearce, who commentated alongside Moore for many years, and his biographer Jeff Powell. We hear stories from the West Ham man's life and discuss the legacy he has left behind both on and off the pitch.

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  • A Different Breed - The life of a jump jockey

    Tue, 5 Feb 13

    Duration:
    102 mins

    Mark Pougatch takes a look inside the fascinating wold of the jump jockey. Hear from 17 time champion jockey AP McCoy as we follow him on a typical day in his life. Jockeys both young and old speak candidly about victory, money, sacrifice and dieting. We also hear stories from two people who nearly lost their lives partcipating in the sport they love.

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  • Ajax; The Jewish Club

    Mon, 4 Feb 13

    Duration:
    56 mins

    Dan Walker id joined by Jonathan Legard, who's been to Amsterdam to examine the relationship football club Ajax has with it's Jewish heritage. We are also joined by Anthony Clavane, author of 'Does your Rabbi know your here?' We speak to Ajax Team Manager David Endt and former chairman Uri Coronel. We hear from sections of the Ajax support as well as Daniel Wynn of the Spurs Supporters' Trust and Donald Speelman founder of 'BAN'; a group fighting anti-semitic chanting.

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  • 5 live Rugby - 6 Nations Preview

    Thu, 24 Jan 13

    Duration:
    69 mins

    Matt Dawson is joined by Brian Moore, Ben Kay and Gavin Hastings as they preview the upcoming 6 Nations tournament. Plus, nearly 40 years to the day since THAT Gareth Edwards try, the team reflect on whether it was the greatest ever scored.

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  • London 2012 - Six Months On

    Thu, 24 Jan 13

    Duration:
    72 mins

    Eleanor Oldroyd is joined by James Cracknell, Steve Parry and Katharine Merry to find out how life has changed for a number of sportsmen and women since London 2012. Among the guests are heptathlete Katrina Johnson-Thompson, 400m hurdler Dai Greene, rower Tom James, and paralympic archer Danielle Brown.

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  • Peddlers: Cycling's Dirty Truth

    Tue, 15 Jan 13

    Duration:
    112 mins

    Mark Chapman lifts the lid on the secret world of drug abuse in cycling. With contributions from former Tour de France cyclists Tyler Hamilton, Matt De Canio, Christophe Basson. Lance Armstrong's former soigner Emma O'Reilly tells us about an abuse that was rife inside his US Postal Service Team during their period of dominance. British cyclist David Millar also outlines how the present and future of the sport are a different proposition.

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  • What will Lance say to Oprah?

    Mon, 14 Jan 13

    Duration:
    26 mins

    Mark Chapman is joined by The Times' cycling correspondent Jeremy Whittle as they discuss Lance Armstrong's upcoming interview with Oprah Winfrey.

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  • 5 Live NFL: Play-Off Preview

    Thu, 10 Jan 13

    Duration:
    48 mins

    Superbowl 47 is less than a month away and it's the divisional play-offs this weekend. Former Washington Redskins and Jacksonville Jaguars quarterback Mark Brunell and Jeff Reinebold join Eleanor Oldroyd on 5Live Sport as we're just two games away from seeing who'll go head-to-head at the New Orleans Superdome on February 3rd. We'll hear what hosting America's biggest sporting day out means to the city of New Orleans, 7 years on from Hurricane Katrina and cricketer Jonathan Trott will be telling us what the San Francisco 49ers mean to him.

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  • 5 Live Tennis: An Australian Open Preview

    Thu, 10 Jan 13

    Duration:
    53 mins

    Ahead of the Australian Open, hear from the likes of Tim Henman and Richard Krajicek as they assess the contenders for the title. Joining Eleanor Oldroyd in the studio are world famous coach Nick Bollettieri and the Evening Standard's tennis correspondent Chris Jones.

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  • Wasted

    Wed, 9 Jan 13

    Duration:
    37 mins

    An examination of why some footballers waste their natural talent. Mark Pougatch hears from some who have, including former Dutch international Andy Van der Meyde and ex Liverpool player Michael Kinsella. The former Hull manager Phil Brown talks about players he's managed who have thrown away a lucrative career. Plus Graeme Le Saux, PFA chairman Clark Carlisle and Geoff Scott the chief executive of Xpro, the charity who look after ex professional players, discuss the causes and effects.

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  • Sports Personality of the Year

    Fri, 28 Dec 12

    Duration:
    37 mins

    Highlights from this year's Sports Personality of the Year, including interviews after the event with the stars of 2012.

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  • Andy Murray - History Boy

    Thu, 27 Dec 12

    Duration:
    49 mins

    A look back at Andy Murray's Grand Slam and Olympic Gold medal-winning year, presented by the legendary American tennis coach Nick Bollettieri.

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  • Cricket without Boundaries

    Tue, 25 Dec 12

    Duration:
    26 mins

    Phil Mackie looks at an innovative scheme that combines HIV Aids awareness with cricket coaching in sub Saharan Africa.

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  • Not Just Cricket

    Tue, 25 Dec 12

    Duration:
    98 mins

    Greg James plus England cricketers Jimmy Anderson and Graeme Swann return for a Christmas edition of Not Just Cricket. Expect guests, quizzes and music. Oh and some cricket!

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  • A week with the Cheeseheads

    Sun, 23 Dec 12

    Duration:
    61 mins

    Darren Fletcher goes behind the scenes with one of Amercica's most famous teams, the NFL's Green Bay Packers.

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  • From Olympia: The London International Horse Show

    Thu, 20 Dec 12

    Duration:
    67 mins

    Eleanor Oldroyd is your host for an evening of all things horsey. Joined by three day eventer Pippa Funnell and Lizzie Greenwood Hughes she hears from double dressage gold medallist Charlotte Dujardin, Mary King and Lee Pearson. Also Martin Clunes talks about his role as President of the British Horse Society and there is a look ahead to a packed Christmas racing schedule.

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  • An Audience with Jessica Ennis

    Thu, 20 Dec 12

    Duration:
    50 mins

    Returning to her home town of Sheffield, golden girl Jessica Ennis chats with Dan Walker and takes questions for the studio audience. Also appearing, Antonio "Toni" Minichiello - recently named by Sports Coach UK as Coach of the Year.

    Download 23MB (right click & "save target as / link as")

  • Poulter-heist: How Europe Won the Ryder Cup

    Tue, 18 Dec 12

    Duration:
    44 mins

    A special interview with British golfer Ian Poulter as he reflects on a remarkable year that saw him play a key role in helping Europe to lift the Ryder Cup and also win the second World Golf Championship of his career. Mark Pougatch presents, with contributions from 5live golf correspondent Iain Carter & journalist Oliver Holt.

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  • 5live Track & Field- US 'Super Coaches'

    Tue, 18 Dec 12

    Duration:
    70 mins

    Mark Pougatch is joined by Mike Costello and Jessica Ennis' coach Tony Minichiello to look at the work of the US 'Super Coaches' who help Olympic and Paralympic athletes strike gold. Including Dan Pfaff who worked with Greg Rutherford and Jonnie Peacock; and Alberto Salazar who coaches Mo Farah.

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  • 5live Boxing - The Big Fights of 2013

    Thu, 13 Dec 12

    Duration:
    46 mins

    Eleanor Oldroyd is joined in the studio by Steve Bunce and Mike Costello as they take a close look at the state of boxing on the domestic front and the big fights ahead in 2013. You can hear from boxing promoter Eddie Hearn, British world champion Nathan Cleverly and rising heavyweight star David Price.

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  • LifeCycle - cycling safety special

    Thu, 13 Dec 12

    Duration:
    107 mins

    Eleanor Oldroyd is joined by James Cracknell and Kaya Burgess the Times journalist responsible for starting a national campaign in the newspaper called "Cities Fit for Cycling", for this cycling safety special - LifeCycle. Other guests also include Chris Boardman, Sir Chris Hoy and Martin Gibbs - head of cycling safety policy for British Cycling. Cycling has never had a higher profile in the UK - Bradley Wiggins, Chris Hoy, Laura Trott and Sarah Storey are national heroes, and 40 per cent of people in this country own a bicycle. But last year, more than 3 thousand people were killed or seriously injured on our roads. In this programme you can hear from those who've experienced first hand the dangers of taking to two wheels - and from a doctor who treats on a regular basis the victims of bike collisions. You can also hear from those in government who have the power to make policy.

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  • Keeping the Paralympic Flame Burning

    Thu, 29 Nov 12

    Duration:
    73 mins

    The London 2012 Paralympics made an impact like never before - but how have things changed for Britain's Paralympians - and for disabled people in this country generally? Hear from Ellie Simmonds, the man in charge of the Paralympic movement; Sir Philip Craven, and in the studio, gold medallist Richard Whitehead and Kate Grey, who was part of our 5 live team in London.

