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BBC TWO - Winter/Spring highlights 2006


The Winter Olympics - Turin 2006


Featuring some of the world's most dangerous, extreme and exciting sports, BBC Sport brings live coverage of the 2006 Winter Olympics from Turin, Italy.


The Winter Olympics feature events such as the skeleton, the bobsleigh and snowboarding, as well as traditional winter sports such as ice skating, skiing and curling.


BBC Sport covers the games through tri-media and, for the first time, has a studio at the event with snow-clad mountain backdrops.


There is live daily coverage of the Games throughout, as well as an evening highlights programme.


Digital viewers will also be able to choose extra events to watch via the interactive Red button.


All coverage of the Winter Olympics will be shown on BBC TWO and other programmes, such as Top Gear, will also feature Winter Olympics specials.


The three core presenters are the all-women team of Sue Barker, Hazel Irvine and Clare Balding.


Steve Cram and Colin Jackson report and the commentary team includes former Team GB Olympians Graham Bell and Robin Cousins.




The World Cup Story


For the first time ever, the BBC presents the story of 76 years of World Cup football.


In anticipation of this year's World Cup, the world's biggest sporting event is explored in a series of documentaries featuring unique and stunning archive footage of World Cup films covering 70 years.


The documentaries combine historic footage featuring interviews with World Cup greats such as Pele, Maradona, Cruyff and Zidane.


The men who made history tell of their greatest triumphs and darkest tragedies.







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