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5 Live Sport Specials

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Showcasing 5 Live Sport’s one-off specials, featuring in-depth interviews and coverage with the biggest names from the world of sport.

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Showcasing 5 Live Sport’s one-off specials, featuring in-depth interviews and coverage with the biggest names from the world of sport.

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Awesome

By mikehillscolorado - Jul 30 2018
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Brilliant especially when they have boxing on.

Outstanding Boxing

By Best Show around…. - Nov 25 2017
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I love boxing and love the way 5 Live Sport Specials do boxing - 100 out of 10. Mike Hills

iTunes Ratings

23 Ratings
Average Ratings
15
4
2
2
0

Awesome

By mikehillscolorado - Jul 30 2018
Read more
Brilliant especially when they have boxing on.

Outstanding Boxing

By Best Show around…. - Nov 25 2017
Read more
I love boxing and love the way 5 Live Sport Specials do boxing - 100 out of 10. Mike Hills
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5 Live Sport Specials

Latest release on Feb 17, 2020

The Best Episodes Ranked Using User Listens

Updated by OwlTail 7 days ago

Rank #1: Living with Lions (The Inside Story)

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Tom Fordyce speaks to the people who made one of the greatest sports documentaries of all time.
It's been twenty years since that Lions tour of South Africa so we've made a special podcast all about "Living with Lions".

Aug 07 2017

49mins

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Rank #2: Klitschko: "I want to show myself I can do it, I know I can do it"

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Eleanor Oldroyd is joined by Mike Costello and Steve Bunce, with two weeks before Wladimir Klitschko takes on Anthony Joshua. Mike has been spending time in Vladimir Klitchko's camp ahead of his world title fight and we speak to Klitschko's trainer, Jonathan Banks.

Apr 13 2017

50mins

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Rank #3: Friday Sports Panel

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World champion speed skater Wilf O’Reilly, Welsh rugby star Andy Powell and Olympic champion cyclist Callum Skinner join Eleanor Oldroyd to discuss the sporting issues of the week.

Feb 09 2018

45mins

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Rank #4: 5 live Boxing: Joshua v Parker preview

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Mike Costello and Steve Bunce discuss Anthony Joshua's evolution as a fighter, how long he can keep selling out the UK's biggest arenas and learn about Joseph Parker's Samoan heritage.

Mar 29 2018

51mins

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Rank #5: Friday Sports Panel

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John Murray is joined by former England Test cricketer Ryan Sidebottom, two-time world skeleton champion Shelley Rudman and three-time world squash champion Nick Matthew to discuss the sporting issues of the week.

Dec 08 2017

47mins

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Rank #6: Matt Dawson's Rugby Show

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Matt Dawson, Paul Grayson and Shane Horgan join Sonja McLaughlan to preview a pivotal weekend in the Six Nations as Scotland host England and Ireland face Wales. They ask whether Scotland are the new France, how England coach Eddie Jones will approach the game at Murrayfield and discuss the battle between Warren Gatland and Joe Schmidt in Dublin.

Feb 22 2018

51mins

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Rank #7: Friday Sports Panel

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Cricket legend David Gower, England women's Rugby Union captain Sarah Hunter and former New Zealand and Rugby League star Robbie Hunter-Paul join Jason Mohammad to discuss the sporting issues of the week.

Dec 01 2017

45mins

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Rank #8: The Making of McGregor

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With Mayweather v McGregor little over a week away, OJ Borg visits Ireland to find out how Conor McGregor went from the Dublin suburb of Crumlin to the bright lights of Las Vegas via a spectacular career in the UFC.
Speaking to those who knew and trained him, find out about the plumber turned MMA star's upbringing and how he turned into one of sport’s most recognisable faces.

Aug 17 2017

58mins

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Rank #9: The Inside Track: Sporting Moments of the Decade

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Darren, Elly and guests celebrate some of the biggest sporting moments of the past decade including the glorious summer day at Lord’s as England lifted the Cricket World Cup, Andy Murray ending that 77-year wait for a British male to win Wimbledon and arguably the greatest comeback of all, the Miracle of Medinah.

