Livesey's 2012 Marathon

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Late Night Olympics20120728

Tony's with Olympic volunteers in east London - for all the news and analysis from the games

Why are there empty seats at some venues?

Olympic medallists Marlon Devonish & Nick Gillinghan provide expert opinion

Live reaction from the Isle of Man to a disappointing race for Mark Cavendish

A look ahead to Sunday's big talking points.

Tony Livesey is in London with athletes and Olympics volunteers for news and reaction.

Late Night Olympics20120729

Tony Livesey presents live from London for every night of the Games. Rounding up the best of the day's Olympic action on 5 live and looking ahead to the events you can't afford to miss tomorrow.

Guests include former Olympians, journalists, experts, and comedians for their take on the day's action.

And Colin Paterson reports from across the UK meeting the friends and families of Team GB, and reflecting the excitement out of London. Tonight he's in Rebecca Adlington's hometown of Mansfield at a local swimming pool.

You can also join in with your thoughts on the day's Olympic events. Phone 0500 909 693 (free from most landlines but some networks and mobile operators will charge). Text: 85058 (charged at your standard message rate).

Tony Livesey presents live from London for every night of the Games.

Late Night Olympics20120730

Tony and his guests take a bigger picture of the Olympic Games from the top of the London Eye. Max Whitlock describes being part of the men's bronze medal winning gymnastic team for Great Britain, plus commentary of Team GB's women winning their first ever volleyball match.

GB women win their first ever volleyball match. Gymnast Max Whitlock on his bronze medal.

Late Night Olympics20120731

Olympians Andrew Steele and Nick Gillingham join Tony's search for Team GB's first gold medal. The Ukulele Orchestra of Great Britain provide musical encouragement. Team GB's equestrian silver medal inspires Colin Paterson to learn to ride.

Olympians Andrew Steele and Nick Gillingham join Tony's search for GB's first gold medal.

Late Night Olympics20120801

Celebrating Team GB's first gold medals. Bradley Wiggins' hairdresser reveals all about those famous sideburns. Live commentary of GB's Anthony Joshua in the superheavyweight boxing with analysis from Lennox Lewis.

Celebrating GB gold. Bradley Wiggins' hairdresser spills the beans on those sideburns.

Late Night Olympics20120802

Friends of Sir Chris Hoy and his track cycling teammates celebrate their gold medal. Judo silver medallist Gemma Gibbons' coach reflects on her achievement. Peter Wilson's manager tells us about discovering his gold-medal-winning talent. A one-man band provides the inspirational music for Team GB.

Friends and colleagues of Team GB's medallists celebrate with Tony.

Late Night Olympics20120803

Tony Livesey presents live from London for every night of the Games. Rounding up the best of the day's Olympic action on 5 live and looking ahead to the events you can't afford to miss tomorrow.

Guests include former Olympians, journalists, experts, and comedians for their take on the day's action.

You can also join in with your thoughts on the day's Olympic events. Phone 0500 909 693 (free from most landlines but some networks and mobile operators will charge). Text: 85058 (charged at your standard message rate).

Tony Livesey presents live from London for every night of the Games.

Late Night Olympics20120804

Tony soaks up the electric atmosphere as stunned fans leave the Olympic Stadium after a golden night for Team GB. He speaks to Lord Coe and Lynn Davies, Marlon Devonish and Kriss Akabusi.

And asks whether this is Britain's greatest ever day in sport.

Olympic Park fans celebrate. Guests include Lord Coe, Kriss Akabusi and Lynn Davies.

Late Night Olympics20120805

Tony watches the 100 metre final in Jamaica Village in East London.. Derek Redmond and Diane Modahl are his special guests.

There's a live appearance by Andy Murray and Laura Robson.

Reaction to the 100m final, plus Andy Murray and Laura Robson appear on the programme.

Late Night Olympics20120806

Tony's guests include Greg Louganis, cycling sprint gold medallist Jason Kenny and Beth Tweddle's parents.

Plus live super heavyweight boxing with Anthony Joshua.

Tony asks whether the coverage of the Games has been too biased to Team GB. Simon Kelner, former Editor of the Independent, tells Tony he says some of the coverage has bordered on the jingoistic.

Colin Paterson's Olympic odyssey continues.. tonight he's in a pub in Dai Greene's home village.

Greg Louganis, Jason Kenny and Beth Tweddle's parents. Plus live super heavyweight boxing.

Late Night Olympics20120807

Tony Livesey presents live from London for every night of the Games. Rounding up the best of the day's Olympic action on 5 live and looking ahead to the events you can't afford to miss tomorrow.

Guests include former Olympians, journalists, experts, and comedians for their take on the day's action.

And Colin Paterson reports from across the UK meeting the friends and families of Team GB, and reflecting the excitement out of London. He reports from the sports club in West Yorkshire where triathletes Alistair and Jonny Brownlee are members.

You can also join in with your thoughts on the day's Olympic events. Phone 0500 909 693 (free from most landlines but some networks and mobile operators will charge). Text: 85058 (charged at your standard message rate).

Tony Livesey presents live from London for every night of the Games.

Late Night Olympics20120808

Tony's at the Olympic Park with all the news and reaction to the day's sport.

Tony's at the Olympic Park with all the news and reaction to the day's events

Lord Coe drops in

Sprinters Marlon Devonish & Jeanette Kwakye on allegations that many athletes use drugs

Should schools do more to push competitive sport?

Behind many Olympians is a supportive parent - they tell Tony about the sacrifices they make to help their children.

Late Night Olympics20120809

Jade Jones talks about her gold medal in taekwondo. Olympic gold medallist John Regis on Usain Bolt's double gold in the 100m and 200m. An insight into the world of dressage from the man who composed the music for Charlotte Dujardin's gold medal-winning routine. Musical inspiration from Brazil.

Jade Jones on winning taekwondo gold.

Late Night Olympics20120810

Live commentary of Anthony Joshua's super-heavyweight semi-final.

Live commentary of Anthony Joshua's super-heavyweight semi-final, with reaction from Lennox Lewis.

Roger Black and Leon Baptiste ask why Team GB's sprinters can't handle a baton, after another disqualification for the men's 4x100m relay team.

Jacques Rogge says London is a city partying but not all Tony's listeners agree.

Late Night Olympics20120811

Tony Livesey presents live from London for every night of the Games. Rounding up the best of the day's Olympic action on 5 live and looking ahead to the events you can't afford to miss tomorrow.

Guests include former Olympians, journalists, experts, and comedians for their take on the day's action.

You can also join in with your thoughts on the day's Olympic events. Phone 0500 909 693 (free from most landlines but some networks and mobile operators will charge). Text: 85058 (charged at your standard message rate).

Tony Livesey presents live from London for every night of the Games.