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76 minutes | Sep 29, 2022
Rugby’s financial crisis
Eleanor Oldroyd focuses on the financial crisis in rugby union with our reporter Sara Orchard and ex-England and Lions winger Ugo Monye. Sean Farrington from 5 Live’s Wake Up to Money show gives a rundown on debt among Premiership clubs. Worcester Warriors director of rugby Steve Diamond provides an insight into their current problems. Worcester season ticket holder Phil Roberts has his say. Hear from Prem rugby's chief executive Simon Massie-Taylor on the challenges the league faces. And catch interviews with Gloucester CEO Lance Bradley, ex-Harlequins chief exec Mark Evans, and Mark Lambert from the Rugby Players Association. INTERVIEWS: 6:30 - Sean Farrington, 14:30 – Steve Diamond, 22:35 – Phil Roberts, 32:50 – Simon Massie-Taylor, 37:35 – Lance Bradley, 52:15 – Mark Evans, 1:07:20 – Mark Lambert.
55 minutes | Sep 25, 2022
The Roger Federer era is officially over. To so many he was, and is, perfect. In a career lasting 24 years, he won 20 Grand Slam titles, 103 tour titles and millions of hearts. Gigi Salmon, Russell Fuller and Chris Clarey hear from his coach Ivan Ljubicic, Dan Evans and Kevin Anderson who played on the tour with him, and Sue Barker who interviewed him all those times on Wimbledon's Centre Court.
21 minutes | Jun 27, 2022
Day 1: Murray & Raducanu raise the roof
Join Jonathan Overend as he reflects on all the best bits from the opening day of Wimbledon 2022! The rain couldn’t stop the best of the Brits delighting home crowds at SW19, and Jonathan is joined by former British tennis players Laura Robson and Annabel Croft to review wins for US Open champion Emma Raducanu, No. 1 British male Cameron Norrie and two-time Wimbledon champion Andy Murray. As well as the tennis, Jonathan takes in the sounds and smells on a sunset walk around the grounds with former top 10 Doubles player, Jeff Tarango, and they look ahead to the big names making their Wimbledon start tomorrow as well who could cause an upset. TOPICS: 2:24 - Reaction to Emma Raducanu’s match 9:00 - Review of Andy Murray’s win 14:15 - Looking ahead to day two
52 minutes | Jun 6, 2022
After plenty of British success at the Olympics - the future of the Modern Pentathlon is in question. Elly Oldroyd takes Aimee Fuller and Mark Hunter, both Olympic medallists themselves, to try out the disciplines. They find out how a sport under pressure is having to change to keep its place in The Games and how the proposed removal of horse riding would mean defending champion Joe Choong is done with the sport after Paris 2024.
29 minutes | May 17, 2022
Golf's power struggle
Katherine Downes and BBC golf correspondent Iain Carter are joined by The Telegraph’s James Corrigan to discuss the latest on Greg Norman’s new controversial Saudi-backed golf series. We get the thoughts of Rory McIlroy and you’ll hear from Tiger Woods on the subject, ahead of this weekend’s US PGA Championship at the Southern Hills Country Club in Tulsa, Oklahoma. The panel also discuss the notable absence of defending champion Phil Mickelson ahead of the US PGA and whether his comments in recent months will impact his legacy in the sport. We also have an extended one-on-one interview with Greg Norman on why he’s ‘putting his reputation on the line’ for the Saudi-backed series. TOPICS: 2’20” – What is the LIV golf series and why is the status quo in golf under threat? 4’55” – Rory McIlroy’s reaction to the Liv golf series 9’30” – Is a “super league” an inevitability? 11’10” – Phil Mickelson’s absence at the US PGA Championship 12’33” – Tiger Woods on Mickelson 16’40” – Greg Norman interview on the LIV Golf invitational series 24’41” – Analysis on the breakaway series
2 minutes | May 9, 2022
A brand new golf podcast series, All About: The Open, is coming your way on this feed, only on BBC Sounds. BBC golf correspondent Iain Carter and commentator Katherine Downes will re-visit memorable moments and share stories from Open Championships in recent years, through exclusive new interviews with some of the biggest names in golf. Episode one features the 2014 Open champion Rory McIlroy, who reflects on his victory at Royal Liverpool and why he thinks he hasn’t won a major since winning the PGA Championship that same summer. It’s all to get you in the mood ahead of the 150th Open at St Andrews – full coverage on 5 Live from 14th July 2022. Make sure you subscribe to this feed on BBC Sounds to get a brand new episode every Thursday, from 12th May 2022.