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  • 5live Boxing - Preview of Ricky's Return

    Thu, 22 Nov 12

    Duration:
    47 mins

    The main topic of conversation in this 5live Boxing podcast was Ricky Hatton's comeback fight; The Hitman due to get in the ring with Vyacheslav Senchenko on Saturday November 24th. Eleanor Oldroyd had the company of 5live's Boxing commentator Mike Costelloo, Steve Bunce, and WBA welterweight champion Paulie Malignaggi.

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  • The Q School

    Thu, 22 Nov 12

    Duration:
    54 mins

    While the climax to the European Tour season gets under way in Dubai - in Spain an arguably bigger tournament takes place - the European Tour's Qualifying School. In this 5 live Sport Special, hear from some of the people who are laying it all on the line at Q School and from others who just can't face it. Elly Oldroyd is joined by our golf correspondent Iain Carter and BBC summariser Paul Eales, a winner on the European Tour but, more significantly for this programme, a Q School graduate.

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  • Rugby Internationals Preview - Weekend 2

    Thu, 15 Nov 12

    Duration:
    52 mins

    Matt Dawson is joined by Nick Easter to look ahead to this weekend's Autumn International fixtures. Australia flanker David Pocock joins us to look ahead to their game with England. Wales and Lions hero Phil Bennett joins us to see if Wales can bounce back from defeat as they take on Samoa and Sir Ian McGeechan helps us look at Scotland's prospects against South Africa.

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  • Body Beautiful

    Thu, 15 Nov 12

    Duration:
    102 mins

    Eleanor Oldroyd is joined by Denise Lewis and psychologist Linda Papadopoulos to look at the pressure and abuse female athletes face because of their body shape. You can hear from Jessica Ennis and Zoe Smith and a number of personal stories on how the negative connotations of females in sport have affected our athletes.

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  • Lord Coe

    Tue, 13 Nov 12

    Duration:
    51 mins

    Colin Murray speaks to the man responsible for overseeing one of the greatest sporting spectacles of our generation. New BOA chairman Lord Sebastian Coe talks about his early career, his involvement in the 2012 games and how he managed to become involved in a fight with a clown!

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  • Ian Thorpe

    Tue, 13 Nov 12

    Duration:
    55 mins

    5 time Olympic gold medalist Ian Thorpe joins Mark Pougatch to talk about his career and life after retirement. The Australian swimming legend talks candidly about his battle with depression, his successes in the pool and his experience of being in New York during the September 11th terrorist attacks.

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  • Rugby Union Autumn International Preview

    Thu, 8 Nov 12

    Duration:
    63 mins

    Alastair Eykyn is joined by Brian Moore and Keith Wood to look ahaead to the upcoming Autumn Internationals. We hear from Sam Warbuton and Stuart Lancaster. Jonathan Davies and John Beattie complete the cast list as we put the series in the context of the end of season British and Irish Lions' tour.

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  • Sportswomen of the Year Awards 2012

    Thu, 8 Nov 12

    Duration:
    99 mins

    Eleanor Oldroyd is joined by Sue Mott and Karen Pickering as they speak to some of women's sports greatest achievers over the last 12 months at the Sunday Times Sportswomen of the Year Awards. We hear from Victoria Pendleton, Sarah Storey, Heather Watson, Laura Robson, Anna Watkins and Kath Grainger and many more and the sparkling 2012 ceremony.

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  • Jason Roberts meets Fabrice Muamba

    Sun, 4 Nov 12

    Duration:
    25 mins

    In an exclusive interview Reading striker and 5 live 606 presenter Jason Roberts speaks to ex-Bolton midfielder Fabrice Muamba about the moment he collapsed on the pitch and how his life has been since waking up from the coma. Hear Fabrice's reaction after he witnesses for the first time how the day was covered.

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  • 5 Live Sport: BeSpoke

    Fri, 2 Nov 12

    Duration:
    55 mins

    Colin Murray hosts a brand new cycling magazine show, talking to the key names in cycling about their careers and the lifestyle behind their sport. In this episode Colin was joined by double Olympic champion Ed Clancy, and Joanna Rowsell who won gold in the team pursuit at London 2012.

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  • A Very Sticky Wicket

    Thu, 1 Nov 12

    Duration:
    51 mins

    4 years to the day since England's cricketers were battling it out with the Stanford Superstars in the twenty20 match for $20 million in the Carribbean, Mark Chapman is joined by former England fast bowler Steve Harmison, West Indian cricket commentator Tony Cozier and the Daily Telegraph's Nick Hoult.

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  • Football : A Game Divided?

    Thu, 25 Oct 12

    Duration:
    71 mins

    Mark Chapman is joined by Frank Sinclair, Leroy Rosenior and Richard Langley as they take a special look at the ongoing row about racism in football, following the decision by some players not to wear "Kick It Out" t-shirts last weekend. Plus they get the thoughts of Les Ferdinand, Clarke Carlisle and Clarence Seedorf. Note: Due to the nature of this subject there may be some language that listeners may find offensive.

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  • Peddlers - Cycling's Dirty Truth : The Follow Up

    Thu, 25 Oct 12

    Duration:
    63 mins

    Mark Chapman presents a follow up to "Peddlers - Cycling's Dirty Truth" with further discussion and interviews on the issue of drugs and doping in cycling. With guests Andy Parkinson, chief executive of UK Anti-Doping and journalist Jeremy Whittle. Plus an in-depth interview with Team Sky's General Manager Dave Brailsford on his team's zero tolerance approach to doping.

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  • 20 Years of Fever Pitch

    Thu, 18 Oct 12

    Duration:
    51 mins

    Eleanor Oldroyd is joined by the editor of the New Statesman and author Jason Cowley and actor, journalist and broadcaster Tom Watt to look back at the book Fever Pitch, and the author Nick Hornby's relationship with Arsenal Football Club.

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  • The Greatest Flat Horse of All Time

    Thu, 18 Oct 12

    Duration:
    94 mins

    Eleanor Oldroyd is joined by Cornelius Lysaght, Brough Scott and Walter Swinburn for a special live debate as they attempt to discover the Greatest Flat Racing Horse of All Time. In this special podcast you can hear from Sir Henry Cecil, Tom Queally, Frankie Dettori and many more.

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  • London 2012....What Now?

    Wed, 17 Oct 12

    Duration:
    101 mins

    James Cracknell joins Mark Pougatch for a 5 Live Sport Special looking at how Olympians and Paralympians cope post Olympics. Sharing their thoughts are Greg Rutherford, Alistair Brownlee, Jody Cundy and Dame Kelly Holmes.

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  • Lancaster, Farrell, Rowntree and Catt talk rugby

    Wed, 17 Oct 12

    Duration:
    72 mins

    Mark Pougatch presents a special focus on rugby union coaching with four England coaches: Stuart Lancaster, Andy Farrell, Mike Catt and Graham Rowntree. Up for discussion are the upcoming Autumn internationals, player development and grass roots rugby.

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  • Peddlers: Cycling's Dirty Truth

    Mon, 15 Oct 12

    Duration:
    112 mins

    Mark Chapman lifts the lid on the secret world of drug abuse in cycling. With contributions from former Tour de France cyclists Tyler Hamilton, Matt De Canio, Christophe Basson. Lance Armstrong's former soigner Emma O'Reilly tells us about an abuse that was rife inside his US Postal Service Team during their period of dominance. British cyclist David Millar also outlines how the present and future of the sport are a different proposition.

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  • Not just Cricket

    Thu, 11 Oct 12

    Duration:
    76 mins

    Greg James, Jimmy Anderson and Graeme Swann return for a special Octoberfest edition from Sheffield. Guests include former England bowler Matthew Hoggard, England Women's Jenny Gunn & Catherine Brunt and Supergrass lead vocalist Gaz Coombes.

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  • Kicking Off with Colin Murray

    Thu, 11 Oct 12

    Duration:
    95 mins

    Colin Murray hosts a 5 live special live from the Crucible Theatre in Sheffield as part of Octoberfest, featuring some of the city's leading sports stars and special guests including Nicola Wilson, Peter Ebdon, Mick Fitzgerald, Brian Deane, James Toseland and the Sheffield Roller Girls.

