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Olympic security, Zara Phillips and 95 medals for Team GB?

Lord Seb Coe, London 2012 chairman tells BBC 5 Live that Olympic security will not be compromised despite the contractor G4S’s failure to provide sufficient staff.

Lord Seb Coe, London 2012 chairman tells BBC 5 Live that Olympic security will not be compromised despite the contractor G4S’s failure to provide sufficient staff. As Britain’s Team Sky lead at the Tour de France, will they be able to recover in just five days to compete at the Olympics? Can Zara Phillips overcome her previous bad luck and make her Olympic eventing debut on her new horse High Kingdom? Radio 4 satirical “The Now Show” helps the young people digest all the latest news about the London Games. Team GB’s most capped hockey player Crista Cullen speaks about her recovery from recent injury and badminton singles player Rajiv Ouseph reveals his desire to inspire more young British Asians to become elite athletes. And can Team GB win 95 medals? It may be a pipe dream but that’s precisely what a panel of experts convened by BBC Radio 5 live's “Virtual Medal Table” predicted; Russell Fuller hears from the boxing experts and gold hopeful boxer Tom Stalker.

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