Sport Podcast

Sport Podcast

Australia

From Monday to Friday on Breakfast Warwick Hadfield delivers his entertaining slant on the sports of the day. Sport's a big part of The Body Sphere on Sunday with Amanda Smith, and Waleed Aly takes sport very seriously on RN Drive.

Episodes

Paralympian and soldier  

Meet Curtis McGrath, who lost both his legs in a bomb blast while serving in Afghanistan with the Australian Army, and who's competing at the Rio Paralympics.

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Australian identity and sport  

Why is Australian identity and culture so bound up in sport?

Sport: Australia's Olympic medal count, Tokyo 2020 and Eddie Betts  

Australia performed worse than expected at the Olympics in Rio. Now, questions are being asked about what went wrong.

Port Adelaide banana throwing AFL fan banned indefinitely  

Port Adelaide says it won't impose a life ban on a footy fan who threw a banana at Indigenous Adelaide Crows star Eddie Betts at the weekend.

Rio Olympic Games come to an end  

This morning, the 31st Olympic Games will be officially brought to an end in Rio De Janeiro, with a closing ceremony that will no doubt be filled with much colour and dancing.

Why do we choke?  

The psychology behind the 'choke' in sports and life.

Rio Games broadcast live to Kenyan refugee camp  

The Kakuma refugee camp in Kenya is home to about 200,000 refugees from various parts of the African continent.

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The Netflix nostalgia strategy: Stranger Things and The Get Down  

We analyse the cultural nostalgia featured in two big Netflix originals and Seven has been aiming for gold with its digital Olympic coverage, but will it make the podium?

Co-captain Shannon Parry on the Australian women's rugby 7s' gold  

Four years ago, the Australian women's rugby 7s team didn't exist. Now, they're Olympic gold medallists.

Rio 2016: What do Olympians eat?  

RN Drive takes a look inside the Rio 2016 dining hall kitchen, which caters to to more than 11,000 athletes from 205 countries, each with unique dietary requirements.

Stroke: a disease of the young?  

For Brain Injury Awareness Week we look at some of the causes of the growing rates of stroke in young people, and the challenges young stroke sufferers face.

Sport: Rio Olympics  

The 2016 Rio Olympics swimming events have ended with Australia winning ten medals including three gold. Now the inevitable criticism has started. Are we being too harsh?

The Great Aussie Week Two Olympic Taper - HG Nelson and Warwick Hadfield explain  

The great Australian Olympic taper. Why week two is always more disappointing than week one.

Concern over the Australian Olympic swimming team's Rio preparations  

'Australia puts a lot of money in to get medals. The return on investment wasn't what was expected,' says Olympic swimming great Shane Gould.

A question of gender: the sex testing of female athletes  

For over 50 years all elite female athletes have had to prove that they are really women. This is a story about sport, gender and the Cold War.

Are the Olympics making us fat and lazy?  

Research shows that watching the Olympics will not make us more active. Actually, after watching a week of Olympic coverage, we may be less active than we were before.

Greyhound ban bill introduced in NSW Parliament  

The controversial greyhound racing ban bill has been introduced into the New South Wales State parliament.

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