47 minutes | Apr 14, 2022
The Invictus Games
JJ Chalmers and Gigi Salmon explore the importance of the Invictus Games ahead of the 2022 edition, which starts in the Hague this weekend. They are joined by the captain of the UK team Rachel Williamson and her father Alan as they discuss how the Games helped them to heal. They hear from sitting volleyball coach Richard Osborne on the amazing work he did on changing perceptions of disability sport in Georgia, and Jenny Collins discusses how taking up coaching archery has helped her journey back to health. JJ and Gigi are also joined by David Henson as he explains how the Invictus Games leaves a legacy far beyond sporting success. TOPICS 4.50 – Captain Rachel Williamson and her father Alan 15 – UK sitting volleyball coach Richard Osborne discusses coaching the Georgian team 24.40 – Jenny Collins on the importance of coaching to her recovery 37 – Dave Henson on how the Invictus Games can act as a launchpad
57 minutes | Mar 31, 2022
Pregnancy and Parenthood in Sport
Eleanor Oldroyd and Denise Lewis hear from athletes both past and present on how they’ve balanced pregnancy and parenthood alongside their careers. It’s as UK Sport has recently brought in its first ever maternity guidelines for Olympic and Paralympic athletes. You’ll hear in the episode from 11-time Paralympic champion Tanni Grey-Thompson, Olympic gold and silver medal-winning cyclist Elinor Barker, Olympic gold medal-winning gymnast Max Whitlock and European archery champion Naomi Folkard. They discuss whether the new guidelines better support athletes and what needs to change in the future.
54 minutes | Mar 4, 2022
Remembering Shane Warne
As cricket comes to terms with the death of Australian cricket legend Shane Warne at the age of 52, Eleanor Oldroyd is joined by BBC cricket correspondent Jonathan Agnew and former England spinner Phil Tufnell to remember his life and career. Former team-mate Stuart Law, friend Pat Cash and Hampshire chairman Rob Bransgrove discuss what made Warne so special. They also hear from Mike Gatting, the man dismissed by Warne’s ‘ball of the century’. Australia captain Pat Cummins and England captain Joe Root also pay tribute to the man who took 708 test wickets, while cricket writer Geoff Lemon explains why Warne was a role model for a generation of young Australians. TOPICS: 2.37 – Jonathan Agnew and Phil Tufnell discuss Warne’s life 4.59 – Geoff Lemon on Warne inspiring a nation 15.32 – Joe Root and Pat Cummins pay tribute 21.40 – Mike Gatting remembers Warne’s ‘ball of the century’ 29.26 – Stuart Law on being a team-mate of Warne 41.27 – Rob Bransgrove on Warne’s legacy at Hampshire 45.32 – Pat Cash on being Shane Warne’s friend
53 minutes | Feb 24, 2022
Eleanor Oldroyd and Aimee Fuller look back on the Winter Olympics and speak to some of the athletes who took part in the games for Team GB, including our gold and silver medal winners in the curling. We also catch up with gold medallist Lindsey Jacobellis, 16 years on from her first Olympic Games where she hit the deck and lost her chance of gold. Now, at the age of 36, she joins us to reflect on being an Olympic champion. Andy Stevenson and snowboarder Owen Pick also talk to us ahead of the upcoming Paralympic Games. Topics 02:05 - Team GB’s women’s curling team chat 12:00 - Interview with men’s curling team 17:00 - Chair of UK Sport Dame Katherine Grainger 26:30 - Women’s snowboard cross winner Lindsey Jacobellis 35:00 - Ice skating duo Lilah Fear and Lewis Gibson 41:30 - Paralympic Games preview with Andy Stevenson 47:00 - Snowboarder Owen Pick
53 minutes | Feb 3, 2022
The Winter Olympics
Gigi Salmon and Katherine Downes speak to some of the men and women competing for Team GB at the Winter Olympics in Beijing. Flag bearers Eve Muirhead and Dave Ryding reveal how they found out they would be carrying the British flag at the opening ceremony and discuss their respective medal chances in curling and skiing. Two-time Olympian Aimee Fuller and freestyle skier Tyler Harding discuss GB's chances of winning on the snow, reveal some of their worst injuries and Tyler talks about his role in a new BBC Sport documentary about the snow sports squad. Bobsledders Brad Hall and Taylor Lawrence tell Gigi and Kat how their feeling about their chances in China.
36 minutes | Jan 31, 2022
Rafael Nadal: The 21-time Grand Slam champion
Jonathan Overend is joined by the former British player and tennis coach Dan Kiernan, former world number five Tommy Robredo, writer and journalist John Carlin plus the six-time Grand Slam champion Boris Becker. They reflect on the man that is now statistically the greatest male tennis player in history after winning the Australian Open to take his 21st Grand Slam. You'll hear stories of playing with Rafael Nadal, how the news was received in Spain and what happens next in Nadal's career.
