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RNZ: The World in Sport

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Highlights of the world's sporting week, with emphasis on New Zealand and Pacific interviews, reviews and reaction, plus previews of upcoming games.

Highlights of the world's sporting week, with emphasis on New Zealand and Pacific interviews, reviews and reaction, plus previews of upcoming games.

Location:

Wellington, New Zealand

Description:

Highlights of the world's sporting week, with emphasis on New Zealand and Pacific interviews, reviews and reaction, plus previews of upcoming games.

Twitter:

@rnz_news

Language:

English

Contact:

P O Box 123, Wellington, New Zealand + 644 474 1437


Episodes

6/2/2020
Highlights of the world's sporting week, with emphasis on New Zealand and Pacific Interviews, reviews and reaction, plus previews of upcoming games. (dur:10 minutes)

World in Sport for 18 March 2020

3/18/2020
This week, it's all about Covid-19, with Pacific Island sporting teams not immune from the effects of the coronavirus pandemic.

Duration:00:17:15

World in Sport for 11 March 2020

3/11/2020
Franck Castillo, John Kapi Natto, Muliagatele Brian Lima, Koro Vaka'uta, Talei Anderson, Vinnie Wylie. Description: This week, the Oceania Football Confederation has postponed all tournaments and meetings until May, the Papua New Guinea Football Association is close to hiring a new men's national coach, despite owing the previous appointee money and we catch up with Manuma Samoa ahead of their Global Rapid Rugby debut.

Duration:00:18:45

World in Sport for 4 March 2020

3/3/2020
This week, Tonga qualifies two taekwondo athletes for the 2020 Tokyo Olympics, Tahiti is confirmed to host the 2024 Olympic surfing competition and Tonga is a step closer to qualifying for the women's Rugby World Cup.

Duration:00:18:41

World in Sport for 26 February 2020

2/25/2020
This week, a Samoan sailor will compete at the Olympic Games for the first time, Tonga move a step closer to a permanent spot on the Men's World Sevens Series, Tonga and Papua New Guinea get another shot at qualifying for the Women's Rugby World Cup and the Oceania Champions League football competition heats up.

Duration:00:17:54

World in Sport for 19 February 2020

2/18/2020
This week, Tonga Rugby League's governing body reacts to their expulsion from International Rugby League, New Zealand Rugby makes moves to connect with the country's Pasifika population and two Samoan kayakers secure their seats at the Tokyo Olympics.

Duration:00:17:30

World in Sport for 12 February 2020

2/11/2020
This week, the tennis community on Guam is celebrating an impressive debut in the Fed Cup women's competition, two Pacific nations begin their quest to qualify for the Men's World Sevens Series, the Papua New Guinea football league leaders return to the OFC Champions League after a long absence and a Samoan teenager's NFL dream.

Duration:00:20:19

World in Sport for 5 February 2020

2/4/2020
This week, Fiji cricket mourns the death of former men's captain Josefa Rika, Fiji rediscovers some magic on the World Sevens Series, Guam makes it's debut in the Fed Cup tennis competition, Clubs from Samoa and the Cook Islands advance to the OFC Champions League main draw and the new Fiji men's football coach dreams big.

Duration:00:19:59

World in Sport for 22 January 2020

1/21/2020
This week, the Pacific Islands will go head to head at next year's Rugby League World Cup, the World Sevens Series returns to Hamilton with a revamped format, the OFC Champions League qualifiers kick off, Vanuatu Volleyball begins their final Olympic push and PNG Netball pins their hopes on youth.

Duration:00:18:54

World in Sport for 18 December 2019

12/17/2019
This week, the Solomon Islands Football Federation has been banned from competing at the next Under 17 World Cup qualifiers, two Pacific Island nations will feauture in a new global sevens series and Tonga's newest world champion wants more Pasifika to give lawn bowls a go.

Duration:00:16:57

World in Sport for 11 December 2019

12/10/2019
This week, Papua New Guinea's National Soccer League to feature a heavily reduced line-up, Fiji's first semi-professional rugby league team has begun training, progress in Solomon Islands towards the 2023 Pacific Games and young athletes get their chance to impress and NFL legend.

Duration:00:18:41

World in Sport for 4 December 2019

12/3/2019
This week, the Fiji women's rugby team have qualified for their first ever World Cup, a new men's World Sevens Series campaign kicks off in Dubai and a Papua New Guinea tennis player aims to end 2019 on a high.

Duration:00:18:09

World in Sport for 28 November 2019

11/26/2019
This week, the Tonga women's rugby team are welcoming their World Cup lifeline, Tahiti make an early exit at the Beach Soccer World Cup, we hear from the new Papua New Guinea Hunters rugby league coach and tensions continue to rise between Pacific Island tag teams.

Duration:00:18:01

World in Sport for 27 November 2019

11/26/2019
This week, the Tonga women's rugby team are welcoming their World Cup lifeline, Tahiti make an early exit at the Beach Soccer World Cup, we hear from the new Papua New Guinea Hunters rugby league coach and tensions continue to rise between Pacific Island tag teams.

Duration:00:18:01

World in Sport for 20 November 2019

11/19/2019
This week, the Cook Islands qualify for the 2021 Rugby League World Cup, history for rugby league in Papua New Guinea and the Flying Fijians conquer the Barbarians with a dazzling display in London.

Duration:00:16:26

World in Sport for 13 November 2019

11/12/2019
Fiji and Australia book Olympic sevens qualification, five senior Pacific Islands internationals have been named in New Zealand's Super Rugby teams for the 2020 campaign while the Fiji rugby league team have won promotion into the top tier of the Oceania Cup.

Duration:00:19:00

World in Sport for 6 November 2019

11/6/2019
Tonga's rugby league team are setting their sights on world cup glory, Olympic qualification is up for grabs at the Oceania Sevens in Suva and Papua New Guinea's World Cup bound cricketers return home to a heroes welcome.

Duration:00:19:49

World in Sport for 30 October 2019

10/29/2019
The Papua New Guinea men's cricket team have sealed a historic place at the T20 World Cup; Tonga's defensive steel is praised in their win over Great Britain; The Fiji Bati are looking to improve their world ranking in the Oceania Cup; And New Zealand and Solomon Islands are still searching for wins at the FIFA U-17 Football World Cup in Brazil.

Duration:00:14:13

World in Sport for 23 October 2019

10/23/2019
A founding member of the Mate Ma'a Tonga rugby league team says community support for the team has dwindled, a disappointing Rugby World Cup for Pacific Island nations has revived calls for a revamp of international eligibility rules and Solomon Islands asks China for help with hosting the 2023 Pacific Games.

Duration:00:18:26

World In Sport for 9 October 2019

10/9/2019
World In Sport for 9 October 2019.

Duration:00:19:06