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  • USADA report on Lance Armstrong

    Thu, 11 Oct 12

    Duration:
    45 mins

    As a new report by the United States Anti-Doping Agency states that Lance Armstrong was involved in "the most sophisticated, professionalised and successful doping programme the sport has ever seen" Mark Pougatch is joined by Matt Slater, Simon Brotherton, cycling journalist Jeremy Whittle and British Cycling's performance director Dave Brailsford to discuss the latest revelations. Former teammate Tyler Hamilton shares his experiences on both Lance Armstrong and his own drug use. You can hear much more from Tyler Hamilton in a special 5 live sport programme at 7 o clock on October 15th. "Peddlers - Cycling's Dirty Truth' focuses on drugs in cycling through the Armstrong era.

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  • Big Jock

    Tue, 9 Oct 12

    Duration:
    106 mins

    In 1985 Scotland drew a tense match with Wales to qualify for the 1986 World Cup. Minutes after the final whistle Scotland football manager Jock Stein was dead. He suffered a heart attack. As the two teams prepare once more to meet in a World Cup qualifier, former Scottish international Pat Nevin, Sunday Times columnist and close friend of Stein, Hugh McIlvanney and Mark Pougatch recall the tragic evening in Cardiff. He looks back on the incredible career of Stein and the legacy he left after his death. In this special podcast you can hear from Sir Alex Ferguson, David Moyes, Gordon Strachan and Graeme Souness amongst others.

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  • The Tuffers and Vaughan Cricket Show

    Mon, 8 Oct 12

    Duration:
    47 mins

    Ian Payne, Phil Tuffnell and Michael Vaughan round up the latest cricket news. They look at the latest twist in the Kevin Pietersen text saga, reflect on the West Indies' World T20 win and critique Michael's Waltz.

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  • Five Live Sport at St George's Park

    Mon, 8 Oct 12

    Duration:
    107 mins

    Mark Chapman presents a special programme from the FA's new headquarters at St George's Park in Staffordshire. He is joined by an array of FA coaching talent plus England head coach Roy Hodgson and his assistant Gary Neville.

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  • GB swimming review

    Thu, 4 Oct 12

    Duration:
    99 mins

    Eleanor Oldroyd brings you this 5 live sport swimming review and is joined by Keri-Anne Payne, James Goddard and Karen Pickering to discuss Britain's performance in the pool during the Olympics. During this special podcast you can also hear interviews with Rebecca Adlington, the chief executive of British Swimming, David Sparkes, and Runa Meilutyte, the 15-year-old Lithuanian gold medallist who trains at Plymouth college.

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  • 2012 Ryder Cup: The Preview

    Thu, 27 Sep 12

    Duration:
    50 mins

    On the eve on the 39th Ryder Cup, John Inverdale previews the battle between Europe and the United States of America. He is joined at the Medinah Country Club, near Chicago by members of each team - including Rory McIlroy, Ian Poulter, Lee Westwood, Steve Stricker, and Keegan Bradley.

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  • The Amazing Alex Zanardi

    Thu, 27 Sep 12

    Duration:
    55 mins

    Eleven years after losing both his legs in one of motor racing's most horrific accidents, Alex Zanardi talks to Jonathan Legard about his long road to recovery, winning two gold medals at the London 2012 Paralympics, and his hopes of returning to the track in the Indy 500.

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  • Tuffers and Vaughan - with Jason Gillespie

    Mon, 24 Sep 12

    Duration:
    46 mins

    Mark Chapman is joined by Michael Vaughan and Jason Gillespie to review all things cricket. Up for discussion this week is the world T20 as Craig Kieswetter discusses England's recent defeat, Friend's Life T20 winner Dimitri Mascarenhas shares his view on the competition and Anya Shrubsole looks ahead to the start of England Ladies' campaign. The team also hear from Nick Compton and Joe Root who have been called up to the England Test Squad to face India.

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  • The PCA Awards

    Thu, 20 Sep 12

    Duration:
    72 mins

    Mark Chapman presents from the Professional Cricketers Association Awards in London. Among the guests are James Anderson, Phil Tuffnell, Ashley Giles, Andrew Strauss, Alastair Cook, Alec Stewart and Mike Gatting as they reflect on the past year in cricket.

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  • 5 Live Boxing

    Thu, 20 Sep 12

    Duration:
    43 mins

    Eleanor Oldroyd is joined by Steve Bunce to take a look at the latest boxing news. They are joined by 2 Olympic Champions - Nicola Adams and Anthony Joshua discuss how their lives have changed since winning gold, and David Price looks ahead to his fight with Audley Harrison.

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  • Seve and Ollie - a Ryder Cup relationship

    Thu, 13 Sep 12

    Duration:
    76 mins

    In this 5 live Sport special podcast Eleanor Oldroyd continues our build up to this years Ryder Cup. Tonight it's the turn of the sorcerer and his apprentice - Seve and Ollie. Listen to this look ahead to the 39th Ryder Cup featuring three former Ryder Cup captains - Bernard Gallacher, Tony Jacklin and Colin Montgomerie.

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  • The St Leger - 2 days to go

    Thu, 13 Sep 12

    Duration:
    49 mins

    Join Eleanor Oldroyd, 5 live racing correspondent Cornelius Lysaght and former national hunt jockey Mick Fitzgerald as they preview this weekend's St Leger, and look back at a vintage flat racing season, the dominance of Frankel and reflect on the recent passing of Lord Oaksey. In this special podcast you can also hear from Willie Carson, Aidan O'Brien, Mick Kinane, David Lanigan, Richard Hughes plus many more.

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  • We Need To Talk About Kevin

    Wed, 12 Sep 12

    Duration:
    97 mins

    Just who is Kevin Pietersen? What makes him tick? Arrogance or insecurity? In a 5 live cricket special Jonathan Legard goes in search of the answers.

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  • Davis Love on the Ryder Cup

    Tue, 4 Sep 12

    Duration:
    21 mins

    On the day that US Ryder Cup captain Davis Love names his four wildcard picks for the US Team, he speaks to 5 Live and discusses his choices. As the two Ryder Cup teams have now been unveiled Mark Pougatch is joined by 5 Live golf correspondent Iain Carter and PGA Tour player Andrew Magee to look ahead to the tournament.

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  • The Tuffers and Vaughan Cricket Show

    Mon, 3 Sep 12

    Duration:
    43 mins

    Mark Chapman is joined by Phil Tuffnell and Michael Vaughan as they discuss all things cricket. Once again talk of Kevin Pietersen is high on the agenda after his meeting with England coach Andy Flower. There's also chat about recently retired Andrew Strauss and his successor Alastair Cook, plus a look at England's run of good form in the ODI series.

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  • The Future of British Basketball

    Thu, 30 Aug 12

    Duration:
    37 mins

    Darren Fletcher is joined by Mark Woods, Assistant Editor of MVP Magazine and BBC Sport's Chris Mitchell to look at the long-term future of Basketball in the United Kingdom. We hear from Paul Blake, Chairman of the British Basketball League and Luol Deng of the Chicago Bulls.

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  • NFL Preview - Road to Superbowl 47

    Thu, 30 Aug 12

    Duration:
    55 mins

    Darren Fletcher is joined by Greg Brady and Superbowl winner Rocky Boiman to look at the prospects for the season. NFL legend Ray Lewis of the Baltimore Ravens speaks to us at length about what he's learnt during his sparkling career as he goes into his 17th season. We hear from Steven Jackson of the St Louis Rams, Mark Lamping, the President of the Jacksonville Jagua

    Download 25MB (right click & "save target as / link as")

  • Andrew Strauss quits professional cricket

    Thu, 30 Aug 12

    Duration:
    61 mins

    On the day England cricket captain Andrew Strauss retires from all forms of cricket, Mark Chapman celebrates the career of Andrew Strauss and asks where next for English cricket after he hands over the Test captaincy to Alastair Cook. Andrew Strauss, Alastair Cook, Jonathan Agnew, Michael Vaughan, Phil Tufnell, Alec Stewart, Angus Fraser, Jason Gillespie, Geoffrey Boycott and Richard Midgley are among the people you will hear from in this special podcast.

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  • The Tuffers and Vaughan Cricket Show

    Mon, 27 Aug 12

    Duration:
    47 mins

    Mark Chapman is joined by Phil Tuffnell and Michael Vaughan to discuss all things cricket. Matthew Maynard talks to the BBC about the Tom Maynard Trust, set up to commemorate the life of his son. There's also chat with Dimitri Mascarenhas on Hampshire's T20 finals win and Rahul Tandon talks disruption in the India team.

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  • US Open Tennis Prevew

    Thu, 23 Aug 12

    Duration:
    48 mins

    Ahead of the US Open tennis at Flushing Meadow, Colin Murray is joined by Jonathan Overend, Jeff Tarango and Chris Jones from the Evening Standard to preview the tournament.

