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Sir Michael, who succeeded Lord Grade as chairman, echoed calls to cut BBC Olympics coverage.

He suggested to the Daily Mail that it change the “listed events” rules that govern which sports must be shown on television for free.

Although the Olympics are protected under these rules, it does not specify the amount of coverage that must be stated.

Sir Michael said these rules should be changed to ensure that the BBC or other free-to-air broadcasters broadcast all events from the games, saying: “It’s disappointing to see so little.”

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