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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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Location:

Wellington, New Zealand

Description:

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.

Twitter:

@rnz_news

Language:

English

Contact:

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


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12/13/2017
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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 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


World in Sport for 18 October 2017

10/18/2017
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A Tongan court rules changes made to the Rugby Union's constitution were unlawful, some big names miss out as Tonga and Fiji name their November rugby squads and we hear from PNG Kumuls captain David Mead in the lead up to the World Cup.

Duration: 00:20:24


World in Sport for 11 October 2017

10/10/2017
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Jason Taumalolo and Andrew Fifita headline a star-studded Tonga squad for the Rugby League World Cup, the Cronulla Sharks want to become the "club of choice" for Pacific communities, the PNG government weighs in on the country's ongoing domestic football dramas and a steep learning curve for Fiji's netballers in the Northern Hemisphere.

Duration: 00:20:25


World in Sport for 4 October 2017

10/4/2017
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Vanuatu is on track two months out from the Pacific Mini Games, Samoa steps up preparations for the 2019 Pacific Games, the PNG Hunters and Fijian Drua lose big in Australia and the Fijian sevens team have their first major pre-season hit-out in Germany.

Duration: 00:19:57


World in Sport for 27 September 2017

9/27/2017
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The Papua New Guinea Hunters win the Intrust Super Cup ,the Fijian Drua lead the Australian National Rugby Championship, a former Manu Samoa captain urges the country to get behind coach Dickie Tafua and the PNG cricketers end their Aussie tour is style.

Duration: 00:19:20


World in Sport for 20 September 2017

9/19/2017
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This week, the Fijian Drua make a winning start on home soil, it's finals time for the Papua New Guinea Hunters and the Pacific Games Council explains why Samoa will play host in 2019.

Duration: 00:18:18


World in Sport for 13 September 2017

9/13/2017
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The Papua New Guinea Hunters reach the grand final of the Queensland Cup amid calls for more Pacific teams to play in Australian competitions; the Fijian Drua prepare for their first home game of the Australia's National Rugby Championship and Vanuatu win promotion in the World Cricket League.

Duration: 00:11:43


World in Sport for 6 September 2017

9/6/2017
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The coach of the Fiji netball team says her side's lack of international experience could be exposed against South Africa; the coach of the Solomon Islands football team discusses Oceania World Cup qualification and the new head coach of the PNG cricket team praises his players' professionalism.

Duration: 00:11:53


World in Sport for 30 August 2017

8/30/2017
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The Fijian Drua target a top four finish in the Australian National Rugby Championship, Tahiti drops out of the race to host the Pacific Games, Vanuatu's cricketers eye promotion and we check in with one of Tonga's aspiring Winter Olympians.

Duration: 00:18:26


World in Sport for 23 August 2017

8/23/2017
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Papua New Guinea is celebrating back to back AFL International Cup titles, the PNG Hunters win the Intrust Super Cup minor premiership, Fiji targets a return to the top tier of junior rugby and a new Fiji International golf champion is crowned.

Duration: 00:19:19


World in Sport for 16 August 2017

8/16/2017
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Samoa are talking up their chances of hosting the 2019 Pacific Games, while Tahiti remains optimistic their proposed bid will gain government support, Fiji marks one year since winning Olympic sevens gold, two former Masters golf champions touch down in the Pacific, Papua New Guinea qualify for the Under 19 Cricket World Cup and the PNG Mosquitoes are through to another AFL International Cup final.

Duration: 00:19:14


World in Sport for 9 August 2017

8/9/2017
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Alama Ieremia resigns as head coach of Manu Samoa, Tahiti win the Oceania Cup to keep their Rugby World Cup hopes alive and we talk to the head coach of the Solomon Islands football team ahead of next months World Cup qualifiers against New Zealand.

Duration: 00:20:02


World in Sport for 2 August 2017

8/2/2017
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The Tahiti rugby team claim underdog status for the final of the Oceania Cup; Guam joins Samoa and French Polynesia in the race to host the Pacific Games; Fiji Netball announces five tests for the Pearls; the Papua New Guinea Mosquitos AFL team prepares for the International Cup and the Fiji Sevens coach farewells his captain Osea Kolinisau.

Duration: 00:16:48

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