41 min

Raducanu and the year of the teenager - can Britain's new sports stars help get the nation active‪?‬ The Sports Desk

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Emma Raducanu's US Open triumph caps a golden summer for British sport with young, multicultural talent leading the way.

But with levels of physical activity plummeting during the pandemic, how can elite success translate to greater participation on the ground? And how can sport use its new role models to reach communities it hasn’t reached before?

We hear from tennis coach Judy Murray and double Olympic medallist Lutalo Muhammad before showcasing one of the great success stories in grassroots sport.

Panellists: Sarah Mulkerrins, Dan Roan, Nesta McGregor and Sean Ingle
Producer: Sam Sheringham

Emma Raducanu's US Open triumph caps a golden summer for British sport with young, multicultural talent leading the way.

But with levels of physical activity plummeting during the pandemic, how can elite success translate to greater participation on the ground? And how can sport use its new role models to reach communities it hasn’t reached before?

We hear from tennis coach Judy Murray and double Olympic medallist Lutalo Muhammad before showcasing one of the great success stories in grassroots sport.

Panellists: Sarah Mulkerrins, Dan Roan, Nesta McGregor and Sean Ingle
Producer: Sam Sheringham

41 min

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