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Nathan Robertson, Amanda McGrory and Liam Tancock

This week, the final round of test events have been taking place at the Olympic Park in Stratford. At the Riverside Arena, the Great Britain men and women’s hockey teams have...

This week, the final round of test events have been taking place at the Olympic Park in Stratford. At the Riverside Arena, the Great Britain men and women’s hockey teams have been in action, in a tournament which will determine the final Team GB squads. 5 Live’s Richard Bacon spoke to Olympic hopeful Rob Moore at the event. Olympian Gail Emms speaks to her former mixed doubles partner Nathan Robertson who looks set to miss out on his bid for London 2012. Radio 4’s Peter White follows the success and failures of the teenagers who helped secure London’s bid in 2005. Team GB swimmer and double world champion Liam Tancock tells BBC Leicester about why good coaches are vital to success. US wheelchair racer and 5,000 metres world champion Amanda McGrory on going for gold in the London Paralympics. While comedian Patrick Kielty and former Olympian rower James Cracknell discussed how their plans to run with the Olympic torch are shaping up.

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