    Download 22MB (right click & "save target as / link as")

  • Spoony meets Mourinho

    Mon, 20 Aug 12

    Duration:
    34 mins

    Spoony gets to interview all the big names - in February he got Sir Alex Ferguson and now, in another 5 live exclusive, he went to meet the man who could one day succeed him... Jose Mourinho....we'd just love to have him back, wouldn't we?

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  • A look ahead to the Paralympics

    Sun, 19 Aug 12

    Duration:
    37 mins

    Ian Payne looks ahead to the London Paralympic Games which start on Wednesday August 29th. Along with finding out more about the Games he hears from competitors, members of the 5 live team and performance directors about Great Britain's medal chances.

    Download 17MB (right click & "save target as / link as")

  • The New Liverpool

    Thu, 16 Aug 12

    Duration:
    45 mins

    Ian Payne presents a special look at Liverpool FC, including interviews with the club owners, new manager Brendan Rodgers and the players. He is joined in the studio by Gary Gillespie, who won three league titles and a European Cup at Anfield and the BBC's Ben Smith.

    Download 21MB (right click & "save target as / link as")

  • The Tuffers and Vaughan Cricket Show

    Tue, 14 Aug 12

    Duration:
    74 mins

    Phil Tufnell and Michael Vaughan join Mark Chapman to discuss the Kevin Pietersen text message affair, after he is dropped for England's third Test against South Africa.

    Download 34MB (right click & "save target as / link as")

  • London Calling's farewell 27 Jul 12

    Wed, 25 Jul 12

    Duration:
    101 mins

    After 3 years, our Olympic preview show London Calling reaches it's final destination. For this farewell programme, Eleanor Oldroyd and regulars Kath Merry and Steve Parry were at Mansion House, the Lord Mayor of London's residence, which hosted a special dinner for 500 GB Olympians. The team catch up with Iwan Thomas, Jonny Searle and Gail Emms amongst others.

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  • An evening with Michael Johnson

    Tue, 24 Jul 12

    Duration:
    104 mins

    Mark Pougatch is joined by 4-time Olympic gold medalist Michael Johnson to talk about his career on the track and answer questions from listeners. The 400m world record holder tells us who his toughest competitor was, why he didn't take up the 800m and who he is tipping for Olympic gold in the 100m at the London games.

    Download 48MB (right click & "save target as / link as")

  • The Tuffers and Vaughan Cricket Show 23 Jul 12

    Mon, 23 Jul 12

    Duration:
    49 mins

    Phil Tufnell and Michael Vaughan join Mark Chapman to discuss England's defeat to South Africa in the first Test. Hear from captains Andrew Strauss and Graeme Smith, whilst Test Match Special's Neil Manthorpe gives us his opinion on how the Test was won and lost.

    Download 23MB (right click & "save target as / link as")

  • Freddie Flintoff's Big Olympic Questions 23 Jun 12

    Mon, 23 Jul 12

    Duration:
    108 mins

    Mark Chapman and Freddie Flintoff are joined by Olympians Karen Pickering, Kris Akabusi and James Cracknell to answer some of Freddie's burning questions about the Olympic games. Are there tickets still available? What are the do's and dont's within the Olympic Park? What is the Modern Pentathlon all about? Find answers to these queries and more.

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  • The Lord Coe Interview

    Sat, 21 Jul 12

    Duration:
    47 mins

    In a Colin Murray's Gold Run special Colin meets Seb Coe, who discusses his battles for gold with Steve Ovett at Moscow 1980, as well as his role as chairman of the London Organising Committee for the Olympic Games.

    Download 22MB (right click & "save target as / link as")

  • Bradley Wiggins profile; 19 Jul 12

    Thu, 19 Jul 12

    Duration:
    48 mins

    As cyclist Bradley Wiggins races closer to making history as the first British winner of the Tour de France, Eleanor Oldroyd looks at his upbringing and the road to Yellow Jersey glory. Guests include the Guardian's cycling correspondent William Fotheringham and Tour de France stage winner and UK Youth Cycling Team rider Magnus Backstedt.

    Download 22MB (right click & "save target as / link as")

  • London Calling - 9 days to go

    Wed, 18 Jul 12

    Duration:
    77 mins

    Eleanor Oldroyd brings you all the latest Olympic news and interviews ahead of the 2012 Games. So with just 9 days to go, Eleanor is joined by Steve Parry, James Cracknell and Katherine Merry to dissect, debate and discuss all the latest news. Guests include Kevin Tyler - head of Coaching and Development at UK Athletics, cyclist Rachel Morris, Ashley McKenzie who'll compete for GB in the Judo competition and Olympic gold medalist Duncan Goodhew.

    Download 36MB (right click & "save target as / link as")

  • The Open - preview

    Wed, 18 Jul 12

    Duration:
    95 mins

    Clare Balding presents a special Open golf preview from Lytham St Annes on the eve of the tournament. You can hear from the names on everyone's lips, including Luke Donald, Rory McIlroy and Tiger Woods. Plus, a special question and answer phone-in with Colin Montgomerie.

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  • The Original Dream Team

    Tue, 17 Jul 12

    Duration:
    75 mins

    We speak to Chris Mullin and Christian Laettner, members of the original Dream Team; the USA Basketball Team that went to the Olympics in 1992. In Barcelona they were credited with revolutionising the international game. We hear their story and the thoughts of Michael Jordan and Magic Johnson on their selection and experience. Isiah Thomas also speaks about his controversial non-selection. We also look forward to the 2012 tournament with Newcastle Falcons coach Fabulous Flournay and our own Chris Mitchell.

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  • An Audience with Jack Nicklaus

    Tue, 17 Jul 12

    Duration:
    54 mins

    50 years on from his first appearance at the Open Championship, Jack Nicklaus joins Mark Chapman to look back at his tremendous career in front of a captive audience at the National Museum of Scotland.

    Download 25MB (right click & "save target as / link as")

  • Olympic International Preview

    Thu, 12 Jul 12

    Duration:
    102 mins

    With exactly two weeks to go before the Olympics, Eleanor Oldroyd, Katherine Merry and BBC Sport's Ollie Williams are joined by a host of international Olympic and World champions as they look ahead to the 2012 games. Hear from the likes of triple jump world champion Christian Taylor, world champion hurdler Sally Pearson and two of the fastest women ever, Carmelita Jeter and Shelly-Ann Fraser-Price.

    Download 47MB (right click & "save target as / link as")

  • The Olympic Glossary

    Wed, 11 Jul 12

    Duration:
    75 mins

    Russell Fuller and Steve Bunce present a guide to explain all the phrases, rules and terms you will hear at the London Olympics. They speak to experts from archery, cycling, rowing, wrestling and taekwondo to ensure you have the know-how when the Olympics arrive.

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  • Virtual Medal Table

    Tue, 10 Jul 12

    Duration:
    121 mins

    Russel Fuller and Steve Parry bring you 'Virtual Medal Table' - where they and some special guests try to predict how many medals Team GB are going to win this summer. As they take a look at all our medal prospects, on the track, in the pool and at the velodrome, they are helped along by guests including Darren Campbell, Katherine Merry, Rob Walker, Gail Emms, Rob Hayles, Jim Neilly, Karen Pickering, Martin Crosse, Mitch Fenner, Fabulous Flournoy, James Cracknell, Gavin Hamilton, Sue Smith, Pippa Funnell, Sean Kerly and Lisa Knights.

    Download 56MB (right click & "save target as / link as")

  • The Tuffers and Vaughan Cricket Show

    Mon, 9 Jul 12

    Duration:
    69 mins

    Mark Chapman is joined by Phil Tuffnell and Michael Vaughan to discuss the latest cricket news including England's latest ODI win over Australia and Mark Ramprakash's retirement. They also look at what can be done to improve T20 cricket in this country with insight from the Indian Premier League and the Big Bash in Australia.

    Download 32MB (right click & "save target as / link as")

  • Roger Federer v Andy Murray - preview

    Sat, 7 Jul 12

    Duration:
    44 mins

    Join Jonathan Overend for this preview to the Wimbledon 2012 Men's Singles final and get all the build up to Roger Federer v Andy Murray. You can hear from Kevin Mitchell, Neil Harman, Jeremy Bates, Andy Murray, Greg Rusedski, Tim Henman, Jon Lloyd and Miles Maclagan.

    Download 20MB (right click & "save target as / link as")

  • F1 - preview to the British Grand Prix

    Thu, 5 Jul 12

    Duration:
    49 mins

    James Allen leads the 5 live Formula One team to bring you this preview to the British Grand Prix at Silverstone.

