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

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

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

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@rnz_news

Language:

English

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


Episodes

4/23/2018
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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. (dur:10 minutes)

World in Sport for 18 April 2018

4/18/2018
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The Commonwealth Games have concluded with the Pacific recording their best medal haul in 16 years, the Fiji women's sevens team face a quick turnaround, Israel Folau's religious views divide Australian rugby and five Pacific nations square off for a berth at the Netball World Cup.

Duration:00:20:35

World in Sport for 4 April 2018

4/4/2018
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What does the future hold for boxer Joseph Parker, a group of Pacific Islanders try to buy the New Zealand Warriors, Fiji is back at the Commonwealth Games and the Fiji Sevens team eye a Hong Kong record.

Duration:00:20:32

World in Sport for 28 March 2018

3/28/2018
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Pacific rugby players get a heads-up on the professional game; the PNG Hunters coach accuses his players of slacking off; and we speak to Team PNG ahead of the Commonwealth Games.

Duration:00:18:55

World in Sport for 14 March 2018

3/14/2018
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Joseph Parker prepares for the biggest fight of his career; a tough choice for Tonga's rugby league stars; the PNG Hunters start the season with a win, while their cricket team miss the world cup, and a transgender weightlifter dashes Samoa's golden hopes at the Commonwealth Games.

Duration:00:18:31

World in Sport for 7 March 2018

3/7/2018
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A football club from a rural island in Vanuatu is making waves around the region as it prepares to host its first champions league quarter-final; The Solomon Islands football champs are given a hard road to climb for regional glory, The PNG Hunters get their captain back just in time for the season opener.

Duration:00:16:04

World in Sport for 28 February 2018

2/28/2018
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Samoa's women's rugby league team has a successful Commonwealth Nines Championship tournament, bagging the silver medal during the Queensland tournament; Samoa's star sprinter is hyped for his first Commonweath Games; New leadership for a rugby players welfare group has high hopes for the future.

Duration:00:19:23

World in Sport for 21 February 2018

2/21/2018
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The Royal Tonga Ski Federation looks to the future after Winter Olympics debut, new visa troubles for Fiji rugby league, the Fiji sevens team resolves a contract saga and another Solomon Islands club eyes the OFC Champions League knockout rounds.

Duration:00:17:15

World in Sport for 14 February 2018

2/14/2018
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Tonga's Pita Taufatofua says he's earned his place at the Winter Olympics, a tennis triumph for Pacific Oceania in the Fed Cup and we talk OFC Champions League and the future of domestic football with the coach of Papua New Guinea's Lae City Dwellers.

Duration:00:19:55

World in Sport for 7 February 2018

2/7/2018
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Fiji National Rugby League admits players are still yet to be paid their share of prize-money from last year's World Cup, Fiji triumphs at the Hamilton Sevens as Samoa and Papua New Guinea impress, while Guam narrowly misses promotion in the Davis Cup tennis competition.

Duration:00:18:12

World in Sport for 31 January 2018

1/31/2018
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This week, player contracts a distraction for the Fiji sevens team, a PNG fast bowler is banned in a blow to their Cricket World Cup hopes, the PNG Hunters set their sights on a title defence and Guam's new men's football coach lays out his plans.

Duration:00:20:16

World in Sport for 24 January 2018

1/24/2018
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This week, Tonga's Pita Taufatofua qualifies for the Winter Olympics, the World Sevens Series resumes in Sydney and Papua New Guinea continue to find to it tough going at the Under 19 Cricket World Cup.

Duration:00:18:06

World in Sport for 20 December 2017

12/20/2017
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This week, Organisers of the 2017 Pacific Mini Games say the event's success has proven their doubters wrong, Tonga Rugby looks to the future after new elections and Guam Tennis is ready for their Davis Cup debut.

Duration:00:20:34

World In Sport for 13 December 2017

12/13/2017
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This week, Tahiti is suspended from the Pacific Games Council, Tokelau makes its mark at the Mini Games in Vanuatu, Samoa fights a weightlifting ban and the Cook Islands take out the Nations Cup netball tournament in Singapore.

Duration:00:19:04

World in Sport for 6 December 2017

12/6/2017
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This week, PNG weightlifters Thelma and Dika Toua win the first golds of the Vanuatu Mini-Games; A Vanuatu tennis star comes out of retirement for one last crack at the Mini Games; the Cook Islands shine at the Nations Cup netball tournament in Singapore; The PNG Hunters prepare to defend their Queensland cup crown.

Duration:00:19:03

World in Sport for 29 November 2017

11/29/2017
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This week, Mate Ma'a Tonga bowed out of the Rugby League World Cup in controversial circumstances, the World Sevens Series is back and the Cook Islands come out of their international netball wilderness.

Duration:00:18:36

World in Sport for 22 November 2017

11/22/2017
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This week, Fiji and Tonga advance to the the semi finals of the Rugby League World Cup, a legend of Solomon Islands football is farewelled, Pacific rugby teams remain winless in the Northern Hemisphere and PNG's cricketers head to the UAE.

Duration:00:20:15

World in Sport for 15 November 2017

11/15/2017
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This week, all four Pacific Island nations advance to the Rugby League World Cup quarter finals, an expanded Women's Rugby League World Cup gets underway, Papua New Guinea and Fiji impress at the Oceania Sevens and Tahiti stand firm on their proposed boycott of the Pacific Mini Games.

Duration:00:20:14

World in Sport for 8 November 2017

11/8/2017
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This week, the Samoan public are being asked to dig deep to bail out the country's rugby union, the Fijian Drua bow out of title contention, qualifying spots up for grabs at the Oceania Sevens and it's crunch time at the Rugby League World Cup.

Duration:00:19:51

World in Sports for 1 November 2017

11/1/2017
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Tahiti's government and the Pacific Games Council are at loggerheads over the upcoming Mini Games, Pacific teams impress in the opening round of the World Cup, a rugby league academy in launched in Fiji and the Fijian Drua squeak into the playoffs.

Duration:00:20:13

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