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23/07/2012

Morning news and current affairs, presented by James Naughtie and Evan Davis. Featuring:

0750
Bradley Wiggins has crossed the finish line in Paris to become the first Briton ever to win the Tour de France, cycling's greatest road race. Correspondent Richard Conway reports on the finish to the race. Richard Moore, author of cycling book Sky's the Limit, discusses Wiggins and Cavendish's quest to conquer the Tour.

0810
More convictions and more cases of domestic violence than ever before are being carried out by the Crown Prosecution Service (CPS), it reports. Sandra Horley, chief executive of the charity Refuge, and Keir Starmer, director of public prosecutions at the CPS, debate whether enough is being done to convert a large number of recorded offences into convictions.

0819
With less than seven days until the opening ceremony of the Olympics, sports editor David Bond speaks to International Olympics Committee president Jacques Rogge about the organisation and security of the Games.

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