    Download 23MB (right click & "save target as / link as")

  • London Calling - 22 days to go

    Thu, 5 Jul 12

    Duration:
    105 mins

    Eleanor Oldroyd presents this Jamaican Olympics special with Mike Costello and Steve Parry, looking at the Jamaican team trials and the competition to represent the country in the men's sprint team. Guests include Yohan Blake, Kayon Raynor, Garth Garvey, Ricky Simms, Peter Keen, Stevie Morrison, Ben Rhodes and Jonnie Peacock.

    Download 49MB (right click & "save target as / link as")

  • Record Makers 04 Jun 12

    Thu, 5 Jul 12

    Duration:
    88 mins

    Eleanor Oldroyd presents a programme celebrating some of the great milestones in track and field, in the company of former world record holders David Moorcroft and Colin Jackson, and journalist Matthew Syed. Hear from world record holders past and present, including revealing a interview with the 1st man to run a sub 4 minute mile, Sir Roger Bannister.

    Download 41MB (right click & "save target as / link as")

  • 5 Live Rugby

    Tue, 3 Jul 12

    Duration:
    69 mins

    Mark Chapman is joined by Matt Dawson, former England coach Brian Ashton and former England second row Ben Kay to round up all the latest rugby union news. There's also a review of the home nation's summer tests, with the thoughts of Scotland coach Andy Robinson and Keith Wood.

    Download 32MB (right click & "save target as / link as")

  • The Tuffers and Vaughan Cricket Show

    Mon, 2 Jul 12

    Duration:
    48 mins

    Mark Chapman is joined by Phil Tufnell and Michael Vaughan for a round-up of all the latest cricket news. The topics on the agenda include England's recent one-day victories over Australia and the current state of spin bowling in this country.

    Download 22MB (right click & "save target as / link as")

  • Tour de France 2012 Preview

    Tue, 26 Jun 12

    Duration:
    52 mins

    Colin Murray previews this year's Tour De France in the company of cycling journalist Daniel Friebos and 5 live's cycling commentator Simon Brotherton. Hear the thoughts of one of the favourites for the title - Britain's Bradley Wiggins, as well as Team Sky principal Dave Brailsford, who is also the man in charge of Great Britain's cycling team.

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  • London Calling - 26 June 2012

    Tue, 26 Jun 12

    Duration:
    37 mins

    With a month to go before the Olympic Games get underway, Colin Murray catches up with the British 200m runner who put himself up for auction on eBay in order to get sponsorship money. He also checks in on the preparations of Team GB's women's footballers. Plus, Steve Parry looks at the developing rivalry between American swimmers Michael Phelps and Ryan Lochte.

    Download 17MB (right click & "save target as / link as")

  • The Tuffers and Vaughan Cricket Show

    Mon, 25 Jun 12

    Duration:
    50 mins

    Mark Chapman is joined by Phil Tufnell and Michael Vaughan for a round-up of all the latest cricket news. The topics on the agenda include England's upcoming one-day series against Australia, and the lifetime ban handed to Pakistan spinner Danish Kaneria. Plus, they look back at the infamous 20 million dollar cricket match between England the Stanford All Stars - after the man behind it, Allen Stanford, is jailed for fraud.

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  • Andre Agassi - How I won Wimbledon

    Wed, 20 Jun 12

    Duration:
    51 mins

    Twenty years after his ground-breaking Wimbledon win, Jonathan Overend meets Andre Agassi in Las Vegas to relive that 1992 victory and talk about life after retirement. You can hear from long-tern fitness guru and friend Gil Reyes, former coach Nick Bolletieri and Sunday Times tennis correspondent Barry Flatman.

    Download 24MB (right click & "save target as / link as")

  • London Calling: The stars of track and field

    Wed, 20 Jun 12

    Duration:
    80 mins

    Ahead of the Olympic trials in Birmingham, Mark Chapman, Kelly Sotherton and Darren Campbell host a special programme in front of an audience at the Alexander Stadium. The show features some of Britain's top athletes as they prepare for a weekend which will decide if they make Team GB's Olympic team.

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  • Jackie's Army

    Sun, 10 Jun 12

    Duration:
    98 mins

    As the Republic of Ireland prepare for their first major tournament in 10 years, Mark Chapman and former Irish internationals John Aldridge, Pat Bonner, and David O'Leary reminisce about their most successful period under Jack Charlton. They also look ahead to Ireland's chances at Euro 2012.

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  • 5lspecials:Olympic Question Time

    Wed, 6 Jun 12

    Duration:
    98 mins

    Mark Chapman presents a special programme from Hackney to discuss all the big Olympic issues with just over 7 weeks to go to the start of London 2012. On the panel; Olympic Gold medallists sprinter Darren Campbell and swimmer Duncan Goodhew, Gail Emms a badminton silver medal winner at the 2004 Athens Games, the Chief Executive of LOCOG, Paul Deighton, Sport Minister Hugh Robertson and DJ Trevor Nelson who is Hackney born and bred and a 2012 ambassador.

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  • The Brain Game

    Wed, 6 Jun 12

    Duration:
    54 mins

    Mark Chapman, joined by Mike Carlson and Jason Cole, looks at the hits changing American Football and how repeated head injuries and concussions across every level of the game are leading to a rare form of brain damage.

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  • The Tuffers and Vaughan Cricket Show

    Mon, 4 Jun 12

    Duration:
    45 mins

    Phil Tufnell and Michael Vaughan joined Mark Chapman to look over happenings in the world of cricket this week. Jimmy Anderson being rested, Kevin Pietersen, cricketers becoming politicians and what it's like to face a bouncer were all up for discussion.

    Download 21MB (right click & "save target as / link as")

  • The Queen's Epsom

    Thu, 31 May 12

    Duration:
    50 mins

    Clare Balding looks ahead to the weekend's Epsom Derby and examines the Queen's relationship with the meeting. She is joined by Mick Fitzgerald and Cornelius Lysaght who give their expert opinions on the races.

    Download 23MB (right click & "save target as / link as")

  • The Hansie Cronje Story

    Wed, 30 May 12

    Duration:
    109 mins

    Ten years after South Africa's former cricket captain Hansie Cronje was killed in a plane crash Mark Chapman looks back at the extraordinary events which preceded his death. Visiting South Africa for 5 live, Mark looks at how Cronje's involvement in and subsequent life ban for match fixing affected the country and the game of cricket worldwide.

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  • Avram's Journey

    Tue, 29 May 12

    Duration:
    33 mins

    As the European Championships get set to begin in Poland, Dan Walker travels to Auschwitz with the former Chelsea manager Avram Grant as he examines the horrors of the Holocaust in which he lost 15 relatives. Avram learns more about his family's traumas and how, despite everything, his father Meir emerged as an unfailing optimist who loved life. (Given the nature of this subject some listeners may find some of the content distressing)

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  • London Calling

    Thu, 24 May 12

    Duration:
    100 mins

    Eleanor Oldroyd is joined by Katherine Merry, Steve Parry and Steve Bunce to take a look at all things London 2012. We speak to GB Boxing's Performance Director Rob McCracken and one of his bright stars, Nicola Adams. Former British diver Leon Taylor talks to us about mentoring Tom Daley. We also hear from canoeist Ed McKeever on what it's like being the 'fastest man on water', plus James Cracknell on the Rowing world cup and more.

    Download 46MB (right click & "save target as / link as")

  • Five Live Rugby League

    Thu, 24 May 12

    Duration:
    73 mins

    Ian Payne previews the 'Magic Weekend' - as all 14 Super League clubs prepare to clash over two pulsating days. His guests include Wigan's Sam Tomkins, Leeds' Jamie Peacock, Saint Helens' Jon Wilkin, Huddersfield prop Eorl Crabtree, and England coach Steve McNamara.

    Download 34MB (right click & "save target as / link as")

  • Five Live Rugby with Matt Dawson

    Tue, 22 May 12

    Duration:
    70 mins

    Former England head coach Brian Ashton and Sale winger Mark Cueto join Matt to preview the Aviva Premiership final, as well as England's upcoming trip to South Africa. Their guests include the South Africa coach Heyneke Meyer, and former Welsh international Shane Williams - ahead of his farewell to rugby.

    Download 32MB (right click & "save target as / link as")

  • How can boxing clean up it's act?

    Thu, 17 May 12

    Duration:
    50 mins

    Eleanor Oldroyd is joined by Steve Bunce and Mike Costello as they discuss the current state of boxing - asking, how can it clean up it's act? You can hear interviews with Amir Khan, David Price, Victor Conte and Natasha Jones. But first, you hear BBC Sport's Richard Conway, who's been to see Lamont Peterson in Washington DC this week.