Dec 19 2019

1hr 8mins

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Rank #10: Dawson meets McGeechan

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On the day the British and Irish Lions fly to New Zealand, Matt Dawson sits down with legendary coach Sir Ian McGeechan for an in-depth interview.

May 29 2017

52mins

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Rank #11: Friday Sports Panel

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Olympic gold medal winning curler Rhona Howie, former England Rugby Union prop forward Alex Corbisiero and British swimming superstar Rebecca Adlington join Jennie Gow to discuss the sporting issues of the week.

Feb 23 2018

46mins

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Rank #12: Matt Dawson’s Rugby Show

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Matt is joined by Sonja McLaughlan, ex-Ireland centre Shane Horgan, former Wales flanker Martyn Williams and BBC Rugby Union correspondent Chris Jones to dissect squads for the opening Six Nations matches. The team also look ahead to the Champions Cup.

Jan 17 2019

53mins

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Rank #13: Tuffers and Vaughan Cricket Show: "Root has put his neck on the line"

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Caroline Barker is joined by Phill Tufnell and Michael Vaughan to discuss squad choices ahead of England's first Test with South Africa. How will Joe Root perform in the his first Test as captain? Should Gary Ballance have been selected?

Jul 03 2017

49mins

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Rank #14: The Tuffers and Vaughan Cricket Show

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Rain meant that England's third ODI was called off without a ball being bowled - how will this affect World Cup preparation? And with the series tied at 1-1, Mark Chapman asks Tuffers and Vaughan if England have underestimated the West Indies in both Test and One Day.

Feb 25 2019

55mins

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Rank #15: Sonny Bill Williams: Rugby and Religion

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New Zealand rugby star Sonny Bill Williams speaks to 5 Live's Tony Livesey about signing for Toronto Wolfpack, religion and the Christchurch mosques attack.

Nov 14 2019

12mins

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Rank #16: Aidan O'Brien - The Horse Whisperer

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What's the secret of Aidan O'Brien's success?
Ahead of Saturday's Epsom Derby, Mark Chapman, alongside BBC Horse Racing Correspondent Cornelius Lysaght and the racing writer for the Sunday Times, Donn McClean, finds out more about one of flat racing’s greatest trainers.
They discuss how the Irish trainer went from total unknown to a dominant force resulting in last year's winner, Wings of Eagles.
And they debate if Saxon Warrior, the unbeaten odds-on favourite, can win O’Brien the Epsom showpiece for a record-equalling seventh time.

May 30 2018

53mins

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Rank #17: Matt Dawson's Rugby Show - Wales 80 minutes from glory

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Matt Dawson, Sonja McLaughlan, Paul Grayson and Shane Horgan have their say on the destination of the Six Nations title, the battle of bruising defences in Cardiff and chat Eddie Jones' decision to drop Joe Cokanasiga to protect him from media hype.

Mar 14 2019

51mins

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Rank #18: Usain Bolt - 100 Days That Shook The World

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On 16 August 2008, Usain Bolt won Olympic gold in Beijing and set a new world record for the 100 metres of 9.69 seconds - and still had time to celebrate before he crossed the line.
Tom Fordyce, looks at how athletics was changed in just 4 months by the emergence of the then 21-year-old. How did he do it and what was life like for him after? We hear from some of those who were there with Bolt as it happened.

Aug 01 2017

1hr 17mins

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Rank #19: Carter: "Tiger Woods will win the 2018 Masters"

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Iain Carter previews the Abu Dhabi Championships, Dustin Johnson explains why the golf ball doesn’t fly too far and Andrew Cotter misses out Rory McIlroy from his European Ryder Cup team (by accident). Plus, hear the latest on two comebacks - Rory McIlroy and Tiger Woods.

Jan 18 2018

53mins

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Rank #20: Friday Sports Panel

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Double Olympic rowing champion Heather Stanning, former England bowler turned selector Angus Fraser and Rio 2016 hockey gold medalist Lily Owsley join Eleanor Oldroyd to discuss the sporting issues of the week.

Dec 29 2017

48mins

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