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Live sports action from around the world

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Samwel Mwangi: Cyclist, Amputee, 2020 Paralympic champion?

10/11/2018
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Kenyan Cyclist Samwel Mwangi crashed while racing the 2016 Tour of Rwanda and lost his left leg from the knee down. Now he wants to compete at the Tokyo Paralympics. Photo: Samwel Mwangi (Getty Images)

Duration:00:34:34

Karsten Warholm: Athletics new golden star

11/10/2017
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Karsten Warholm was the breakthrough star of the World Athletics Championships. In London's torrential rain the 21-year-old Norwegian stunned himself and the rest of the world by winning the 400 metres hurdles gold. The former decathlete was propelled into the limelight, with his winning scream expression going viral. But how has life changed for the boy from the small Norweigan harbour town? Sportsworlds Lee James has been to visit him back on the track in Oslo, where he achieved his first...

Duration:00:28:35

Gary Payton: The Glove of the NBA

10/6/2017
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Former NBA all star Gary Payton takes Sportsworld back through his 17 year career. The USA Olympic medallist is best known for his time with the Seattle SuperSonics, and battles with Chicago Bull's star Michael Jordan which earned him the nickname of 'The Glove' Payton also played for the Milwaukee Bucks, Los Angeles Lakers, Boston Celtics and Miami Heat, winning the NBA championship with the Heat. (Photo: Gary Payton playing for the Sonics defending Michael Jordan, Credit: Getty Images)

Duration:00:15:39

NFL Season Preview: 2017/18

9/3/2017
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Join Mike Williams and special guests to preview the new NFL season. Thomas George, national columnist at SBNation, Patricia Traina, writer for Inside Football, and Melissa Jacobs, editor of football girl.com, all look ahead to the new campaign.

Duration:00:52:29

The Comeback To Tennis From Motherhood

9/2/2017
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Serena Williams won the Australian Open whilst six week pregnant. Unusally, she says she intends to come back to play and being a mother won't stop her career. But how will the American be able to juggle both roles? And what challenges will she face? John Bennet is joined by Olympic football gold medallist, Norway's Solveig Gulbrandsen and the Zimbabwe born former doubles player Cara Black. (Photo: Serena Williams pregnant on the red carpet, Credit: Getty Images)

Duration:00:39:32

Premier League Preview: 2017/18

8/6/2017
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The Sportsworld Premier League Preview panel weighs up the chances of every Premier League team and puts reputations on the line by telling you who will win the league, who is destined for European football and who will be relegated! Mike Williams is joined by The New York Times football correspondent Rory Smith, Former Manchester United striker Danny Webber and Sportsworld's football reporter John Bennett to look ahead to the 2017/18 Premier League season. We've divided the Premier League...

Duration:01:22:35

Women's Euros Preview

7/5/2017
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The 2017 UEFA European Champions will kick off in the Netherlands in July. Sarah Mulkerrins is joined by Former England goalkeeper Rachel Brown Finnis, Iceland coach Freyr Alexandersson, the current Swedish goalkeeper and 2017 nomiee for BBC's Woman Footballer of the Year award Hedvig Lindahl. (Photo: Germany celebrate at the 2013 Euros, Credit: Getty Images)

Duration:00:52:03

Women's Rugby World Cup Preview

7/5/2017
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The Women's Rugby World Cup takes place in August 2017. To look ahead to the event Christ Latchem is joined by Canada's World Cup runner from 2014 Magali Harvey, Ireland's Jackie Shiels, who was a semi finalist three years ago , And Catherine Spencer, the former England captain who starred at two World Cups. As we discuss the growth of the game and take a look back at the first ever World Cup in 1991. (Photo: Jackie Sheiels, Catherine Spencer and Magali Harvey, Credit: Getty Images)

Duration:00:52:24

Lionel Messi Special

6/23/2017
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As Lionel Messi celebrates his 30th birthday, we bring you a special show dedicated to one of the greatest footballers in history. Sportsworld’s John Bennett is joined by Ernest Macia, from Radio Catalunya in Barcelona, Spanish foootball broadcaster Alvaro Romeo, Argentine sports writer Marcela Mora y Araujo, and midfielder Julio Arca to enthuse about the midfield maestro.

