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Sport's Strangest Crimes


When sport collides with true crime. Read more


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06/01/2021 00:00:43
1. And They're Off!

06/01/2021 00:27:01
2. Thieves in the Night

06/01/2021 00:25:13
3. A Kidnap is Announced

06/01/2021 00:26:03
4. Send in the Cavalry

06/01/2021 00:30:08
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Our take on Sport's Strangest Crimes podcast

Marco Pantani: Death of a Pirate cracks the mysterious death of Italy's iconic cyclist, Marco Pantani, amidst mafia intrigue. Every week, join Hugh Dennis, a cycling enthusiast and expert, in an engaging journey from Italy's heartland to the unsavoury side of an ascending sport. This podcast dives into accusations of race-fixing, doping, and corruption in 90s cycling. It raises a chilling query in sports and crime history - did the mafia target a cyclist? The quest to uncover the truth behind Pantani's death forms the crux of this podcast. Fresh episodes, each about thirty minutes, are out weekly. Sport's Strangest Crimes is a sports podcast by BBC Radio 5 live.

Producer: BBC
Host: Hugh Dennis
Country: United Kingdom
Episodes count: 92
Average duration: 25'
Frequency: Weekly

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