    Download 23MB (right click & "save target as / link as")

  • Five Live Rugby

    Thu, 10 May 12

    Duration:
    75 mins

    Eleanor Oldroyd is joined by Five Live's rugby commentator Alastair Eykyn, former England defence coach Mike Ford and 2003 World Cup winner Ben Kay. They hear from Mike Catt on his new role as a coach in the England camp, and Dean Richards talks about his return to rugby after the bloodgate scandal.

    Download 35MB (right click & "save target as / link as")

  • Euro 2012 Preview

    Wed, 9 May 12

    Duration:
    37 mins

    Mark Chapman is joined by a special Euro 2012 panel to discuss England and Ireland's chances at the tournament this summer, as well as all the big talking points. Guests include Martin Keown, David James, Chris Waddle, Jan Molby and Danny Mills.

    Download 17MB (right click & "save target as / link as")

  • NFL Draft Preview

    Thu, 26 Apr 12

    Duration:
    24 mins

    Mark Chapman is joined by Darren Fletcher and Greg Brady as they explain the ins and outs of the NFL Draft. They hear from Mike Mayock - a draft expert, Andrew Luck - one of the first picks in the draft and Roger Goodell - the NFL Comissioner.

    Download 11MB (right click & "save target as / link as")

  • Ask Stuart Lancaster

    Thu, 26 Apr 12

    Duration:
    53 mins

    Stuart Lancaster joined Mark Chapman in the studio to answer your questions as he takes up his new position as Head Coach of the England Rugby Team. He told us about how he felt when he got the job, and what his plans are for the future.

    Download 25MB (right click & "save target as / link as")

  • Count Yourself Lucky

    Wed, 25 Apr 12

    Duration:
    43 mins

    Does luck exist in sport? Mark Chapman, England and Sale wing Mark Cueto and former England batsman Ed Smith discuss the subject. There's insight from Andrew Strauss and Luke Donald, and Mathematician Rob Eastaway shares his view on statistics and luck.

    Download 20MB (right click & "save target as / link as")

  • London Calling: The 10 Olympic Moments That Stopped the World

    Thu, 19 Apr 12

    Duration:
    156 mins

    Eleanor Oldroyd takes an in depth look at some of the biggest moments in Olympic history, including the Munich tragedy of 1972, the Black Power Salute at Mexico 68 and Cathy Freeman at her home Olympics in Sydney 2000. Eleanor is joined in the studio by Matthew Syed and Barry Davies. You can hear interviews from Gerald Seymour, Mike Bantom, John Carlos, Calvin Smith and Nadia Comaneci, plus many more.

    Download 72MB (right click & "save target as / link as")

  • Grand National Preview

    Thu, 12 Apr 12

    Duration:
    72 mins

    Clare Balding was joined by Mick Fitzgerald and Cornelius Lysaght two days ahead of the 2012 Grand National to preview all the runners and riders. They hear from, amongst others, Donald McCain, AP McCoy and Ted Walsh and commentator John Hunt does his best to pronounce Shakalakaboomboom.

    Download 34MB (right click & "save target as / link as")

  • Gary Parkinson's Fight

    Thu, 12 Apr 12

    Duration:
    40 mins

    In September 2010, Blackpool youth coach Gary Parkinson suffered a stroke that left him with locked-in syndrome. Eleanor Oldroyd was joined by Mark Clemmit who had been to meet the player and his family for this 5 Live Sport Special.

    Download 19MB (right click & "save target as / link as")

  • Five Live Boxing: Four Kings

    Tue, 3 Apr 12

    Duration:
    71 mins

    To celebrate 25 years this week since Marvellous Marvin Hagler and Sugar Ray Leonard locked horns at Caesar's Palace in Las Vegas, Mark Chapman presents a look at one of the truly great eras in boxing. He is joined by Five Live's boxing commentator Mike Costello and journalist Steve Bunce as they relive some of the great fights featuring Sugar Ray Leonard, Roberto Duran, Marvin Hagler and Tommy Hearns. Features interviews with Sugar Ray Leonard and Hearns' trainer Emanuel Steward.

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  • Every boy's dream

    Wed, 28 Mar 12

    Duration:
    74 mins

    Mark Pougatch and Jonathan Legard bring you this speacial focusing on the lives of young footballers who've been rejected from football academies. There's an in-depth interview with Bryan Jones, the man in charge of one of the more successful academies in the country, Aston Villa. You can also hear from Phil Johnson, formerly of Bolton Wanderers now a sports psychologist who does a lot of work with young footballers, and Ged Roddy the Premier League's Head of Youth.

    Download 34MB (right click & "save target as / link as")

  • London Calling: Superhuman athletes

    Thu, 22 Mar 12

    Duration:
    74 mins

    Eleanor Oldroyd and James Cracknell meet the men and women who push their bodies to the limit in the name of sport. They chat to triathlon champion Alistair Brownlee, multiple Ironman world champion Chrissie Wellington, and Rebecca Romero - the first Briton to win medals in two different sports at the Olympic Games.

    Download 34MB (right click & "save target as / link as")

  • Rangers- What Next?

    Mon, 19 Mar 12

    Duration:
    94 mins

    With the existence of Rangers Football Club in the balance, Mark Chapman presents a special programme from Glasgow to examine what's next for the historic Scottish club. Hear from former players, managers, politicians, journalists and fans on why they think the club has got to this point, and what they feel is the future for Rangers.

    Download 43MB (right click & "save target as / link as")

  • Cheltenham Festival - Day 4

    Fri, 16 Mar 12

    Duration:
    14 mins

    Clare Balding and Mick Fitzgerald review all the action from the final day of this season's festival, including Tony McCoy's second Gold Cup win aboard Synchronised.

    Download 7MB (right click & "save target as / link as")

  • Cheltenham Festival Day Three

    Thu, 15 Mar 12

    Duration:
    15 mins

    Clare Balding and Mick Fitzgerald review all the action from day three of the Cheltenham Festival including Big Buck's record breaking fourth World Hurdle win.

    Download 7MB (right click & "save target as / link as")

  • Cheltenham Festival - Day Two

    Wed, 14 Mar 12

    Duration:
    13 mins

    Gold Cup winning jockey Mick Fitzgerald joins Clare Balding to review the second day of the Cheltenham Festival - as Finian's Rainbow wins the Queen Mother Champion Chase. Plus, they look ahead to what is in store for day three.

    Download 6MB (right click & "save target as / link as")

  • Cheltenham Festival - Day One

    Tue, 13 Mar 12

    Duration:
    15 mins

    Clare Balding and Mick Fitzgerald review all the action from day one of the centrepiece of the jump racing calendar, as Rock On Ruby wins the Champion Hurdle.

    Download 7MB (right click & "save target as / link as")

  • London Calling: The Price of Gold

    Thu, 1 Mar 12

    Duration:
    23 mins

    As part of the night’s London Calling, Eleanor Oldroyd was joined by Kath Merry, Steve Parry and James Cracknell to talk money, and just how much of it an Olympic medal can earn you. Dame Kelly Holmes spoke to the team in the studio.

    Download 11MB (right click & "save target as / link as")

  • The Future of Boxing

    Thu, 1 Mar 12

    Duration:
    79 mins

    Mark Chapman was joined by a live studio audience, a plethora of guests and boxing's leading names for a 5 Live Sport Special from York Hall, East London. In light of recent events in the sport, they looked to its future.

    Download 36MB (right click & "save target as / link as")

  • 6 months to go to the Paralympics

    Tue, 28 Feb 12

    Duration:
    43 mins

    Mark Pougatch is joined by Paralympic athletes Tanni-Grey Thompson, Danny Crates and Marc Woods as they look ahead to the Paralympics. They hear from 2012 hopefuls from wheelchair rugby, table tennis and swimming as they prepare for the Games.

    Download 20MB (right click & "save target as / link as")

  • The Sur-real Balotelli

    Wed, 22 Feb 12

    Duration:
    78 mins

    Mark Pougatch presents a profile of the controversial Manchester City striker Mario Balotelli. Featuring interviews with Rodney Marsh, Paulo Bandini and Gianluca Vialli. We also hear from Pat Nevin who interviewed some of the people who know him best including his sister and his agent Mino Raiola.

    Download 36MB (right click & "save target as / link as")

  • An Evening with the Murrays

    Thu, 9 Feb 12

    Duration:
    79 mins

    Jonathan Overend spends an evening with Andy Murray, his mother Judy and brother Jamie at Edinburgh's National Museum of Scotland. The British number one talks in-depth about his career, new coach Ivan Lendl and the London Olympics.

