Grandstand ‘prided itself on coping with big occasions’

When the BBC’s flagship sports programme found itself in the middle of major news events it rose to the occasion. Des Lynam, Jonathan Martin, Alan Hart and others recall their part in reporting disasters such as Hillsborough, the terrorist murder of members of Israeli team in the 1972 Munich Olympics and the IRA bomb threat at Aintree in the 150th Grand National.

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