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Is Boxing morally wrong?

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As we continue our new ‘Hot Topics’ Planet Sport series, we recently looked at the issue of Boxing and if the sport is morally wrong? We get a Christian athlete perspective from former Welterweight World Champion, Chris ‘The Heat’ Van Heerden and get the views from our panel, Soccer Chaplain Andy Searles and Journalist Russ Bravo! Come join us on the new series!

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"It's not about being big, it's about being as powerful as possible but as nimble as possible as well"

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This week on Planet Sport we’re talking Rugby 7s, and more specifically, South Africa centre, Ruhan Nel. The Blitzbok star tells us about what it takes to thrive at the top of the sport and also about how Rugby is basically just part of being South African!

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"I read scriptures in the Bible, so that I know God is going to be with me in that ring" 🥊

Field Reporter Tom Ellis (L) speaking to Joshua Buatsi (R) in Rio, Brazil 2016

Field Reporter Tom Ellis (L) speaking to Joshua Buatsi (R) in Rio, Brazil 2016

You can catch up on our latest Planet Sport feature, where we are looking back at the Rio 2016 Olympics and our conversation with British Boxer, Joshua Buatsi. He speaks to Tom Ellis about what it means to actually be an Olympian and how his faith in Jesus gives him the motivation that he needs!

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"It's been a wonderful year of great sporting success across the board"

Kylian Mbappe lifted the World Cup with France at this summer’s FIFA World Cup in Russia

Kylian Mbappe lifted the World Cup with France at this summer’s FIFA World Cup in Russia

This week on Planet Sport it’s the turn of our Sports Reporters to give their sporting highlights from the year 2018! Featuring France wonderkid Kylian Mbappe and USA Sprint sensation, Ronnie Baker! Listen in to the annual highlights of Solomon Ashoms, Norman Brierley and Liam Flint:

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Stuart Weir gives his 2018 Sporting Review!

Stuart Weir- Our Football Africa, European Football Expert

Stuart Weir- Our Football Africa, European Football Expert

It’s that time of year, where at Planet Sport we look back over the year of 2018 and discuss some of the most memorable sporting moments from around the world. First up is our very own Stuart Weir, who is part of our Football Africa team and offers his expert analysis on all things European football. Listen in to his top moments from 2018:

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Enter our Rugby competition giveaway!

A signed Saracens Tee is up for grabs!

A signed Saracens Tee is up for grabs!

We are really pleased to announce that we are running a giveaway competition to celebrate our latest release of the Rugby Podcast.

The prize up for grabs is an official Saracens Rugby T-shirt, signed by Saracens and Australia pro Will Skelton! To be in with a chance to win, head over to our Facebook, Twitter or Instagram and follow the entry requirements! Go on, treat yourself!

From child soldier to Olympian!

Julius Achon speaking to Planet Sport's Tom Ellis at the 2018 CW Games. 

Julius Achon speaking to Planet Sport's Tom Ellis at the 2018 CW Games. 

Planet Sport caught up with a Ugandan track legend, Julius Achon to hear about his amazing journey of facing adversity, pursuing his dreams and ultimately becoming an Olympian! 

Listen to the full Planet Sport interview below:

"Everyone has potential but it's only unlocked through the hard work"

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Ronnie Baker (pictured centre) has dominated this season's Diamond League circuit in the 100 metres, winning three out of four races with a sub-ten second time. Planet Sport's Norman Brierley caught up with the American on his rapid rise to the top level of world sprinting and asked how he views his success this season. 

Listen to the full Planet Sport interview below: