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Clare Balding signs new Channel 4 deal

Claire Balding has signed a new two-year deal with Channel 4. The broadcaster has confirmed that the BAFTA-award winning presenter and journalist will anchor its coverage of the Rio 2016 Paralympic Games. Clare will also continue her hosting of Crufts in 2015 and 2016 and lead coverage of next year’s Cheltenham Festival and Royal Ascot. Following the Royal Ascot 2015, Clare will decrease her anchor coverage of racing as part of the new deal. “I

Clare Balding, Steve Leonard to front Operation Wild for BBC One

Clare Balding and Steve Leonard are to front a three-part science series for BBC One. Operation Wild will see the pair team up with pioneering vets as they utilise the most cutting edge techniques, often adapted from human medicine, to save the lives of animals. These are world-first operations and surgeries that have never been seen before on television. Throughout the series viewers will be introduced to a menagerie of animals