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Matthew Pinsent, Danny Crates and Nicola Adams

A look ahead to London 2012 with a selection of Olympic stories from across BBC local, national and World Service Radio. In this edition, we hear from teenage boxer Sadaf whose...

A look ahead to London 2012 with a selection of Olympic stories from across BBC local, national and World Service Radio.
In this edition, we hear from teenage boxer Sadaf Rahimi whose dream is to represent Afghanistan at the London Olympics and Britain's most decorated female boxer and current European champion Nicola Adams gives her views on the perceptions of female boxing, overcoming injuries and what first inspired her to take up the sport. There's an interview with Alan Bell, Chief Starter for London 2012 - the eyes of the world will be upon him as the athletes line up for the men's 100 metres final this summer. Plus, four time Olympic gold medallist in rowing Matthew Pinsent travels to the host city for the 2016 Games, Rio de Janeiro, to find out a bit more about the increasing popularity of Rugby and Paralympic Champion Danny Crates looks back at the defining moments of his life and career in his new autobiography 'Danny Boy'.

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