5 Live wins Paralympic Games
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5 Live wins Paralympic Games

BBC Radio 5 Live and 5 Live Sports Extra have won the rights to cover the 2012 London Paralympic Games.

The stations were awarded the contract to the tournament by the London Organising Committee of the Olympic and Paralympic Games.

The stations will carry around 25 hours of programmes and news from the Games featuring the key moments and stories. Radio 5 Live Sports Extra will carry live commentary and analysis from the paralympic events.

Adrian Van Klaveren, Controller of Radio 5 Live, said: "There's unprecedented interest in the Paralympics taking place on home soil and we're delighted to be providing the radio coverage. We're committed to bringing our listeners all of the sporting stories, capturing the human drama and raising awareness of paralympic sport."

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0 0 367 13 February, 2011 Station News 11:11 pm 20112 Sunday, February 13th, 2011

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