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Jean Smyth presents a regular podcast detailing the Laureus Sport for Good initiatives in South Africa and around the world. #PowerOfSport

Jean Smyth presents a regular podcast detailing the Laureus Sport for Good initiatives in South Africa and around the world. #PowerOfSport
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South Africa

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Jean Smyth presents a regular podcast detailing the Laureus Sport for Good initiatives in South Africa and around the world. #PowerOfSport

Twitter:

@laureus_SA

Language:

English


Episodes

Power of Sport Ep16

6/18/2018
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In this episode Jean Smyth catch up with Schalk Brits who spent just two weeks in retirement before being called up to the Springboks. An extraordinary story featuring: golf, Ibiza, Vincent Koch, Rassie Erasmus & mojitos! Plus, we kick off our annual series of sporting themed breakfasts with Mercedes Benz delving deep into the cycling world.

Duration:00:17:10

Power of Sport Ep15

5/12/2018
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Duration:00:11:04

Power of Sport Ep14

4/25/2018
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Do you know who’s going to win the Football World Cup in Russia? Go on then, tell us. While you’re sending your tweet or compiling your Facebook post, download and listen to the latest Power of Sport podcast where some of the most compelling reasoning can be found as to who will be crowned World Champions on 15 July in Moscow can be found. That’s right: none other than former World Cup winner Marcel Desailly, Bafana Bafana midfielder Dean Furman, the Banyana Banyana coach Desiree Ellis...

Duration:00:13:18

Laureus World Sports Awards 2018 SPECIAL

3/29/2018
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What a night! The Laureus World Sports Awards, yet again, wowed all with Roger Federer taking top honours. Pwoer of Sport host Jean Smyth went 'behind the scenes' to bring you this Special Edition featuring unique insights into one of the sporting world's most high-profile events. In it we hear from Federer at his majestic best, as well as Bryan Habana, Caster Semenya, Steve Waugh, Kapil Dev, Edwin Moses, Sean Fitzpatrick, Ryk Neethling, Dan Carter, Morne du Plessis, Ruud Gullit, Akani...

Duration:00:31:57

Power of Sport Ep13

3/9/2018
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In this episode Springbok record try-scorer and Laureus Ambassador Bryan Habana gives the strongest hint yet that he’s on the verge of retiring from the sport. We also gain an insight into South African production house T&W whose founder Gareth Whittaker talks about the emotions he has watching work produced by his company at the Laureus Awards is viewed by 200 million people across the globe. And, Jean Smyth chats to former US football star goalkeeper Hope Solo for her view on former...

Duration:00:16:44

Power of Sport Ep12

2/21/2018
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Two Springbok rugby legends, one goal, to use the Power of Sport to change young lives! In this episode Jean Smyth chats to Bryan Habana as his foundation finds root in South Africa while former Springbok captain Jean de Villiers is part of the Coolplay and Laureus initiative in which 12 youngsters will be travelling to one of the greatest rugby spectacles of them all - the Hong Kong Sevens.

Duration:00:17:45

Power of Sport Ep11

2/2/2018
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Fancy trekking through the Himalayas? You do? How about aiming to traverse the entire area, in just 28 days? Impossible, surely? Well not if you’re ultra-distance legend Ryan Sandes who tells Jean Smyth about his mind-boggling upcoming attempt that’ll be the toughest challenge he’s ever faced. His words, not ours. Plus Power of Sport hears from another man out of his comfort zone, football manager Andre Villas Boas, who explains why he decided on a break from football to drive in the...

Duration:00:17:18

Power of Sport Ep10

1/19/2018
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Duration:00:14:28

Power of Sport Ep 9

12/20/2017
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Duration:00:35:40

Power of Sport - Laureus SA in 2017

12/14/2017
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2017 has been among the most successful for Laureus SA. In this podcast Jean Smyth speaks to Executive Director Brett Graham to unpack the highs - and how that strategy will inform an equally exciting 2018.

Duration:00:21:19

Power of Sport Ep 8

11/10/2017
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We sit down with the World Sevens Series Champions Blitzboks to gain an understanding of what made them South Africa's most succesful sports team on the international stage last season. And (we had to do it) they play Blitz, on one another; you don't want to miss out on this from Kyle Brown, Phillip Snyman and coach Neil Powell. We also wrap the series of hugely succesful sporting-themed breakfasts with partner Mercedes-Benz, we hear from Indian cricket superstar Yuvraj Singh who has...

Duration:00:30:34

Power of Sport Ep 7

10/6/2017
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In this episode Jean Smyth hears about the big themes at the annual Laureus Summit held recently in Mauritius. Jean also chats to former Protea Jacques Kallis and to Ron Rutland, having just returned from the 2000km Longest Hole golfing campaign in Cambodia.

Duration:00:20:38

Power of Sport Ep 6

8/25/2017
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Duration:00:35:28

Power of Sport Ep6

8/5/2017
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Duration:00:42:56

Power of Sport Ep5

6/30/2017
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Former Proteas captain Graeme Smith joins Jean Smyth in this episode of Power of Sport sharing his thoughts ahead of the upcoming Test series between South Africa and England. Laureus Ambassador and Springbok great Bryana Habana has launched a new Foundation - we hear what motivated him; and we catch up with Ron Rutland, who with Adam Rolston, is walking across Mongolia, playing golf… the 80-something day campaign is fondly referred to as The Longest Hole.

Duration:00:36:49

Power of Sport New Zealand Lions Series 2017 SPECIAL

6/21/2017
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Sean Fitzpatrick, Brian O'Driscoll, John Robbie, Bryan Habana & Ian Jones reminisce of Lions tours past & outline what it'll take for Warren Gatland's many to have any chance of beating the World Champion All Blacks.

Duration:00:38:34

Power of Sports New Zealand Lions Series TEASER

6/20/2017
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Power of Sport previews the New Zealand Lions Series 2017 - catch the special episode out tomorrow!

Duration:00:02:13

Power of Sport Ep 4

5/26/2017
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Welcome to Episode 4! In this edition: the Business of Sport. Jean Smyth finds out exactly the state of it as we travel to the Discovery Sports Industry Awards. Her Serene Highness Princess Charlene of Monaco touched down in the City of Gold for a whirlwind visit… Jean chats to her and subjects her to Blitz in sunny, suburban Morningside. And, we sat down with Grant Lottering – to hear about his plan to ride nearly 2000kms on a bike – without stopping – literally facing the fears over...

Duration:00:42:35

Power of Sport Ep 3

4/26/2017
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In this episode of the Power of Sport, presenter Jean Smyth joins 13,795 other runners on the streets of Johannesburg for the JP Morgan Corporate Challenge and while there he speaks to local and international football giant Lucas Radebe. Back in Cape Town he travels to Atlantic Beach Golf course to find out more about the awesome Mercedes Trophy and turns the tables on TV presenter Dan Nicholl. We also go behind the scenes at Beyond the River, a new movie on the local circuit that is...

Duration:00:41:43

Power of Sport Ep2

3/30/2017
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In this episode we catch up with the riders from the Absa Cape Epic - mountain biking's ultimate test. And not one but two special stories for the Laureus Foundation in particular. We'll also take you behind the scenes of Waves for Change, winners of the Laureus Sport for Good award in Monaco...they use surf therapy as a powerful development tool. Our Blitz victim this week is British athletics hero Daley Thompson - in town for the aborted Cape Town Cycle tour.

Duration:00:33:12