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Updated: Sunday 20 April 2014

50 Golden Years of Sport on BBC Two

Sue Barker presents a special programme on BBC Two this evening looking back at the sport which has aired on the channel during its 50 year history.

BBC Two is the birthplace of iconic programmes such as Match Of The Day, Ski Sunday and Pot Black.

This hour-long film will explore the history of sport on BBC Two and reveal the central role the channel played in developing the Paralympics, motorsport, snooker, darts, rugby and more by bringing them to a mass television audience.

Contributors include Alan Davies, Tanni Grey-Thompson, Steve Cram, John Inverdale, Clare Balding, Peter Alliss, Des Lynam and Murray Walker.

’50 Golden Years of Sport on BBC Two’ is on BBC Two at 8pm tonight