Tickets for the Paralympics, sport for older people and housing regeneration

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The London Paralympics are expected to sell out for the first time in their history. The organising committee is making contingency tickets available. We look at what's on offer for anyone who's left it late and still wants to experience something of the games.

Hundreds of homes in the shadow of Liverpool's Anfield Stadium have been earmarked for demolition for more than a decade. Some people have left, some homeowners refused to sell and others have given up waiting for improvements. We'll hear a special report on their future.

Experts have gathered in Glasgow to discuss the latest research on ageing and physical activity. They hope the Olympics will inspire the over-70s to take up competitive sport. Is it a realistic idea? Organisers say elderly people are frailer than they need to be and should be competing, not just exercising.

Presenter: Nick Ravenscroft
Producer: Joel Moors.

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Fri 17 Aug 2012 12:00

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