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Frankie Dettori Sue Barker Ally McCoist
Sue Barker M.B.E.

FIVE FACTS ABOUT SUE.

1. Sue, the former French Open tennis champion, has presented A Question of Sport since 1997.

2. Described by her coach Arthur Roberts as "a natural athlete with an especially potent forehand", Sue won a Grand Slam event, the French Open, in 1976 when she was only 20.

3. In the following year she reached the semi finals at Wimbledon. This helped her reach a career high world ranking of number four.

4. Sue began her television career with Channel Seven in Australia and since joining the BBC has presented many great sporting events including the Summer and Winter Olympics, Wimbledon, Grandstand and Sports Review of the Year. All this and her weekly jousting with Ally and Frankie on A Question of Sport.

5. In 2000 Sue was awarded the M.B.E. for her services to sport and broadcasting.

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Ally McCoist M.B.E.

DID YOU KNOW? - FIVE FACTS ABOUT ALLY.

1. Ally, the former Rangers and Scotland striker, has clocked up over 150 appearances as a team captain on A Question of Sport since 1996.

2. In the early Eighties he spend two seasons south of the border playing for Sunderland before joining Rangers.

3. Ally played in a record ten Championship winning teams for Rangers (1987, 1989-97). He scored a club record 250 League goals, and altogether managed 355 goals in his 581 games for Rangers.

4. Twice winner of the European Golden Boot, Ally won 61 caps for Scotland, scoring 19 goals.

5. Finally hanging up his boots in 2001, Ally is now a regular television football pundit who has also successfully branched into light entertainment: besides A Question of Sport he has also appeared on a BBC chat show with Fred Macauley.

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Frankie Dettori

DID YOU KNOW? - FIVE FACTS ABOUT FRANKIE.

1. Frankie, the champion jockey on the Flat in 1994 and 1995, is the most recent team captain on A Question of Sport, taking up the reins in 2002.

2. He rode his first British victory at the age of 17 and in 1990 became the first teenager since Lester Piggott in 1955 to ride 100 winners in a season.

3. In 1994 he won his first British classic, the Oaks, on Balanchine, one of his favourite horses. It was the same year that he became champion jockey, chalking up 233 winners. The following year he retained his jockey's title with 212 winners and won the Oaks and St Leger, the latter securing his 1000th winner in Britain.

4. In 1996, he secured his place in horse racing history by winning all seven races on the Ascot card on 28th September. The cumulative odds for the feat were 25,095 to 1.

5. Famous for his ejector seat dismounts in the winners' enclosure, in June 2002 Frankie took over from John Parrott as a team captain on A Question of Sport, becomong the 12th team captain since 1970.

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