Duration:00:52:20

Sportsworld Extreme

6/20/2017
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John Bennett is joined by travel writer Simon Parker as we look at extreme sports and the people that take part in them. (Photo: Cycling at the Ironman World Championships in Hawaii, Credit: Getty Images)

Duration:00:50:20

Women's Cricket World Cup Preview

6/18/2017
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Sarah Mulkerrins is joined by World Cup winners Charlotte Edwards and Enid Bakewell at the famous cricket ground Lords, as Sportsworld previews the 2017 tournament. (Photo: Sarah Mulkerrins and guests in Lords, Credit: @CricketWorldCup)

Duration:01:13:16

Bolt's Final Jamaican Run

6/12/2017
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Usain Bolt ran in his home country for the final time on Saturday 10th June 2017. The 8 times Olympic champion over 100 and 200 metres is still in pain following the tragic death of his good friend Germain Mason, a British high jumper who was killed in a motorcycle accident in April. But Bolt knows that a man close to his heart would have wanted him to go out and do his best. He is used to winning, and in front of 35 thousand people better described as worshippers rather than fans, he simply...

Duration:00:29:17

European XI Special

6/9/2017
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Who makes Sportsworld's European XI of the season? Gigi Buffon or David De Gea? Luka Modric or Eden Hazard? Harry Kane or Romelu Lukaku? Sportsworld's Mike Williams, the Guardian's Paolo Bandini, Spanish expert Alvaro Romeo, and European commentator Paul Sarahs decide who make the cut.

Duration:00:59:21

Bundesliga 2016/17 Review

5/21/2017
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For the fifth season in a row Bayern Munich have been presented with the Bundesliga trophy. They also said farewell to club legend and captain Philipp Lahm as well as the Spanish midfielder Xabi Alonso. German football journalist Raphael Honeigstein and German broadcaster Taufig Khalil join Lee James as we review the season. (Photo: Philipp Lahm and Xabi Alonso celebrating, Credit: Getty Images)

Duration:00:19:30

The story of the 2016/17 Premier League season

5/20/2017
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There are 10 questions and we've got 90 minutes - it's the final word on the Premier League season. The former Everton midfielder Leon Osman, former Manchester United assistant manager Rene Meulensteen and England international striker Sue Smith are alongside Lee James on the BBC World Service. With questions from amongst others Mark Schwarzer, Chris Sutton and John Hartson.

Duration:01:37:11

BBC Women’s Footballer of the Year Award 2017

4/30/2017
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Sarah Mulkerrins and guests reveal this year's nominees and how to vote (Image: BBC WFOTY Logo Credit: BBC Sport)

Duration:00:27:36

N'Golo Kante Special

4/1/2017
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John Bennett brings you an N'Golo Kanté special, as we focus on the man taking the Premier League by storm. We go to Paris to find out where his football career began, and hear from his current and former team-mates, as we discover what makes him so special. Picture credit: N'Golo Kante (Getty Images)

Duration:00:23:05

Women's Boxing Special: Bring on the New Professionals

3/31/2017
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World champion boxer Heather Hardy and journalist Steve Bunce join Sarah Mulkerrins to examine if there's a place for Olympians in professional boxing. We'll hear from Claressa Shields, Katie Taylor and Nicola Adams, while top boxing promoter Lou Dibella explains why he's challenging the sexism in his sport. (PHOTO: Claressa Shields (L) Katie Taylor and Nicola Adams (R), CREDIT: Getty)

Duration:00:46:36

Sportsworld's Return to Rio

12/23/2016
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Better infrastructure, less crime, more housing, a boost to sport and tourism and equality for people with disabilities. All promised to the residents of Rio as a result of hosting the 2016 Olympic and Paralympic games. Four months on Sportsworld returns to Rio to ask whether these will ever be fulfilled. Lee James travels around the city to meet the Paralympic gold medallist Daniel Dias and the Olympic gold medallist Rafaela Silva. Image: Rio skyline, Credit: Getty Images

Duration:01:38:54

Fidel Castro's sporting legacy

11/26/2016
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Speaking more than fifty years go, Castro said "Anybody who truly loves sport and feels sport" had to prefer the Cuban way to professional sport "by a thousand times" The US blockade on Cuba, which has lasted for more than 50 years and includes restrictions on the nation's sporting institutions, has not stopped them from becoming the most successful Latin American country in Olympics history - despite having a population only slightly greater than that of New York City. Lee James was joined...

Duration:00:26:01