    Download 37MB (right click & "save target as / link as")

  • Six Nations: The Preview

    Fri, 3 Feb 12

    Duration:
    108 mins

    Matt Dawson takes his show to Edinburgh to look ahead to the 2012 RBS Six Nations Championship. Brian Moore, Gavin Hastings and Andy Robinson are among his guests.

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  • Born to Run

    Thu, 2 Feb 12

    Duration:
    47 mins

    Some of Britain's best athletes - including Mo Farah and Paula Radcliffe - reveal how they are benefitting from training "the Kenyan way". Plus, Mike Costello travels to Africa to find out why Kenya has such a rich tradition of producing Olympic and World champions over the longer distances.

    Download 22MB (right click & "save target as / link as")

  • A look back at England's 2nd Test v Pakistan

    Tue, 31 Jan 12

    Duration:
    50 mins

    Mark Chapman is joined by Phil Tuffnell and Jeremy Snape to look back at England’s 2nd test match loss to Pakistan. Michael Vaughan gives us his verdict on the match and we hear from an angry Geoffrey Boycott. We look into Monty Panesar’s bowling ability with the cricket manager of Sussex, Mark Robinson and Matthew Hoggard is on hand to give his expert opinion.

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  • London Calling - The Olympic Fear

    Thu, 26 Jan 12

    Duration:
    80 mins

    Injury or illness is the biggest fear for every Olympian - and with six months to go until the start of the London 2012 games, Katharine Merry, Steve Parry and Dean Macey draw on their experiences to discuss how athletes will combine intensive training with staying fit and healthy.

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  • Culture Club

    Mon, 23 Jan 12

    Duration:
    51 mins

    Culture Club is a 5 Live Sport special on how footballers from all over the world adjust to life in the UK - some to great success others to epic failure. We get the personal experiences of players who've been through it, managers who've gambled with foreign signings and the people behind the scenes who help players from different cultures adapt off the pitch so they deliver on it. Mark Chapman is joined by Wigan boss Roberto Martinez and ex-Leeds United defender Lucas Radebe who talks about adapting to pints of bitter and Yorkshire pudding…

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  • Ali at 70

    Thu, 19 Jan 12

    Duration:
    107 mins

    Eleanor Oldroyd reflects on the social and political legacy of former boxing heavyweight champion Muhammad Ali as he turns 70. This 5 Live Sport Special includes an exclusive interview with Bill Clinton. You can also hear from Larry Holmes, Reverend Jesse Jackson, Des Lynam, Larry Holmes and rapper Chuck D.

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  • 5lsp: The Tuffers and Vaughan Cricket Show

    Thu, 12 Jan 12

    Duration:
    75 mins

    Mark Chapman hosted this 5 live Sport special in which they previewed England's upcoming tour against Pakistan in the UAE, talked about the best diets to be on as a cricketer, and discussed how being on tour can affect you as a player.

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  • London Calling - Sport's greatest rivalries

    Thu, 5 Jan 12

    Duration:
    75 mins

    Eleanor Oldroyd presents an edition of London Calling which examines great rivalries; past, current and future. She was joined by Pat Butcher, author of "The Perfect Distance: Ovett and Coe: The Record Breaking Rivalry." Featuring interviews with the two men in question, we also heard from the people around them back in 1980, along with sportsmen and women who are competing this year in the London 2012 Olympics.

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  • "Ask the Ref"

    Wed, 4 Jan 12

    Duration:
    42 mins

    Referees Chief Mike Riley joined Mark Chapman to take your questions on football officials and their performances.

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  • Not Just Cricket

    Sun, 25 Dec 11

    Duration:
    76 mins

    BBC Sports Personality of the Year Mark Cavendish he wasn't into sport as a child, and suggests teaming up with Mo Farah and others for a team triathlon.

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  • Sport Review of the Year

    Sat, 24 Dec 11

    Duration:
    99 mins

    Colin Murray looks back on the big sporting moments of the last 12 months.

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  • '35 Years of Rocky'

    Sat, 24 Dec 11

    Duration:
    49 mins

    In this 5 live Sport Special Mark Chapman was joined by Steve Bunce and 5 live boxing commentator Mike Costello who had spoken to former boxer, Chuck Wepner. Chuck was ‘The Real Rocky’ who inspired one of Hollywood's most legendary creations. In a fascinating interview he shares stories of his fights with Muhammad Ali...and a bear.

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  • Ulster’s Major Year

    Fri, 23 Dec 11

    Duration:
    52 mins

    5 live Sport looks back over Northern Ireland's remarkable double golfing success this summer; Rory McIlroy at the US Open and Darren Clarke in the Open Championship at Sandwich. Relive McIlroy and Clarke's first major successes through the eyes of them and those closest to them.

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  • An Audience with Motty, 19 Dec 2011

    Tue, 20 Dec 11

    Duration:
    28 mins

    John Motson answers questions from a studio audience on his life as a football commentator.

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  • 5lspecials 15 DEC 11: Djokovic's 'Outrageous' Year

    Thu, 15 Dec 11

    Duration:
    46 mins

    After an amazing 2011 we look back at Novak Djokovic's year at the top of tennis. We hear from the man himself, his coach, Marian Vajda and greats of the game. In the studio afterwards, Eleanor Oldroyd is joined by Jonathan Overend, the Evening Standard's tennis correspondent Chris Jones and speaks to Mats Wilander about what 2012 may hold.

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  • Fighting the Fixers, 15 DEC 11

    Thu, 15 Dec 11

    Duration:
    49 mins

    Corruption in cricket is under the spotlight in this 5 Live Sport Special. Alison Mitchell joins Eleanor Oldroyd as we hear from Chris Watts, head of the ECB's anti-corruption unit and current cricketer Robert Croft on the difficulties of knowing when something is suspicious or not. We share with you the PCA's anti-corruption tutorial and hear from the sister of an England player who is concerned about wider family members possibly being targetted. The Chief Executive of the PCA, Angus Porter will also explain why he wants an amnesty on reporting information on corruption.

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  • Urban Legends - Can Football make a difference?

    Wed, 14 Dec 11

    Duration:
    103 mins

    Mark Pougatch is joined by former Liverpool and Chelsea Chief Executive Christian Purslow as he speaks to Didier Drogba, Jermaine Defoe and Jamie Carragher give us their views on the role of football in the community. We also hear from AC Milan captain Clarence Seedorf, Blackburn's Jason Roberts and Simon Morgan of the Premier League.

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  • How can sport tackle depression? 08 Dec 11

    Thu, 8 Dec 11

    Duration:
    50 mins

    The former England captain Michael Vaughan and the chairman of the Professional Footballers Association Clarke Carlisle join Eleanor Oldroyd to examine how sport is dealing with the issue of depression. They hear a frank interview with Celtic manager Neil Lennon on the battles he faced. Plus, the former New Zealand cricketer Iain O'Brien tells us how Michael's 5 Live Sport programme on depression this summer helped him.

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  • Anatomy of the 100 metres, 08 Dec 11

    Thu, 8 Dec 11

    Duration:
    68 mins

    Eleanor Oldroyd and Darren Campbell investigate exactly what it takes to win the most high-profile race at the Olympics. On their blocks, we hear from a stellar line-up including Maurice Greene, Ato Boldon and Donovan Bailey. Plus, hear from the man who fired the gun when Usain Bolt false-started in this year's World Championships in Daegu.

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  • Fists of Fury 01 Dec 11

    Thu, 1 Dec 11

    Duration:
    52 mins

    In this 5 Live Sport special, Eleanor Oldroyd is joined by Steve Bunce and 5live's Boxing Commentator Mike Costello, as they look at the rich tradition of pugilism in the Traveller, Roma and Gipsy communities in the UK. Guests included English Traveller and former Olympic boxer Billy Joe Saunders, Romany journalist Jake Bowers and the most high profile traveller boxer at the moment Tyson Fury. Fists of Fury examined why so few Gipsy and Traveller boxers go on to reach the highest levels.

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  • Robert Enke, A Life Too Short, 10 Nov 11

    Tue, 29 Nov 11

    Duration:
    28 mins

    Eleanor Olyroyd re-visits the story of Germany goalkeeper Robert Enke, two years after his suicide. Eleanor heads to Germany to learn more about Robert's state of mind from those closest to him and reads diary extracts written as part of his treatment for depression. This 5 live Sport special has recently won the Mind Media Award 2011 for Best Speech Radio.

