Weekend Sport

Weekend Sport

Weekend Sport on Newstalk ZB brings you all the action and reaction to the sporting weekend.

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January 15, 2022 14 min
Where does the blame lie with Novak Djokovic in Australia; Tennis Australia, Novak, or the Australian Government?  
The U-turn sporting organisations had at the start of the pandemic when they realised they weren't essential and how it has led to athletes like Novak Djokovic, Kyrie Irving, and Aaron Rodgers being able to behave the way they do.  
How Novak has become a hero for Serbs and a martyr for the anti-vax community 
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2022 is a very big year for the All Whites.
They are two steps away from the football World Cup in Qatar with Oceania qualifying in March and then the prospect of a one-off intercontinental playoff against the fourth best CONCACAF nation in June.
How are the All Whites placed after their most recent matches? And who are the players who are most important to the their chances of making the World Cup?
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Jason Pine chats to Talksport football correspondent John Anderson about the Premier League's weekend of suspensions due to Covid-19. Only one out of six scheduled games went ahead this morning, including one game being suspended a couple of hours before kickoff.
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Former Australian fast bowler Geoff Lawson chats to Jason Pine about some of his favourite memories of playing England in the Ashes. He played 46 tests in the 1980s, taking 180 wickets. 21 of those tests were against England, in which he claimed 97 wickets.
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Jason Pine chats to combat sports expert Mike Angove after Joseph Parker's victory over Dereck Chisora by unanimous decision in Manchester this morning.
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Jason Pine chats to cruiserweight boxer David Nyika ahead of his second professional fight against French boxer Anthony Carpin in Manchester tomorrow morning. Nyika is boxing on the undercard for Joseph Parker's fight against Dereck Chisora.
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Jason Pine chats to SailGP Commercial Director Karl Budge about how the event has grown in its second season and why sports fans should be excited for the competition's future.
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Jason Pine chats to NZ Rugby CEO Mark Robinson to wrap the 2021 rugby year and explain the process for the assistant coaches and when the decision will be made.
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Jason Pine chats to Craig Hannon from the Anfield Wrap on Liverpool legend Steven Gerrard's return to his boyhood club, this time in the opposition dugout as Aston Villa manager.
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Jason Pine chats to renowned Formula 1 journalist Joe Saward about the epic final race of the Formula 1 season. Max Verstappen has secured pole position at tomorrow's Abu Dhabi Grand Prix ahead of reigning champion Lewis Hamilton.
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Jason Pine chats to Black Cap Doug Bracewell, a key part of that famous test win in Australia in Hobart on this day back in 2011. It was the last time New Zealand won a test match on Australian soil.
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Jason Pine chats to freestyle skier Nico Porteous after winning a Silver at the Freeski Halfpipe World Cup in Colorado.
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Jason Pine chats to Northern Mystics assistant coach Rob Wright on Newstalk ZB about his methods to coaching elite woman's sport as a male in light of the Black Ferns crisis this week which sees their coach, Glenn Moore under investigation by NZR for his apparent treatment of one of the players. 
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Jason Pine chats to former Black Caps wicket keeper Tony Blain on Newstalk ZB about some of his own memories playing for the Black Caps and how much enjoyment he's had watching this current side evolve and grow under Mike Heeson, and lately Gary Stead. 
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Jason Pine chats to former New Zealand Supercars driver Paul Radisich on Newstalk ZB as they look ahead to the 2021 Bathurst 1000 at Mount Panorama, and what it is about this event that makes it so special.  
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Jason Pine chats to former NZ fast bowler and now cricket commentator Simon Doull on Newstalk ZB, as they discuss Ajaz Patel's extraordinary performance in Mumbai in the 2nd Test agaainst India where he took 10 wickets in an innings, only the 3rd time in history that feat has been achieved. 
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Jason Pine chats to Rugby League journalist and pundit Paul Kent on Newstalk ZB, as they discuss the fall out from the Brandon Smith interview and whether its possible for athletes to be completely honest in interviews in the modern world. 
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Jason Pine chats to former Indian fast bowler and now cricket commentator Ajit Agrakar on Newstalk ZB about the current series between New Zealand and India as well as reflecting on what made John Wright such a popular coach with the Indian cricket side. 
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Jason Pine chats to former Australian fast bowler and now FOX Sports cricket commentator Brett Lee on Newstalk ZB ahead of the Ashes series against England starting in Brisbane next week. 
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Elliott Smith chats to Wellington Phoenix CEO David Dome on Newstalk ZB around David's frustration that 5 days out from the start of the women's A-League season, and the first Wellington Phoenix women's side still doesn't have a team sponsor. 
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