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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.

Twitter:

@rnz_news

Language:

English

Contact:

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


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10/17/2017
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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 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


World in Sport for 26 July 2017

7/26/2017
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Fiji's Olympic gold medal winning sevens captain Osea Kolinisau signs to play in America, the Cook Islands name their squad for rugby's Oceania Cup, we talk to a Pacific medal winner at the Commonwealth Youth Games, and Nauru talk up their chances at the AFL International Cup.

Duration: 00:16:28


World in Sport for 19 July 2017

7/19/2017
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Tonga qualify for the Rugby World Cup as Samoa's 2019 hopes are put on hold, New Caledonia says no to hosting the Pacific Games and a mix of highs and lows for Pacific sides at the Netball World Youth Cup.

Duration: 00:18:31


World in Sport for 12 July 2017

7/12/2017
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PNG Cricket part ways with Dipak Patel, Samoa puts up their hand to host the Pacific Games and double success for Fiji - they've qualified for the 2019 Rugby World Cup and the knockout rounds at the Netball World Youth Cup.

Duration: 00:17:33


World in Sport for 5 July 2017

7/5/2017
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Tonga's Pacific Games hosting agreement is terminated, the 'Ikale Tahi win on home soil to keep their Rugby World Cup hopes alive, Tahiti dominate the inaugural Va'a World Distance Championships and Fiji eager to get on court at the Netball World Youth Cup.

Duration: 00:20:19


World in Sport for 28 June 2017

6/28/2017
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The Samoa Rugby Union has rejected allegations of severe mistreatment by the family of an Under 20's player; Test rugby returns to Tonga as Fiji stun Scotland; A major contender rules out hosting the 2019 Pacific Games, and; We check in with the Cook Islands team preparing for World Youth Netball Champs.

Duration: 00:19:34


World in Sport for 21 June 2017

6/21/2017
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Samoa and Tonga come up short in the inaugural Pasifika Rugby Challenge, the Fiji women's sevens team target new ground, Pacific hockey nations are reassured over their international future and Papua New Guinea's rebel football competition talks expansion.

Duration: 00:20:25


World in Sport 14 June 2017

6/14/2017
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The Pacific Games Council is threatening legal action in reponse to the Tonga government unilaterally withdrawing from hosting the 2019 Games, Solomon Islands advance to the next stage of FIFA World Cup qualifying, we speak to Manu Samoa newbie Kieron Fonotia and the Flying Fijians find it tough against Australia.

Duration: 00:17:54


The World in Sport for 7 June 2017

6/7/2017
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Tonga's Teufaiva Stadium has been given the all clear to host test rugby for the first time in eight years, Sir Michael Jones is made a knight, Vanuatu football remains on a high following their efforts at the Under 20 World Cup and Senior World Cup qualifying resumes in the region.

Duration: 00:20:08

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