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  • Moneyball 24 Nov 11

    Thu, 24 Nov 11

    Duration:
    73 mins

    On the eve of the UK release of the film Moneyball, based on the influential book, 5 live Sport takes a special look at the growing influence of statistics in sport. In the United States, The Oakland As' general manager Billy Beane, through the unsentimental use of statistics, exploited inefficiencies in the market for baseball talent and built a low-budget team that triumphed over lavishly-funded opposition. Colin Murray is joined by reporter Jonathan Legard, Phil Clarke director at the Sports Office, Gavin Fleig performance analyst at Manchester City and Professor Bill Gerard, performance consultant at Saracens to discuss whether the methods of Beane can be as effective within UK sport.

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  • Martin Johnson resigns: 16 Nov 2011

    Thu, 17 Nov 11

    Duration:
    65 mins

    Mark Pougatch reacts to Martin Johnson's departure as England Rugby Union head coach, featuring Nick Easter, Ben Kay, Matt Dawson and Brian Moore.

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  • The End Game; 10 Nov 2011

    Thu, 10 Nov 11

    Duration:
    75 mins

    Eleanor Oldroyd introduces 'The End Game', a 5 Live Sport special examining the issue of death in sport. Eleanor is joined by Mick Fitzgerald and Matthew Syed to look at the dangers faced in the pursuit of glory. Look out for thoughts from the likes of motor-racing great Sir Jackie Stewart.

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  • Colin Murray meets Chris Ashton, 04 Nov 11

    Fri, 4 Nov 11

    Duration:
    26 mins

    England rugby union winger Chris Ashton joins Colin Murray for a special in-depth interview. They talk Martin Johnson, chambermaids, walkie talkies, drinking and of course dwarves.

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  • The pressure of sport; 27 Oct 2011

    Thu, 27 Oct 11

    Duration:
    78 mins

    Eleanor Oldroyd is joined by Michael Vaughan in a programme looking into the pressures of being a top sports star. Andrew Strauss, Chris Waddle and Jessica Ennis are among those giving their thoughts on just what makes one athlete succeed ahead of another at a psychological level.

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  • David Haye phone-in; 27 Oct 2011

    Thu, 27 Oct 11

    Duration:
    47 mins

    Former WBA Heavyweight champion David Haye joins Eleanor Oldroyd to answer listeners questions as part of Thursday's 5 Live Sport. Look out for David's thoughts on the Klitschkos, the Valuev fight and his plans to enter the world of acting.

    Download 22MB (right click & "save target as / link as")

  • Rugby World Cup Semi-finals, 13 Oct 11

    Thu, 13 Oct 11

    Duration:
    75 mins

    As Wales prepare for their Rugby World Cup semi-final showdown against France this weekend, Matt Dawson gets an extended insight into the Wales camp as he's joined by Wales assistant coach Shaun Edwards. We hear his views on facing France, on squad discipline and extreme fitness training, and why their build-up to the tournament helped them reach the semis. Gareth Thomas, Martin Bayfield and Eddie Butler also join in to preview the other semi-final between New Zealand and Australia.

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  • Will tennis players go on strike? 13 Oct 11

    Thu, 13 Oct 11

    Duration:
    26 mins

    With players' concerns over scheduling and prize money dominating conversation behind the scenes at the Shanghai Masters, the increasing unrest in the game as a whole means a strike can't be ruled out. So why is tennis in such a state? What's the issue? How serious are the players and how can a solution be found? Jonathan Overend examines the issues for 5 Live Sport.

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  • Americans - Dream Owners? 12 Oct 11

    Wed, 12 Oct 11

    Duration:
    73 mins

    Are the American owners in football's Premier League doing a good job? With a focus on Manchester United, is the club's recent success on the pitch directly linked to the Glazers' running of the club off the pitch? Will John W Henry bring success and stability to Liverpool? Will the owners of Aston Villa and Sunderland enable their clubs to reach the next level? Mark Pougatch is joined by Andy Green, financial analyst and adviser to the Manchester United Supporters' Trust; Dave Chatterway, head of sports brand valuation for Brand Finance; and BBC sport reporter Jonathan Legard.

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  • 5 Live Rugby 09 Oct

    Sun, 9 Oct 11

    Duration:
    86 mins

    Another chance to hear the first 90 mins of Sunday's show for reflection & analysis on the Rugby World Cup quarter-finals in New Zealand. Joining Ian Payne are, Simon Halliday who played in a world cup final for England, former Wales captain Rob Jones & Thinus Delport who played in the 2003 world cup for South Africa.

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  • RWC quarter-final preview 06 Oct 11

    Thu, 6 Oct 11

    Duration:
    56 mins

    John Inverdale hosts rugby union discussion on the eve of the knockout stages of the Rugby World Cup in New Zealand. Guests include columnist and former Wales International Eddie Butler, England World Cup winner Phil Vickery & Alan Quinlan, capped 27 times by Ireland.

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  • Christchurch Revisited

    Thu, 22 Sep 11

    Duration:
    24 mins

    On February 22nd this year a devastating earthquake hit the city of Christchurch, New Zealand. Our rugby correspondent Ian Robertson visited the largest city on the south island to see how it is coping in the aftermath of the disaster.

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  • Paula Radcliffe; Past, Present and Future.

    Thu, 22 Sep 11

    Duration:
    51 mins

    Paula Radcliffe runs her first marathon for nearly two years in Berlin this weekend. Mara Yamauchi and Mike Costello joined Eleanor Oldroyd to ask whether at 37 years of age, she could still be a contender at next year's London Olympics.

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  • How sport defied the September 11 attacks, 09 Sept 11

    Fri, 9 Sep 11

    Duration:
    25 mins

    Sport was one of the tools that the people of New York used to proudly demonstrate their defiance and rebuild their sense of civic identity, after the September 11 attacks. Eleanor Oldroyd takes a look at the impact the attacks had on the city's sporting culture, including an interview with one of the city's most famous sons, tennis star John McEnroe.

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  • Pat Tillman Documentary, 09 Sept 11

    Fri, 9 Sep 11

    Duration:
    29 mins

    5 live sport take a look back at the impact the 9/11 terrorist attacks had on New York's sporting culture with a special documentary charting the remarkable journey of Pat Tillman, a sportsman whose life was forever changed by the events on that September morning ten years ago.

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  • Reliving the 2007 Rugby World Cup, 01 Sept 11

    Fri, 2 Sep 11

    Duration:
    52 mins

    With New Zealand a few days away from hosting the Rugby World Cup, 5 live Sport looks back to the last World Cup in Paris featuring Brian Ashton, Mike Catt and Phil Vickery.

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  • The Perfect 10, 30 Aug 11

    Wed, 31 Aug 11

    Duration:
    72 mins

    Why isn't there a British version of Zidane or Messi? Pat Nevin talks to people like Trevor Brooking and Ossie Ardiles to try and find out why we're struggling to produce players of a similar creative calibre.

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  • World Athletics Championships preview, 26 Aug 11

    Fri, 26 Aug 11

    Duration:
    25 mins

    Mark Pougatch previews the World Athletics Championships in Daegu, South Korea.

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  • Scouting for Goals, 03 Aug 11

    Wed, 3 Aug 11

    Duration:
    83 mins

    Mark Chapman and Jonathan Legard hear from Tony Pulis, Sam Allardyce and Roberto Martinez as they examine the role of the scout in professional football. Also joining Mark is David Pleat and football scout Les Padfield.

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  • Olympic moments that stopped the nation, 28 Jul 11

    Thu, 28 Jul 11

    Duration:
    93 mins

    Eleanor Oldroyd looks back at the moments from past Olympics that have caused the nation to collectively hold its breath. Athletes, teammates and journalists look back at their highlights, from Mary Peters in Munich to Rebecca Adlington in Beijing.

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  • Greatest Test - The Verdict, 21 Jul 11

    Fri, 22 Jul 11

    Duration:
    26 mins

    The Test Match Special team deliver their verdict on the greatest cricket match of all time.

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  • The Greatest Test, 20 Jul 11

    Thu, 21 Jul 11

    Duration:
    80 mins

    On the eve of the 2,000th Test match, Russell Fuller is joined by Jonathan Agnew, Simon Hughes and Chris Broad to discuss what should make the shortlist for the greatest cricket match of all time. You can hear the TMS team deliver their verdict at 9pm on 21 July on 5 live, or in the next episode of this podcast.

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  • Olympic Flame Debate, 12 Jul 11

    Wed, 13 Jul 11

    Duration:
    75 mins

    Eleanor Oldroyd and guests Barry Davies, Matthew Syed, Boyd Hilton and Trevor Nelson debate who should light the Olympic Flame in 2012.

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  • Welcome

    Mon, 11 Jul 11

    Duration:
    1 min

    Welcome to this new BBC podcast. If you subscribe to the podcast feed, you should receive the first episode of this series automatically within the next seven days. To find other podcasts from the BBC, visit www.bbc.co.uk/podcasts.

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