52 minutes | Jan 27, 2022
Going big in 2022
With major championships and the Commonwealth Games coming up this year, Jeanette Kwakye and Steve Parry look ahead to how big 2022 is for the world of sport. They catch up with a range of athletes set for a huge year, including a swimmer, a squash player, a para table tennis player and even a breakdancer. Topics 02:00 - Josh Kerr interview 13:50 - Interview with British number one breaker Karam Singh 23:30 - Sarah-Jane Perry interview 33:50 - Interview with swimmer Duncan Scott 44:00 - Kim Daybell interview
55 minutes | Dec 15, 2021
As Sergio Agüero announces his retirement we look back at the legacy Manchester City’s all-time leading goal scorer has left at the club. Originally released on 20th May 2021, Jermaine Jenas is joined by former Manchester City defenders Nedum Onuoha and Micah Richards to reflect on Agüero’s 10 years at City and ask the big questions - is he the best overseas player ever in Premier League history and where does he rank amongst the greats? South American football expert Tim Vickery joins the pod to give an insight into Agüero’s career before Man City. He recalls the first time he saw Agüero play and his journey for club and country. Was he living in the shadow of his friend Lionel Messi and how did Spain react when he left Atlético Madrid at the then-peak of his career? All-time Premier League leading goal scorer Alan Shearer - who had his hat-trick record broken by Agüero - gives us his thoughts on the impact the striker has had in England. Plus, Nedum and Micah shed light on some of the myths behind the man - was he really a poor trainer? Can he speak English? - and they reveal more about the man behind the myths.
49 minutes | Dec 9, 2021
Jeanette Kwakye and Mark Hunter speak to Olympians, Paralympians and athletes across sport about how retirement affects them, and how things are changing to make sure athletes are protected.
48 minutes | Nov 25, 2021
The state of British Athletics
Steve Crossman is joined by Jeanette Kwakye and Martyn Rooney to explore the issues facing UK athletics after Tokyo 2020. They speak to current athletes and coaches following this year's Olympic Games.
29 minutes | Nov 19, 2021
All About: Golf and sustainability
With the final event of the European Tour season being held in Dubai, Iain Carter asks whether golf is part of the solution or problem when it comes to climate change. Rory McIlroy and Suzann Pettersen tell us what measures they take to reduce their own personal impact, and we hear from Montrose Golf Club which is being washed away by the rising sea.
54 minutes | Nov 11, 2021
Medals in the military
Gigi Salmon and JJ Chalmers examine the relationship between the Olympics and armed forces. Guests include Heather Stanning and Kriss Akabusi talking about the transition from the army to being an athlete. Plus RAF’s Lance Corporal Shanwayne Stephens of the Jamaican bobsleigh team.
62 minutes | Nov 10, 2021
Sport and climate change
Steve Crossman is joined by a plethora of guests to discuss how sport can play a part in helping to save the planet. 16-time Paralympic medallist Lady Tanni Grey-Thompson and Dr Madeleine Orr, founder of the Sport Ecology Group, speak to people who are using their platform to inspire sustainability. We hear from Austrian Tennis player Dominic Thiem, Carlisle United CEO Nigel Clibbens, former Australian rugby captain David Pocock and Winter Olympian Katie Ormerod, who all understand the impact of climate change on their respective sports.
63 minutes | Nov 10, 2021
When Micah met Carlos
Mark Chapman finds out more about West Indies T20 World Cup winner Carlos Brathwaite and former Premier League defender Micah Richards. The pair met briefly on the Monday Night Club, but here they have a chance to discuss their shared Caribbean heritage, love of football and the difficulty they both faced after their ‘career-defining’ moment in sport. We find out if either could have played any other sport and delve into their new jobs in punditry. Plus, the pair try their hand at reading the classifieds, and in a game of ‘This or That?’, we find out just how much they have in common. TOPICS: 01’40 The first meeting on the Monday Night Club 3’30 A shared Caribbean heritage 6’00 Why Carlos moved to Portsmouth 9’00 The ‘Caribbean cricket’ stereotype 10’00 Did either know just how good they were at a young age? 16’00 Why Micah never played cricket 17’00 Micah tests his cricketer knowledge 20’00 The changing image of cricket 25’00 A love of football – Man City v Man United 29’40 Winning the T20 World Cup in 2016 and moving on from ‘career-defining’ moments 34’00 Micah on the pressures of playing for England and winning the Premier League 38’00 Criticism as a captain 41’00 When Micah knew it was time to retire 46’00 Getting into punditry and having to criticise former/current teammates 54’00 Reading the classifieds 58’40 This or that? Just how much do they have in common?
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