5 live Sport Specials

5 live Sport Specials

United Kingdom

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


The Friday Sports Panel  

John Hunt is joined by British tennis star Naomi Broady, Rio 2016 triathlon bronze medallist Vicky Holland and Olympic silver medal winning trampolinist Bryony Page.

Bespoke: Skyfall?  

OJ Borg is joined by Dan Roan, the Press Association's Matt Slater and the Daily Mail's Matt Lawton for a BeSpoke special looking at the current controversies engulfing Team Sky. We hear from Peter Keen, former Performance Director of British Cycling, as the programme examines what is next for the embattled team and explores the potential wider repercussions for British cycling.

Anthony Foley: The Munster Man  

A special programme in the week of the tragic death of Munster head coach Anthony Foley. BBC Sport's Tom Fordyce has been to Limerick to find out how the death of a sporting hero can affect a community.

Rugby mourns Anthony Foley  

The world of rugby reacts to the news that Munster Rugby head coach Anthony Foley died suddenly at their team hotel in Paris overnight.

The Friday Sports Panel  

Taekwondo World Champion Bianca Walkden, boxing superstar Anthony Crolla and Olympic hockey gold medallist Sam Quek join Eleanor Oldroyd to discuss the week’s sporting issues.

Darren Campbell’s Get Inspired  

Darren Campbell and Hannah Cockroft join Eleanor Oldroyd to examine what inspires, motivates and encourages people in sport, and what you can do to follow them. You’ll also hear from Team GB Olympic hockey gold medallist Sam Quek, veteran promoter Barry Hearn and Steve Bunce

Dawson: Rugby directors showed no unity in confronting Eddie Jones  

Matt Dawson and Paul Grayson join Chris Jones to discuss the meeting between England Head Coach Eddie Jones and the Premiership Rugby club coaches following the row over England's training camp in Brighton. Also, a look ahead to this weekend's Champions Cup ties.

Paul O'Connell Special  

Former British and Irish Lions captain Paul O'Connell gives an in-depth interview reflecting on his distinguished career.

Boxing: March 2017 return for Fury ‘extremely fanciful’  

Mike Costello and Steve Bunce join Mark Chapman for 5 live boxing to discuss when Tyson Fury could make a return to the ring. Promoter Eddie Hearne gives us the latest on the potential Anthony Joshua v Wladimir Klitschko bout, and we preview Tony Bellew’s upcoming title defence.

Tuffers: ‘England should use wing chun against Bangladesh’  

Phil Tufnell and Michael Vaughan on the art of winding up the opposition and who England should pick for the Bangladesh Test matches. Injured fast bowler Mark Wood joins us to discuss ‘the most frustrating period’ of his career, plus Warwickshire CEO Neil Snowball on next year’s inaugural day/night Test at Edgbaston.

The rise and rise of the UFC  

We look at how UFC has become the world’s largest pay-per-view event provider and hear from the man who has taken the sport by storm, Conor McGregor. There is a look ahead to UFC 204 which takes place in Manchester this weekend as middleweight champion Michael Bisping faces Dan Henderson. Guests include welterweight fighters Ross Pearson and Demian Maia and UFC Vice President James Elliott.

5 live Boxing: The battle before the bell  

Mike Costello and Steve Bunce join Mark Chapman discuss what fighters are prepared to put their bodies and minds through before they step into the ring. You will hear from former two-weight world champion Paulie Malignaggi, WBC cruiserweight champion Tony Bellew and trainer Dave Coldwell.

The Team Works  

Eleanor Oldroyd examines the recent success of women's elite team sport, with guests including Kate Richardson-Walsh, Tracey Neville and Casey Stoney.

Harmison: Durham relegation punishment 'not well handled'  

Mark Chapman is joined by Michael Vaughan and Ashley Giles to look ahead to England’s tour of Bangladesh. Plus, the thoughts of former Durham fast bowler Steve Harmison on his county’s relegation from the County Championship, Yorkshire head coach Jason Gillespie as he prepares to head home to Australia and England women’s captain Heather Knight joins us from Jamaica as the Caribbean island prepares itself for Hurricane Matthew.

2016 Ryder Cup Preview  

A preview of the 41st Ryder Cup between the US and Europe. John Inverdale is joined by Fred Funk, a former member of the US Ryder Cup team, Des Smyth, who represented Europe on two occasions, and our golf correspondent Iain Carter. You will also hear from both team captains and from Rory McIlroy, Danny Willett and Phil Mickelson.

A tribute to 'legend' Arnold Palmer  

The 5 live golf team shares memories of Arnold Palmer following his death at the age of 87.

Brailsford defends Wiggins' use of drug  

Team Sky Boss Sir Dave Brailsford insists a banned steroid taken by Sir Bradley Wiggins to help his asthma was not used to enhance his performances. In an interview with the BBC sports editor Dan Roan, he admits he was aware at the time of what Wiggins was taking, and has complete trust in Team Sky's doctors.

What next for Fury v Klitschko?  

Steve Bunce and Mike Costello reflect on Anthony Crolla losing his WBA world lightweight title to Jorge Linares, and they discuss Tyson Fury postponing his world heavyweight title rematch with Wladimir Klitschko for a second time.

Womens Football Podcast  

Robyn Cowen presents as Manchester City clinch the WSL 1 title with a 2 - 0 victory over Chelsea.

Women's Football Podcast  

Jenna Hawkey presents as Doncaster Belles lose 4-1 at home to Reading in WSL 1, plus we get the thoughts of Donny striker Courtney Sweetman-Kirk alongside Notts County and England defender Amy Turner.

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